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Yoga Day: Thousands across Beijing, New York, London follow PM Modi’s clarion call

Over 173 Indian missions across the world are also organizing Yoga Day celebrations to popularise the ancient Indian discipline.

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International Yoga day celebrations kicked off on Tuesday as Prime Minister Narendra Modi performed with thousands of participants in Chandigarh. Along with all the states joining in, over 173 Indian missions across the world are also organizing Yoga Day celebrations to popularise the ancient Indian discipline. Besides, the main event on the Yoga Day, several Indian missions have organized a series of curtain raiser events in various parts of the world to spread Yoga awareness.

The United Nations headquarters in New York was lit up ahead of International Yoga Day. (Source:@IndiaUNNewYork)

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Yoga enthusiasts on Monday braved the weather in London to celebrate the spirit of International Yoga Day 2016 in front of the London Eye along River Thames. (Source: Twitter/@HCI_London)

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People participating in the Yoga Day celebrations in front of the London bridge UK. (Source: Twitter/@HCI_London)

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Yoga Day celebrations in Geneva, Switzerland. (Source: Twitter/@IndiaUNGeneva)

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International Day of Yoga celebrations in Beijing, China. (Source: People's Daily China via PIB)

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Yoga Day celebrations organized by the Indian High Commission in Russia. (Source: Twitter/@IndEmbMoscow)