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People around the world celebrate International Yoga Day

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Published : Jun 21, 2017, 11:31 am IST
Updated : Aug 12, 2017, 4:15 pm IST
Millions of yoga enthusiasts around the globe take part in a mass yoga sessions to mark the third International Yoga Day which falls on June 21 every year. (Photo: PIB)
Millions of yoga enthusiasts around the globe take part in a mass yoga sessions to mark the third International Yoga Day which falls on June 21 every year. (Photo: PIB)
Coatia: International Yoga Day was declared unanimously by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on December 11, 2014. (Photo: PIB)
Coatia: International Yoga Day  was declared unanimously by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on December 11, 2014. (Photo: PIB)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi performs yoga along with thousands of others during a mass yoga event on 3rd International Yoga Day in Lucknow, on Wednesday. (Photo: PIB)
 Prime Minister Narendra Modi performs yoga along with thousands of others during a mass yoga event on 3rd International Yoga Day in Lucknow, on Wednesday. (Photo: PIB)
Nepalese women perform Yoga during International Yoga day in Kathmandu, Nepal, Wednesday, June 21, 2017. (Photo AP)
Nepalese women perform Yoga during International Yoga day in Kathmandu, Nepal, Wednesday, June 21, 2017. (Photo AP)
International Yoga Day celebrations in Cancun, Mexico. (Photo: PIB)
International Yoga Day celebrations in Cancun, Mexico.  (Photo: PIB)
The crew of the Indian Navy's Eastern Fleet practices yoga on board a vessel in the Indian Ocean. (Photo: PIB)
The crew of the Indian Navy's Eastern Fleet practices yoga on board a vessel in the Indian Ocean.  (Photo: PIB)
Air Force: Indian airforce practicing Yoga along with their familes on International Yoga Day 2017 at MC,Nagpur.(Photo: PIB)
Air Force:  Indian airforce practicing Yoga along with their familes on International Yoga Day 2017 at MC,Nagpur.(Photo: PIB)
In Zimbabwe, International Day of Yoga is being held in various parts like Harare, Bulawayo, Mutare, Gweru, Kwekwe and Victoria Falls. (Photo: PIB)
In Zimbabwe, International Day of Yoga is being held in various parts like Harare, Bulawayo, Mutare, Gweru, Kwekwe and Victoria Falls. (Photo: PIB)
Great wall: Yoga enthusiasts participate in a mass yoga session at Great Wall of China in Beijing, a day ahead of the International Yoga Day on Tuesday. (Photo: PIB)
Great wall: Yoga enthusiasts participate in a mass yoga session at Great Wall of China in Beijing, a day ahead of the International Yoga Day on Tuesday.  (Photo: PIB)
Indian Army: An Indian yoga instructor leads a large group of Indian army soldiers at a yoga session to mark International Yoga Day in Bangalore, India, Wednesday, June 21, 2017. (Photo: PIB)
Indian Army:  An Indian yoga instructor leads a large group of Indian army soldiers at a yoga session to mark International Yoga Day in Bangalore, India, Wednesday, June 21, 2017. (Photo: PIB)
Dozens gather at the United Nations headquarters in New York, USA, on International Yoga Day. (Photo: PIB)
Dozens gather at the United Nations headquarters in New York, USA, on International Yoga Day.  (Photo: PIB)
Yoga enthusiasts perform yoga on International Day of Yoga at Machu Picchu, high in the Andes Mountains of Peru, organized by Indian Embassy in Lima. Peru June 20, 2017. (Photo: AP)
Yoga enthusiasts perform yoga on International Day of Yoga at Machu Picchu, high in the Andes Mountains of Peru, organized by Indian Embassy in Lima. Peru June 20, 2017. (Photo: AP)
Yoga practitioners participate in a mass yoga session on 3rd International Yoga Day in Finland on Wednesday. (Photo: PIB)
Yoga practitioners participate in a mass yoga session on 3rd International Yoga Day in Finland on Wednesday.  (Photo: PIB)

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