The seventh International Yoga Day was celebrated on June 21 throughout the globe. BJP member Abhishek Roy shared two images claiming they present folks practising Yoga in Saudi Arabia. (Archive link)
योगा = जान है तो जहांन है
यह सऊदी अरब की कुछ तस्वीरें उनके मुहँ पे तमाचा है,
जो कहते हैं कि योगा केवल एक समुदाय से तालुक रखता है😃😃 pic.twitter.com/NADOFl5VX6
— Abhishek Roy (@Royal_ladka) June 21, 2021
Twitter consumer @humlogindia promoted the equivalent declare.
A reverse picture search led us to a number of footage of burqa-clad women practising yoga in June 2015. A VOA News article dated June 18, 2019, claimed the picture was taken in Ahmedabad. The accompanying caption acknowledged, “Indian Muslim college students practise yoga at a faculty forward of the primary Worldwide Yoga Day in Ahmedabad, India on June 17, 2015. The United Nations has declared that June 21 shall be noticed as Worldwide Yoga Day.”
BBC additionally carried this picture in a report from June 19, 2015. Outlook printed just a few extra footage of scholars practising yoga at a faculty in Ahmedabad. The photograph credit have ben given to Ajit Solanki of the Related Press.
This was present in a Gulf News story dated June 20, 2017. It states that members of the Bohra neighborhood in Abu Dhabi organised a yoga session on the Bohra Islamic Group Tradition Society. The Indian-origin Dawoodi Bohra neighborhood had organised the session on the event of the third Worldwide Yoga Day. The occasion attracted over 500 attendees, together with girls. Indian Ambassador to the UAE Navdeep Singh Suri was additionally in attendance.
Photos from previous editions of Worldwide Yoga Day in India and Abu Dhabi have been not too long ago shared as Saudi Arabia. Nonetheless, yoga sessions were organised everywhere in the world this yr too.