Couple pushes pen into Guinness record

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New Delhi, Oct 16 (UNI) Making a bid for the Guinness Book of World Records this year, Subhash Chandra Agrawal and his wife Madhu Agrawal made a world record by writing letters to the editors of various newpapers.

They each earned individual distinction of writing maximum letters to the editors.

Subhash wrote 3699 letters to the editors published till January 31, 2006, while Madhu wrote 447 letters to the editors published in 2004, making a world record.

Chief Minister Sheila Dixit and Mayor Aarti Mehra have congratulated the couple for doing the nation proud.

''Your motivational work would certainly make the world a better place to live for all of us,'' Ms Dixit said in a letter to the couple.

''The couple has long been actively engaged in social work through writing articles on vast range of issues. Their letters to editors were published not only in India but also in foreign countries like UK, Pakistan and Bangladesh,'' a press release said.

Their letters have also earned appreciation from the readers across the world, the release added.

An RTI activist, Subhash is driven by a mission to make the judiciary accountable. The couple also claimed their long association with various social and cultural organisations.


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