PM Narendra Modi celebrates International Yoga Day at Dehradun; Know how India is celebrating


21 June is International Yoga Day. It is the fourth year of celebration since its inception in 2015. Many celebs have made yoga an indispensable part of their lives including PM Narendra Modi. We all know that PM leads the gathering of yoga participants every year. This year, he led approximately 50,000 people Forest Research Institute in Dehradun. Know the details about the event.

While addressing the event, PM Modi said, “Yoga has emerged as the biggest unifying force in the world.” He also said that in fats changing world, yoga gives people peace. It binds their mind, body and soul. PM reached the venue around 6:30 am and performed yoga along with those gathered there.

Indian PM also urged people to do yoga through his tweet. He asked people to embrace yoga and get rid of non-communicable diseases, stress and lifestyle related ailments. He asked youth to teach yoga to others and create a healthy planet.

For attending the International Yoga Day celebrations, PM arrived in Dehradun late last evening and welcomed by Uttarakhand Governor Krishna Kant Paul, Chief Minister TS Rawat and other leaders and officials.

Like PM, many other union ministers have also attended yoga programs at various places across India. Yoga day celebrations held at various places like Airports Authority of India in Delhi, the premises of Nepal Police Academy, Guwahati’s Kamakhya temple, US Embassy in Delhi, in cold desert of Ladakh, Raj Bhawan in Lucknow and many other places. In fact, commoners and celebrities also shared their videos and images performing yoga. Check out the images.

On the occasion of fourth International Yoga Day, a great vigour can be seen in people about performing yoga across India. People have accepted yoga as a way to change their lives. Not only Indians but also the whole world has accepted the power of yoga. Yoga has changed enormous lives and brought smiles to people.