Union Minister Mahesh Sharma performs yoga on International Yoga Day

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Kolkata (West Bengal), Jun 21 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Culture Mahesh Sharma performed yoga asanas on International Yoga Day in Kolkata on Thursday. He was accompanied by National General Secretary of BJP Kailash Vijayvargiya. Hundreds of people performed Yoga asanas with the Union Minister. The first International Day of Yoga was observed all over the world on June 21, 2015, where more than 30,000 people, including Prime Minister Modi, performed yoga asanas at Rajpath in New Delhi. The idea of International Day of Yoga was first proposed by Prime Minister Modi during his speech at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on September 27, 2014.

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