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International Yoga Day: PM Modi promotes body positivity

News Agencies | Updated on: 21 June 2017, 17:24 IST

Yoga is a 5000 year-old discipline from India that promotes physical, mental and spiritual practices and encourages positivity of the mind, body and soul.

To mark the importance of the ancient art that has connected the world with India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi performed yoga with over 50 thousand enthusiasts at Ramabai Ambedkar Maidan in Lucknow, India to celebrate the third edition of International Yoga Day, June 21, 2017.


Joined Yoga Day celebrations in #Lucknow. Let's make Yoga a regular part of our lives. The benefits are immense.

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Bollywood celebs are also not behind as they are sharing and promoting the practice that creates strength, awareness and harmony in both, the mind and body.

Inhale positivity n exhale negativity 🙏. Happy international yoga day ...with my fav yogini @anshukayoga #IDYwithReebok

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First published: 21 June 2017, 17:24 IST