35,985 participants, 84 nationalities: Yoga Day eventuality during Rajpath sets dual Guinness records

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New Delhi: India on Sunday set dual new Guinness World Records for Yoga with 35,985 participants behaving asanas during one venue and as many as 84 nationalities fasten in a central regard of International Yoga Day on Rajpath in New Delhi.

The Yoga Day eventuality during Rajpath set dual Guinness World Records. PTIThe Yoga Day eventuality during Rajpath set dual Guinness World Records. PTI

The Yoga Day eventuality during Rajpath set dual Guinness World Records. PTI

“It is a matter of honour for India that we have damaged dual annals on one day. First, 35,985 participants achieved asanas during a singular venue (Rajpath) and 84 nationalities participated in a event,” pronounced Minister of AYUSH, Shripad Naik.

He pronounced that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated all for a record and a successful control of a event.

The Rajpath eventuality set dual new Guinness World Records on a initial International Day of Yoga.

“Category One was for a largest series of participants in a Yoga Lesson during singular venue.

“The progressing record was set on Nov 19, 2005, when 29,973 students from 362 schools had achieved a method of ‘yogic kriyas’ for surya namaskar concurrently for 18 mins led by Vivekananda Kendra during Jiwaji University, Gwalior,” pronounced Marco Frigatti, tellurian conduct of record corroboration during Guinness World Records.

“(The second record) was for a many series of nationalities during a Yoga Lesson, a difficulty introduced for a initial time for an yoga event.

“The smallest criteria set for any yoga eventuality to enter a record books was appearance of during slightest 50 nationalities and currently 84 nationalities achieved Yoga during Rajpath.

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“It was an strange achievement, a really singular one,” Frigatti added.

Ernst and Young was a central routine confidant and validator for a International Day of Yoga.

“They (EY) used a three-layered proceed to not usually count a series of participants though also check a series of performers during a venue. In addition, they had put in place a strong routine to count a series of singular nationalities participating in a event.

“During a process, they found 105 persons attending a eventuality though not behaving yoga,” pronounced a comparison AYUSH Ministry official.

The Prime Minister, along with officials of several ministries, schoolchildren, NCC cadets, Army crew and officials achieved yoga asanas during a mega eventuality on Rajpath.

Celebrations were hold in a inhabitant collateral after a United Nations had in Dec announced 21 Jun as International Yoga Day, with 177 countries voting in foster of a resolution.

The offer had been mooted by a Prime Minister during his initial residence to a UN General Assembly in Sep final year.

PTI

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