India’s neighbours support PM Modi's call for International Yoga Day
In his address to the UNGA, Prime Minister Modi called for celebration of International Yoga Day on 21 June every year. He stated by ‘changing lifestyle’ and ‘creating consciousness’, one can deal with climate change. He claimed that the ancient practice that has been passed on through the ages is a gift of India’s tradition to the world.
India’s neighbours, namely, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh have already expressed to PM Modi their support for his initiative, with Sri Lanka having given its support in writing.