12/06/2015 3:42 PM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:25 AM IST

I&B Minister Prakash Javadekar Does Yoga At Home, Becomes Hilarious Internet Meme


NEW DELHI — As the International Yoga Day approaches, central ministers are sweating it out on yoga mats, trying to get back in shape before Prime Minister Narendra Modi leads thousands of Indians at a massive open air yoga exhibition on June 21 in the heart of the national capital.

According to the Mumbai Mirror, Modi's yoga-loving ministers are competing among themselves for the 'fittest' tag when they perform on June 21.

This morning, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar posted a few pictures of him doing yoga.

The Twitter feed of news agency ANI posted some more pictures of Javadekar; where the minister is seen sprawled on a white sheet spread out on the grass, in blue track pants and a striped blue T-shirt, practicing yoga postures.

Internet, of course, noticed the pictures and turned them into hilarious memes.

A Twitter user tried to figure out what this asana is.

And, some tried to read what's going on in Javadekar's mind. Javadekar's yoga mattress moving around?

In an interview,Javadekar said he loved Yoga and never missed out on his daily practice unless he had an early morning flight to catch. He's been doing yoga for 15 years.

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The UN General Assembly adopted an India-led resolution in December declaring June 21 as 'International Yoga Day' three months after Prime Minister Narendra Modi had proposed the idea. The mega event will be held on Rajpath and is expected to be attended by 35,000 people.

Meanwhile, Modi has been sharing videos of some of the yoga positions on Twitter.

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