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International Yoga Day 2019 in pictures: ITBP personnel River Yoga, World celebrate Yoga day

Over 1.5 crore people across the world performed Asanas to celebrate the 5th International Yoga Day 2019. In India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the World Yoga Day 2019 celebrations by performing various Asanas at the Prabhat Tara ground in Ranchi. Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh led the Yoga day celebrations at Rajpath in national capital Delhi. Indian defence forces also performed Yoga in desert, river and glacier. United Nations also promoted Yoga as an exercise that brings thoughts and actions together.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 21 June 2019, 08:39:53 AM
Image twitted by renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik.

Image twitted by renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik.

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Over 1.5 crore people across the world performed Asanas to celebrate the 5th International Yoga Day 2019. In India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the World Yoga Day 2019 celebrations by performing various Asanas at the Prabhat Tara ground in Ranchi. Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh led the Yoga day celebrations at Rajpath in national capital Delhi. Indian defence forces also performed Yoga in desert, river and glacier. United Nations also promoted Yoga as an exercise that brings thoughts and actions together.
In pictures: International Yoga Day 2019

In pictures: International Yoga Day 2019

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday performed Yoga with around 40,000 enthusiasts at the Prabhat Tara ground in Ranchi and said that everybody should practice the ancient Indian discipline lifelong.
In pictures: International Yoga Day 2019

In pictures: International Yoga Day 2019

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UAE Minister of Tolerance Sheikh Nahayan Bin Mubarak Al Nahayan with the Charge de Affairs’ of the Indian Embassy Smita Pant and the leading Indian businessman B R Shetty at the 5th International Day of Yoga at Umm al Emarat Park in Abu Dhabi.
In pictures: International Yoga Day 2019

In pictures: International Yoga Day 2019

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"Yoga brings thought & action together in harmony and helps promote spiritual & emotional well-being," the United Nations promoted the ancient Indian discipline.
In pictures: International Yoga Day 2019

In pictures: International Yoga Day 2019

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Yoga demonstration by Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre Kathmandu at the Boudhanath Stupa, one of the UNESCO Cultural Heritage Sites in Kathmandu, Nepal.
In pictures: International Yoga Day 2019

In pictures: International Yoga Day 2019

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Indian Army Soldiers performed Yoga Asanas at Himalyan glaciers in chilling temperature. "Our fit & fearless soldiers Indian Army practice Yoga on the icy heights of Himalayan Ranges. We are committed for having healthy & fit India," the Army tweeted the image.
In pictures: International Yoga Day 2019

In pictures: International Yoga Day 2019

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The defence forces took part in Yoga celebrations with great enthusiasm. Army soldiers performed Yoga in the Thar desert in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer.
In pictures: International Yoga Day 2019

In pictures: International Yoga Day 2019

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World's smallest woman Jyoti Amge performed Yoga in Maharashtra's Nagpur.
In pictures: International Yoga Day 2019

In pictures: International Yoga Day 2019

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Not just humans but animals are also doing Yoga. Indian Army's dog unit performed yoga Asanas with their instructors.
In pictures: International Yoga Day 2019

In pictures: International Yoga Day 2019

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Vice President Venkaiah Naidu celebrated the International Day of Yoga with Prajapita Brahma Kumaris Ishwariya Vishwa Vidyalaya members at the historic Red Fort Grounds in Delhi.