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Amid Covid, world stretches and twists for Yoga day

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Last updated on: June 21, 2021 15:03 IST
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Yoga remains a ray of hope when world fights Covid pandemic, underscored Prime Minister Narendra Modi today on International Yoga Day.

Here's how the world marked the special day.

 

COVID-19 patients wearing PPE kit perform yoga on International Day of Yoga at Codissia in Coimbatore. Photograph: PTI Photo

Indo-Tibetan Border Police performs Yoga on International Day of Yoga alongside Pangong Tso lake in Ladakh. Photograph: PTI Photo

Girls perform yoga postures on the bank of Hooghly river in Nadia. Photograph: PTI Photo

Himveers of ITBP practice yoga on International Day of Yoga at the banks of Pangong Tso in Ladakh. Photograph: PTI Photo

National Disaster Response Force personnel perform Yoga at Dhurwa Dam in Ranchi. Photograph: PTI Photo

People perform Yoga on International Day of Yoga at Red Fort in New Delhi. Photograph: Arun Sharma/PTI Photo

Indo-Tibetan Border Police personnel perform Yoga on International Day of Yoga, at an altitude of 15,000 ft near a Border Out Post in Ladakh. Photograph: PTI Photo

Children on floating foam mats, perform Yoga on International Day of Yoga, at Yamuna Ghat in New Delhi. Photograph: Kamal Kishore/PTI Photo

Indo-Tibetan Border Police personnel perform Yoga on International Day of Yoga, at an altitude of 18,000 ft in Ladakh. Photograph: PTI Photo

Youth performs Yoga on the banks of the River Ganga in Varanasi. Photograph: PTI Photo

Indian Navy personnel, onboard INS Airavat deployed at Cam Ranh Bay in Vietnam, perform Yoga. Photograph: ANI/Twitter

A participant performs yoga during World Yoga Day, amid the ongoing coronavirus disease pandemic, in the old quarters of Delhi. Photograph: Adnan Abidi/Reuters

Muslim women perform yoga in a temple premises on the occasion of International Yoga Day, amid the ongoing coronavirus disease pandemic, in Mumbai. Photograph: Niharika Kulkarni/Reuters

A student performs Yoga on the occasion of International Day of Yoga, in Srinagar. Photograph: S Irfan/PTI Photo

ITBP troops peform yoga in Ladakh. Photograph: ANI/Twitter

People perform Yoga, on the occasion of the 7th International Day of Yoga 2021, at Lodhi Garden, in New Delhi. Photograph: Press Information Bureau

People gather outside in Doha, Qatar to perform Yoga on World Yoga Day. Photograph: ANI/Twitter
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