DD to live telecast and webcast Yoga Day celebrations

NEW DELHI: The largest single Yoga demonstration at a single venue ? the Rajpath in Delhi ? will be telecast on Doordarshan channels as well as webcast live on the International Day of Yoga on 21 June.

Given the expected large participation at one place of a minimum 35,000, the AYUSH Ministry has applied to the Guinness World Records for ?Largest Yoga Demonstration/ Class at single venue.?

A 20-second video animation spot on the logo has been prepared, which is being telecast over Doordarshan and other private cable and satellite channels across the country.

A booklet on Yoga Protocol and a 33 minute DVD of Aasanas, which will be performed at the Rajpath has also been prepared by the Ministry of AYUSH.

In addition, Prime Minister Narendra Modi posts a daily tweet on his Twitter account with young persons demonstrating different Yoga postures.

An hour-long programme will be held at Rajpath starting at 6.40 am and will be attended by Modi along with Cabinet Ministers, Minister of States, MPs as well as diplomats and foreign nationals. In all, over 35000 people are expected to take part including students, National Cadet Corps Cadets, Central Reserve Police Force and Yoga Institutions.

Respective Ministries are also issuing a postal stamp and special coins. The coins will be of the denomination of Rs 10 and Rs 100.

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj announced that out of the total of 177 countries, which have given co-sponsorship, 47 countries are from the Organisation of Islamic Countries. They have co-sponsored the event and expressed their desire to participate in the yoga sessions being organised in the Indian Missions.  

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