Yoga unites everybody: London’s Trafalgar Square event echoes PM Modi’s message ahead of Int Yoga Day

Jun 16, 2024

London (UK), June 16 (ANI): In an early celebration of the upcoming International Yoga Day on June 21, the High Commission of India organized a yoga event at Trafalgar Square in London. Participants showcased enthusiasm and resilience by continuing their yoga practice despite heavy rain. Hundreds of yoga practitioners gathered in London’s Trafalgar Square to show their commitment towards ensuring better health. The event was a testament to the global appeal of yoga and the dedication of its practitioners. Speaking about the event, Indian High Commissioner to the UK, Vikram Doraiswami said, “It was a great pleasure to be able to have well over 700 people here in this central spot in London and to have multiple yoga schools come here and lead us in the practice of yoga... Diverse communities were present, exemplifying the point that our prime minister has said that yoga unites everybody and that yoga is, for everybody... The idea was to be to take through the continuity of yoga as a means of healing and as a means of growing." Co-founder of the Indian Diaspora in the UK Hirdesh Gupta said, “We are here today at Trafalgar Square to celebrate the 10th International Day of Yoga organised by the High Commission of India. A lot of people here have joined in today to celebrate yoga... We want to thank PM Modi for recognizing the Yoga at the United Nations. Now, everybody is adopting yoga and making it a part of their day-to-day life.”