Yogustav celebrated at Enchey Monastery in Gangtok

The program was a grand success with the presence of several ministers and many other dignitaries

A Yogutsav programme was celebrated at the historic Enchey Monastery in Gangtok on May 21. The programme was attended by the Union Minister of Ports, Shipping & Waterways and Ayush, Sarbananda Sonowal; Union Minister of State for Ayush & Women and Child Development, Dr.  Munjpara Mahendrabhai Kalubhai in the presence of  the Chief Minister of Sikkim, Prem Singh Tamang. Minister of Health & Family Welfare, Govt of Sikkim, Dr.  Mani Kumar Sharma along with senior officials from Ministry of Ayush and Government of Sikkim were also present on the occasion, which also saw the participation of students and common people. The event was organised by the Ministry of Ayush, National Ayush Mission, and Health & Family Welfare department, Government of Sikkim.
The state Health Minister, Dr Mani Kumar Sarma, welcomed everyone at the Yogustav where Common Yoga Protocol was performed.
The state Health Minister, Dr Mani Kumar Sarma, welcomed everyone at the Yogustav where Common Yoga Protocol was performed. Speaking after the event, the Union Minister, Sarbananda Sonowal said, "Yoga is a beautiful way to enrich our lives. It helps in physical rejuvenation as well as improve our spiritual health. We are very happy that we could join and perform Yoga at this beautiful and historic Enchey Monastery."
Sonowal performing yoga in the Enchey  Monastery
Image: Sonowal performing yoga in the Enchey Monastery
Adding further, the Minister said, "Yoga has given a tremendous fillip to the stature of India at the global stage. Under the dynamic leadership of our Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modiji, we are doing countrywide countdown Yogutsavs in the run up to International Day of Yoga. It was his efforts that Yoga is now celebrated across the world on June 21 every year. I am happy that people of Sikkim has joined this countdown today through this Yogutsav. We seek their continued support to make Yoga a part of our daily lives for an enriched life and at the same time contribute towards the soft power of India at the global stage."



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