Kathmandu: Whereas the entire world celebrated seventh Worldwide Yoga Day on Monday June 21, Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has as soon as once more sparked an issue along with his claims that yoga originated in Nepal and never in India.
In his tackle throughout a program held at his residence Baluwatar on the event of Worldwide Yoga Day, caretaker Prime Minister Oli mentioned that Indian specialists have been hiding information.
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“On the time when Yoga got here into existence, there was no existence of India; it was divided into factions. India that exists now wasn’t there previously. India at the moment was divided into completely different factions. Divided into factions, India at the moment was like a continent or sub-continent,” Oli mentioned, as reported by new company ANI.
This isn’t the primary time that Oli has make controversial remarks towards India. In July final 12 months, Oli had claimed that Ayodhya, the birthplace of Lord Rama, is in Nepal and Lord Rama was Nepali.
At an occasion organised at Prime Minister’s residence in Kathmandu, Oli had mentioned, “Though actual Ayodhya lies at Thori, a metropolis within the west of Birgunj, India has claimed that Lord Rama was born there. On account of these steady claims even we now have believed that deity Sita bought married to Prince Rama of India. Nevertheless, in actuality, Ayodhya is a village mendacity west of Birgunj.”
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Worldwide Day of Yoga is widely known yearly on June 21 after since UN Normal Meeting in 2014 overwhelmingly adopted a draft decision, declaring June 21 as Worldwide Yoga Day. A report 177 nations supported the decision.
The day holds nice significance and goals to focus on the significance of Yoga in rejuvenating our physique, thoughts and soul. The theme of this 12 months’s Yoga Day is Yoga for wellness, which focuses on practising Yoga for each bodily and psychological nicely being, and the way the follow of yoga can promote the holistic well being of each particular person.