12-02-2018 11:00 AM
Shilpika Bajpai | My Indian Dream
Ranjim Kumbh Mela sets a new world record by playing 2000 shanks
The second day at Ranjim Kumbh Mela set a new world record when 2100 saints and locals came together to play the conch shells "shank" in the evening.
The famous Maha Aarti was performed after the shanknaad. The maha aarti was done by the MLA's, Chattisgarh ministers and saints.
This record was certified by Golden Book Of World Records. Earlier on the same day, another record was set where three lakh earthen lamps were lighted at the mela.
While giving a statement, Chattisgarh Agriculture and Water Resources Minister Brijmohan Agrawal said, "Conch shells are blown before every pious event. The sound of 2100 shells will soothe environment. We wanted to send a message of peace and prosperity. Golden Book Of World Records certified this. Our Kumbh Mela will now be known across the world."