PM Modi led close to 50, 000 volunteers to mark the fourth anniversary of International Yoga Day in Dehradun. The event in Dehradun is being held at the Forest Research Institute, which has been spruced up and security across Dehradun tightened. PM Modi was welcomed at the Dehradun airport by Uttarakhand Governor Krishna Kant Paul, Chief Minister TS Rawat and other leaders and officials.
Union ministers Rajnath Singh, Nitin Gadkari, Suresh Prabhu, Uma Bharti, Ram Vilas Paswan, Ravi Shankar Prasad will take part in yoga events in Lucknow, Nagpur, Chennai, Rudraprayag, Hajipur and Patna respectively.
Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu will be present in Mumbai at a yoga event organized by a non-profit run by BJP’s Mumbai unit chief Ashish Shelar. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis will also be present on the occasion.