LUCKNOW || Despite heavy rains since early morning, thousands of people turned up to do Yoga and participate in the second #InternationalYogaDay at Lucknow on Tuesday.
Union Home Minister and city MP, #RajnathSingh led them into the mass Yoga activity. Drenched in the rains, Singh himself did Yoga for several minutes and later took to his twitter handle to laud Lucknowites.
“The enthusiasm of Lucknowites participating in #YogaDay event was commendable as they braved the rains to perform yoga” he wrote on Twitter.
He had earlier reached the state capital on a two-day visit late ;ast evening. Greeting people on the #internationaldayofyoga he said “Yoga helps you in maintaining balance in life and it unites the body, mind and soul”.
He was joined by city mayor Dinesh Sharma and many other dignitaries at the event.