Indian missions abroad are gearing up to celebrate the International Yoga Day on June 21.
In Colombo, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena joined yoga enthusiasts at the Independence Square while Navtej Sarna, Indian ambassador to the US led a group of yoga aficionados at the National Mall in Washington D C performing different asanas today.
Ever since the declaration of June 21 as the International Yoga Day by the United Nations, Indian missions have played a major role in celebrating yoga day across the globe with much fanfare.
The missions have been themselves organising International Yoga Day programmes attended by people of different nationalities. Indian missions in France, the US, Switzerland, Uganda, Kenya, Australia and Sri LAnka organised yoga sessions today ahead of the International Yoga Day.