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Nitish Kumar keeps Bihar away from Modi’s ‘self-branding’ International Yoga Day

Nitish Kumar keeps Bihar away from Modi’s ‘self-branding’ International Yoga Day

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While the whole country is busy preparing for the second International Yoga Day (IYD), Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar announces that the Bihar Government won't participate in IYD. He says, "I am not against yoga day but I don't like publicity stunts like this. I also do yoga but have never advertised it". International Yoga Day is celebrated annually on 21st June, the longest day of Northern Hemisphere (Summer Solstice), as proposed by PM Narendra Modi, since it's inception in 2015. Modi government along with AYUSH ministry is working tirelessly to make the program a grand success. This year, Narendra Modi is expected to take part in Yoga Day function in Uttar Pradesh's capital Lucknow. While Union government's 74 ministers would celebrate Yoga Day in 74 cities across the coun...