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5th International Day of Yoga 2019 in Brunei Darussalam

Posted on: June 16, 2019 | Back | Print

The High Commission of India celebrated the 5th International Day of Yoga (IDY) 2019 on Sunday, 16 June 2019 at India House in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei. The event was attended by over 250 practitioners of Yoga. These included Heads of Missions, members of the Diplomatic corps, President and members of Indian Chamber of Commerce, Presidents and members of 3 major Indian Associations – Bandar Seri Begawan Indian Association,Malayali Association and Indian Association Belait, prominent and senior citizens of the Indian community in Brunei, local Bruneian citizens and expatriates.

The event began with a speech by High Commissioner, Shri Ajaneesh Kumar followed by a Yoga session conducted by Mr. Ram Lavat Prajapati, Teacher of Indian Culture (TIC)from Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), in which he led the gathering through the Common Yoga Protocol (CYP). The Yoga session was followed by a Tree Planting ceremony and refreshments consisting of vegetarian dishes to mark the 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. The event was covered by media persons from the three prominent Bruneian dailies, Borneo Bulletin in English and Media Permata and Pelita Brunei in Malaylanguage. Videographic coverage of the event was also arranged.

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