A few records about Assam.

This is a narrative of a set of various records not normally noticed about the state of Assam.






Sluggards built "Dhodar Ali"




Largest Joint Family




Tallest Shiva Temple




Largest Naamghar


Blind but...


Robin's Miraculous Drawing


Olympic Football Captain


Oldest Gold Medalist


Amphibious Vehicle


Longest Wooden Bridge


Bridge from Single Stone


Bamboo Compass


First Embossed Book Cover


Poetry Written Reverse


Lowest Priced Magazine


Youngest Writer


Writer of Highest Book


Longest Sentence


Record with Reverse Letters




Tinsukia to Dhuburi on Foot


Sing without Opening Mouth


Needle Through the Face


Floating above Water


'Dev Anand' of Jorhat


Chilli Girl


The 'Gandhi' of Assam


Funeral World Record


Writing with Leg


First Farmer Revolution


Robin's Children Museum


Personal Museum


Letters to Editor


Longest Kept Diary


In One Minute


Rice Drawing


World's Smallest River Island


Wonder Boy Bashabraj


Smallest Spoons, Knives


Continuously 24 Hours


Longest Scratch Art


World's Smallest Durga Idol


Badminton Practicing Machine


Most Kites on Single String


Lamp Burning Longest Duration


Pomegranate De-Seeder


Longest One Shot Film


Brass Lamp


Bihu by 2,265 Artists


Most Women Singing Dihanaam


Largest Guitar Ensemble


Jacquard Looms Weft Insertion


Planted 40,885 Trees in 1 Hour


World's Smallest 3D Painting


World's Largest Paint Brush


329 Punches in One Minute


Record With Multiple Events


Walks Backwards 24 Hours


Fastest Marathon Hill Roads


Longest Horn Pipe Marathon


Blowing Fire From Mouth


Pulling a Train Wagon


Needles Through the Face




Nirod Kumar Goswami of Golaghat, has created a record by writing letters to the editor of magazines and newspapers. From 1987 to July, 2005 Goswami has published a total number of 1,910 letters in different magazines and journals of Assam. Among them 1,173 letters were published in Aajir Asom newspaper. Mentionable, Subhas Chandra Aggarwal from Delhi, India, holds the records of writing highest numbers of letters to the editor. The number of letters written by Aggarwal is 1,226. Comparing this, the number of letters of Nirod Kumar Goswami can be declared as world record.


Jiban Saikia (real name Kamal Chandra Baruah) has also joined Goswami in creating records in this field from 1939 to the time of his death (13th June, 2008) Saikia published approximately 2,000 letters in different journals. Naturally this is also a record.




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