Assam Delighted With Guinness World Records
GUWAHATI, (IANS) – Assam has created two Guinness World Records – one with the traditional dance of 11,304 Bihu artistes and the other with the largest drumming performance, which included 2,548 participants.
Each artiste will receive a cash prize of Rs 25,000 for his/her stellar performance that marked double entries into the Guinness World Records, officials said on April 18.
The state government has planned a three-day program to award the prizes to the performers.
The artists were selected from each district of the state to perform for the world records.
The Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and the cabinet ministers will travel to the districts to award cash prizes to the artists.