The Second International Day of Yoga Celebrated in SUEP



On June 21, the International Day of Yoga established by UN since Dec, 2014, Dr. Richa Chopra, yoga master from India, visited Shanghai University of Electric Power to perform yoga posture to yoga fans. Consul General Mr. Prakash Gupta, Consul Mr. Prasant Tripathi, from Indian Consulate General Shanghai, and Li Yanling, Vice President of SUEP, presented at the celebration with guests from Yangpu government and neighboring areas.

International Day of Yoga is aimed to promote yoga around the world. The second International Day of Yoga celebration in SUEP was organized by Indian Consulate General Shanghai, commenced with a speech from CG Mr. Prakash Gupta. In his speech, Mr. Prakash Gupta spoke in fluent Chinese and quoted Indian Prime Minister Modi that “The essence of yoga is harmonious coexistence between human and nature”. VP Li Yanling gave welcome speech as return, and called on active participation into the event.

After 45 minutes yoga experience led by yoga master, the second International Day of Yoga celebration in SUEP successful ended with bouquets presented to Dr. Richa Chopra. A group photo of all participants became witness of this special day.