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World Yoga Day: Three world-records to be set on D-day

India TV News Desk 21 Jun 2015, 7:33:34 AM IST
India TV News Desk

New Delhi: As the world celebrates the International Yoga Day, several records would be made at the Rajpath today.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the function from 6:40 am onwards at Rajpath. Around 37,000 people attended the majestic event.

A delegation from Guinness Book was present at the entry gates of the event venue. They provided a badge to every participant so that exact number of people can be calculated.

Here is the list of three big world-records to be set in one day at Rajpath:

1. Maximum number of people performing yoga simultaneously at one place

In the event at Rajpath, as many as 37,000 people will practise the yoga asanas, which is a Guinness Book world record.  Earlier, the record was of 25,000 people performing yoga together at one place simultaneously.

2. Maximum number of Foreign Nationals doing yoga simultaneously at one place

Tomorrow Rajpath will witness the nationals from different countries practicing in yoga. Arrangements have been made at a specific place at the event venue where they will do yoga.

It would be first time in history that such a large number of foreign nationals are participating in a yoga event at one place. The figure will be recorded in the Guinness Book of World Records.

3. 11 lakh NCC cadets to practice yoga all over the country

On June 21, nearly 11 lakh NCC cadets will perform yoga simultaneously all over the country. It will be registered in Limca Book of World Records.