PM Narendra Modi releases postage stamps on 'Surya Namaskar'

Jun 20, 2016, 16:33 IST | mid-day online correspondent

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Monday released commemorative postage stamps on 'Surya Namaskar' in New Delhi. The PM made the announcement on Twitter.

The government has released a postage stamp despite yoga asana 'Surya Namaskar' not being included from this year's International Yoga Day celebrations on June 21.

Further, Narendra Modi also tweeted a picture of different stamps depicting the different asanas of Surya Namaskar.

Surya Namaskar or 'Salutations to the Sun' is a scientific technique combining twelve asanas in a sequence where the movements and postures provide a good cardiovascular workout and keep the body in shape and the mind calm and healthy.

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