June 21st is International Yoga Day Yoga guru Baba Ramdev kick-started yoga day celebrations in Faridabad on the occasion of International Yoga Day. Lakhs gathered in Faridabad's HUDA ground to practice yoga with the founder of the Patanjali group. International Day of Yoga celebrations began across the nation as various states were seen holding yoga sessions where people turned out in large numbers to practice the ancient Indian discipline. Prime Minister Narendra Modi to participate in a mass yoga demonstration at the Capitol Complex in Chandigarh. Over 30 000 people including 100 differently-abled children participated in the event in Chandigarh.