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NCC prepares to celebrate International Day of Yoga

New Delhi, June 15 (IBNS) National Cadet Corps (NCC), the premier youth organisation of the nation, is preparing to organise the largest ever demonstration of Yoga by a uniformed organisation on a single day concurrently at multiple venues all across India

NCC will achieve this feat on the International Day of Yoga on June 21 by participation of more than ten lakh cadets simultaneously at about one thousand nine hundred centres and locations across India.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while addressing the NCC cadets during the PM’s NCC Rally at New Delhi on Jan 28 had exhorted the NCC to participate in Yoga on International Day of Yoga and create a world record.

The NCC was encouraged by his words and through a coordinated effort aims to achieve this feat.

From April to Jun this year, the NCC trained its cadets in yoga over a period of fifteen days each.

For this, nearly 2700 venues pan India were utilized and about 1800 instructors employed.

The mammoth task of training over ten lakh NCC cadets was accomplished by all the 17 NCC Directorates covering all the States and Union Territories of the country.

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