‘Surya Namaskar – Ek Avishkar,’ an event with 15000 students of various institutes run by Nashik Shikshan Prasarak Mandal (NSPM) created a world record by achieving the target of completing 1,45,95,786 Surya Namaskaras over the last one year. Representatives of the World Amazing Records and Wonder Book of Records registered the record according to a state government release.
NSPM is running various schools and colleges in Nashik district. According to NSPM, the students started doing Surya Namaskars on 3rd February of 2017, and completed their last performance on January 24, 2018, at the divisional complex in Panchvati, Nashik. Water Resources Minister of Maharashtra, Girish Mahajan attended the event and congratulated all the students.