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International Yoga Day Celebrations Held at Jing’an Park
    At the 69th United Nations General Assembly in September 2014, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for the establishment of an international day of yoga. On December 11, 2014, the United Nations declared June 21 as the International Yoga Day.
    Celebrations of the first International Yoga Day, sponsored by the Indian Consulate General in Shanghai, took place at Jing’an Park, which attracted some 200 yoga enthusiasts.
    Indian yoga masters gave a lecture on yoga to the yoga enthusiasts at the scene. Then, the yoga enthusiasts, led by the masters, practiced yoga and experienced the beauty of yoga.