Can Kumbh Mela get a place in the Guinness World Records?

World’s largest religious gathering, Kumbh Mela 2019 is competing for a place in the Guinness World Records.

Here are the prime areas of work which are being projected for Guinness World Records:

1) Biggest sanitation and waste disposal mechanism

2) Largest traffic and crowd management plan

3) Biggest painting exercise of public sites for any fair

What is ‘Guinness World Records?’

It is a reference book published annually which includes world records of both human achievements and the extremes of the natural world.

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Ashish Goel, Prayagraj divisional commissioner and chairman of Prayagraj Mela Authority said, “We will invite the officials of Guinness World Records to Kumbh Mela area on three days — February 17, February 24 and March 2 — so that they may have a firsthand experience of the fair and witness the preparations that were made to ensure its safe and smooth conduct.”

We can only wait and hope that we get to see Kumbh 2019 in Guinness World Records. Till we meet again, happy travels and Namaste!