The Culture Ministry on Monday organised yoga programmes at 75 heritage locations across India on the theme ‘Yoga, An Indian Heritage’ to mark the International Day of Yoga.
Minister of State for Culture and Tourism Prahlad Singh Patel performed yoga with officers of the two ministries as well as with yoga experts and yoga fans at the historic Red Fort in Delhi on the occasion of the seventh International Day of Yoga today.
The Union minister was leading the “Yoga, An Indian Heritage” theme as a part of “Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav” campaign.
“The program was organised at 75 cultural heritage locations with the active participation of all institutions and bodies of the ministry to commemorate 75 years of Independence,” a statement from the ministry said.
Considering the current Covid pandemic situation, the number of participants for yoga was restricted to 20 at each site.
Before the yoga demonstration, the minister and…