1995 Kg Khichdi prepared by Himachal Tourism Department enters Guinness Book of World Records

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By: Vijay Kumar Verma, Group Editor-ICN World 
SHIMLA: The Largest Serving of Khichdi (beans and rice) weighing 1995 kilogram prepared by Himachal Pradesh Department of Tourism and Civil Aviation entered the Guinness Book of World Records today at Tattapani in Mandi district. The earlier record under this title was 918.8 kg. This feat was achieved at Tattapani Tourism Festival in Karsog area of Mandi district today on the auspicious occasion of Makar Sakranti. The Department has broken it’s own record set earlier with a huge margin of about 1000 kg.

Director Tourism and Aviation Yunus said that the utensil used for cooking the Khichdi was 7×4 feet in radius and this attempt was aimed at bringing Tattapani on world tourism map.

Adjudicator of Guinness World Record announced that the Department of Tourism and Civil Aviation has set a World record by cooking 1995 kg Khichdi in a single utensil.