International Yoga Day: 75 union ministers to perform Yoga at 75 historical places

International Yoga Day is celebrated on June 21 to recognize the benefits of the ancient Indian practice of yoga.

International Yoga Day: 75 union ministers to perform Yoga at 75 historical places
File Photo Lucknow 21/06/2017: Prime Minister, Narendra Modi participating with yoga enthusiasts during 3rd International Yoga Day. United Nations declared June 21 as the International Yoga Day. Prime Miinister Narendra Modi, an avid yoga practitioner, had appealed to the United Nations for such a declaration. Since then, thousands of people hold yoga programmes across the world on this day. Photograph: Rajeev Bhatt

On International Yoga Day, 75 Central Government ministers will learn to practice Yoga at 75 historical and cultural sites across the country. On June 21, the eighth International Day of Yoga, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will perform Yoga at the Mysore Palace in Karnataka, while 75 ministers from his cabinet will perform yoga in 75 historical and cultural sites across the country.

File Photo Lucknow 21/06/2017: Yoga enthusiasts braving the rain prior to participating in the 3rd International Yoga Day been attended by Prime Minister, Narendra Modi in Lucknow . thousands of people hold yoga programmes across the world on this day. Photograph: Rajeev Bhatt

On Yoga Day, Home Minister Amit Shah will participate in Yoga events at the famed Jyotirlinga Trimbakeshwar temple complex in Nashik, Maharashtra, while Defense Minister Rajnath Singh will attend a Yoga program in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.