Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath performed yoga asana on International Yoga Day at Raj Bhavan in Lucknow. He was accompanied by Governor Ram Naik and other dignitaries. Scores of people attended the event and performed yoga posses with the UP Chief Minister. The first International Yoga Day was observed all over the world on June 21, 2015, where more than 30,000 people, including Prime Minister Modi, performed yoga asanas at Rajpath in New Delhi. The idea of International Day of Yoga was first proposed by Prime Minister Modi during his speech at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on 27 September, 2014.