NEW DELHI, June 20 � The stage is set for the International Yoga Day celebrations tomorrow as India leads 191 countries to mark the day, with over 35,000 participants expected to perform various yoga �asanas� at a mega event on Rajpath here, reports PTI.
While Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the gathering, diplomats from 152 foreign missions have been invited to take part in the event, which will start at 7 am.
Given the expected large participation at one place, the Ministry of AYUSH, which is coordinating the event, will aim at registering the event into the Guinness World Records for the �largest yoga demonstration or class at a single venue�.
The day will be observed in over 251 cities in 191 countries across the world and the Indian missions and diplomatic posts have made arrangements for the celebrations and other related events.
The government will set up 2,000 huge digital �cinema screens� across Rajpath for people to witness the live streaming of the performance of yoga asanas on Sunday.
Besides Delhi, the yoga event will be held on a large scale in Lucknow, Kolkata and Patna which will be beamed live on Doordarshan and through webcast.