Arunachal: Union minister Kiren Rijiju Performs Yoga at Dong Valley 


Union Minister of Law and Justice Kiren Rijiju led the International Yoga Day celebration at Dong, easternmost place of India in Arunachal Pradesh which receives the first sun rays in our country.

Dong is the easternmost village in Anjaw district near the point where India, China and Myanmar meet. Dong experiences the first sunrise in the country.

It is to be mentioned that the union Ministry of Ayush is observing the International Day of Yoga at 75 iconic locations across India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi would lead the programme from Mysuru, Karnataka.

The theme for this year’s celebration is “Yoga for Humanity”.

Celebrations were held across the nation in a grand manner, completely embedding it with the ongoing Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations.

The core purpose of the day is to create mass awareness regarding the health benefits of yoga for the people. Over the years, the day has become a mass movement for health.


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