In Photos: India and the world celebrate International Yoga Day

This year's event highlights Yoga's significant benefits for young minds and bodies. 

Published on Jun 21, 2024 08:45 AM IST 13 Photos

Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the 10th International Day of Yoga celebrations at the Sher-e-Kashmir International Convention Centre (SKICC) in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, on Friday. Since 2015, the Prime Minister has led International Day of Yoga (IDY) celebrations at famous places like Kartavya Path in Delhi, Chandigarh, Dehradun, Ranchi, Lucknow, Mysuru, and even at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.(Narendra Modi (X))

This year's event highlights Yoga's significant benefits for young minds and bodies. The celebration aims to bring thousands together to practice Yoga, promoting health and wellness worldwide.(Narendra Modi (X))

This year's theme, "Yoga for Self and Society," focuses on how yoga helps individuals stay healthy and promotes harmony within communities. (HT Photo)

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In December 2014, the United Nations passed a resolution proposed by India to celebrate the International Day of Yoga on June 21, which marks the Summer Solstice, the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. (HT Photo)

Around the world, Embassies and Indian Missions abroad will participate in the celebrations, showcasing yoga's broad impact. (Indian Embassy in US (X))

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