QOTD-GK-What is the theme of International Yoga day 2019?
2019-06-21 | Team PendulumEdu
A. Yoga for Peace
B. Yoga for Climate Action
C. Yoga for health
D. Connect the youth
Correct Answer: B
21st June is celebrated as the International Day of Yoga. Indian Prime minister said in one of his speech at United Nations that 21st June is the longest day in Northern hemisphere. This day has a significance in most part of the world. The United Nations declared 21st June as International Day of Yoga on 27th September 2014. First International day of Yoga was observed on 21st June 2015.
Theme of 1st International Day of Yoga, 2015 - 'Synergy'
Theme of 2nd International Day of Yoga, 2016 - 'Connect the youth'
Theme of 3rd International Day of Yoga, 2017 – 'Yoga for Health'
Theme of 4th International Day of Yoga, 2018 – 'Yoga for Peace'
Theme of 5th International Day of Yoga, 2019 – 'Yoga for Climate Action'
This year the main event for celebrations of International Day of Yoga are organized at Ranchi. Also, the Ministry of Ayush has declared Yoga for Heart as its theme to create awareness about the healthy heart as youngsters are becoming vulnerable to heart ailments.
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