Lakhs Of People Gathered In Different Parts Of Country To Celebrate International Day Of Yoga
Updated: June 21, 2019 07:10 IST
On the occasion of fifth International Yoga Day, lakhs of people have gathered in different parts of the country for the celebrations. The theme of 5th International Yoga Day 2019 is "Climate Action". The main Yoga Day event is held in Jharkhand's Ranchi where Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be performing Yoga along with the other participants.
The idea of the International Day of Yoga was first proposed by PM Modi during his speech at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on September 27, 2014.
ITBP personnel perform yoga at an altitude of 19000 ft near OP Dorjila in Sikkim at minus 15 degrees Celsius temperature on International Day of Yoga.
ITBP personnel perform yoga at 14000 ft near Rohtang Pass at minus 10 Degrees Celsius temperatures on # International Day of Yoga.
The UN General Assembly had declared that June 21 would be observed as International Day of Yoga every year in December 2014 based on a request from PM Modi.
Personnel of 9th Battalion of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) perform 'River Yoga' in Digaru river on International Day of Yoga near Teju, Lohitpur.
ITBP troops of ATS Lohitpur, perform yoga with their dogs and horses on International Day of Yoga.
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, Governor Acharya Devvrat and others observed two minutes of silence to pay last respects to the people who died in Kullu bus accident yesterday. They are present at an event organised in Shimla on International Da of Yoga.
Indo-Tibetan Border Police personnel deployed in Chhattisgarh perform yoga on International Day of Yoga.
ITBP personnel participate in yoga practice session in Leh on International Day of Yoga.
Actor Shilpa Shetty at Yoga day event at the Gateway of India in Mumbai.