The cultural fest of LSR College will commence in the first week of February 2017, and the college is going to break the record on January 28, 2017, where 4,000 participants will recite the same text. The event will take at the college premises, and the management is going to organise the event in a grand manner. As a part of the event, the participants will read 'Balaknama'. It is a newspaper which is run by street children. The event will take place for thirty minutes.
Lady Shri Ram College for Women is planning to break the Guinness World Record of 'Largest Reading Lesson' on January 28, 2017. The college is taking this initiative as a part of its cultural festival Tarang.
So far, the largest reading session is 2,604 participants read the same text and set the record. The event was organised in UAE by Ministry of Interior in the month of May 2016.
Smitha Sabu, LSR's Treasurer of Students' Union mentioned that people from all walks of life are invited to participate in the event and break the existing world record. Children, as well as corporates, can also participate in the event.
Around 2,604 women as well as female staff members of Ministry of Interior participated in the Largest Reading Lesson session read selected texts and set a new world record in the month of May 2016. They broke the record that was set by Iraq in October 2015 where 2,226 participants read the same text.