International Yoga Day now in Guinness Book
Guinness World Record (GWR) for the largest number of people doing yoga at one venue, was made on the International Yoga Day yesterday at the Rajpath in Delhi.
On a day when 192 countries around the world were celebrating their first International Day of Yoga, The Indian Prime Minister led a gathering of 35,985 people involving
Nationals from 84 countries for the Yoga day celebrations at the Rajpath.Mr.Modi shared the dais with leading yoga practitioners including Baba Ramdev and the Vice-Chancellor of the Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University, Swami Atmapriyananda.
The Yoga demonstration session which was attended by many public personalities including the warring duo of Delhi politics — Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Lieutenant-Governor Najeeb Jung fittingly began with the chanting of “Om”. However dirty politics was also evident as the entire Opposition members stayed away from Yoga Day event.
The event also marked another record for the largest number of foreign nationals in a single yoga lesson with participation from 84 countries. #Yoga was indeed celebrated to a maximum extent on the First International Yoga Day.