International Yoga Day
For about 20 minutes PM Modi & CM Yogi performs asanas with 50,000 people in the rain at Lucknow Ambedkar Sabha Sthal. The participation of PM Modi & CM Yogi has converted the third International Yoga Day into a grand event. The venue is full of huge LED screens so that the participants can easily perform the asanas and postures as instructed to them. Indian missions in the Netherlands, Trinidad and Tobago, and the United States, along with other countries, are organizing programmes on yoga with uncountable number of participants from various sections of society. On 11th December, 2014 The United Nations declared 21st June as the International Yoga Day. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley tweeted “Compliments to everyone on #YogaDay #IDY2017,”.
Here we are presenting updates of International Yoga Day 2017:
Union minister Nirmala Sitharaman participated in International Yoga Day in Palakkad, Kerala.
President Pranab Mukherjee told some of the benefits of Yoga to enthusiastic children, youths and elderly people at Rashtrapati Bhawan, he said “Regular practice of yoga will not only help you have a fit body and a sound mind, but it will also take care of all disorders — mental and otherwise.”
Indo-Tibetan Border Police jawans performed yoga in Ladakh at a freezing temperature of -25 degrees.
Nearly 4,000 people performed yoga at the iconic Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company in the UAE.
INS Jalashwa & INS Kirch in the Bay of Bengal performed Yoga on-board.
NDA’s choice for President, Ram Nath Kovind, at Delhi’s Connaught Place performed Yoga Asanas
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal performed yoga in Central Park, Connaught Place.
The Prime Minister stepped down from the stage and joined the crowd on his yoga mat. PM Modi said “Many countries who do not even know our language or culture but Yoga has connected India to the world”
Yoga guru Ramdev started performing the asanas, Amit Shah and others join him. BJP chief Amit Shah, yoga guru Ramdev and Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani have started with their meditation in Ahmedabad. Yogi Adityanath performed warming up exercises. “I welcome the Prime Minister to Lucknow and am happy he is joining the Yoga Day celebrations here with us,” said Yogi Adityanath.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath performed Yoga with 51,000 people at Lucknow’s Ramabhai Ambedkar Sabha Sthal.
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