SILCHAR, May 27 � Responding to the proposal made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the United Nations Organisation has recently declared June 21 as World Yoga Divas.
To mark the day, the All Assam Yoga Cultural Association has decided to reach out to the masses with messages of yoga benefits. Kanad Purakystha, the newly nominated president of the State body said that yoga has a calming influence on the human body and it balances the mind for a healthier and peaceful life.
�We will organise a training programme on yoga to encourage youngsters. It is through such training that the enthusiasts can be sent to national yoga events. We will make an appeal to Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi, who is also the president of Assam Olympic Association, to include yoga as an event in the forthcoming State Games to be played in Silchar,� Purakystha said.