New Delhi: As the world celebrates International Yoga Day on June 21, the biggest gathering will be at the majestic Rajpath in the capital. Prime Minister Narenda Modi will arrive at 6.40 am, to participate in the function. After a preliminary introduction, he will speak for a few minutes after which Modi will participate in the 35-minute demonstration beginning at 7 am.
Around 37,000 people are expected to join the function on both sides of Rajpath giving the government the confidence to apply to the Guinness World Records for claiming the record for “Largest Yoga Demonstration at a single venue.”
Four experts, including Baba Ramdev, will be present at Rajpath to exhibit asanas, which will be projected through 28 big screens. Around 80-100 foreigners from around 50 countries are also expected to take part in the exercises. A 1,400 metre stretch on Rajpath will have 37,000 yoga mats laid out for the participants, many of whom will be government officers and staff.