A lookback at last year's International Yoga Day
Updated On : 20 Jun 2016,05:23 PM
PM Modi will lead the celebrations by participating in a mass demonstration of Common Yoga Protocol in Chandigarh on the day. Modi said in a video message: For the main event, the emphasis this year will be on participation of Divyangs, the nomenclature coined by PM Modi for differently-abled, youths and people from economically weaker sections. “When I outlined a vision for an International Yoga Day in September 2014 at the UN General Assembly, even I did not anticipate the enormous enthusiasm from all corners of the world.” “Yoga is much more than physical exercise...” Here is a lookback at last year's Yoga Day...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi performs yoga along with others at Rajpath during a mass yoga session to mark the International Yoga Day last year.
While addressing the 69th session of United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on September 27, 2014, PM Modi urged the world community to adopt an international Day of Yoga.
On June 21, 2015, first International Day of Yoga was celebrated all over the world with immense enthusiasm. People across the world joined in large numbers.