News and Events

Celebrations of the 6th International Day of Yoga

June 22, 2020

The 6th International Yoga day was celebrated virtually by the Consulate General of India, Birmingham on 21st June, 2020. It was telecasted live on the Facebook and You tube channels of the Consulate at 10am BST. The event started with the lightening of the lamp by Consul General Dr. Aman Puri, followed by the video message of Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi. The highlights of the event were the virtual speeches delivered by Hon’ble guests Padma Bhushan Sadhguru Shri Jaggi Vasudev Ji, HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswati Ji, Mr. Bijay Anand Ji and Dr. Sadvi Bhagawati Saraswati. The participants then actively followed the yoga demonstrations performed by Dr. Dheeraj Prakash Joshi, Teacher of Indian culture. The event concluded with the closing remarks and announcement of the results of the poster cum slogan competition by Consul Community Affairs Ms. Happy Guptan.