Thousands of people, from different walks of life took part in International Day of Yoga celebrations in Washington. "We are very happy with the support and participation that we saw today. The participants participated with real zeal and enthusiasm. In Washington, there is nothing better than iconic Washington Monument, it denotes the capital of the US and it is a spot that represents the city and the country." the Indian Ambassador to the US, Harsh Vardhan Shringla, was quoted as saying by ANI.