The Federation of Indian Associations of the tri-state area of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut and the Consulate General of India, New York, is organising a one-hour-long yoga and meditation program on the occasion of the Seventh International Day of Yoga on June 20, 2021 at Liberty State Park,200 Morris Pesin Drive Jersey City, New Jersey. The FIA has invited all to join the program.
An ancient Indian discipline that focusses on the physical, mental and spiritualwell-being of an individual, yoga has found a resonance across the . The United Nations, in acknowledgement of its global appeal, proclaimed June 21 as the International Day of Yoga in December 2014. While introducing the proposal in the UN, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi had said: “Yoga is an invaluable gift from our ancient tradition… embodies unity of mind and body, thought and action … it is a way to discover the sense of oneness with yourself, the world and the nature.”
The Federation of Indian Associations (FIA) of the tri-state area of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut is one of the largest esteemed umbrella organizations in the Indian community. Ankur Vaidya is the Chairman of FIA and Anil Bansal is the President of the federation that represents over 500,000 strong and vibrant Asian-Indians who provide significant grass root support.
Established in 1970, the FIA has blossomed into a commendable organization that has become an effective mouthpiece and mobilizer for the community. FIA represents various issues that concern a growing Asian-Indian community at the local, state, and national levels.