The Indian government is aiming at a Guinness Book of World Records on the eve of prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 66th birthday on Saturday. In an initiative of charity, PM Modi is to distribute aids and other appliances to 11,000 specially abled people in Navasari. Though, the government is all set to break three more of the Guinness World records on the run-up to the celebration.
The government plans to light up 1,000 oil lamps by specially-abled people , a formation made by 1,000 wheelchair bound people and distribution of hearing aids to 1,000 beneficiaries of the scheme. The current record is held by the United States of America,where the record stands at 346 wheels chaired people, doing a formation. Lighting of 1,000 oil lamps by specially abled people will also be the first attempt of its kind.
India would be breaking the current record that was created in Australia when 500 people were distributed hearing aids. It is reported that the department has worked very closely with the district administration. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, along with his social justice and empowerment minister Taawar Chand Gehlot and the Bhartiya Janata Party MP C R Patil are said to be distributing wheelchairs, cerebral palsy chairs, multi-sensory integrated educational development (SIED) kit, callipers and prosthesis to the 11,000 specially abled people in Navsari.