Ahmedabad: To celebrate the third International Yoga Day, Bharatiya Janata Party chief Amit Shah, Yoga guru Ramdev and Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani participated in a Yoga camp here on Wednesday.
Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu took to Twitter and appealed to the people to make the ancient practice a part of their daily life to experience the tranquility of mind, body and spirit!
“Happy International Yoga Day 2017 to one and all! Make yoga a part of your daily life to experience the tranquility of mind, body & spirit!” he tweeted.
Undeterred by the early morning rain, thousands had performed Yoga at Ramabai Ambedkar Maidan in Lucknow on Wednesday partially drenched, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi kickstarted the third edition of International Yoga Day there.
Hundreds of countries are uniting to mark the Yoga Day today. Celebrations have already begun in India as well as in many other countries across the globe.
The United Nations (UN) General Assembly declared June 21 as International Day of Yoga by consensus after adopting a measure proposed by Prime Minister Modi.