New Delhi: Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday led over 1000 people at the yoga event at Rashtrapati Bhavan to mark the second International Yoga Day. President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday urged people to make yoga an integral part of life as it promotes better health and brings harmony. On the occasion, President said yoga can have significant health benefits on both body and mind.
Participants included officers and staff of President’s Secretariat, their family members, members of Delhi Police, ITBP and President’s bodyguard, as well as, other residents of the President’s estate.
The President also recalled that on December 11, 2014, the General Assembly of the United Nations approved by consensus a resolution co- sponsored by 177 countries to declare 21 June every year as International Day of Yoga.