Chandigarh enters its name in the Guinness Book of World Records for Tiranga, the largest human chain.

Chandigarh enters its name in the Guinness Book of World Records for Tiranga, the largest human chain.

 

In a cricket stadium in Sector 16, Chandigarh a new world record for the biggest person waving the Indian national flag. The Union Territory was given recognition as in the Guinness World Records attempt when it witnessed the creation of the biggest human chain to form the Tricolor in honour of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, which celebrated the nation’s 75th anniversary of independence. According to reports, 7,500 students dressed like Tirangas to form the Human Chain. Meenakshi Lekhi, the Union Minister of Culture, Banwarilal Purohit, the Mayor of Chandigarh, and Olympic medal-winning wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt gathered at the stadium to take part in the flag-waving ceremony sponsored by the NID Foundation as well as Chandigarh University.

Purohit thanked all of the contestants for winning, and he urged everyone to raise the country’s flag at their homes. While lining up as the Human Flag in front of the Guinness Book of World Records crew, the students also formed an airborne formation resembling the Tricolor. The previous world record for the biggest human image of a waving a national flag—achieved by GEMS Education in Abu Dhabi, UAE—has been broken, and a new global record has been established by NID Foundation as well as Chandigarh University in today’s event, according to Swapnil Dangarikar, an executive of the Guinness World Records Adjudicator who was also present at the event.

With 4130 people, the UAE set a record in 2017 for the biggest human representation of a waving flag. The official claimed that India, with more than 5,885 young children making the largest human representation of keep waving national flag, had easily beaten the previous record. On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of India’s Independence Day, Governor Banwarilal Purohit noted that the successful setting of the world record had sent a powerful message to the entire globe. “This event has grown even bigger than I had anticipated. My sincere congratulations go out to S. Satnam Singh Sandhu, the team leader and chief patron of the NID Foundation and chancellor of Chandigarh University.

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