Yoga Mahotsav

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Commemorating 50 days to the International Day of Yoga, the Yoga Mahotsav witnessed massive participation by yoga enthusiasts perform along with dignitaries creating an electrifying atmosphere.

About Yoga Mahotsav:

  • The Yoga Mahotsav was a celebration to commemorate 50 days to upcoming International Day of Yoga, 2023.
  • The participants performed Common Yoga Protocol (CYP) in complete rhythm and harmony with a mesmerising outcome. 
  • The Ministry of Ayush, is organising the “Yoga Mahotsav”.

International Day of Yoga:

  • The United Nations declared June 21 as the International Day of Yoga in 2014 after PM Modi called for the day to be adopted as a global celebration of yoga.
  • The date of 21 June was suggested as it is the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere and shares a special significance in many parts of the world.
  • The first International Yoga Day celebration was organised at Rajpath in New Delhi on June 21, 2015.
  • The World Health Organization (WHO) mentions yoga as a means to improve health in its Global Action Plan on Physical Activity 2018–2030: More active people for a healthier world.


Q1) What are the 3 main goals of WHO?

WHO works worldwide to promote health, keep the world safe, and serve the vulnerable. 

Source: More than 15,000 people joined the ‘Yoga Mahotsav’ in Jaipur