Singapore to host first ‘International Yoga Day’
Posted on: 2015-05-30 Posted by: CLAT Gurukul Category: Archive Blog
Singapore will host the first edition of ‘International Day of Yoga’ on June 21 at about 50 locations across the country. The yoga centres include one each at Changi airport, Ion Orchard mall, dormitories of Indian nationals working here, schools, universities and centres operated by People’s Association, the leading grassroots body which has joined in hosting the Yoga Day with the High Commission. Indian firms in Singapore have also joined the celebrations and would be hosting sessions within their own network. U.N. resolution The U.N. adopted an India-led resolution declaring June 21 as ‘International Day of Yoga’ in December last year, less than three months after Prime Minister Narendra Modi proposed the idea. The resolution was overwhelmingly co—sponsored and adopted in the world body, recognising that “Yoga provides a holistic approach to health and well—being”. Source: The Hindu Note: For more updates on topics asked in CLAT, keep visiting CLAT Gurukul which is a knowledge sharing initiative of The Knowledge Tree, Patna's premier coaching institute for CLAT and for other law entrance exams like AILET, SET, LSAT etc.