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August 13, 2022

Har Ghar Tiranga: Chandigarh University creates Guinness World Record for the World’s Largest Human Image of a Waving National Flag


• UT Administrator Banwari Lal Purohit and Union Minister Meenakshi Lekhi, among 25,000 people, gathered for the historic event at Chandigarh Cricket Stadium; 5885 students and dignitaries weaved the tricolor formation.


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Photo: Chandigarh University creates Guinness World Record for the World’s Largest Human Image of a Waving National Flag.


Chandigarh University


Photo: Chandigarh University creates Guinness World Record for the World’s Largest Human Image of a Waving National Flag; GWR official handing over the certificate to Ms. Meenakshi Lekhi, Union Minister for Culture.


Chandigarh University


CHANDIGARH, India, August 13, 2022 — Chandigarh University on Saturday created the Guinness World Record to form ‘World’s Largest Human Image of a Waving National Flag.’ As many as 5885 students from Chandigarh University and other schools and colleges, volunteers of the NID Foundation, and other dignitaries gathered for the flag formation at Chandigarh Cricket Stadium. They created history in the heart of the City Beautiful.

More than 25,000 people, including youth and citizens of Chandigarh, filled the air with patriotism. The attendees included Punjab Governor and Chandigarh UT Administrator Shri Banwarilal Purohit, Union Minister of State for External Affairs and Culture Smt Meenakshi Lekhi, NID Chief Patron and Chandigarh University Chancellor S. Satnam Singh Sandhu, Dharam Pal, Adviser to the Administrator, Chandigarh UT; Vinay Pratap Singh, Deputy Commissioner Chandigarh; Sarabjit Kaur, Mayor Chandigarh; Parveer Ranjan, DGP Chandigarh UT, Prof Himani Sood, Founder NID Foundation and other top officials of the UT administration.

Swapnil Dangarikar, official Guinness World Records Adjudicator, who was present at the event, verified the record. “The previous world record for the largest human image of a waving national flag achieved by GEMS Education in Abu Dhabi, UAE, has been broken. Chandigarh University has created a new world record in today’s event,” he confirmed.

Mr. Dangarikar also handed over a copy of the GWR certificate to Punjab Governor and UT Administrator Shri Banwarilal Purohit and S. Satnam Singh Sandhu, Chief Patron, NID Foundation, and Chancellor, Chandigarh University, and congratulated them.

Shri Banwarilal Purohit said that with the successful creation of the world record formed by Chandigarh University, Chandigarh had given a great message to the entire world on the 75th anniversary of India’s Independence Day.

S. Satnam Singh Sandhu, Chief Patron, NID Foundation, and Chancellor Chandigarh University, congratulated all the participants and said that the historical formation of the national flag aptly celebrates the spirit of India’s 75th Independence Day under the aegis of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav.

The joys and excitements of those in attendance knew no bounds as they breathed in patriotism. Sunil Sharma, a student of Chandigarh University, said that he was proud that his university organized such a significant event and made a world record. “I am proud that I am a part of this historic event, celebrating the independence of a land that has given us a unique identity and associated with proud heritage and values,” he said.

The event concluded with flag hoisting and singing the national anthem.

Source: Chandigarh University

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