New York. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a visit to the US, on Wednesday participated in a yoga program organized at the United Nations Headquarters here, along with several eminent personalities of the international community, on the occasion of the ninth International Day of Yoga.
Among those who took part in the exercise were Hungarian diplomat and President of the 77th session of the UN General Assembly, Saba Korosi, Mayor of New York Eric Adams, UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed, popular Hollywood actor and Tibetan affairs activist Richard Gere, Digital personality Wala Afsar, storyteller Jay Shetty, Vikas Khanna of TV show MasterChef India, CEO of cloud computing company VMWare and former US Navy Commander Mike Hedge, yoga instructor Collin Sedgman Yee,
Rodney Yee, Dee Damens, Victoria Gibbs and spiritual teacher Janhvi Harrison, Indian-American singer Falguni Shah and Grammy Award winner Ricky Kej, American actress and singer Mary Milben. The event was attended by a number of diplomats, officials working at the UN Headquarters, officials posted in Indian Missions in the US and dignitaries from the Indian community. It is noteworthy that Modi reached New York on Tuesday night on the first leg of his five-day visit to America and Egypt. From here he will go to Washington.
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