Kerala: Guinnes record winners seek pension

The newly-launched All Guinnes Record Holders' Association demands service pension to record holders who are financially backward.

Thrissur: The Guinness World Record winners in Kerala have launched an organisation, ‘All Guinness Record Holders’ (AGRH) association and handed over a memorandum to Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan seeking government support for it. Mr Sathar Adhoor, a member of AGRH, who has set a Guinness world record for the largest collection of miniature books, said that Guinness Pakru is the president of the organization. “We have requested the government to give service pension to those are financially backward and consider the record-holders while giving recognition to those in the field of art and culture,” Mr Sathar said.

The others in the group are Sunil Joseph, who works as Universal Record Forum’s Asian jury, who holds the record for collecting the telephone cards from the most number of countries, Dr. Kuzhalmannam Ramakrishnan for his longest solo Mridangam performance, Prajesh Kannan from Kannur for his skill in random memory, Mada Swami from Idukki for the longest marathon speech on a single subject, Renish Sava from Kohikode for his speechless movie that only shows feet, cartoonist Deleef for making the longest tennis racket, Job Pottas fro reverse spelling, Guinness Sebastian for the longest guitar marathon, Kalamandalam Hemaletha for the longest dance marathon, Johnson from Thrissur for the largest collection of candles from different countries and Murali Narayanan for the longest flute marathon. Pakru holds the record for the shortest person to do a lead role in a movie.

( Source : Deccan Chronicle. )
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