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A lookback at last year's International Yoga Day

PM Modi will lead the celebrations by participating in a mass demonstration of Common Yoga Protocol in Chandigarh on the day.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 20 June 2016, 05:23:17 PM
A lookback at last year's International Yoga Day

A lookback at last year's International Yoga Day

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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...
A lookback at last year's International Yoga Day

A lookback at last year's International Yoga Day

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi performs yoga along with others at Rajpath during a mass yoga session to mark the International Yoga Day last year.
A lookback at last year's International Yoga Day

A lookback at last year's International Yoga Day

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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.
A lookback at last year's International Yoga Day

A lookback at last year's International Yoga Day

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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.