Yoga for All!
The International Yoga Day was celebrated at various Air Force and Army establishments in Shillong and North East region. At Headquarters Eastern Air Command, Air Force Shillong. Air Marshal S.B. Deo, Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Air Command, Indian Air Force, was present on this occasion.
The National Cadet Corps (NCC), the premier youth organisation of the nation, created a record for the largest yoga performance simultaneously by a single uniformed youth organisation at multiple venues on June 21. The cadets performed the asanas as per the protocol given by the Ministry of Ayush from 7.00 a.m. to 7.35 a.m. at all venues. The performance of yoga by NCC cadets on International Day of Yoga was pan India at more then 1,460 venues, including Leh in the North, Dwaraka in the West, Tezu (Arunachal Pradesh) in the East, Nagarcoil (Kanyakumari) in the South and in the islands of Andaman and Nicobar and Lakshadweep. Under the aegis of NCC Directorate North-eastern region Shillong, more than 56,000 cadets participated at 169 venues across the entire North-eastern region.