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Winners of online Blogging Contest - ‘My Life- My Yoga’

Embassy of India, Muscat, organized a special event on 20th June 2020, on virtual platform, to celebrate the 6th International Day of Yoga (IDY) which saw enthusiastic participation of many Yoga lovers in Muscat. The theme of this year’s IDY celebration was ‘Yoga at Home and Yoga with Family’.

An online Blogging Contest with the theme ‘My Life- My Yoga’ was launched by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on 31st May 2020. With the support of Ministry of Ayush, Indian Council for Cultural Relations and Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India a global contest was organized and entries were invited till 21 June, 2020. A large number of Yoga professionals and Yoga lovers, including children, participated in the contest. Embassy of India would like  to appreciate contribution  of  all Yoga enthusiasts who made the contest a success in the Sultanate of Oman. An eminent panel of  Yoga experts have evaluated the entries and recommended their selection to the Embassy. The Embassy of India congratulates the following winners in different categories of the contest:






Male Youth

First - RO 100.000

Master Alfred Benoy



Second RO 50.000

Master Aditya Onkar Bhutada


Female Youth

First - RO 100.000

Miss Dhanyasri Parthan Venkateshwaran



Second RO 50.000

Miss Sree Vaishnavi Jeyakumar


Male Adult

First - RO 100.000

Mr. Vishwanatha Jayaraman



Second RO 50.000

Mr. Dev Sing Dattatray Patil


Female Adult

First - RO 100.000

Ms. Sudha Sashikanth



Second RO 50.000

Ms. Deepa Kizhekkiveetil


Male Professional

First - RO 100.000

Mr. Marksim Karki Muthukrishnan



Second RO 50.000

Mr. Tirtha Chandan Patra


Female Professional

First - RO 100.000

Ms. Sudha Pattabhiraman



Second RO 50.000

Ms. Anuradha Murugan

The Embassy will contact the winners separately for collection of their cash awards and they are eligible to contest for Global Prizes, which will be announced by the Ministry of Ayush next month.




Muscat, 13 July 2020