Diglipur, June 22: The 8th International Yoga Day with the theme" Yoga For Humanity" was observed at all health institutions of Diglipur from 6.30am to 8.00am. The main function was held at Multipurpose Hall Diglipur by CHC Diglipur in collaboration with NYK Diglipur. Mr Radhe Shyam Meena (DANICS) Assistant Commissioner was the chief guest. The programme commenced with the lighting of the traditional lamp by the dignitaries present.

Welcoming the Chief Guest, Dr Siddaraju CMO, CHC Diglipur emphasised on the importance of Yoga in promoting Health and preventing diseases. Dr Shipra Mistry, MO Ayurveda briefed about the Common yoga protocol released by Ministry of Ayush.

The Chief Guest on the occasion appealed the gathering to adopt yoga in their day to day life for both physical and mental well-being. Shri PR Singharam, Pradhan Subhash Gram, Mr Pradeep Das, Zila Parishad Member, Mr Sukoranjan Biswas DD NYK and general public attended the session. Step by step yoga was demonstrated by Mrs. Shiromani Kumari. Around 100 yoga enthusiasts participated in the event.

Similar programme was also conducted in various other Health institutions of Diglipur. Altogether 700 people practiced Yoga at various health institutions.