The spiritual guru Sri Sri stressed on the importance of yoga and said it was important to save the youth of Punjab by making the state drug free.
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar will be in Chandigarh on June 9 for the inauguration of the Yoga Festival, which will officially set the tone for the celebration of International Yoga Day on June 21 in the Tricity.
AOL claimed that there has been no scientific assessment of pre and post situation of the floodplains till now
The NGT had refused to prohibit the World Culture Festival, but slapped a fine of Rs. 5 cr on the foundation for damaging biodiversity of the ecologically sensitive floodplains.
The annual ‘I Meditate Africa’ campaign of the foundation, now in its fourth year, has grown exponentially from just 10,000 at its inception, the NGO said.
According to the plea, the AOL founder had called the NGT’s order “politically motivated”.
The National Green Tribunal has been brushed off, and it is its own fault.
“I tried to initiate peace talks with the ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) recently but they sent me a photograph of a beheaded body of a man. Thus, my effort for a peace dialogue with the ISIS ended,” he said.
In an official email, AOL had listed the agencies that would be involved in cleaning up the Yamuna floodplains, the festival venue, and said a team of volunteers would participate in the exercise.
For the task, the Army has deployed one company comprising at least 100 personnel, who are further divided into sections of 10 men each.
The NGT had last week imposed an initial fine of Rs 5 crore on Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s AOL for the damage being caused to the floodplains, but had allowed its World Culture Festival to go on as “fait accompli”.
Delhi police have arrested 30 people, including four women, for the alleged thefts.
As the evening progressed, the loudest cheer came for the Japanese troupe that brought to the fore their acrobatic skills set to pop and house music.
He claimed that his Foundation has already received invitation from Australia, Mexico and other nations for holding the next edition of the event.
Hema Malini shared that her “great regret” is missing the three-day Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s grand event in Delhi.