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PM Narendra Modi politely refuses selfies on International Day of Yoga

As soon as the PM Modi joined the front row to perform yoga, a young woman wearing a 'volunteer' badge requested him for a selfie.

international yoga day, international day of yoga, narendra modi, narendra modi yoga, yoga modi, yoga day, india yoga day, india news, news PM Narendra Modi is known to take selfies with world leaders and commoners and posting them on social media. (Source: Express photo by Ravi Kanojia)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who often obliges people with a selfie, on Sunday refused one to a volunteer while participating in the International Yoga Day event at Rajpath.

Soon after addressing the gathering, Modi climbed down from the podium to join over 35,000 participants to perform “asanas”.

As soon as the PM joined the front row to perform yoga, a young woman wearing a ‘volunteer’ badge requested him for a selfie.

With folded hands, the Prime Minister politely declined to oblige her.

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As soon as he started practising asanas, the woman returned with a colleague and took position behind him and started performing yoga. Soon, securitymen in civil dress whisked them away.

Another man, wearing a white headgear, approached the Prime Minister. He too was whisked away.

Modi is known to take selfies with world leaders and commoners and posting them on social media.

First published on: 21-06-2015 at 04:43:54 pm
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