Uttarakhand is all set to host the International Yog Festival from March 1 to March 7, 2021 in Rishikesh. The International Yog Festival 2021 this year is celebrating the vision to raise awareness worldwide about the benefit of Yog in daily life.
Satpal Maharaaz, Tourism Minister, Uttarakhand, said, “International Yog festival will be conducted from 1st to 7th March in yog city Rishikesh. Rishikesh has always been the choicest location for saints, sages and yog gurus. I am extremely delighted to welcome all the yog enthusiastic people and tourists to Rishikesh to experience the traditional and ethnic yog culture of India. With the practicing of different yogasanas, you all will be able to achieve mental and physical fitness”.
Dilip Jawalkar, Secretary - Tourism, Uttarakhand said, “We are regularly working with all the activities proposed for the International Yog Festival 2021. We are also ensuring that we keep proper precaution in place for the tourists especially amid Covid-19.”
Every year the fest is expanding since its inception, embracing more and more people to join the family. This year, the festival in Rishikesh will celebrate the age-old Indian practice of traditional yog, contemporary yog, therapeutic yog with discussions on celebrating ‘Shakti- the power of creation.