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International Yoga Day to be celebrated on Friday, PM Modi to attend event in Ranchi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will take part in the International Yoga Day celebrations in Ranchi on Friday. He is scheduled to reach Ranchi at 10 pm on Thursday where he will be received by the Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das and Governor Draupdui Murmu. 

International Yoga Day to be celebrated on Friday, PM Modi to attend event in Ranchi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will take part in the International Yoga Day celebrations in Ranchi on Friday. He is scheduled to reach Ranchi at 10 pm on Thursday where he will be received by the Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das and Governor Draupdui Murmu. 

The Yoga Day event on Friday will be held at the Prabhat Tara ground in the state capital where nearly 40,000 people are likely to take part. Around 10,000 people had applied online and 4,500 took passes for the event.

Elaborate security arrangements have been made with over 4,000 security personnel in place for the event. There are eleven entry gates at the site and around 100 CCTV cameras for the event. A total 28 display screens have been installed at the venue for live telecast of the event.

This year's slogan is --- Yoga for Heart. Since 2015, the International Day of Yoga is celebrated annually on June 21. During one of his previous yoga day speeches, the Prime Minister had said yoga has become one of the most powerful unifying forces in the world.

Besides Chief Minister Raghubar Das, Governor Droupadi Murmu, Union Minister of State (Independent) for AYUSH Shripad Yesso Naik and Jharkhand Health Minister Ramchandra Chandravanshi will share the stage with the Prime Minister

Yoga connects people and with the efforts of Prime Minister Narendra Modi world has adopted yoga, an official release quoting Chief Minister said here Thursday.

It is a matter of great pride that the Prime Minister will participate in the main programme of International Yoga Day in Ranchi. The state government is putting all efforts to make the programme success. Good arrangements have been made for the participants, Das said.