Bhopal: Inmates of central jail perform Yoga on World Yoga Day,in Bhopal on Sunday.  PTI Photo (PTI6_21_2015_000411B)
Bhopal: Inmates of central jail perform Yoga on World Yoga Day,in Bhopal on Sunday. PTI Photo (PTI6_21_2015_000411B)

New Delhi: With over 9.5 lakh cadets doing yoga across the country on International Yoga Day, National Cadets Corps has created a record for the largest yoga performance simultaneously at multiple venues by a single uniformed youth organisation. The cadets performed asanas as per the protocol given by the Ministry of Ayush from 07:00 am to 07:35 am yesterday at all venues including at Rajpath in New Delhi.

“The performance of yoga by more than 9,50,000 NCC cadets on International Day of Yoga was conducted pan India at 1,804 venues, including Leh in the North, Dwarka in the West, Tezu (Arunachal Pradesh) in the East, Nagercoil (Kanyakumari) in the South and in the islands of Andaman & Nicobar and Lakshadweep, was a phenomenal achievement by itself,” a statement released by the Ministry of Defence said.

NCC claimed that it was a world record and said they would be approaching the Limca Books of Records. “This unique record on International Day of Yoga has added another feather to the cap of this youth organisation,” the statement said.

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