Army officer from Odisha creates world record in yoga position

Bhubaneswar: Lieutenant colonel Laxmi Dhar Bhuyan (49), a world class yoga expert and marathon runner from Odisha’s Balasore district, today registered his name in the Guinness Book of World Records for longest time hitting on hips by heels on headstand yoga position with 20% disability due to calcaneal fracture.

He also entered Asia Book of Records, India Book of Records, Limca Book of Records, and Best of India Records for the feat on the occasion of Indian Army Day in Nasik.

Bhuyan joined the Indian Armed Forces in the corps of Mil Police on 18th of May, 1992 and got commissioned on 8th of July, 2006. The officer has various achievements in his professional as well as social life. He is an enthusiastic yoga expert having 34 years of experience.

He has been conferred with Provost Marshal’s appreciation certificate by the then Provost Marshal Lt General Bhupinder Singh, AVSM, PVSM for outstanding contribution in conduct of Republic day Parade at Rajpath, New Delhi in 2001.

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