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BD has world’s largest human flag

Author: Shahidul Alam | Category: News Flash

Title:BD has world’s largest human flag

Dhaka, Bangladesh. December 16, 2013 [DrikNEWS] - On the 42nd Victory Day today, Bangladeshis formed the world’s largest human national flag, breaking the record set up by Pakistanis last year. A total of 27,117 volunteers, mostly students, stood up with red and green blocks to form the flag at the National Parade Ground in Sher-e-Bangla Nagar. The participants stood there for 6 minutes 16 seconds, though the requirement for setting a new world record was 5 minutes. On October 21 last year, 24,200 students set the record for Pakistan during the Punjab Youth Festival. The programme began around 9:00am and continued till 1:40pm. The main attraction was at 1:30pm the participants completed the flag. After two trials for 30 seconds, the participants went to complete the flag around 1:30pm.

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