International Yoga Day it is! Let’s do some Yoga and stay fit!

“Yoga at home  – Yoga with family” is the theme for the 6th International Yoga Day celebrations which is here amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Well, at a time when going out for a walk or to the gym to do some exercise might cause a life risk, practising Yoga at home is surely the key to stay fit!

Addressing the nation on this occasion, Prime Minister Modi said, “This is the day to spread the message of world friendship. Yog is something which brings us together, reduces distance. This year’s International Yoga Day theme has been decided as “Yoga at home and Yoga with family“. Today we are staying away from other work and practising Yoga with our family”

Now let us take a look at what chief ministers from across the North East have conveyed on this day.

Sikkim Chief Minister, Prem Singh Tamang has urged to adopt the practice of Yoga for a positive mind and a healthy body.

“On the occasion of International Day of Yoga let us follow the theme of the year ”Yoga at home-Yoga with family” and adopt the practice for a positive mind & body and a healthier tomorrow.” He tweeted.

Sarbananda Sonowal, Chief Minister of Assam sharing pictures of him practising Yoga with colleagues at Dibrugarh in Assam tweeted, “Practiced Yoga with colleagues Shri Prasanta Phukan & Shri Rituparna Baruah at my residence in Dibrugarh on #InternationalYogaDay.

Yoga has given the world India’s ancient heritage of physical, mental & spiritual wellness. Let’s do Yoga & build a healthier society.


The Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh, Pema Khandu expressed how pleased he was to practice Yoga at 11,000 ft on the serene and peaceful Mandala Top in Dirang. He has welcomed others to join him do the same!

Tripura Chief Minister, Biplab Deb has also made full use of the occasion to practice  Yoga and urged others to make it a daily habit.

He tweeted, “Good morning 🧘🏽‍♂️

Practised yoga on the occasion of #YogaDay2020 at my residence in Agartala. I urge everyone to practice yoga & make it a daily habit for a healthy & stress-free life.

Upload your yoga day photos/videos on Social Media using #TripuraPracticesYoga.