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India gears up to celebrate 4th International Yoga Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi led over 50,000 volunteers in Dehradun today morning to mark the fourth International Yoga Day celebrations.

People gathered at a sprawling forest research institute - snakes and monkeys were removed in advance - before dawn for the communal session involving the yoga-mad premier, an AFP reporter at the scene said. "From Dehradun to Dublin, there's only Yoga". "Yoga has become one of the biggest mass movements in the quest for good health and wellbeing", the prime minister said.

"When disintegrating forces gain prominence it is yoga that unites, creates amity in societies, which forms the basis of national unity and unity among nations, and finally leads to universal peace and brotherhood".

"The gems of India's unique heritage such as yoga will be respected by the world at large only when we ourselves respect our culture and traditions, and take part in our legacy and heritage", he said.

#08:15 AM: Ramdev makes it to the Guinness Book: Yog Guru and businessman Baba Ramdev made it to Guinness Book of World Record by presiding over largest crowd practicing yoga in Rajasthan's Kota.

Meanwhile, the police personnel present at Indo-Tibetan Border also performed Yoga in the cold desert of Ladakh at an altitude of 18,000 feet.

The manner which this day is celebrated, it becomes clear that the world has embraced Yoga. Yoga does the work of joining these pieces.

#07:30 AM: Andhra Pradesh: Vice Admiral Karambir Singh, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Eastern Naval Command and navy personnel perform yoga at Eastern Naval Command in Visakhapatnam. Modi said India should be proud to be the "guardians of the great practice".

#07:10 AM: Yoga India's top ambassador: "Yoga is attractive because it is ancient yet modern, it is constant yet evolving".

Mr. Modi said yoga presents a ray of hope for future of the world. "In Yoga, we have the flawless solution to the problems we face, either as individuals or in our society".

While Sushil Modi too said the same thing, but political corridors are likely to be abuzz with speculation about JD (U) keeping distance from the International Yoga Day celebrations, when every BJP leader worth their salt are taking part with full gusto.

"As the Sun is for all, the Moon is for all, rivers are for all, in the same way yoga is for all", he said. It is a passport for wellness.

External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj will celebrate the International Day of Yoga at an event to be held in the European Parliament on Thursday in the presence of EP President Antonio Tajani, it was announced on Tuesday. He also asserted that Yoga has become one of the unifying forces of the world.

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