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PM Narendra Modi leads the nation in celebrating International Yoga Day

PM Narendra Modi leads the nation in celebrating International Yoga Day

India Blooms News Service | | 21 Jun 2016, 09:28 am
Chandigarh, June 21 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi joined many other practitioners across the nation in performing yoga asanas to mark the second International Yoga Day on Tuesday.

Modi launched the second International Yoga Day celebrations  in Chandigarh.

Addressing at the event, Modi said yoga does not discriminate between rich and poor and provides people health assurance.

"With zero budget, Yoga provides health assurance. Yoga does not discriminate between rich and poor," the PM said.

"This is a day linked with good health and now it has become a people's mass movement," he said.

He said: "The world supported the idea of International Day of Yoga. All sections of society came together in this endeavour."

He urged people to make Yoga more popular across the world.

"Let's make Yoga more popular globally. Let India produce good Yoga teachers," he said.