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High Commission of India in Seychelles celebrates 6th International Day of Yoga (IDY 2020) on 20th June 2020

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6th International Day of Yoga Celebration (IDY 2020) on 20th June 2020

 

The High Commission of India organized the 6th International Day of Yoga (IDY) on Saturday, the 20th June, 20209 at the Multipurpose Hall of the High Commission of India in Victoria, Seychelles.

2.       The event was inaugurated by lighting of the traditional Indian lamp by the Chief Guest Ambassador Barry Faure, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and the Blue Economy, Government of the Republic of Seychelles, Ambassador of Japan H.E. Mr. Matoto Tominga and the High Commissioner of India, General Dalbir Singh Suhag.

3. The High Commissioner of India spoke the relevance of yoga in the times of COVID-19 crisis. He emphasized that yoga helps us maintain healthy body, sound mind and strong immune system which is essential to fight COVID-19. He also requested everyone to practice yoga regularly and informed that High Commission of India is broadcasting yoga sessions on Seychelles Broadcasting Corporation (SBC) and the main programme will be broadcasted tomorrow, 21st June.

4. A video message from the Prime Minister of India on International Day of Yoga 2020 was played. A one-hour long yoga session based on the Common Yoga Protocol was conducted while keeping the tenets of social distancing in place. The event was attended by about 30 people including members of Indian diaspora and officials of High Commission of India.

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Ambassador Barry Faure, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and the Blue Economy inaugurating the International Day of Yoga 2020 organized by the High Commission of India in Seychelles on Saturday, 20th June.

High Commissioner General Dalbir Singh Suhag giving his welcome remarks on the occasion of International Day of Yoga 2020 organized by the High Commission of India in Seychelles on Saturday, 20th June.



Yoga Session in progress - International Day of Yoga 2020 organized by the High Commission of India in Seychelles on 20th June.