Man talks 62 hours non-stop on phone for a record

June 30th, 2008 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS  


Lucknow, June 30 (IANS) A man in Uttar Pradesh has made it to the Limca Book of Records by talking on a mobile phone continuously for 62 hours. The record breaking attempt started Friday noon and ended here Monday. “I am just passionate about making records. They provide me great satisfaction,” said Pawan Kumar Srivastava, who made it to the record book for the fourth time.

A professional memory trainer in the city, Srivastava claims his feats have also been acknowledged by the Guinness Book of World Records.

“For dribbling a basketball continuously for 56 hours and 26 minutes, the Guinness Book had acknowledged me a few months ago,” he said.

An observer of the Limca Book of Records, Venkat J.C. Kasibatla, handed Srivastava a certificate of recognition after completion of his talking feat.

“By profession, I am a memory trainer and strongly believe that anything can be achieved by firm determination,” Srivastava said.

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