On the occasion of International Yoga Day, ministers from the Centre and various state cabinets came out and practised yoga to mark the third anniversary of the event.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to Assam’s Sarbananda Sonowal were seen doing yoga at various events held across the country.
Here’s a glimpse of the events:
Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the event in Lucknow where he was joined by another 50,000 people. Photograph: Doordarshan/Twitter
Putting political differences aside, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal joined Union minister Venkaiah Naidu and the Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal at a yoga event in Delhi. Photograph: ANI/Twitter
Assam's CM Sarbananda Sonowal, Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and Acharya Balkrishna perform Yoga in Guwahati. Photograph: ANI/Twitter
National Democratic Alliance's presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind at an event in Delhi. Photograph: Atul Yadav/PTI Photo
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath joined Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Lucknow event where a downpour wasn't enough to spoil plans. Photograph: ANI/Twitter
Madhya Pradesh Shivraj Singh Chouhan at Yoga Day celebrations in Bhopal. Photograph: ANI/Twitter
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu is deep in meditation as he participates in an event with Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis in Mumbai. Photograph: ANI/Twitter
Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman takes her meditation very seriously during an event to mark third International Yoga Day. Photograph: Press Information Bureau