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Connaught Place, the capital’s commercial centre, bore an unusual look on Tuesday afternoon. The usually buzzing shopping circle looked deserted with no cars in sight and only a few pedestrians walking around. At some places carpets had been laid and at others posters and banners were being put up for the International Yoga Day.
International Yoga Day: Presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind to perform at Delhi’s Connaught Place tomorrow
Sources have told India Today Kovind, 71, who resigned as Bihar Governor earlier today, will be attending the third chapter of the high-profile annual event.
Meena Bhagat sought LG’s intervention in the matter for timely disbursement of salaries and carrying out development work in east Delhi.
The stage is all set for India to hold the third edition of International Yoga Day on Wednesday with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath performing Yoga along with 51,000 participants in Lucknow. Besides the Yoga enthusiasts, several dignitaries, politicians and bureaucrats will gather at Lucknow’s Ramabhai Ambedkar Sabha Sthal, where the Yoga rehersels have been going on for over a month now.
Roads and parking areas in Connaught Place Inner Circle were closed on Tuesday as part of preparations for the International Yoga Day to be observed on June 21. The roads will remain shut till 11.30am on Wednesday.
NEW DELHI: On the occasion of International Yoga Day, PM Narendra Modi is ready to celebrate the day on Wednesday with Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. He will carry out Yoga along with 51,000 people in Lucknow.