Lucknow, June 20 : The state capital Lucknow is all set to witness the mega proceedings of third International Yog Day in the presence Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The event will take place at Ramabai Ambedkar Ground. on this occasion Governor Ram Naik ,UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath , and senior government officials will participate in the celebrations of Yoga day.
According to state officials around 51,000 persons, including several dignitaries, politicians and bureaucrats, will be attending this grand demonstration along with common citizens. Earlier Prime Minister Modi reached Lucknow on Tuesday afternoon to participate in much awaited International Yoga Day.
In an attempt to make the International Yoga Day programme in Lucknow a success, various organisations, NGOs and Yoga gurus have held camps and practice sessions. According to the Ayush Ministry, the programme will start at 6 am on Thursday.
Governor Ram Naik along with CM Yogi Adityanath inspected the overall preparations, including the security arrangements, for the mega event, and attended full-dress rehearsals on Monday morning. The United Nations had declared June 21 as International Yoga Day on December 11, 2014.