SHILLONG: The 5th International Day of Yoga under the theme: ‘Yoga for Heart’ was observed by the Directorate of AYUSH, Government of Meghalaya, at the premises of Civil Hospital, Shillong on Friday. Meghalaya Health and Family Welfare Minister AL Hek graced the programme as chief guest. In his short speech, Hek informed the gathering about the various health benefits associated with the regular practice of yoga. He also suggested practising yoga in order to improve mental health.
Secretary to the Government of Meghalaya, Health & Family Welfare Department and Director of AYUSH, Pravin Bakshi was also present on the occasion.