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New Delhi  : A three- day International Yoga Fest was inaugurated by Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting and Urban Development and Housing, M Venkaiah Naidu at Talkatora Stadium, New Delhi , on March 8, 2017. The International Yoga Fest is being organized as a Curtain Raiser for International Day of Yoga (IDY) 2017. In his inaugural address, Naidu said that Yoga is the only solution to bring harmony and unity among people. He also said that Yoga plays an important role to stay healthy and fit.

Naidu said that PM Narendra Modi wants yoga to become a people’s movement and has spread yoga to 192 countries across the world. He also thanked Yoga Gurus and Yoga Masters  who are contributing to make Yoga a people’s movement, according to a PIB release.

Speaking on the occasion, Union Minister of State for AYUSH (Independent charge) Shripad Yesso Naik said that Yoga has earned the global recognition for its holistic health potentials and therapeutic credentials. The AYUSH Minister explained that Yoga is a traditional system of Indian medicine, it has the vast potential of prevention and therapeutic dimensions.




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