International Yoga day was celebrated on 21st June, 2016 jointly organised by Cotton College & Cotton College State University in collaboration with Vivekananda Kendra Institute of Culture (VKIC), Uzanbazar , Guwahati held at Cotton College, Indoor Stadium.
The registration was started at 6.30 am in Indoor Stadium of Cotton College with 40 participants. The participants including Principal Cotton College Dr. Nirada Devi , Director Student’s Welfare Dr. Manoj Hazarika , Dr. J. Chakrabarty, Programme Co-ordinator, and faculty members of both the Cotton College and Cotton College State University . PT Instructor of Cotton College Mr. Kulen Das , Non –teaching staff and Students of the Cotton College and Cotton College State University and some members of VKIC also attended the said programme .
The Programme was started at 7 am. At the outset of inaugural session Ms. Sangeeta Deka students of UG 5th Sem , Botany Department, Cotton College highlighted the aims and objectives of the celebration of Yoga day along with the role of VKIC, Uzanbazar, in this context.
Mr Pranab Brahmachary retired Principal from Vivekananda Kendriya Vidyalaya, Tinsukia.,and presently administrative Officer of VKIC, Uzanbazar, Guwahati was the guest of honour of the day and was invited to the dias and was felicitated with a fulam gamusa and bouquet.
Mr. Brahmachary Guest of honour delivered a speech on Yoga and its impact on physical and mental health. He has given a brief speech on Yoga and its importance and how it help to lead a displined life .
The Session was handed over to 10 Nos of VKIC, Uzanbazar, Karmakatas at around 7-15 am for practice session which involved different types of
Asana along with meditation. All the participants took keen interest in the Yoga practice session under the guidance of VKIC , Karmakartas which continued upto 8-30 am.
The Vote of thanks was delivered by Dr. J. Chakrabarty, Programme Co-ordinator of the Yoga camp of Cotton College followed by a light refreshment.