Since 21st June, Declared as International Yoga Day, the social media has been on toes while guessing the amount of wealth that was spent to bring about all the events of the day successfully such that the whole world took notice of this auspicious event.


After careful research and analyses, the RTI has concluded that almost 32.75cr INR were spent for the day’s celebration which included Mass Yoga Demonstration wherein more than 35000 people participated  and which  was organized by the Ministry of Ayurveda,Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha And Homoeopathy (AYUSH) at Rajpath, New Delhi.

NEW, DELHI - INDIA: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (not seen) performs yoga along with others at Rajpath during mass yoga session to mark the International Day of Yoga on June 21, 2015 in New Delhi, India. An estimated 40,000 people participated in the celebrations at Rajpath, with around two billion people taking part across the world. The yoga celebrations are being organised after the United Nations had in December last year declared June 21 as International Yoga Day. (Photo by Vinod Singh/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

There is a whole list of Main Areas of expenditure which vary from yoga mats to payments made to Guinness World Records Limited. Other expenditures included are T-shirts with a logo procured from the National Textile Corporaton, expenses for mass demonstration at Rajpath, payment made to NSS volunteers and the EY – Ernst and Young.

In this handout photograph released by the Press Information Bureau (PIB) on June 21, 2015, thousands of participants perform yoga on Rajpath in New Delhi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed the first International Yoga Day as a "new era of peace", moments before he surprised thousands in New Delhi by taking to a mat himself to celebrate the ancient Indian practice. AFP PHOTO/PIB/VIJAY KUMAR ----EDITORS NOTE---- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT - "AFP PHOTO/PIB/VIJAY KUMAR " - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS-----------