International Yoga Day: Govt wants Amitabh Bachchan – Virat Kohli on board


On International Yoga Day that is being celebrated on June 21st Amitabh Bachchan, Virat Kohli is being enrolled by the Government. The Ministry of AYUSH wants to rope in Bollywood celebrities such as Amitabh Bachchan and Virat Kohli for International Yoga Day celebrations on June 21. The Ministry is trying to register to the Guiness World record too.

Sources say, “We have made many celebrities brand ambassadors for publicity of the event. We are also trying to include them in this. In that, there are names like Amitabh Bachchan, Shilpa Shetty and Virat Kohli. With close to 40,000 people expected to take part in the mega event, we are also trying to register the event into the Guinness Book of World Records.

Minister of State for AYUSH Shripad Naik said,”International Yoga Day has got the support of 177 countries. Free yoga camps are being organised in 651 districts while in Delhi, 100 camps have been planned. Close to 11 lakh NCC cadets are expected to perform common yoga protocol across the country, while 5,000 members of the armed police forces will participate in the mega event being organised at Rajpath.”

Naik said. “International Yoga Day has got the support of 177 countries. Free yoga camps are being organised in 651 districts while in Delhi, 100 camps have been planned. Close to 11 lakh NCC cadets are expected to perform common yoga protocol across the country, while 5,000 members of the armed police forces will participate in the mega event being organised at Rajpath.