Punjab declares half-day off on International Yoga Day
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Punjab declares half-day off on International Yoga Day

The first half of June 21, the International Yoga Day, will be a holiday in Punjab government offices, corporations, boards and educational institutes in Chandigarh.

punjab Updated: Jun 17, 2016 19:11 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi had led over 35,000 people at the first International Day of Yoga at Rajpath, New Delhi, on June 21, 2015.(HT Photo)

The first half of June 21, the International Yoga Day, will be a holiday in Punjab government offices, corporations, boards and educational institutes in Chandigarh.

A government spokesperson said the decision to declare half-day holiday has been taken in view of the grand event being organised at the Capital Complex near the Punjab Vidhan Sabha, Chandigarh, in which Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other VVIPs of the country would participate.

First Published: Jun 17, 2016 18:54 IST