Mangaluru June 21, 2018: The 4th International Yoga Day was observed at the Mangala Indoor Stadium here on June 21, Thursday under the aegis of the District Administration and Ayush Department. U T Khader, State Minister for Housing and Urban Development inaugurated the programme.
In his address, Khader highlighted the importance and benefits of practising Yoga in everyday life. He stressed the need for each and everyone to strive towards creating a healthy society.
Dakshina Kannada MP Nalin Kumar Kateel said as many as 60 countries across the globe are observing International Yoga Day which was initiated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi four years ago.
Vedavyas Kamath, MLA of Mangaluru South presided over the function. Additional DC Vaishali, ZP CEO M R Ravi, ZP Chief Meenakshi Shanthigodu and others were present.
Yoga Guru Gopalakrishna Delampady and other Yoga instructors guided the participants.