PM Modi Surprisingly Performs Yoga at Rajpath
By Online Desk | Published: 21st June 2015 06:48 AM |
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today led the first International Yoga Day celebrations in the country, defining yoga as a means to train the human mind to begin a new era of peace and harmony.
The Prime Minister, who practised 'asanas' along with nearly 35,000 participants during a mega event at Rajpath here, also thanked the United Nations and the countries which backed the resolution by India to mark June 21 as International Yoga Day.
WATCH VIDEO: Yoga is a Means to Achieve Harmony: Narendra Modi
7.40 AM: Prime Minister Narendra Modi leaves Rajpath premises.
7.36 AM: The record-breaking Yoga event at Rajpath comes to an end.
7.09 AM: PM Modi inspects the participants as they perform Yoga.
7.02 AM: Prime Minister Modi performs Yoga at Rajpath.
6.56 AM: Just making a body flexible, turning body into shapes is not Yoga. Else everyone in a circus would be a yogi: PM
6.57 AM: Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanks the UN and the countries which co-sponsored the resolution to mark June 21 as International Day of Yoga.
6.55 AM: Everything is moving forward, we dont want the situation where humans are lagging behind: PM
6.54 AM: This is the beginning of a new era. I bow down to the sages who encouraged Yoga through centuries: PM
6.50 AM: PM Modi addresses over 37,000 Yoga demonstrators in Rajpath
6.44 AM: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives at Rajpath