Yoga Day is India's pride: PM Modi

The UN decision to declare June 21 as the International Day of Yoga "is a matter of great pride for India", Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday.

New Delhi: The UN decision to declare June 21 as the International Day of Yoga "is a matter of great pride for India", Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday.

"The world came together on the issue. (A total of) 177 nations were co-sponsors (of the UN resolution)" he said in his monthly radio address.

Modi thanked all the countries for supporting the UN decision. "It is our responsibility to ensure that the right spirit of yoga is conveyed to everyone."

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