Organisers said over 100,000 people performed yoga with Ramdev, setting a world record. In Chandigarh, a total of 30,000 participants -- 10,000 each from Chandigarh, Punjab and Haryana -- donning T-shirts and black or blue tracksuit lowers will perform deep breathing and stretching exercises against the backdrop of the Capitol Complex, one of the acclaimed creations of Chandigarh's founder-architect French architect Le Corbusier.

Apart from the main event, yoga day events will be held at 100 other locations across Chandigarh. The UN General Assembly had declared June 21 as the International Yoga Day following a resolution moved by India and co-sponsored by a large number of nations.

The first International Yoga Day celebration was organised in June last year, the main event taking place on Rajpath in the heart of New Delhi.

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