Passengers at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) will have the option of stretching it out before flying out from Delhi. The Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL), operator of the Delhi airport, has planned yoga sessions throughout the day on Tuesday — International f Yoga Day.
According to airport sources, various stakeholders such as CISF, customs and airline employees will be asked to join.
“Various yoga sessions along with yoga research, demonstration and doctor consultation for yoga therapy inside the airport will be organised. Passengers will be encouraged to join,” said an airport official.
The event is being organised in association with Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana University and would be staged near the ‘Surya Namaskar’ statue inside Terminal 3 of the airport between 6am and 5.30pm.
There will be 30-minute yoga sessions from 6-6.30am, 7.30-8am, 11-11.30am, 12-12.30pm, 4-4.30pm and 5-5.30pm. The airport authority has also organised doctor consultation for yoga therapy and books on yoga research will also be available. Sources said this will not cause any inconvenience to passengers.
Apart from the airport, CISF personnel will demonstrate yoga in Connaught Place too. A team of 250 CISF personnel of various ranks along with personnel from other paramilitary forces will participate in International Day of Yoga at E-Block enclosure, inner circle of Connaught Place.
In all CISF units, formations and reserve battalions, CISF personnel will participate in yoga sessions. A CISF women commando team will conduct a demonstration on Pekiti Tirsia Kali, a Filipino martial art from 5.40am to 5.50am to generate awareness among masses, especially women in self-defence at the main dais.