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Students create record in ’golden book’ for nature at Malpe

Students create record in ’golden book’ for nature at Malpe

Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, Jan 14, 2018: New record of the “Largest congregation of people wearing the same badge” was created and entered into the Golden Book of World Records on the Malpe beach here on Jan 13, Saturday.

This record was created by 4,850 students from 23 degree colleges, who wore the same badge with the slogan “Save nature for the future” and sang the full version of the national song, Vande Mataram.

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Vivekananda birth anniversary: As many as 23 singers also joined the students in singing the full version of Vande Mataram. The event, organised by a voluntary organization, Samvedana Foundation, aimed at creating awareness for saving nature.  This event was organised to mark the 155th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda.

Certificate: After the students wearing the badges sang Vande Mataram, the representative of Golden Book of World Records, Santhosh Agarwal, handed over the certificate of “Largest congregation of people wearing the same badge” to Prakash Malpe, coordinator of the programme and the head of Samvedana Foundation.

The certificate was handed over in the presence of Pramod Madhwaraj, Minister for Fisheries, Youth Empowerment and Sports.

Earlier, the students brought a 1,750-ft long and nine-feet wide national flag in a procession from the Gandhi Shatabdi Grounds to the beach here.

Meenakshi Bannanje, president of the Udupi City Municipal Council, Dinakar Babu, president of the Udupi Zilla Panchayat, Raghupati Bhat, former MLA, and G. Shankar, philanthropist, were present.

Speaking to media Santhosh Agarwal said that the record of “Largest congregation of people wearing the same badge” was a new one which was created here.

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