Chandigarh Yoga Festival to be held from 9th-12th June, 2016.

Chandigarh Yoga Festival to be held from 9th-12th June, 2016

Chandigarh, 7th June, 2016: As a curtain raiser for the grand event of “2nd International Day of Yoga” to be held in Chandigarh on 21st June, 2016 the Chandigarh Administration is organising a 4 day Yoga Festival. The Yoga Festival will witness a series of national and international level events, which would revolve around Yoga, its history, importance and evolution.

In a press conference held today at Hyatt Regency Chandigarh, Sh. Ajit Balaji Joshi, IAS, Deputy Commissioner and Smt. Kriti Garg, IAS, SDM (S) briefed the media about the various events planned by the administration during the four day long Yoga Festival. Sh. Ajit Balaji Joshi, IAS while sharing day wise details of the event informed that this is a medium to invigorate interest among masses for yoga and to encourage them to participate in huge numbers for the International Day of Yoga 2016 to be held at the Capitol Complex in Chandigarh. He further added that the Yoga Festival will be an assortment of series of world-class events, which would lay a foundation for the main event, wherein Hon’ble Prime Minister, Sh. Narendra Modi will perform yoga with thousands of people. .