International Yoga Day 2021: How the world is celebrating 7th Yoga Day | In Pics

June 21 is celebrated as International Yoga Day every year. It is the longest day of the year in the northern hemisphere and has been dedicated to spreading awareness about India's age-old practice of yoga. The United Nations declared this day as Yoga Day after Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, proposed it in the assembly. All the countries joined this campaign. Check out pictures of how the world is celebrating the day.

Health Desk [ Published on: June 21, 2021 9:13 IST ]
  • People all around the world are celebrating International Yoga Day today. From the US to India, people started their Monday by performing yogasanaas and pranayamas.
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    People all around the world are celebrating International Yoga Day today. From the US to India, people started their Monday by performing yogasanaas and pranayamas.

  • The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel, deployed at India-China border, performed Yoga at the icy height of 18,000 feet at the snow covered Himalayan peaks on the Indian-China border on Monday.
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    The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel, deployed at India-China border, performed Yoga at the icy height of 18,000 feet at the snow covered Himalayan peaks on the Indian-China border on Monday.

  • The ITBP personnel performed Yoga amid snowfall at Himalaya to mark the 7th International Yoga day.
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    The ITBP personnel performed Yoga amid snowfall at Himalaya to mark the 7th International Yoga day.

  • President Ram Nath Kovind performs Yoga on International Day Of Yoga at Rashtrapati Bhavan. 
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    President Ram Nath Kovind performs Yoga on International Day Of Yoga at Rashtrapati Bhavan. 

  • Culture & Tourism Minister Prahlad Singh Patel performs Yoga at Red Fort on International Day Of Yoga
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    Culture & Tourism Minister Prahlad Singh Patel performs Yoga at Red Fort on International Day Of Yoga

  • Some ITBP personnel performed Yoga at 16,000 feet in Himachal Pradesh, 14,000 feet at the bank of Pangong Tso in Ladakh.
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    Some ITBP personnel performed Yoga at 16,000 feet in Himachal Pradesh, 14,000 feet at the bank of Pangong Tso in Ladakh.

  • Following PM Modi's appeal to perform yoga in order to battle COVID19, Indian soldiers as well as the people of the country perform yoga exercises to celebrate the day.
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    Following PM Modi's appeal to perform yoga in order to battle COVID19, Indian soldiers as well as the people of the country perform yoga exercises to celebrate the day.

  • A special feature of the day of June 21 is that it is the longest day in 365 days of the year. The day was chosen to depict how the continuous practice of yoga gives a long life to a person.
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    A special feature of the day of June 21 is that it is the longest day in 365 days of the year. The day was chosen to depict how the continuous practice of yoga gives a long life to a person.

  • International Yoga Festival in Times Square on Sunday in the US. More than 3,000 people participated in the day-long event.
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    International Yoga Festival in Times Square on Sunday in the US. More than 3,000 people participated in the day-long event.

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