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UN International Day Of Yoga, 21 June 2015

EDM number 97 in 2015-16, proposed by Keith Vaz on 09/06/2015.

That this House supports the first International Day of Yoga, on 21 June 2015, adopted by the UN General Assembly; recognises that this event was formalised after diplomatic efforts by the Indian government, and following Prime Minister Modi's promotion of yoga to the General Assembly; notes that yoga has a deep spiritual meaning to millions of people, particularly in India, as well as mental and physical benefits; further notes that Secretary General Ban Ki Moon is taking yoga lessons in preparation for the event; and urges the Government to make similar efforts to promote the worldwide celebration.

This motion has been signed by a total of 15 MPs.

Keith Vaz09/06/2015Leicester EastLabourProposed
Jim Shannon10/06/2015StrangfordDUPSeconded
Michael Weir10/06/2015AngusScottish National PartySeconded
Martyn Day10/06/2015Linlithgow and East FalkirkScottish National PartySeconded
Jeremy Corbyn10/06/2015Islington NorthLabourSeconded
John McDonnell10/06/2015Hayes and HarlingtonLabourSeconded
Virendra Sharma10/06/2015Ealing, SouthallLabourSigned
Nigel Evans11/06/2015Ribble ValleyConservativeSigned
Owen Thompson15/06/2015MidlothianScottish National PartySigned
Alan Meale15/06/2015MansfieldLabourSigned
Bob Blackman16/06/2015Harrow EastConservativeSigned
Diane Abbott16/06/2015Hackney North and Stoke NewingtonLabourSigned
Kate Osamor18/06/2015EdmontonLabour/Co-operativeSigned
Yasmin Qureshi02/07/2015Bolton South EastLabourSigned
David Crausby21/07/2015Bolton North EastLabourSigned

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