PM Modi performs asanas along with thousands of yoga enthusiasts braving early morning drizzles. Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the country-wide celebrations in Lucknow, where an estimated 55,000 enthusiasts, including Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, stretched an extra muscle in various yogic postures.
International Yoga Day 2017 was adopted by the United Nations in 2014.
Elaborate security arrangements were put in place inthe city to ensure no untoward incident.
The third edition of the celebrations playedout at several venues.
PM Narendra Modi participates in mass yoga demonstration at Ramabai Ambedkar Maidan in Lucknow.