Devendra Jhajharia is among the Para athletes featuring in the video series launched by Paralympics India ©Getty Images

Paralympics India has launched a video series on its social media channels entitled Stay Home, featuring some of the country's Paralympians showing exercises citizens can do from their houses during the coronavirus lockdown.

The first exercise video of the series features Para shooter Manish Narwal demonstrating some yoga exercises.

It is followed by a video of double Paralympic gold medal winning javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia demonstrating some strength and conditioning exercises.

The next two videos feature two more Indian Para shooters, Singhraj and Pooja Agarwal, with demonstrations of yoga exercises.

The latest video features Indian Para track and field athlete Deepa Malik, demonstrating upper body exercises and a stretch core routine than can be done from a wheelchair.

In addition, Paralympics India released a video on its social media channels saying it was "firmly united" behind the country's fight against coronavirus.

The governing body also encouraged citizens to respect social distancing measures and to stay at home.

In India there have been more than 9,000 reported cases of coronavirus, with more than 300 fatalities.

Globally there have been more than 1.8 million cases of the disease, with more than 112,000 deaths.