Yogasana gets formal recognition as a competitive sport

The Sports Ministry of India formally recognised Yogasana as a competitive sport which will soon be introduced in Khelo India, University level and National Games. This was declared in a conference held by the Union Minister of State for AYUSH Shri ShripadNaik, and the Union Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Shri Kiren Rijjiju in New Delhi on 17 Dec ’20.

While addressing ,Shri Naik traced the origins of Yogasana competitions to the Indian Yoga tradition,where such competitions have been held for centuries. So this is an important attempt to bring the legacy of ancient games in a more organised and sustainable way.