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Celebration of the 5th International Day of Yoga in Rajshahi on June 22, 2019

Posted on: June 17, 2019 | Back | Print

The Assistant High Commission of India in Rajshahi announces the celebration of the 5th International Day of Yoga (IDY) on June 22, 2019 (Saturday) at 4.00 pm on the grounds of Rajshahi College where more than 1500 people are expected to participate in a mass Yoga display. IDY is also being celebrated in other cities under the jurisdiction of the Assistant High Commission of India including Rangpur (June 15) and Bogra (June 23). IDY in Rajshahi is being organized by the Assistant High Commission of India with the support of Indian Council for Cultural Relations, Rajshahi City Corporation, Rajshahi College, ENA Group, Oasis Water Company, TATA Motors, etc. along with friends, Yoga lovers and practitioners in Bangladesh. The event is expected to be attended by many VIP dignitaries including Mayor of Rajshahi City Corporation, Mr. AHM Khairuzzaman Liton as the Chief Guest and Mr. Khaled Masud Pilot, ex-Captain, Bangladesh National Cricket Team as the Star Guest. Vegetarian Food Festival will also be organized at the time of International Day of Yoga event in Rajshahi on June 22, 2019 at Rajshahi College as part of the 150th Birth Anniversary celebrations of Mahatma Gandhi from October 2, 2018 to October 2, 2019. The Vegetarian Food Festival is being organized to coincide with the International Day of Yoga as both Yoga and Vegetarian Diet are aimed at providing a healthy lifestyle.

Participants at the event will have the option to enjoy vegetarian food and they will be provided with complimentary Yoga T-Shirts on a first-come first-served basis. They will also be requested to join in the mass Yoga display, which will be a guided session for them. Entry to the event is free.