Indian missions celebrate International Yoga Day at iconic locations around the world

Events on June 21 will be organised on a grander scale with some embassies taking after India to organise yoga performances at 75 iconic locations within their country as part of the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations.

Indian missions celebrate International Yoga Day at iconic locations around the world
(From top left) Celebrations at Atlanta, Mexico City, Washington and Copenhagen respectively. Source - Twitter

In the run upto International Yoga Day that will be celebrated globally on June 21, 2022, Indian diplomatic missions organised grand events at iconic locations in their respective countries.

United States

A curtain raiser took place at the Washington monument in USA with practice sessions taking place at the Martin Luther King Jr memorial, and the Theodore Roosevelt island. Director of National Science Foundation, Sethuraman Panchanathan, diplomats, congress representatives also joined in the yoga sessions.

Indian embassy also organised a exhibition showcasing indian millets, ayurveda and wellness products during the celebrations.