June 21st is declared International Yoga Day.

In India, Yoga events have been held in large numbers including the grand one held on Rajpath, New Delhi, where Prime Minister Modi participated and performed yoga with all other participants.

Yoga, is one of India's greatest contribution to the world and is encouraged not only for fitness, inner harmony and peace but also world peace.

Yoga has also gained popularity worldwide with numerous Yoga studios and lessons for people of all ages.

Nandini Tirumala