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Yoga connecting world, says Modi as millions stretch and bend

Yoga connecting world, says Modi as millions stretch and bend

Indian corporates celebrated International Yoga Day today and shared their thoughts on microblogging site Twitter. "But now yoga is becoming a part of people's daily life not just in India but across the world", the Prime Minister said in his address to thousands.

"Yoga has connected the world with India", Modi, looking relaxed in white track trousers and blue-collared T-shirt, told a cheering crowd. Today marking the third International Yoga Day, Minister for Science & Technology Dr. Harshvardhan has unveiled a new mobile app called, "Celebrating Yoga" to mark the day.

On Wednesday the United Nations headquarters in NY lit up with images of poses, among the events being held across more than 100 countries to mark the third International Yoga Day.

Addressing the enthusiastic and vociferous gathering, the Prime Minister conveyed his greetings from Lucknow to all those joining the Yoga Day celebrations across India.

The Consulate General of India in Johannesburg along with the volunteers of the Art of Living Foundation and yoga school trainers organised the event at a park in the township. At the end everyone in the stadium performed the Common Yoga Protocol. Some people organise the camp for the public and teach them about benefits of Yogasanas.




The global day for yoga is celebrated annually since its inception in 2015.

The First International Yoga Day was held on June 21, 2015 at Rajpath in the national capital with over 200 million people across the country and over 37,000 people in Delhi alone. He said Yoga as cheap health insurance. Yoga Education and Courses in IndiaA degree can help advance career in Yoga With the world, once again, turning toward yoga to stay fit both physically and mentally, there has also been an upsurge in courses related to yoga.

The PM donning a white t-shirt and loose pants, also performed the asanas along with around 50,000 other participants.

Union ministers Venkaiah Naidu and Vijay Goel, Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and NDA's presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind has also joined the celebrations in Delhi's Connaught Place.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh to celebrate the third edition of International Yoga Day - also International Day of Yoga and World Yoga Day - on Wednesday, June 21.


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