International Yoga Day 2017: India celebrates its contribution to the world [Photos]

India and the world is the celebrating the third International Yoga Day on Wednesday.

FP Staff June 21, 2017 12:21:49 IST
India and the world is the celebrating the third International Yoga Day on Wednesday. PTI
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India and the world is the celebrating the third International Yoga Day on Wednesday. PTI
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the International Yoga Day in Lucknow, in the presence of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. Reuters
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the International Yoga Day in Lucknow, in the presence of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. Reuters
Over 55,000 people attended the yoga camp inaugurated by the prime minister. Reuters
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Over 55,000 people attended the yoga camp inaugurated by the prime minister. Reuters
Prime Minister Modi and his cabinet inaugurated several yoga camps across the country. Reuters
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Prime Minister Modi and his cabinet inaugurated several yoga camps across the country. Reuters
BJP president Amit Shah inaugurated the yoga camp in Ahmedabad, which was also graced by Baba Ramdev and state chief minister Vijay Rupani. Reuters
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BJP president Amit Shah inaugurated the yoga camp in Ahmedabad, which was also graced by Baba Ramdev and state chief minister Vijay Rupani. Reuters
The International Yoga Day was celebrated with gusto across the world, with at least 180 countries conducting the event. AP
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The International Yoga Day was celebrated with gusto across the world, with at least 180 countries conducting the event. AP
Modi said since the United Nations declared 21 June as the International Day for Yoga, awareness about yoga had been rising the world over leading to creation of a new job market.(AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
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Modi said since the United Nations declared 21 June as the International Day for Yoga, awareness about yoga had been rising the world over leading to creation of a new job market.(AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
From the United Nations to the Great Wall of China, from Machu Pichu to Milan, yoga fever gripped the world. AP
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From the United Nations to the Great Wall of China, from Machu Pichu to Milan, yoga fever gripped the world. AP
Ina rare show of unity, AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal and BJP leader Venkaiah Naidu performed Yoga together. AP
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Ina rare show of unity, AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal and BJP leader Venkaiah Naidu performed Yoga together. AP