See Photos: Army dogs, horses beat police troops at asanas on International Yoga Day

Updated: Jun 22, 2019, 10:22 IST | mid-day online correspondent

In order to commemorate International Yoga Day, Indo-Tibetan Border Police troops of ATS Lohitpur, Arunachal Pradesh were seen practicing yoga with their dogs and horses

See Photos: Army dogs, horses beat police troops at asanas on International Yoga Day
ITBP personnel from the Animal Training School perform yoga with dogs and horses. Pic/Twitter Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)

To mark the occasion of International Yoga Day, PM Narendra Modi, Rajnath Singh, Bollywood celebrities Malaika Arora, Shilpa Shetty, Akshay Kumar, and sports personalities such as PV Sindhu, etc. kept themselves busy throughout the day by performing various asanas top commemorate World Yoga Day.

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But there was one group of Yoga performers that won everyone's hearts with their cute, and adorable yoga poses. Well, if you haven't seen pictures of army dogs doing yoga, then please do because pictures and videos are nothing short of adorable.

In order to commemorate International Yoga Day, the Indo-Tibetan Border Police troops of ATS Lohitpur performed yoga with their dogs and horses. Yes, you heard us right. The ITBP personnel were seen practicing yoga with the dogs and horses from Animal Training School, which is located in Arunachal Pradesh.

News agency ANI shared inside pictures of the Yoga day event from Arunachal Pradesh with its followers on Twitter. In the pictures, the ITBP personnel are seen performing the Bhujangasana while their dogs attempted to ace them. Another picture showed police personnel practicing the Padmasana on a horse.

On the other hand, in Jammu, the dog squad of the Border Security Force (BSF) also performed yoga along with their trainers to commemorate International Yoga Day. In the video shared by ANI, one dog appeared to be lazy but his master ensured that he did the asanas correctly.

Here are inside pictures of the Army Dog Unit practicing yoga:

In the meanwhile, netizens and Twitterati were left impressed with the pictures of dogs and horses performing yoga asanas as they garnered over 10,000 likes and retweets as netizens applauded the dogs. 'Amazing' and 'cute' read one comment while another user wrote, "Army Dogs are better than some people in our country. They never betray Homeland."

Here's how netizens reacted to animals doing yoga on International Yoga Day:

One of the seven Central Armed Police Forces of India, ITBP is deployed along India's border of Tibet. International Yoga Day, a concept formally promoted in India by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, is celebrated throughout the world on 21 June every year.

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