New Delhi: With the rise of the sun at the National Capital all the roads of the national capital led with Rajpath with nearly 37,000 assembling on the call of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to celebrate the 1st International Yoga day.
PM Modi came out of his trademark Kurta Payjama for a white tracksuit and a scarf with the colours of the national flag, went through Several Asanas. Rajpath created a world record with the maximum number of people assembling there to celebrate Yoga.
Modi thanked the United Nations and the nations that sponsored the resolution to mark the International day of Yoga. He said, “Yoga is more than only physical fitness. We are not only celebrating a day but we are training the human mind to begin a new era of peace.”
Many big names of Indian politics, top bureaucrats, students and security personnel sat on mats to perform asanas at the event that was closely followed by officials of the Guinness Book of World Records.