In an interesting twist to the International Yoga Day celebrations in the country this time, animals join the mega event trying to demonstrate different ‘asanas’ along with their masters.

Dogs and horses joined the security forces across the country in practising yoga on the fifth edition of the International Yoga Day.

In Jammu, the dog squad of the Border Security Force (BSF) was seen performing along with the trainers. The dogs were seen mimicking their trainers even as they performed the various positions in Yoga.

The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) troops of Animal Training School (ATS) Lohitpur performed yoga with their pets. The ITBP personnel performed yoga ‘asanas’ with their dogs and horses.

At the BSF camp in Gurgaon, the force’s equestrian team performed yoga on horsebacks.

The Army’s dog unit was also seen practising yoga along with the personnel.

This year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the International Yoga Day celebrations from Jharkhand’s Ranchi.

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Over 30,000 yoga enthusiasts took part in PM Modi’s event amid tight security.