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Modi reaches Chandigarh to lead International Yoga Day celebration

Modi reaches Chandigarh to lead International Yoga Day celebration

India Blooms News Service | | 20 Jun 2016, 11:15 pm
Chandigarh, Jun 20 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi landed in the city of Chandigarh on Monday night at 9.50pm to lead the IDY-2016 celebrations by participating in a mass Yoga demonstration of Common Yoga Protocol at the Capitol Complex here.
On the occasion of International Yoga day, the function will begin at 6.30 am. It includes 45 minutes of Yoga protocol demonstration.
 
Around thirty thousand people are expected to participate in the event at Capitol Complex, Chandigarh while ten thousand more will perform at 100 different venues in the city of Chandigarh. 
 
The emphasis this year will be on participation of Divyangs, youths and people from weaker sections of the society.
 
Elaborate arrangements have been put in place to ensure smooth performance at the venue. 
 
The complex is divided into 8 blocks where 500 master trainers along with their team members will perform. 
 
Nearly 600 buses are being used to ferry the participants to the venue. 300 pre-fabricated bio-toilets and 30,000 mats are being used on the occasion.