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Yoga on high seas and difficult terrain

June 21, 2016 12:45 IST

From ice-capped Siachen, the highest battlefield in the world, to the warships off South Korea, Indian armed forces on Tuesday joined the International Yoga Day celebrations.

Coverage: Yoga Day 2016

Army Chief Dalbir Singh Suhag, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha and Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba joined defence personnel and their families in Yoga sessions to commemmoorate the occasion.

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Image: Sailors and officers do Yoga on the helo-decks of Indian Navy warships INS Sahyadri, Shakti & Sahyadri off Korea. Photograph: @SpokespersonMoD/Twitter


Image: Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha joins Indian Air Force personnel at Wellingdon Camp, Air Force Station, New Delhi. Photograph: @SpokespersonMoD/Twitter


Image: Coast Guard personnel performing yoga onboard Indian Coast Guard Ship Sagar. Photograph: @SpokespersonMoD/Twitter


Image: 3000 National Cadet Corps cadets performing Yoga at Maidan Grounds in Kolkata. Photograph: @SpokespersonMoD/Twitter


Image: Yoga onboard aircraft carrier Viraat. Photograph: Sahil Salvi


Image: Indian Army soldiers at Siachen permorm yoga. Photograph: DRDO/Twitter


Image: The DRDO team at the research station in Antarctica observe Yoga Day. Photograph: DRDO/Twitter


Image: Another view of yoga being performed on board the Indian Navy stealth frigate INS Sahyadri off the Korea coast. Photograph: @SpokespersonMoD/Twitter


Image: Chief of Army Staff General Dalbir Singh joins Army personnel and families for a Yoga session at Delhi Cantonment. Photograph: @SpokespersonMoD/Twitter


Image: ITBP troops perform Yoga in Aundhi, Rajnandgaon (Chhattisgarh). Photograph: PIB/Twitter


Image: Sailors and officers at sea in the North West Pacific ocean perform Yoga on the docks in South Korea. Photograph: @SpokespersonMoD/Twitter


Image: On international yoga day the Madurai district police organised a yoga camp for the men in khaki, which saw a full turnout. Photograph Courtesy: Vijyendra Bidari/Facebook