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New Delhi, June 21: The International Yoga Day celebrations in Rajpath also saw Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani, Rajasthan Chief Minister, Vasundhara Raje, Maharashtra Chief Minister, Devendra Fadnavis, Jitan Ram Manjhi and many other BJP leaders among the 37,000 people gathered to participate in yoga. Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel also practiced yoga. (READ-International Yoga Day 2015: Shilpa Shetty participates in Yoga day celebration) Also Read - Param Bir Singh Letter Row: Fadnavis Accuses Pawar of Not Speaking 'Complete Truth', Demands Deskhmukh's Resignation
External Affairs Minister, Sushma Swaraj will attend the International Yoga Day celebration at Times Square organised by United Nations.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted the people around the world International Day of Yoga. He said, “Greetings to people around the world on 1st International Day of Yoga! Lets pledge to make Yoga an integral part of our daily lives.” He also, “In some parts of the world, the 1st rays of the sun have already been welcomed by people practicing Yoga.This will continue across the world.”