Rajasthan (Web Desk) June 21 is being observed as International Yoga Day every year, after the United Nations accepted India’s proposal in 2014.
Rajasthan created a world record bringing over one hundred thousands of people together at a yoga session to mark the International Day of Yoga.
Two representatives from Guinness World Records, watched as yoga guru Ramdev put the gathering, which included Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, through a series of ‘asanas’. The organisation then handed over a certificate to Ms. Raje and Mr. Ramdev, saying it had been the largest gathering worldwide of people performing yoga.
The largest yoga lesson was achieved by the Government of Rajasthan, Patanjali Yogpeeth and District Administration at Kota, Rajasthan, India on 21 June 2018, it said.
Remembered that this year, the national event was also held at Dehradun’s Forest Research Institute with the participation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Events were organised across the country, including Rajpath, where as many as 15,000 people took part in a mass yoga session headed by Union Minister Harsh Vardhan.