Raipur: Chhattisgarh has been included in the Golden Book of World Records for the maximum number of registrations in the Virtual Yoga Marathon organized on the seventh International Yoga Day. A total of 10, 41, 595 people had registered online for the marathon from 28 districts of the state.
On this achievement, Golden Book of World Records has awarded Certificate of Excellence to Social Welfare Department of Government of Chhattisgarh for 'Most People Registered for a Virtual Yoga Marathon'. This evening, officers of the social welfare department under the leadership of the WCD and social welfare minister Anila Bhediya, handed over this certificate to chief minister Bhupesh during a courtesy call.
Appreciating the awareness of the people of Chhattisgarh about Yoga, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel congratulated all the people of the state for this achievement.
Meanwhile, from June 5 to June 20, online registration was done on the portal for the virtual yoga marathon, in which people from all the districts of the state participated enthusiastically and a total of 10 lakh 41 thousand 595 people from 28 districts registered for the virtual yoga marathon.
On this occasion Secretary Social Welfare Department Reena Babasaheb Kangale, Director of Social Welfare Department P Dayanand were also present.