5000 plus Yoga Enthusiasts to participate in 75 days countdown to IDY- 2024

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In the ongoing journey of 100 days countdown of IDY 2024, more than 5000 Yoga Enthusiasts will be participating at 75th day countdown which is being held at Wadia College Sports Ground, Pune (Maharashtra) on 7th April, 2024.

Focusing on holistic health and wellness approach and taking note of the power of Yoga, the Mahotsav will witness active participation of Gram Pradhans, Anganwadi Workers & Asha Workers/Self Help Groups, Ayush Health & Wellness Centres, Resident Welfare Associations (RWAs), Women Welfare Organisations, School Children, and more. The celebration will also witness the auspicious presence of eminent dignitaries, Yoga Gurus/ Masters and Experts of Yoga & Allied Science and Head of the Institutions. The basic motto of the Yoga Mahotsav is to give a wider promotion and publicity to Yoga for health and well-being so that maximum people get benefitted both at National and International levels. The day 75 count down to IDY 2024 event also coincides with the World Health Day which falls on April 7, 2024.

International Day of Yoga is celebrated every year on 21st June. This year too, to sensitise the populace about the benefits of Yoga and to spread the inherent message of holistic health, a 100 days countdown was rolled out on 13th March. As a part of countdown event series, the 75th day countdown is celebrated in the form of Yoga Mahotsav. It is being jointly organized by Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga and National Institute of Naturopathy (NIN), Ministry of Ayush, Govt. of India with the gathering of thousands of participants as a gala event. All the participants will actively engage in the practice of the Common Yoga Protocol (CYP) starting at 6.00 AM on April 7th 2024. This remarkable display of enthusiasm and participation underscores the growing importance of yoga in fostering personal and societal betterment.The Indian Yoga Association is also supporting this 75th day countdown event IDY-2024 related celebration with their Maharashtra State Chapter.

Common Yoga Protocol (CYP) is at the centre stage of the event. CYP is designed by taking inputs from experts as it comprises day-to-day Yoga practice to reap all the benefits of Yoga. The protocol is intended to popularize Yoga practices like Pranayam, meditation etc. Each Yogic activity is a key to improving flexibility, strength, balance and attaining harmony.

Ministry of Ayush along with Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga is organizing Mass Yoga Demonstrations/sessions encompassing ‘100 days, 100 cities, and 100 organizations’ campaign in collaboration with various Universities/Institutes/Colleges from 13th March 2024 to 21st June 2024 across the country, leading up to the 10th International Day of Yoga. The campaign includes Common Yoga Protocol, workshops and lectures to promote the practice of Yoga among the people for their improvement of health and well-being.



Source PIB