Bengaluru, June 21: The world celebrated International Yoga Day on Sunday, June 21 and India led the world to perform yoga.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the first International Yoga Day celebrations in the country, defining yoga as a means to train the human mind to begin a new era of peace and harmony.
While the day began with yoga, kids across the world also celebrated the day as it was Father's Day. This is a day which is celebrated honouring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society.
Many countries celebrate it on the third Sunday of June, though it is also celebrated widely on other days by many other countries.
Micro-blogging site Twitter has been flooded with wishes. Many celebrities including Shahrukh Khan, Sania Mirza and many others tweeted with "Happy Father's Day" wishes.
Here are a few tweets on Father's Day:
To my Mentor and father in the Lord.REV SEMION AFOLABI.you have lead well and am still following .HAPPY FATHERS DAY.
To my Mentor and father in the Lord.REV SEMION AFOLABI.you have lead well and am still following .HAPPY FATHERS DAY.— idah pee (@IdahPeterside) June 21, 2015
Happy fathers days to all the single mothersraising their children, it's no mean taskassuming both roles
Happy fathers days to all the single mothersraising their children, it's no mean taskassuming both roles— WeAreNakuru (@wills_254) June 21, 2015