Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Dec 9:
Odisha based Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) today achieved two Guinness World Records in making the ‘Largest Human Sentence’ and ‘Most Simultaneous High-Fives’, said an official release of KISS issued today.
A record 15,225 students of KISS made a human sentence – ‘WE URGE FOR WORLD PEACE’ – in presence of Guinness World Records officials.
On the eve of International Human Rights Day, students of KISS gave a message of peace to the world as well as emphasized on the need to join hands against terrorism.
The second record was created when the students of KISS achieved ‘Most Simultaneous Hi-Five in a Human Chain’. As many as 25,151 students participated in making of this record.
Ms. Fortuna Lisa Burke, an official of Guinness World Records, group of auditors and group of witnesses were present to watch the six-hour long programme and adjudicate the world records.
It may be mentioned that, on November 25, 2015, the ‘Largest Human Sentence’ was made in Dubai by 6958 people. This record has been broken by KISS.
Similarly, on August 29, 2015, record for the ‘Most Simultaneous Hi-Fives in a Human Chain’ was made in Canada by 7238 people. This record too has been shattered by KISS.
Expressing his happiness over these achievements, Achyuta Samanta, founder, KIIT & KISS thanked the officials of Guinness World Records and students of KISS, and said, it is not only a matter of pride for KISS, but also for Odisha as well as entire country.
Students of KISS gave a message to the world to join hands against terrorism and to bring peace on the eve of World Human Rights Day.