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Preparations on for 4th International Yoga Day

A Correspondent
Hailakandi, June 8: With the fourth United Nations International Day of Yoga just around the corner, Hailakandi is making all-out preparations for celebrating the day on June 21. Chairing a meeting at his office conference hall on Friday, Deputy Commissioner Adil Khan discussed threadbare a detailed action plan with senior officials of the administration, district heads of departments and principals of schools and colleges for celebrating the day in a befitting manner.

Various events have been lined up to celebrate the day with mass yoga demonstrations, meditation sessions, lecture, quiz, debates, seminars and workshops to spread the beneficial effects of yoga in terms of physical and emotional well-being among all sections of the society.

It was decided in the meeting to hold the central function at the Deputy Commissioner’s office premises with mass demonstration of yoga at 6.30 am. Around 1,000 participants from schools, NCCs, scouts and guides, NGOs, clubs, leading citizens, officials and employees of government establishments, Assam Police and other security agencies will take part in the demonstrations to be conducted by trained yoga instructors. The day will also be observed in all the 62 Gaon Panchayats and five development blocks across the district.

It was also decided in the meeting to conduct yoga practice at the Officers’ Recreation Club in Hailakandi town from 6 am beginning tomorrow. Government yoga instructors along with Pantanjali instructors will conduct the training. Patanjali will also hold yoga demonstrations in schools and in its centres across the district on June 21. Deputy Commissioner Khan sought the support and cooperation from one and all for observing the day successfully and in making yoga a mass movement.

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