Octogenarian who has 16 Limca data in his identify honoured

Octogenarian who has 16 Limca data in his identify honoured

Tribune Information Service

Amritsar, Could 31

Practically 60 years after passing out from the SGPC-run Sri Guru Ram Das Khalsa Senior Secondary College, Surinder Singh Azad (80) was felicitated by the college on Tuesday for registering a lot of data in his identify.

He cleared his Class XII in 1961. College principal Amarjit Kaur and the workers honoured him with a trophy. Recalling these days, he mentioned all senior secondary passouts had been instantly given job letters. Partap Singh Kairon, the then Chief Minister, had ordered that no senior secondary handed out needs to be left idle.

Azad mentioned he has registered 16 data within the Limca E-book of Information beneath totally different classes. He’s passionate to register extra data. “I used to be happy to go to my faculty the place I spent my childhood. I heartily thank the SGPC and the college workers for bestowing me with the honour,” he mentioned. He additionally penned his ideas on the college’s customer ebook.

It was in 1990 that the Limca E-book of Information had acknowledged his feat of increasing his chest by 9 inches (22.8 cm). The traditional growth just isn’t greater than 6.3 cm. The popularity developed in him a penchant for setting data. This recognition nurtured in him a want to do extra extraordinary issues, to see his identify enshrined within the file ebook. Although data corresponding to snapping fingers and clapping could sound amusing, he says, he had put his greatest efforts to realize these.

The need to do one thing distinctive drove him to do workout routines just like the bench press, push-ups and sit-ups every day. His feat of driving his scooter from Amritsar to Pinjore and again, masking 534 km in fourth gear means again in 1993, bagged him one other file. He claims that he has been driving a scooter within the fourth gear since he purchased it in 1979. It fetched him the third nationwide file. In 1997, his two data — one for clapping 12,178 occasions and the opposite for snapping his fingers 11,510 occasions in an hour every — had been additionally included within the Limca ebook. He snapped his fingers 290 occasions in a minute, which paved the best way for his sixth file. His seventh file even baffled the engineers at Bajaj Auto Ltd. as he had pushed his scooter for 70 km in a litre.

He had created the eighth file by driving the slowest scooter ever in fourth gear i.e. 2.35 km per hour. His ninth file was for driving the scooter in fourth gear with 10 pillion passengers. This file earned him a spot within the Limca E-book of Information in 1997. In 2000, his two extra data — which raised the variety of data to 11, i.e. rotating the wrist 292 occasions in a single minute and rotating his arm 136 occasions in a minute — had been acknowledged in Limca ebook.

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