Press Release of Governor
Press Release- Message of the Governor on International Day (21st June 2015)
June 21 has been declared as the International Day of Yoga by the United Nations General Assembly. This marks an important day for our Nation as Yoga is our contribution for promotion of greater peace and unity through a holistic approach to health and well-being.
Developed in India over five thousand years ago, yoga is gaining popularity even in the western world. It’s benefits include mental peace, fitness, health, improved physiological functioning of the body and spiritual evolution. Today, millions are taking to the yogic lifestyle for its health and fitness benefits. It helps us to learn the skill of inner peace with various techniques such as meditation and art of deep relaxation. It can also aid us to have self-control over addictive elements like alcoholism, smoking and drug dependency.
On the occasion of the International Day of Yoga, I convey greetings and best wishes for good health, happiness and prosperity to the people of Mizoram.
Secretary to Governor
June 21, 2015