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Indian Expat In UAE Bags 19th Guinness Record With Giant Greeting Card

Ramkumar Sarangapani’s card has dimensions of four metres in size and a couple of.05 metres in width


An Indian expatriate within the UAE has entered the Guinness World Records for the 19th time, after he unveiled a 8.2 sq. metre large pop-up greeting card, commemorating the 15th Accession Day of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, in accordance with a media report on Saturday.

Ramkumar Sarangapani, a Dubai resident, now holds essentially the most variety of world data by a person within the UAE and India, the Gulf News reported.

Mr Sarangapani’s pop up greetings card is 100 occasions bigger than the common pop-up playing cards. Inside, it has a collage of Sheikh Mohammed’s work created by Dubai-based artist Akbar Saheb, the newspaper stated.

While the pop-up card devoted to Sheikh Mohammed has a closed floor space of 8.20 sq. metres, the earlier document, which was set in Hong Kong, was of 6.729 sq. metres.

Mr Sarangapani’s card has dimensions of four metres in size and a couple of.05 metres in width. The card’s outer cowl is the profitable bid of Expo 2020, the each day reported.

Speaking to Gulf News, Mr Sarangapani stated, “I had been working on this for the last six months and was waiting for the most opportune time to break this record to make it very special for the nation. And there couldn’t have been a more auspicious occasion than the 15th Accession Day of Sheikh Mohammed while I also dedicate this to the 50th anniversary year of the UAE’s formation.”


The card will likely be exhibited at Doha centre right here from January four to 18, as a part of the UAE’s National Day celebrations. COVID-19 precautionary measures will likely be in place on the exhibition centre, officers stated.

The different data held by Mr Sarangapani embrace the biggest sentence made utilizing magnets, largest phrase utilizing magnets, largest digital greeting card, smallest pack of enjoying playing cards, amongst others.

Mr Sarangapani, who shifted from Chennai to Dubai 17 years in the past, specifically thanked artist Saheb for his contributions to the pop-up greeting card.

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