Prime Minister Narendra Modi led Yoga Day celebrations and performed asanas at a ground in Ranchi on Friday along with 40,000 others while other BJP leaders, Union ministers and yoga enthusiasts did the same in other cities across the country.

Before starting with the asanas, PM Modi addressed the nation on the 5th International Day of Yoga and said that yoga is above all and unites people irrespective of religion, caste, creed and society.

Union ministers Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh, Smriti Irani and others also held different Yoga Day events in Delhi and other cities at the same time as PM Modi was performing in Ranchi.