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Flash Back September 1996

Yoga Teacher Sets Record

Dr. Amitabh Chakraborty of Dhubri Yoga Institute recently set a record by pulling an Ambassador car by his locks to a distance of 2.5 kms. Dr. Chakraborty who runs the institute, had been practicing pulling an ambassador car since January last year. He also nursed his hair with a special kind of medicine along with regular practice.

When asked by this correspondent about his secret of strong hair, Dr. Chakraborty said that his determination and regular exercise of hair had brought this distinction. He also informed that his next aim was to pull a truck.

Dr. Chakraborty pulled the car from Mission School point along College Road, College Nagar and interior of Mission Road area which ended at his institute. The Programme was inaugurated by Mr. Murari Mohan Sarkar, district and session judge, Bongaigaon in the presence of a large gathering.

Dr. Chakraborty is also a winner of various state and national level championship competitions. He clinched the state yoga award in 1985 and 1993 while in the national yoga championship competition, he bagged first prize in 1986.

Mr. Shymal Sanyal director of the Dhubri Yoga Institute said that due to indifferent attitude of the state as well as central sports authorities many youth despite having deserving qualities could not participate in the national level competitions regularly. ... . . . . . . . . .