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Yoga Day pictures: PM Modi attends mega event in Chandigarh

International Yoga Day: On Tuesday, 30, 000 people joined Prime Minister Narendra Modi to celebrate International Yoga Day in Chandigarh's Capitol Complex. According to PM Modi, since 21st June is the longest day of the year, it was an obvious choice for Yoga Day which is being celebrated second year in a row.

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Yoga Day: PM Modi said yoga is also turning into a profession and is providing employment to many. (Source: AP)

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Yoga Day: Millions of yoga enthusiasts are bending their bodies in complex postures across India as they take part in a mass yoga program to mark the second International Yoga Day. (Source: AP)

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Yoga Day: Prime Minister Narendra Modi (C) performs yoga during World Yoga Day. (Source: REUTERS)

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Yoga Day: Prime Minister Narendra Modi performs yoga along with thousands of Indians in Chandigarh. (Source:AP)

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Yoga Day: PM Modi joins yoga enthusiasts to take part in a mass yoga program to mark the second International Yoga Day. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das)

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Yoga Day: Around 150 differently-abled students participated in the Yoga Day event at Chandigarh. PM Modi interacted with these students. (Photo: Doordarshan/You Tube)

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Yoga Day: PM Modi also announced two awards for Yoga Day celebrations next year. The award would felicitate those working in the field of Yoga in national and international arena. (Photo: Doordarshan/You Tube)

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Yoga Day: PM Modi also said that India should produce more yoga teachers. (Photo: Doordarshan/You Tube)

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Yoga Day: PM Modi said yoga is not about what one will get, it is about what one can give up. (Photo: Doordarshan/You Tube)

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Yoga Day: At this time, people from across the country and the world are connected to this event: PM Modi on Yoga Day. (Photo: Doordarshan/You Tube)

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Yoga Day: According to PM Modi, 'we are disconnected from ourselves in today’s times. Therefore, Yoga helps us in reconnecting with ourselves.' (Photo: Doordarshan/You Tube)

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Yoga Day: PM Modi said there are countries around the world which have 24 hours dedicated TV channels for Yoga. (Photo: Doordarshan/You Tube)