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International Yoga Day Live Updates: PM Modi Performs Asanas With Volunteers In Dehradun

In the run-up to International Yoga Day, PM Modi has taken to social media to share the intricacies of various asanas.

International Yoga Day Live Updates: PM Modi Performs Asanas With Volunteers In Dehradun

International Yoga Day 2018: PM Modi performed Yoga along with over 50,000 volunteers

New Delhi: PM Modi led an estimated 50, 000 volunteers to mark the fourth anniversary of International Yoga Day. Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu along with several Union Ministers also hosted similar events across the country. PM Modi said that Yoga acted as a force in unifying the world and also performed various asanas as part of the celebrations. The event in Dehradun was held at the Forest Research Institute, which has been spruced up and security across Dehradun tightened. PM Modi was welcomed at the Dehradun airport by Uttarakhand Governor Krishna Kant Paul, Chief Minister TS Rawat and other leaders and officials. Union ministers Rajnath Singh, Nitin Gadkari, Suresh Prabhu, Uma Bharti, Ram Vilas Paswan, Ravi Shankar Prasad also took part in yoga events in Lucknow, Nagpur, Chennai, Rudraprayag, Hajipur and Patna respectively. Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu was present in Mumbai at a yoga event organized by a non-profit run by BJP's Mumbai unit chief Ashish Shelar. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis was also present on the occasion.


Here are the live updates of International Yoga Day celebrations:

Jun 21, 2018 12:33 (IST)
Jun 21, 2018 12:14 (IST)
Jun 21, 2018 11:54 (IST)
Jun 21, 2018 11:50 (IST)
Embrace yoga for a healthier planet: PM Modi 

Jun 21, 2018 11:47 (IST)
Jun 21, 2018 11:42 (IST)
International Yoga Day: Shilpa Shetty Teaches Us The Simplest Yoga Asana. Take Notes

Shilpa Shetty has been religiously practicing yoga for several years now
Jun 21, 2018 11:40 (IST)
Jun 21, 2018 11:39 (IST)
Jun 21, 2018 11:35 (IST)
Glad to see citizens of Lucknow showing enthusiasm in Yoga: Rajnath Singh

Jun 21, 2018 11:32 (IST)
Yoga "Very Apt For The UN", Says Its Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed
Yoga is "very apt" for the UN and in today's complex world where stress and delusion are prevalent, the ancient Indian physical and mental practice plays a central role for wellness and peace of the mind and body, UN Deputy Secretary-General has said.
Jun 21, 2018 10:06 (IST)
Union minister Smriti Irani and Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar participated in International Yoga Day programmes in Chandigarh and Jhajjar. Ms Irani performed asanas along with around 4,000 enthusiasts at the event. Chandigarh MP Kirron Kher and Chandigarh unit BJP chief Sanjay Tandon were also present.
Jun 21, 2018 09:40 (IST)
Jun 21, 2018 09:22 (IST)
Jun 21, 2018 09:11 (IST)

Yoga should be a part of our daily lives: Venkaiah Naidu

Jun 21, 2018 09:00 (IST)
International Yoga Day: Kangana Ranaut Performs Yoga In London. See Pics
Kangana Ranaut celebrates International Yoga Day in London

Jun 21, 2018 08:49 (IST)
Jun 21, 2018 08:45 (IST)
Jun 21, 2018 08:38 (IST)
Piyush Goyal participates in International Yoga Day in Noida

Jun 21, 2018 08:13 (IST)

Indo-Tibetan Border Police personnel perform yoga at an altitude of 18,000 feet

Jun 21, 2018 08:09 (IST)
Jun 21, 2018 08:08 (IST)
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Jun 21, 2018 07:59 (IST)
International Yoga Day: Top 5 Quotes From Prime Minister Narendra Modi In Dehradun

Prime Minister Narendra Modi led over 50,000 volunteers in Dehradun today morning to mark the fourth International Yoga Day celebrations. In his address at Forest Research Institute, the Prime Minister said, "people across the country are welcoming the sun today. From Dehradun to Dublin, there's only Yoga." Indians should be proud of their traditions and only then will the world be proud of them, the Prime Minister said before performing yoga asanas along with thousands of volunteers at the venue."
Jun 21, 2018 07:53 (IST)
BSF celebrates International Yoga Day

Jun 21, 2018 07:50 (IST)
Jun 21, 2018 07:48 (IST)
Jun 21, 2018 07:45 (IST)
Yoga is an art of living, says UNESCO on International Yoga Day

Jun 21, 2018 07:35 (IST)
Union Minister Prakash Javadekar participates in International Yoga Day celebrations in Mumbai 

Jun 21, 2018 07:26 (IST)

Eastern Navy's submarine staff participates in International Yoga Day

Jun 21, 2018 07:20 (IST)
Instead of increasing suffering, Yoga heals, says PM Modi; performs asanas with over 50,000 people in Dehradun

Jun 21, 2018 07:14 (IST)
PM Modi performs asanas on International Yoga Day 

Jun 21, 2018 07:12 (IST)
Jun 21, 2018 07:11 (IST)
Admiral Sunil Lanba CNS joins the naval fraternity for Yoga at New Delhi

Jun 21, 2018 07:08 (IST)

Yoga has emerged as the biggest unifying force in the world: PM

Jun 21, 2018 07:07 (IST)
"If we regularly practice pranyam and asanas, we can minimise illness around us. Yoga plays an important role in promoting health. I urge all the people in the nation to practice yoga and those too who have never tried it," PM Modi
Jun 21, 2018 07:03 (IST)
Yoga has shown the world the way from illness to wellness: PM Modi

PM Modi said that Yoga was the perfect solution to the problems we face every day and that the way to lead a calm life is yoga adding that it helps in defeating anxiety. "Practicising yoga helps in spreading peace, brotherhood," he said. 

Jun 21, 2018 07:02 (IST)
From Stockholm to Sao Paolo, Yoga is influencing lives of millions: PM Modi
Jun 21, 2018 07:01 (IST)

PM Modi said Indians should be proud of their traditions and only then the world will be proud of them. He further said that the world has embraced yoga today. "In fact, Yoga day has become one of the mass movements for good health and well-being," he added.

Jun 21, 2018 07:00 (IST)
"When divisional forces come to power, it breaks things. Amidst all of that, Yoga unites a person's soul, mind and body. It also unites a person with his or her family and then society which in turn spreads humanity across the world," PM Modi

Jun 21, 2018 06:58 (IST)
People across the country are welcoming the sun. From Dehradun to Dublin, there's only Yoga. Be it the tall mountains of Himalaya or deserts of Rajasthan, Jakarta to Johanesburng, Yoga is inspiring people everywhere, says PM Modi
Jun 21, 2018 06:58 (IST)
The mountains here have always inspired people for Yoga and Ayurveda. Even when the simplest of men come here, they have a different kind of experience
Jun 21, 2018 06:45 (IST)
Navy personnel perform yoga at eastern naval command in Visakhapatnam

Jun 21, 2018 06:39 (IST)
PM Modi reaches Forest Research Institute in Dehradun, to lead International Yoga Day

Jun 21, 2018 06:34 (IST)

Ms Vasundhara Raje and Acharya Balkrishna also performed yoga in with Baba Ramdev Kota

Jun 21, 2018 06:30 (IST)
PM Modi greets people on International Yoga Day 

PM Modi, who is to lead an estimated 50,000 volunteers today in Dehradun to mark the fourth International Yoga Day celebrations, greeted people on the occasion. 

Jun 21, 2018 06:27 (IST)
PM Modi wished yoga enthusiasts across the world saying yoga is one of the most precious gifts given by the ancient Indian sages to humankind. "Yoga is not just a set of exercises that keeps the body fit. It is a passport to health assurance, a key to fitness and wellness", he said. Adding that he was looking forward to the occasion, he also tweeted a picture of the venue from Dehradun.