Category Archives: Strange But True Records
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.
The record for inventing the Holy Basil herbal drinking water, ‘tulsi’, was set by Dr. Harishchandra S B (born on July 22, 1982) of Kalaburagi, Karnataka. He invented a multipurpose and non-toxic drinking water with medicinal qualities in the year 2017. This water has no side effects and is effective enough to cure 15 common diseases, as confirmed on November 25, 2019.
The record for the first couple to be conferred with the Ph.D. degree in Philosophy on the same day was achieved by Dr. K. L. Dhingra and Dr. Neelam Dhingra at Manav Rachna International Institute of Research and Studies in Faridabad, Haryana on November 16, 2018.