Largest shape of human lungs: world record set in India (VIDEO)
NEW DELHI, India -- Over 5,100 schoolchildren from 35 schools formed a giant shape of the human lungs at the Thyagaraj stadium, setting the new world record for the Largest shape of human lungs, according to the World Record Academy.
Photo: A WORLD record was set by over 5,300 schoolchildren after forming the largest shape of human lung at Thyagraj stadium as it entered the Book of World Records. (enlarge photo)
The event organised by non profit organisation Lung Care Foundation and Petronet LNG was lauded by President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Over 5,300 school children from over 35 schools in Delhi- NCR got together to set the record. The previous records were held by Beijing and Abu Dhabi.
Lt Governor of Delhi Anil Baijal, who was present at the event, said he was confident the campaign would help in initiating a people's movement for clean air.
With 1.2 million dead, India saw the world's most pollution-related deaths in 2015, he said quoting a Lancet Commission study.