Friday, December 11, 2015
Largest human sentence: India breaks Guinness World Records record (VIDEO)
Bhubaneswar, India -- A total of 15,225 students of Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) arranged themselves into a massive human formation reading "WE URGE FOR WORLD PEACE" and set a world record for the 'largest human sentence', according to the World Record Academy .
Photo: The largest human sentence formed by KISS students on International Human Rights Day.
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The Guinness World Records world record for the largest human sentence consists of 6,958 participants and was achieved in an event organised by GEMS Education (UAE), in Dubai, UAE, on 25 November 2015.
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the largest human national flag; it involved 43,830 participants and was achieved by Rotary International District 3230 and News 7 Tamil (both India) at the YMCA Grounds Nandanam in Chennai, India, on 7 December 2014.
Organised on the occasion of International Human Rights Day, a total of 15,225 students took part in making the human sentence, a statement by the university said.
Guinness World Records official Fortuna Lisa Burke, who was present with her team to witness the event, certified it as a new world record for the 'Largest human sentence'.
The previous Guinness World Records world record on this feat was made in Dubai by 6,958 people, it said.
KISS is the largest free residential institute in the world, which imparts holistic education from KG to PG to 25,000 tribal children.
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik hailed the initiative of the students. Education is the key to awareness and success, he added, while congratulating the institute for the world records.
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