Saugat Biswas, Divisional Commissioner, Ladakh reviewed preparations for the celebration of International Yoga Day themed, ‘Yoga at home and Yoga with family’ in Ladakh on June 13.
Saugat Biswas stated that in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic situation, this year International Yoga Day will be celebrated in every home all over Ladakh with equal enthusiasm.
Deliberating on various aspects of the celebration of Yoga Day, he assigned various tasks such as spreading awareness to the general public, organizing the event in villages by yoga trained volunteers, the involvement of volunteers of Nehru Yuva Kendra under the guidance of both the Deputy Commissioners of Leh and Kargil. Sub-Divisional Magistrates would coordinate the event at the sub-divisional levels in both the districts.
He also stressed the involvement of prominent citizens of the region. He said that personalities from various backgrounds such as religious leaders, elected representatives, bureaucrats, educationists would be invited to join the celebration of yoga day with family members at their homes.
Sachin Kumar, DC Leh advised for holding video yoga contests or photo contests of the yoga day celebrations for school children, wherein the best video or photo winners may be felicitated.
Information Department was asked to spread awareness about the yoga protocol of AYUSH Ministry and demonstration of various asanas via video initiated by the National Institute for Sowa Rigpa, Ladakh.