“This may help in working out strategies for survival during natural calamities, extreme stressful conditions and extra-terrestrial explorations like future missions to the Moon and Mars by the human race.”
Since the experiment began on April 22, Jani has neither eaten nor drunk and has not been to the toilet.
“The exercise of taking this yogi under the medical scanner is to understand what energy supports his existence,” Dr Ilavazahagan added.
“Jani says he meditates to get energy. Our soldiers will not be able to meditate, but we would still like to find out more about the man and his body.”
Jani, who dresses in red and wears a nose ring, grew up in Charod village in the Mehsana district in Gujarat.