KRISHNAGIRI: In an attempt to break the previous world created in 2016, a private school on Wednesday in Hosur of Krishnagiri, arranged an event of the ‘most number of people participating in yoga’.
The event was held here in the auditorium of an engineering college, where 850 school children studying from class - 3 to class - 5 were the participants of the event, conducted at different locations in a single day across the country.
“As many as 76,000 students of our school located in seven different locations across the country created the world record. As many as 850 children among them are from our Hosur branch,” K. M. Neethi Rajan, yoga teacher of the school told reporters.
He added, “Our children did 45 asanas in 15 minutes. Three minutes for each asana. With this, our students broke the old record created by the ‘Art of Peaceful Living’ on 21 June 2016.”
According to Neethi Rajan, a total of 72,550 aspirants from 18 countries created the 2016 record.
The yoga master is confident of entering the book of records due to number of participants, which is 3,450 more compared to the previous one.
The same day, the school also created a new record by conducting an event 'more number of students taking part in a drill simultaneously at multiple venues across the country.
As many as one lakh children from grade one to grade five created the record, which according to the school authorities is the first of its kind. Both the events have been organized not only to enter the book of records, and also to create awareness of healthy living through this event among the children.
“We created two records in a single day. Both the events were conducted to promote the importance of taking part in the sports activities and also doing yoga for healthy living,” said a class - 5 student Anushree, to reporters after the event....