Mysuru, Oct 29 : Sixteen-year-old yoga exponent Khushi features among the 64 Rajyotsava awardees announced by the state government.
Khushi met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2018 and submitted a representation to consider Yoga as Sports.
In 2017, during World Yoga Day, Khushi set a world record by performing ‘Niralamba Purna Chakrasana’, 14 times in a minute.
A child prodigy, Khushi is the daughter of S Hemachandra, an official of Bharatiya Reserve Bank Note Mudrana and Kumuda.
A First Pre-University student, She took up Yoga to overcome breathing problem at Vivekananda Yoga and Research Centre here five years ago. She has won several prizes including the 'Karnataka Kalashree', 'Asadarana Prathibe' and 'Jilla Yuva Prashasti'. (UNI)