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Curtain raiser of Int'l Day of Yoga held

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Several celebrities of Bangladesh yesterday joined the Indian High Commission in Dhaka at the curtain raiser of the International Day of Yoga 2018.

The United Nations on December 11, 2014 proclaimed June 21 as the International Yoga Day. The resolution establishing the International Day of Yoga was proposed by India and co-sponsored by a record 175 member states.

The International Day of Yoga has been celebrated on a large scale in Bangladesh. In 2017, there was a record turnout of around 5000 yoga enthusiasts at the Bangabandhu National Stadium in the city.

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