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5th International Day of Yoga

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The Consulate of India in Medan held the 5th IDY celebrations on its premises on 23rd June. Consul General Raghu Gururaj welcomed the participants and stated that the International Day of Yoga aims to raise awareness worldwide of the many benefits of practicing Yoga. He further observed that Yoga is being practiced worldwide to such an extent that it has created a Yoga fraternity. Ms. Mariana from the Kamalini Yoga Studio conducted the Common Yoga Protocol along with her instructors. The event was attended by around 350 participants which included Yoga students, instructors and exponents from Kamalini Yoga Studio, Medan, representatives of diplomatic missions, academic institutions, think tanks, cultural organizations and members of the Indian community. The sponsors for the event included Drs Koffee Foundation and Indian Expatriate Association of Medan. The event was covered by local print and electronic media.