Yoga Day 2022 Live Updates: The theme of this year's Yoga Day celebrations is 'Yoga for Humanity' and around 25 crore people across the world are expected to participate in various events.
Union AYUSH Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday announced that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lead a mass yoga programme at Mysore Palace Ground in Karnataka.
Modi will be accompanied by 15,000 yoga enthusiasts who will attend the event. The event will begin at around 5.30 am with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech followed by a yoga session.
This year's Yoga Day celebrations are 'Yoga for Humanity' and around 25 crore people across the world are expected to participate in various events while doing yoga towards better health.
"The programme will start at 3 AM IST and will continue till 10 pm. Starting in Fiji, Brisbane, Australia and New Zealand, it will end in San Francisco, USA and Toronto, Canada," Sonowal said.
Although yoga has long been recognised as India's gift to the global culture of health, the official recognition of the Un came after prime minister Narendra Modi pushed in 2014.