India has entered the Guinness Book of World Records for waving the utmost quantity of national flags concurrently, the Ministry of Culture said Monday. It said 78,220 tricolors were waved on the Veer Kunwar Singh Vijayotsav programme organised at Duler Floor in Jagdishpur in the presence of Dwelling Minister Amit Shah.
The tournament used to be held to pay a tribute to the victory of the then King of Jagdishpur, Veer Kunwar Singh, one in every of the heroes of the liberty fight of 1857, the ministry said.
The tournament used to be organised by the Ministry of Dwelling Affairs and Ministry of Culture below the ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’, the 75th anniversary of India’s Independence.
The try used to be witnessed by representatives of the Guinness Book of World Records and attendees were requested to wear bands for the bodily identification. The complete tournament is documented in video develop, the culture ministry said.
The old world sage used to be of about 56,000 when Pakistani flags were waved at a impartial in Lahore in 2004.
In his take care of at Jagdishpur, Dwelling Minister Shah said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has envisioned that in 2047, India will possess to tranquil lead globally and this might maybe maybe maybe effectively be “our staunch tribute to all dauntless freedom opponents esteem Veer Kunwar Singh”.
“Babu Kunwar Singh used to be also a extensive social reformer and he had positioned the postulate of welfare of the backward and downtrodden before the nation in the intervening time. Historical past has been unjust to Babu Kunwar Singh, as he used to be no longer given the living he deserved, in maintaining along with his valour, merit and sacrifice.
“On the different hand, on the present time the other folk of Bihar possess paid their tribute to Babu ji and possess but again immortalized Veer Kunwar Singh’s name in historical past,” Shah said.
Union ministers RK Singh, Ashwini Choubey and Nityanand Rai were also prove for the length of this diagram.
Deputy chief ministers Tarkishore Prasad and Renu Devi were also prove. In conjunction with hundreds of participants gathered, they raised the tricolor for five minutes and sang the national track ‘Vande Mataram’, the ministry said.