With International Yoga Day celebrations on in full swing, Twitter is buzzing with posts and pictures of individuals participating in events and practising yoga across various parts of the world. Among these photos, some that stand out show families performing yoga together. Amid his last ‘Mann ki Baat’ on May 28, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had spoke to individuals to share photographs demonstrating three generations of a family performing yoga together. “Grandparents, guardians and youngsters should together perform yoga and furthermore upload their photographs. It will be such a wonderful blend of yesterday, today and tomorrow – lending a new dimension to yoga,” PM Modi said in his radio address. “These photos will be a guarantee of a brighter tomorrow.”
The message touched a chord with numerous and how. A few people started sharing their photographs with relatives directly after PM Modi’s address. With today being International Yoga Day numerous more families are posting their photographs either by tagging PM Modi or utilizing #InternationalYogaDay.
— Vishal Dwivedi (@vishaldwivedi6) June 21, 2017
— Nageshji (@nageshji1983) June 21, 2017
— gab.ai/VandeMataram (@Vande_Mataram) June 21, 2017
— Dr.Swapneil B.Mantri (@sbmantri) June 21, 2017
— Kanu Bhardwaj (@er_kanubhardwaj) June 21, 2017
Many individuals posted their photographs before World Yoga Day also.
— Marisha Thakur (@MarishaThakur) June 14, 2017
— Anil rampurkar (@aprampurkar) June 20, 2017
— Monika Singh Mahecha (@Monikasmahecha) June 20, 2017
— Manish Patel (@manispat) June 20, 2017
— Ritu Verma (@Rituvermaddnews) June 20, 2017
— Akram Shah (@AkramShahBJP) June 20, 2017
— Rajalakshmi H (@HRajalakshmi) June 20, 2017
RT rachanaacharya: narendramodi 3 generations doing Yoga on 3rd Yoga day pic.twitter.com/FaFEqASeWs
— Amritlal Pandya (@AmritlalPandya) June 20, 2017
This year marks the third International Yoga Day. It was on December 11, 2014 that the United Nations pronounced June 21 as International Yoga Day.
This year PM Modi led the World Yoga Day celebrations at Lucknow’s Ambedkar Sabha Sthal. The event was attended by around 50,000 individuals, including Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and key ministers of his cabinet.
To mark this day, yoga events have been organised in around 180 nations over the globe.