“International Day of Yoga” observed on June 21st every year, is a moment of pride for India, because Yoga, the ancient Vedic exercise was originated in India. Today it is practiced by millions of people from different ethnicities, throughout the globe. I am giving 10 Lines on International Day of Yoga for the kids.
10 lines on International Yoga Day – Set 1
1) International Day of Yoga is observed on 21st June every year as a global event.
2) The day was first proposed by the Indian Prime Minister, Sri Narendra Modi in the UN.
3) During a speech in the UN General Assembly on 27th September 2014, Modi proposed the observation of International Yoga Day.
4) The date of 21st June was also suggested by the Indian Prime Minister as it was Summer Solstice.
5) 21st June is the longest day in a year and has much religious and cultural significance.
6) The UN General Assembly adopted 21st June as the International Day of Yoga on December 11th 2014.
7) The day was adopted by the Resolution A/RES/69/131 of the UN General Assembly.
8) The first International Yoga Day celebrated in 2015 was attended by 35, 985 people at New Delhi, India.
9) The first International Yoga Day at New Delhi was the largest yoga class ever held.
10) It was attended by the Prime Minister and dignitaries from 84 nations.
10 Lines on International Yoga Day 2020 – Set 2
1) This year’s theme of International Yoga Day is “Yoga at Home and Yoga with Family”.
2) In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the theme advises people to stay home and practice yoga with family.
3) Millions of people from India and abroad joined virtual yoga sessions amid coronavirus lockdown.
4) People shared their photographs and videos performing yoga, on social media.
5) The Prime Minister, Mr. Modi gave a 15-minute address to the yoga performers in the morning.
6) Indian Ambassador to the US was joined by several Hollywood actors in a virtual yoga class.
7) Due to COVID-19 and recent dispute with India at Galwan valley; China observed the day as a low key affair.
8) On Twitter #InternationalYogaDay was among the top trending hashtags.
9) In the Guna district of Madhya Pradesh, a new world record was set by 62,000 people performing yoga via online platforms.
10) At Palk Strait in Rameswaram, people performed aqua yoga.
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