Hit by the pandemic, the yoga tourism sector in Mysuru is hoping to return to its former glory as Prime Minister Narendra Modi is slated to attend the 8th International Yoga Day celebrations in Mysuru Tuesday.
A tier-II town in Karnataka, Mysuru is a global attraction for its heritage, legacy and the annual Dasara celebrations. Also known as the Pensioner’s Paradise, the town attracted around four million tourists every year in the pre-pandemic times.
According to the Yoga Federation of Mysuru, at any given point of time, there were about 2,000 foreigners learning yoga in the pre-pandemic era in the city.
75 venues across Chandigarh for International Day of Yoga
The UT administration is all set to celebrate the 8th International Day of Yoga, 2022 on June 21 at Chandigarh’s Rock Garden, and 74 other venues with the aim to raise awareness about the physical advantages of doing yoga.
Around 2,000 people from various associations like Bhartiya Yog, Sansthan, participants from Patanjali, Brahma Kumari’s, AYUSH, CRPF, and many other renowned bodies will come to celebrate the day at Rock Garden. The 75 venues for yoga sessions include civil hospital 22, GMSH-16, GMSH-34, sports complex Sector-39, Sukhna Lake, and PGIMER.