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Modi's Yoga Day creates a buzz

A yoga session in Bengaluru. A government minister hoped the widespread practice of yoga will lower rates of violent crime and government workers will become less corrupt.

New Delhi

ON a sticky morning last week, deputy commissioner Chandra Shekhar Sahukar of India's Agriculture Ministry (animal husbandry department, small ruminant section) found himself in a yoga class for the first time in his 57 years, miserably grasping his ankle.

In his bag he