The 3rd International Day of Yoga 2017 was celebrated with great fervor and enthusiasm across all Departments and Colleges of the University of Delhi. The celebrations were inaugurated by Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, Prof. Yogesh K. Tyagi, at Gandhi Bhawan, University of Delhi. In his inaugural address, Prof. Tyagi emphasized on the importance of Yoga for physical as well as spiritual strength. He also stressed on breathing exercises, meditation and healthy food habits.
There was active participation by students, faculty and staff of the University of Delhi. Women from neighbouring villages were also specially invited to join in the celebrations on this occasion. The activities included Demonstration of Yogasana, Meditation and Rhythmic Yoga by NSS student volunteers. Special lectures/seminars/workshops were held on the importance of Yoga and its impact on physical, mental and spiritual well being.