Japan celebrates India’s Independence

August 17th, 2009 - 7:03 pm ICT by IBNS  

Kolkata, Aug 17 (IBNS) Indo-Japan Association (IJA) and Ghosh Yoga Institute (GYI), Japan celebrated 63rd Anniversary of India’s Independence on Saturday in a befitting manner there.

According to report received here on Monday from GYI, Tokyo, to mark the occasion, the organisation arranged yoga classes and other interesting programs there .

Guided by its founder Jibananda Ghosh, GYI, which is spreading the message of Yoga in Japan for last 40 years and IJA, which is organizing cross cultural programs, both at Japan and Kolkata for more than one and a half decades, organized special yoga classes at the Public Prosecutor’s office under Japanese ministry of Justice.

Jibanada Ghosh said the idea of holding these programs is to help overcome mental stress and depression and enhance performance level in all spheres of life. These were also meant to bridge friendship between India and Japan leading to international peace and harmony, Ghosh said.

Those who attended these popular programs included Toshiaki Hiwatari- Prosecutor General of Supreme Public Prosecutor’s office, Makoto Hayashi- Director, Ministry of Justice , Kajumi Okamura- Director of Justice at Criminal Affairs Division, Saichiro Misumi, former Director General of Indo-Japan Association , Angshuman Ghosh- Director of Indo-Japan Association and Hirayuki Iida- CEO of Mulodo Inc. Ltd, Japan.

GYI and IJA as part of celebrations also made donation to Japan Charity Fund, Japan Red Cross, NHK Charity Fund and Ashai Shinbun Charity Fund.

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