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Modi in Doon for Yoga Day

The Uttarakhand Government has completed all preparations for celebrating International Yoga Day tomorrow  in which Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lead around 60,000  yoga enthusiasts on the picturesque campus of the Forest Research Institute (FRI)  in Dehradun. 

Modi reached Dehradun this evening and was welcomed by Chief Minister TS Rawat,  BJP MPs and the Uttarakhand BJP chief at the airport.

Around 2,500 policemen are being deployed for the yoga event. Around 63 CCTV cameras have been installed to keep a check on the individuals entering the venue at the FRI. A team of 12 doctors will be on duty on the FRI premises. Around 30 ambulances too will be stationed  in the premises for the event.

The  authorities have made elaborate traffic plan and all major routes, leading to the FRI, will remain diverted.Uttarakhand Secretary for Tourism Department Dilip Jawalkar said the rehearsals had been done. “The Department of Ayush has developed a Common Yoga Protocol which wil be followed tomorrow,” added Jawalkar. The United Nations declared June 21 as International Day of Yoga in 2014 after Modi’s appeal.

 

 

News credit : TribuneIndia

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