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Bangalore Students Set New Guinness World Record for Largest Gathering of People Dressed as Mahatma Gandhi

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Nearly 5,000 students in the southern Indian city of Bangalore have set a new Guinness world record for “the largest gathering of people dressed as Mohandas Gandhi”.

The 4,605 children between the ages of 6 and 14 dressed in traditional white dhotis came dressed in spectacles, fake moustaches and skull caps and carried bamboo sticks.Mahatma Gandhi dress Guinness World Record

They assembled for four hours at Bangalore’s Kanteerva Stadium for Guinness adjudicators to count and verify the numbers.

The record had been previously held by a school in the neighboring state of Tamil Nadu.

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, popularly known as Mahatma (Great Soul), was India’s greatest leader who fought for the country’s independence from British rule and for the rights of the poor.

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