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PHOTOS: Here is how Indians are celebrating International Yoga Day

June 21, 2016 13:40 IST

Indians  celebrated the second International Day of Yoga on Tuesday at different parts of the country

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Noted sand artist Sudarshan Pattnaik’s message at the Puri beach in Odisha.


An instructor leads thousands of Yoga enthusiasts at a stadium in Guwahati.


A rainbow appears in the sky as NCC cadets perform yoga at a ground in Kolkata. Photograph: PTI


Yoga champs showcase their skills at a school in Hyderabad.


At the Kamlavati Higher Secondary School in Sahupuram, Tuticorin district, Tamil Nadu the excitement was there for all to see. 525 students from class VI to VIII had lined up half-an-hour before the allotted time to do Yoga. Photograph: A Ganesh Nadar


Members of Madhya Pradesh Backward Class Commission Laxmi Narayan Yadav with his nephew Yash and niece Tanvi performs Jal Yoga at a swimming pool in Bhopal on Monday. Photograph: PTI


World's smallest living woman, Jyoti Amge takes part in yoga session.


Students of the Kamala Mehta Blind School at Dadar practice Pranayam in Dadar, Mumbai


An instructor leads thousands of Yoga enthusiasts at a stadium in Guwahati.


The International Yoga day being celebrated at Murud Jangira in Raigad district, Maharashtra.


An instructor leads thousands of Yoga enthusiasts at a stadium in Guwahati.


The national capital celebrated the second International Yoga Day today with Delhiites turning out in large numbers at several venues earmarked for yoga demonstrations.


Connaught Place was packed with an estimated 10,000 volunteers, who had started assembling before dawn for the event that started at 5:30 am. Participants lined the three radial roads -- inner, middle and outer circle- for the mega event.

Apart from Connaught Place, the AYUSH Ministry organised the event at six other locations- LodhiGarden, NehruPark, TalkatoraGarden, SwarnJayantiPark in Rohini, Yamuna Sports Complex in Patparganj and DistrictPark in Dwarka. At least 100 Resident Welfare Associations identified by the ministry also hosted Yoga Day events.