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NGO sets 'world record' for 2,501 blood tests in 6 hrs

Press Trust of India  |  Khargone (MP) 

A social organisation from town in the district has got its name registered in the Golden Book of World Records by conducting blood tests on as many as 2,501 people within a period of six hours.

The organisation, Lakshya Parivar, broke the previous record set at in the USA, where blood tests were conducted on 1,460 people in six hours, head of Golden Book of World Records, Manish Vishnoi, said.

set the record on Wednesday.

"In a period of six hours, conducted blood tests on 2,501 people," Vishnoi said.

Vishnoi presented the certificate of the world record to Chandan Sharma, convener of the organisation, yesterday.

The Golden Book of World Records team recorded the entire process on cameras.

According to Sharma, his organisation chose the to set the record to send a positive message to the society.

"Apart from setting the record, 260 people also donated blood for the thalassemia patients. We chose the to set the record to send a positive message among the youths. We informed about the blood group to the people, who took part in the record feat," said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, February 15 2018. 14:55 IST