Mysuru: Cooperation and District In-charge Minister S. T. Somashekar on Wednesday June 22 thanked all for making theeighth International Day of Yoga 2022 led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Palace premises in the
City a grand success.
Speaking to mediapersons here on Wednesday June 22 Somashekar said “It is indeed themost memorable moment as the event concluded on a successful note. All credit goes to Yoga practitioners, general public, elected representatives, officers, mediapersons and all those who made it possible directly or indirectly,” added Somashekar.
The highlights of the event were 15,000 people performed Yoga in the programme that lasted 1.15 hours while QR code ticket had been generated for 14,000 people and 15,000 mats had been spread and occupied by all.
Yoga practitioners from Bengaluru, Mandya, Chamarajanagara and other Districts had taken part besides students from Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga, New Delhi.
The Prime Minister led main event was based on the concept of Guardian Yoga Ring and 79 countries and Indian embassies in different countries also took part in the event simultaneously.
Yoga practitioners representing 51 various classes like specially-abled, transgenders, teachers and pourakarmikas performed Yoga along with the Prime Minister. While 140 buses had been deployed to ferry
Yoga practitioners, Yoga mats and mobile pouches were distributed to them along with arrangements for breakfast.
In all 17 blocks were created in an area of 10 lakh square feet to accommodate 17,000 people in Palace premises.