Jaipur: The Department of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH), in collaboration with a private organization run by Ghanshyam Paliwal is going to organize a two-day event on Yoga in Jaipur on May 6 and 7.
With, International Yoga Day on horizon, the AYUSH ministry is organizing the event to raise about the ancient science of Yoga. The event will begin with a ‘Yogathan-run’ that will cover the area from Indira Gandhi Panchayti Raj Bhawan to Jawahar circle. After the completion of the marathon, participants will also perform yoga on the venue.
Dignitaries like state Agriculture minister Prabhu Lal Saini, Mayor Ashok Lahoti and Olympian Gopal Saini are expected to flag off the yogathan. On the succeeding day of the run, a national conference on Yoga is to be held at the Indira Gandhi Panchayti Raj Bhawan. During the conference, professors and scholars of Yoga universities along with yoga experts from across the nation will discuss the advantages of Yoga and its application in today’s fast-paced life.