The great personality of India, Narendra Modi will be on two days visit of Gujarat, as he will be celebrating his birthday with the people of Navsari district of Gujarat.
Government of Gujarat had organized a huge celebration on 17th September, on the 67th birthday of Narendra Modi.
Organizers aim to set three Guinness World Records and one at national level. During the celebration there will be the distribution of 17,000 kits among 11,223 differently-abled people.
The organizers aim to break a world record for maximum number of people in wheelchairs who form an image or a logo. The previous record was made in the US by 346 wheelchair-bound persons in 2010.
On PM Modi’s birthday, the new record will involve 1,000 persons on wheelchairs, an official of the organizing committee said.
Another record expected to be set anew will be by providing hearing aids to another 1,000 hearing-impaired persons. The previous record was made in Australia.
As many as 1,500 oil lamps will be lit simultaneously at a single location to establish another record.
The event will be monitored by officials from the Guinness World Records.
“The programme is inspired by the central government’s ‘Accessible India’ campaign. Under this, people with disability will be given hearing aids, wheelchairs and tricycles, chairs meant for cerebral palsy patients, calipers and prosthetics and multi-sensory integrated educational development kits,” the official from the organizing committee told IANS.
The intended beneficiaries will also receive cheques for various amounts under the National Award for the Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities.
Union Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot will also be present at the celebrations, the officials said.