Bhubaneswar: Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS), Bhubaneswar has achieved two Guinness World Records in making the ‘Largest Human Sentence’ and ‘Most Simultaneous High-Fives’. Today 15,225 students of KISS made a human sentence – ‘WE URGE FOR WORLD PEACE’ – in presence of Guinness World Records officials. On the eve of International Human Rights Day, students of KISS gave a message of peace to the world as well as need to join hands against terrorism. The second record was created when the students of KISS achieved ‘Most Simultaneous Hi-Five in a Human Chain’. As many as 25,151 students participated in making of this record.
Ms. Fortuna Lisa Burke, an official of Guinness World Records, group of auditors and group of witnesses were present to watch the six-hour long programme and adjudicate the world records. It may be mentioned that, on 25th November 2015, the ‘Largest Human Sentence’ was made in Dubai by 6958 people. KISS has broken this record. Similarly, on 29th August 2015, record for the ‘Most Simultaneous Hi-Fives in a Human Chain’ was made in Canada by 7238 people. Students of KISS also shattered this record and achieved.
Expressing his happiness over this achievements, Dr. Achyuta Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS thanked the officials of Guinness World Records and students of KISS, and said, it is not only a matter pride for KISS, but also for Odisha as well as entire country. Students of KISS gave a message to world to join hands against terrorism and to bring peace on the eve of World Human Rights Day.