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35K turnout; 84 nationalities: Yoga Day event sets 2 Guinness records

PTI 22 Jun 2015, 8:40:33 IST
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New Delhi: India today set two new Guinness World Records for Yoga with 35,985 participants performing asanas at one venue and as many as 84 nationalities joining in the official observation of International Yoga Day on Rajpath here.

ā€œIt is a matter of pride for India that we have broken two records on one day. First, 35,985 participants performed asanas at a single venue (Rajpath) and 84 nationalities participated in the event,ā€ said Minister of AYUSH, Shripad Naik.

He said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated all for the record and the successful conduct of the event.