On the occasion of International Yoga Day, several leaders and politicians, including President Ram Nath Kovind, chief ministers of various states, and several Union ministers, among others, performed yoga.
Since 2015, the International Day of Yoga is celebrated worldwide on June 21 every year. The theme for this year's Yoga day is "Yoga for Humanity".
Take a look at our leaders taking to the yoga mats on this special day.
President Ram Nath Kovind performs yoga at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Photograph: @rashtrapatibhvn/Twitter
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh performs anulom vilom to mark 8th International Day of Yoga. Photograph: @rajnathsingh/Twitter
Union minister Piyush Goyal stretches while doing yoga near the iconic Brahma Sarovar in Kurukshetra, Haryana. Photograph: ANI
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla and other parliamentarians perform Yoga at the premises of the Parliament. Photograph: Vijay Verma/PTI Photo
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman performs yoga during a mass yoga session at the Jantar Mantar in New Delhi. Photograph: Kamal Singh/PTI Photo
Vice President M.Venkaiah Naidu, Union Minister G Kishan Reddy, badminton player P.V. Sindhu attend a yoga session on the International Day of Yoga, at Parade Grounds in Secunderabad. Photograph: PTI Photo
Union Education minister Dharmendra Pradhan performs yoga at Kangra Fort in Himachal Pradesh. Photograph: ANI
BJP president JP Nadda practices Yoga at Noida stadium. Photograph: PTI Photo