1,60,000 people sing 7 Annamayya keertanas
The programme, ‘Laksha Gala Sankirthanarchana’, was organised jointly by Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD), the Andhra Pradesh state cultural council and Andhra Silicon in Hyderabad when 1,60,000 people sang 7 keerthanas of Telugu saint-poet Thallapaka Annamacharya in one voice.
A representative of the Guinness Book of World Records announced that the previous record is broken at the grand spiritual musical event, organised to mark the 601st birth anniversary of Annamacharya. He also presented the certificate from Guinness Book of World Records to state Minister for Finance K. Rosaiah.
It was on Aug 2, 1937, that 60,000 people sang the national anthem in Germany to set the world record.