Children paint 10 km long drawing in Coimbatore

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Coimbatore, Aug 21 (ANI): In an attempt to earn a position again in the Guinness and Limca book of world records, over 6000 children drew 10 kilometre long drawing in Coimbatore.

The children were given the topic of awareness on social issues out of which most of the children selected pollution, environment, ill effects of smoking and liquor consuming habits, and the present issue of swine flu awareness.

"I am very happy to stand before you on creating a Guinness and Limca world record of world's longest drawing. The present world record for world's longest drawing is 6,785.83 metres, which was made by us in the year 2008. We had made approximately the longest drawing for 10 kilometres and nearly about six thousand schools from all over India have participated in this event," said Pradeep Kumar, organizer of the event.

He added that the children expressed their talent in drawing on the topic 'awareness on social issues'.

The children were very proud and excited to be a part of the event.

"I am very happy to participate in this world's longest drawing. I feel proud to be a part of this event," said Ishwarya, a participant.

The organizers had informed the Guinness authorities as soon as the target was realized and are waiting for the Guinness certificates. (ANI)

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