Yoga day : Amritdhari Sikh Boy forced to remove Kirpan

Sikh Boy Forced To Put Down His Kirpan To Join Yoga Classes
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Chandigarh on Monday evening to participate in the second International Yoga Day celebrations.
He was received at the airport by Punjab and Haryana governor Kaptan Singh Solanki, Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal and his Haryana counterpart Manohar Lal Khattar, official sources said.
Prime minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to perform 45 minutes of yoga asanas along with 30,500 participants at the Capitol Complex between 7am and 7.45 am on Tuesday, a day the Met department has predicted possible rains and thunderstorm in the Union territory.
Capitol Complex, one of the structures in India that is vying for heritage status under the transnational serial dossier, includes buildings such as the Punjab and Haryana high court, Vidhan Sabha, Geometric hill and the Open Hand.
Thousands of security personnel, workers and officials in the government worked round-the-clock in the run-up to the high-profile programme .

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