“The world record for the largest human image of a waving a national flag, previously achieved by GEMS Education in Abu Dhabi, UAE, has been broken and a new world record has been created by NID Foundation and Chandigarh University in today’s event,” said Swapnil Dangarikar, an official of the Guinness World Records Adjudicator.
A new world record was set in Chandigarh on Tuesday when the largest number of people waving the National Flag of India were present in a cricket stadium in Sector 16. The Union Territory registered its name in the Guinness World Record attempt as it observed the largest human chain forming the Tricolor to commemorate Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav marking 75 years of Indian independence.
7,500 students dressed up in the form of Tiranga formed a human chain, according to what was said. The flag wavering event organised by the NID Foundation and Chandigarh University was attended by Union Minister of Culture Meenakshi Lekhi, Administrator of Chandigarh Banwarilal Purohit, and Wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt (who is also an Olympic medalist).
Purohit congratulated all the participants for attaining this title and urged the people to unfurl the national flag at their residences on the Republic Day. The students also made a Tricolour – like shape in the air, while they queued themselves in the form of the Human Flag in the presence of the team from Guinness Book of World Records.”
The previous world record for the largest human image of a waving a national flag – earlier achieved by GEMS Education in Abu Dhabi, UAE – has been broken and a new world record has been created by NID Foundation and Chandigarh University in todays event,” said Swapnil Dangarikar, an official of the Guinness World Records Adjudicator, who was also present at the event.
In 2017, the UAE achieved the record for the largest human image of a waving national flag with 4130 people. The official said that India has broken the record for the world’s largest human image of a waving national flag, with over 5,885 young boys and girls taking part. Governor Banwarilal Purohit spoke on the occasion, saying that the successful creation of the world record has given a great message to the entire world on the 75th anniversary of India’s Independence Day. This event has become even better than what I had imagined. S. Satnam Singh Sandhu, Chancellor of Chandigarh University and Chief Patron of NID Foundation, deserves congratulations for his team’s achievement. “Not only have their institutions made the entire Chandigarh and entire country proud,” said Purohit, who was the chief guest at the event.
The NID Foundation and Chandigarh University have done an amazing job of bringing people together to celebrate patriotism and pay tribute to those who sacrificed for the country’s freedom. I congratulate them on the success of the event – it is the first of its kind in India,” Purohit added. We had the shield of unarmed brave people who never bowed before the violence of the rulers”. “I do not believe that we got the Independence without any shield, as it is often said,” Union Minister Lekhi conveyed on the occasion. “We had the shield of unarmed brave people who never bowed before the violence of the rulers.” “He sacrificed his life at a very young age,” she said while attacking Sangrur MP Simranjeet Singh for his alleged terrorist remarks on Bhagat Singh. What we witnessed here today was better than any view in the entire country. Most importantly, congratulations to the students who made this dream of mine come true. S. Satnam Singh Sandhu, Chief Patron of NID Foundation and Chancellor of Chandigarh University, congratulated the participants on the occasion and said that the historic formation of the national flag aptly celebrates the spirit of India’s 75th Independence Day under the aegis of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav.
The Tricolour is a symbol of national pride for people all across the country. “To honor our national flag, the Government of India, under the able leadership of PM Modi, is celebrating Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav all over the nation,” he said, adding, “Our national flag is more than the three colors.” It is also a reflection of our past pride, our commitment to the present, and our dreams for the future.The tricolor is a symbol that represents India’s unity, integrity, and diversity. I am grateful to the Chandigarh Administration for their steadfast support in achieving this momentous accomplishment. One of the students expressed his contentment by saying, “I am proud to be 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. “This is a day to commemorate and pay homage to the courageous sacrifices of our freedom fighters. They fought hard with a worthy patriotic spirit to get their home free of British oppression.” It’s very important that, at 75 years of independence, we continue to cherish and practice the same ideals and values our great countrymen held dear during their struggle to build an independent India,” said another student, Shahid.
More than 25,000 people, including youth, kids, and the elderly, attended the programme to mark theHar Ghar Tiranga` campaign under the aegis of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. The campaign encourages people to bring the Tiranga home and to hoist it. The initiative of the Government of India, Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, celebrates and commemorates 75 years of independence and the glorious history of India’s people, culture, and achievements. The programme aims to inspire Indians everywhere to hoist the national flag at their homes. The aim of the programme is to make the relationship with the national flag more personal rather than just keeping it formal or institutional. The initiative is meant to invoke patriotism and promote awareness about the tricolour.