7,000 handprints steer Kumbh to another Guinness record
| Saturday | 2nd March, 2019
During the previous record, a group of 4,675 had participated in the attempt.“We have set a new record during the Kumbh Mela.
On Thursday, PMA had created the Guinness record for parading the largest number of buses in the world, with a fleet of 503 buses running across a stretch of 3.2 kilometre.The preparations for the Guinness record attempt started early Friday morning at Ganga auditorium at sector number 1 of the Mela ground.
Once they were done with putting the impression of their palms, their hands were stamped to ensure that there is no repetition of participants.
ALLAHABAD: Eight hours, numerous pair of hands and an unparalleled determination—that was the recipe of success for several citizens who had gathered at Kumbh Mela ground on Friday to create a Guinness record by creating the world’s quickest handprint painting with 7,664 participants.The Prayagraj Mela Authority added another Guinness record to its kitty on Friday, by managing to assemble over 7,600 people to create a handprint painting based on the theme of ‘Jai Gange’ in a span of eight hours at the Kumbh Mela area.The record was the second consecutive one for PMA during the Kumbh Mela.
The participants were asked to queue up near the canvas.
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