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Yoga event in Thailand ahead of International Yoga Day

ANI | Updated: Jun 18, 2018 23:55 IST

Bangkok [Thailand], June 18 (ANI): A yoga event was conducted here in Chiang Mai University here, ahead of International Yoga Day.
As per an official press release by the Consulate of India in Thailand, the event was attended by Governor of Chiang Mai province Pawin Chamniprasart, Consulate of Ireland, Vice-President of Chiang Mai University, Director of Indian Studies Centre at Chiang Mai, and President of Indian Community in Chiang Mai.
The event was organised in association with the Chiang Mai University which included a yoga demonstration by Yoga Ananda and spirit Yoga Chiang Mai.
Around 1000 people participated in the event, which is said to be the largest gathering at the Chiang Mai yoga event which was previously held thrice since 2015.
An international day for yoga was declared unanimously by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) accepting Prime Minister Narendra Modi's proposal for the same. (ANI)