World celebrates 4th International Yoga Day

Several Yoga training programmes, camps, seminars, workshops are underway across the world.

World celebrates 4th International Yoga Day
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New Delhi: The whole world on Thursday morning rolled out their Yoga mats to celebrate good health on the fourth International Day of Yoga. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is leading a 50,000-strong enthusiasts in performing asanas in Dehradun's Forest Research Institute (FRI).

Several Yoga training programmes, camps, seminars, workshops are underway across the world.

Yoga guru Ramdev along with Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje is conducting a yoga session in Kota, Rajasthan at RC Ground. A massive crowd got together in front of New Delhi's India Gate, to celebrate the day. Union Minister Prakash Javadekar is leading the yoga session at Mumbai's Marine Drive Promenade.

Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu is participating as the chief guest at an event in Mumbai.

Several Union Ministers also join the celebrations in different parts of the country. 

In Delhi, Union Minister Maneka Gandhi will participate in a Yoga session organized for pregnant women while Union Minister Harsh Vardhan will join the event at Deen Dayal Upadhyay Park.

The first International Day of Yoga was observed all over the world on June 21, 2015, where more than 30,000 people, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, performed yoga asanas (postures) at Rajpath in New Delhi.

With agency inputs

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