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7th International Day Of Yoga 2021

7th International Day Of Yoga:

Seventh International Day of Yoga (21st June 2021) is being celebrated by the Ministry of Culture at 75 cultural heritage locations across the country.

  • The idea of International Day of Yoga (IDY) was proposed by India during the opening of the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), held in 2014.
  • The UN proclaimed 21st June as IDY by passing a resolution in December, 2014.
  • The first Yoga Day celebrations in 2015 at Rajpath in New Delhi created two Guinness World Records.
  • It was the world’s largest yoga session with 35,985 people.
  • 84 nationalities participated in it.

Theme 2021:

  • This year’s theme is “Yoga for wellness”.