International Day of Yoga

Published on March 12, 2020
Current context: The 6th edition of the national event International Day of Yoga (IYD) 2020 will be held at Leh, Ladakh on 21st June 2020.
  • The IYD is held on the 21st of June every year since 2015.
  • It is organised by the Ministry of AYUSH in India.
  • For the first time, the event will be taking place in a high altitude location like Leh
  • Prime Minster Narendra Modi will carry out yogasanas based on “Common Yoga Protocol” on the Yoga Day at Leh.
  • The idea of International Day of Yoga was first proposed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during his speech at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), on 27th September 2014.


The International Day of Yoga is observed every year on __________.
a. 1st May
b. 11th August
c. 21st June
d. 22nd July

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