The event was cosponsored by the Indian consulate, which is organising events Thursday at the John F. Kennedy Airport in New York and Newark Liberty Airport as well as the consulate.
On International Yoga Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi highlighted the point that yoga can control diabetes, if not eliminate it. The PM is celebrating Yoga Day in Chandigarh this year.
Taking on those linking yoga to Hindu religion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday that yoga was no religious activity and people must embrace it for better mental and physical health.
More than 7,000 people across France joined in these celebrations aimed at spreading the message of 'Yoga for peace and harmony'
Budget airline SpiceJet celebrated International Yoga Day by conducting practice sessions on all its two-hour flights across the network.
As the world celebrated the second International Yoga Day on Tuesday, health experts have urged people to make Yoga an integral part of their life as it can boost their immunity.
Chief Minister Sonowal praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his effort to popularise yoga across the world.