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Shivraj Singh Chouhan to perform 'asanas' on Yoga Day

PTI 06 Jun 2015, 16:55:28 PM IST

Bhopal:  Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will lead the International Yoga Day observance in the state by performing a few 'asanas' at Lal Parade Ground here on June 21.

The state government has made elaborate arrangements for making the event a grand success by ensuring presence of a large number of students, an official release said today.  

Apart from class VII to XII pupils of government and private schools and students pursuing a range of studies including Ayurvedic, Unani, Homoeopathy, Allopathy, nursing and engineering colleges will participate in the event.  

The chief minister will also perform Yoga exercises along with others, the release said.

Yoga institutions, NSS & NCC cadets, police personnel, government servants, voluntary organisations, commercial and industrial establishments among others are also expected to participate in the event.

Preliminary training for the participants is already under way at the Government Yoga Centre, Shivaji Nagar.  Also, 31 Yoga institutions of Bhopal have volunteered to impart training.