10-JUN-2019: AMU to mark week-long Yoga Day celebrations
Aligarh, June 10: Ahead of the International Day of Yoga on June 21, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has pulled up socks to mark the occasion in a grand manner by organising a week-long programme starting June 15.
AMU Vice Chancellor, Prof Tariq Mansoor will be the chief guest on June 21 at the department of physical education, while Pro Vice Chancellor, Prof M H Beg will inaugurate the Yoga Day celebrations on June 15.
The department of physical education will organise workshops and special lectures from June 15 to June 21. Prof Zamirullah Khan (Chairman) said, the registrations for participation in Yoga Day events have started. He added that people from AMU and all over Aligarh city can register till June 13.
R S Bhandari (Patanjali, Haridwar), Prof Akbar Husain (Dean, faculty of social science), Kamal Ali Khan (Netaji Subhas National Institute of Sports, Patiala) and Prof Ragvendra Sharma (GLA University, Mathura) will deliver special lectures during the celebrations.
The physical education section, Women's College will organise a workshop on Yoga from June 17 to June 21. Dr Razia Rizvi (Deputy Director, Sports and coordinator of the workshop) informed that registrations are open for female participants.
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