India is the home of probably the most remarkable individuals on the planet. As they say, you can find poorer than the poorest and wealthier than the wealthiest on this amazing land. With one foot in past and another in future, it is speculated to transform into world power soon. Home to more than 1.2 billion individuals, one can easily expect of crazy individuals to be making records and these amazing people actually did the same the only difference was, these were no random records. Here we bring out 10 most peculiar world records ever made by Indians.
WORLD'S LARGEST TURBAN
Turban has a special place in Sikh religion, since the absolute starting point of Sikhism. Avtar Singh Mauni is a standard Indian man, however, has one remarkable component, he wears the world's biggest Turban. This sacred man wears an additional expansive turban that measures an incredible 100 pounds. It takes him around 6 hours to wear, and he's been doing it past 18 years. Regardless of the weight it possesses, it measures no weight, for Avtar Singh.
WORLD'S LONGEST MUSTACHE
This Indian made record on the sets of the Italian TV show "Lo Show dei Record" in Rome, Italy. Ram Singh Chauhan has world's longest mustache that measures 4.29 m which mean 14 ft in length thus making it to the news on March 4, 2010.
MAXIMUM NUMBER OF FLAGS TATTOOED ON A HUMAN BODY
Prominently called as the Guinness Rishi this 70 years old man holds the record of a person with most flags tattooed on the body. He has flags of 305 different countries, 185 country maps, 165 mini flags and 2,985 characters on his body. Apparently, his thirst to tattoo every nation's map on the body has put his relation into danger. As his wife has warned him, if he gets any more tattoo she will leave him.
MAXIMUM NUMBER OF HUGS IN AN HOUR
Just imagine a stranger hugging every other stranger passing by in order to make a world record. Exactly, this was actually made possible after Jayasimha Ravirala gave hugs to 2,436 people thus making a Guinness World Record. Other than this he also holds various other records.
WORDL'S LARGEST CONDOM MOSAIC
India is as of now confronting innumerable issues because of overpopulation, well, almost everyone knows what overpopulation is. Henceforth, to point out this trouble a Mosaic was made out of condoms to spread awareness among youngsters and urge them to utilize it, in order to control the increasing birth rate as well as to avoid sexually transmitted diseases.
WORLD'S FASTEST 'NOSE' TYPEWRITER
Mohammed Khursheed Hussain recently broke another Guinness World Record using his nose. Now he holds the world record of fastest time to type using the nose. He typed a sentence given by the Guinness World Records which consisted of 103 characters including grammar in just 47.44 seconds, whereas the earlier record was made by a girl comprising of 1 min and 33 seconds.
MOST NUMBER OF GANDHI'S At ONE PLACE
Well not to be astonished it was actually the largest gathering of people dressed as Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. It was successfully achieved by St Ann's & Venus group of institutions on October 2 in 2015 where 4,605 kids were dressed up as Gandhi on his 146 birth anniversary.
LONGEST EAR HAIRS
He is a retired headmaster known by his pupils as the “ear-haired teacher”. This bizarre world record was made by Anthony Victor, who has hair growing from the focal point of his external ears (center of the pinna) that measures 18.1 cm (7.12 in) at its longest point.
WORLD'S LONGEST FINGERNAILS
Shridhar Chillal holds the world record for the longest fingernails. His nails have a combined length of 909.6 centimeters that will be 358.1 inches. The longest single nail is his thumbnail, measuring 197.8 centimeters or 77.87 inches. Making this weird lifestyle choice Chillal stopped cutting his nails in 1952. Now he expects his nails to be preserved by the museum after his death.
MOST WORMS EATEN IN A MINUTE
This could be counted as one of the weirdest world record ever made by any Indian. John Peter looks very normal though until you wanna share a meal with him. Well, if you agree so get ready as he during his breakfast he eats a dosa and earthworms, during dinner Dal and dragonflies, and 10 or 20 lizards for a mid-day snack. He holds Guinness World Record for most earthworms eaten in a minute.