National Yoga Day celebrated
Kathmandu, January 15
The government today celebrated National Yoga day. This year’s yoga day was celebrated with the slogan, ‘Rastriya Ekata: Yoga ko Sandarbhikta’ (National Unity: Relevance of Yoga).
The yoga day was celebrated by organising a rally from Padmodaya Secondary School which later ended up with a corner meeting at National Academy. The programme was also joined by Giriraj Mani Pokharel, Minister for Education, Science and Technology, Bhanubhakta Dhakal, Minister for Health and Population and Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, Minister for Foreign Affairs. The participants also practiced various yoga postures during the event.
The government has been celebrating national yoga day following a Cabinet decision on 13 August 2015, and has designated Ministry of Education, Science and Technology as the coordinating body for organising various programmes on the occasion of National Yoga Day.