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He said World Yoga Day had become the biggest mass movement across the globe “in the quest for good health and wellbeing”.

Dehradun: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today performed Yoga with over 50,000 enthusiasts at the Forest Research Institute campus here, saying the ancient Indian discipline has emerged as the most powerful unifying force in a strife-torn world.

Addressing the large gathering in the backdrop of the iconic British-era building of FRI, Modi said yoga has shown the world the way from “illness to wellness” and enriching lives across the globe.

He said in fact the Yoga Day has become the biggest mass movement across the globe in the quest for good health and wellbeing, which is crucial to the creation of a peaceful world.

“Dehradun to Dublin, Shanghai to Chicago, Jakarta to Johannesburg, Himalayan highlands or sunburnt deserts, Yoga is enriching millions of lives all over the world.

“Yoga fosters amity in societies which can form the basis of national unity,” the prime minister said.  -PTI

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