Mizoram ‘boycotts’ Yoga Day events

AIZAWL: No was held in Christian-majority on the 4th International Yoga Day on Thursday. Church leaders feel that it is “essentially a Hindu religious practice”.
Only the Assam Rifles observed the day as the concluding day of the ‘Healthy Mizoram Campaign’. The Young Mizo Association and some other student organisations opposed yoga by describing it as a “hidden agenda of Hindu organisations like the Sangh Parivar”. People’s Right to Identity and Status of Mizoram Party, in a statement, said it would end imposition of yoga on security personnel if it comes to power.

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