By Khushi Pal
Published Jun 21, 2024

Hindustan Times
In Focus

International Yoga Day celebrations in India: From PM Modi to students, see pics

Every year, June 21 is observed as International Yoga Day to spread awareness on the benefits of practising this ancient wellness activity. 

Let's take a look at yoga celebrations across the country. 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi celebrated Yoga Day at Sher-i-Kashmir International Conference Centre (SKICC) in Srinagar. 

Check out this pic from the yoga day celebrations held at Janeshwar Mishra Park in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.

Students from pre-primary to junior college celebrated Yoga Day at Abhinav Education Society's English Medium School and Junior College at Ambegaon, Maharashtra. 

Here is a look at a woman performing yoga at Marine drive in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.

NCC cadets practiced Yoga at the Gomti Riverfront in Lucknow.

A group of people celebrated the day by practicing yoga asanas at Marine Drive, Mumbai. 

Check out this pic of Army personnel performing yoga in the higher Pir Panjal ranges along the Line of Control. 

Here is a pic featuring Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath practising yoga at an event in Lucknow. 

Foreign Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar celebrated the International Day of Yoga alongside other diplomats.