Category Archives: Collection of Records
The record for writing the thickest book (measuring 144 mm x 496 mm x 219 mm) was set by Swami Gyanjivandasji (born on July 14, 1960) of Vadodara, Gujarat. The book titled ‘Shree Haricharitramrut Sagar’ is a biography of Bhagwan Shree Swaminarayan. This towering book comprises 10,080 pages having 29 cantos, 2409 chapters, and 1, 02,564 couplets including text and pictures of Lord Swaminarayan’s divine pastimes. The weight of this gigantic publication is 9.5 kilograms, as confirmed on February 13, 2020.
The longest Indian flag made of toothpicks measures 470 feet in length and this record was set by Baljinder Singh Maan (born on September 15, 1980) of Amritsar, Punjab. He made the Indian flag using 71, 000 toothpicks, as confirmed on March 3, 2020.
The record for making the smallest replica of ICC World Cup was set by Suman Manna (born on March 4, 1989) of Paschim Medinipur, West Bengal. He made a 12 mm trophy in 50 minutes and 30 seconds using a single matchstick, as confirmed on March 3, 2020.
The maximum number of road signs identified by a child is 63 in one minute and this record was set by Aria Elsa Joseph (born on December 11, 2013) of Thrissur, Kerala. She identified and recited 63 road signs in a minute, as confirmed on March 3, 2020.