The Indian state of Rajasthan on Thursday created the Guinness World record after more than one lakh people performed yoga at one time on International Yoga Day. The task was taken up by Yoga Guru Ramdev Baba and Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje in Kota at RAC ground. The attempt was made as the Guinness team came to India from London to witness the record-making event.
The number of people which entered the ground have been recorded at 1,50,000 through a barcode scanner; however, organisers claimed the number of people performing yoga was much more than the recorded number. The Guinness World Record team presented the certificate to Ramdev Baba and Balkrishna after the completion of the event in the presence of Vasundhara Raje. The session to perform the yoga was set from 6:30 am to 7 am during which many ministers from the Rajasthan cabinet too performed yoga at the grounds.
All the participants will be awarded an online certificate after Guinness World record registers the participation in their system. Interestingly, this is not the first time that India has created a world record for yoga. On the third International Yoga Day, 55,000 people from Mysore performed yoga at one place at the same time to create the record.