Category Archives: Strange But True Records
The record for winning the maximum number of online contests was set by Manjeet Singh (born on August 25, 1973) of Delhi. He won nine online contests including HT City star contest and had a chance to meet Deepika Padukone & Ranveer Singh, as confirmed on May 4, 2020.
The record for growing the tallest Chenopodium album (bathua plant) on the farm without using any advanced treatment or any kind of fertilizer was set by Ajay Kumar Saini (born on November 25, 1968) of Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh. The height of the plant measures 120 inches, as verified by the District Horticulture Officer of Saharanpur, as confirmed on May 27, 2020.
The record for growing the tallest coriander plant using organic technique was set by Gopal Datt Upreti (born on June 5, 1973) of Almora, Uttarakhand. The height of the plant, as measured by the Horticulture Department of Uttarakhand, is 6 feet and 1 inch and is still in its flowering stage, as confirmed on April 30, 2020.
The record for growing the heaviest jackfruit was set by Vinod Kumar Balakrishnan (born on May 14, 1971) of Wayanad, Kerala, wherein the jackfruit weighed 52.2 kg, with a circumference of 119 cm and length of 77 cm, as confirmed on May 21, 2020.
The record for successfully operating and removing the longest foreign body (hair) from the stomach of a girl was set by Dr. Keyur Bhatt (born on November 9, 1979) of Surat, Gujarat. The condition called trichobezoar started from the stomach to the end of small intestine measuring 59 inches. The surgery was performed in SIDS hospital, Gujarat, on October 26, 2017, as confirmed on July 29, 2019.