International Yoga Day updates: Ministers, CMs, citizens join PM Modi to celebrate this Day
New Delhi, June 21: On the fifth International Yoga Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi led Yoga Day celebrations and performed asanas at a ground in Ranchi on Friday along with 40,000 others while other BJP leaders, Union ministers and yoga enthusiasts did the same in other cities across the country.
Appealing to people to take yoga to all sections of society, Prime Minister said yoga is above everything. He also urged people to make yoga an integral part of life.
Modi has been sharing an asan a day on the social media and urging people to join the movement.
Several programmes associated with the International Day of Yoga were also organised with great enthusiasm in various countries.
Here are the Highlights:
वसुवैध कुटुंबकम् ...!— Devendra Fadnavis (@Dev_Fadnavis) June 21, 2019
Entire world unites today to join India, in its efforts to fulfil the dream of a strong and healthy world, as we celebrate #InternationalYogaDay !
Saluting Hon @narendramodi ji for this historic initiative ! pic.twitter.com/4FJAOTUM1k
Yogah citta vrtti nirodhah..Yoga Sutra 1.2 Patanjali 🙏🏼 Yoga is the journey of the self, through the self, to the self..Bhagwad Gita. Yoga is not religion, it’s science of integrating body, mind and soul. Yoga day Every day and yet Happy #InternationalYogaDay 🙏🏼 pic.twitter.com/9XZP7sAw2T— Urmila Matondkar (@OfficialUrmila) June 21, 2019