UN approves an International Day of Yoga

The world now has an International Day of Yoga.

The U.N. General Assembly on Thursday approved a resolution proclaiming June 21 as that day.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for a day dedicated to yoga during his speech to the world body´s annual assembly of world leaders in September.

Modi has said that yoga can help tackle world problems including climate change.

The U.N. already has 118 awareness-raising days of observance.

Source: Republica