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LEH, Jun 21: With the rest of the world and the country International Yoga Day was celebrated in the Union Territory of Ladakh today. With the theme ‘Yoga at Home, Yoga with Family’ a large number of participants performed yoga at their homes.
Celebrating the day, Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh, R.K Mathur observed the event at Raj Niwas where he performed several yoga asanas.
LG Mathur in his message stressed on the importance of yoga, which he said is the most valuable gift of our ancient tradition. He ascribed great physical, mental and spiritual benefits to the yoga practice and exhorted to inculcate the habit of practicing yoga in our daily life.
Yoga enhances personal endurance and it can help in fighting pandemic like COVID-19, Mathur said adding that yoga can contribute towards social well-being and building peace.