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Indian armed forces celebrate Yoga Day in Leh, Ladakh and Sikkim | Watch

This year’s theme "Yoga for Self and Society" highlights the dual role in fostering individual and societal well-being. The event will encourage grassroots participation and the spread of yoga in rural areas.

Edited By: Shashwat Bhandari @ShashBhandari New Delhi Updated on: June 21, 2024 14:39 IST
Indian Army troops perform Yoga in Eastern Ladakh.
Image Source : ANI Indian Army troops perform Yoga in Eastern Ladakh.

Yoga Day 2024: Indian armed forces including the Army, ITBP personnel, other troops participated in the International Yoga Day celebrations. The armed personnel performed yoga at various places including Eastern Ladakh, Sikkim, and on the northern frontier.

The ITBP personnel performed Yoga at Muguthang Sub Sector in North Sikkim at an altitude of more than 15,000 feet, on the 10th International Yoga Day.

Indian Army personnel performed Yoga in icy heights on the northern frontier on International Yoga Day 2024.

Army troops also performed Yoga in Eastern Ladakh on the occasion. 

Apart from Sikkim, the ITBP personnel performed Yoga at Pangong Tso in Leh.

Some more glimpse of Yoga Day celebrations 2024 by Indian Army

The Army personnel also performed Yoga in the higher Pir Panjal ranges along the Line of Control to mark the 10th edition of International Yoga Day. 

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the Yoga Day celebrations from Srinagar in Kashmir. Apart from PM Modi, various Chief Ministers, Union Ministers, also participated in the annual Yoga event, as it is being observed across the world today.

The prime minister participated in 10th International Day of Yoga event at SKICC in Srinagar. He addressed the gathering on the occasion and took part in the yoga session thereafter.

This year's Yoga Day event underscores yoga's profound impact on young minds and bodies. The celebration aims to unite thousands in the practice of yoga, promoting health and wellness on a global scale.

Since 2015, Prime Minister Modi has led the International Day of Yoga (IDY) celebrations at various iconic locations, including Kartavya Path in Delhi, Chandigarh, Dehradun, Ranchi, Lucknow, Mysuru and even the United Nations Headquarters in New York.

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