India! The country with amazing diversity and wonders has many champions. All these are real facts and real records. Most of them are certified by authentic record books like Guiness Book of Records & Limca Book of Records. I am trying to tabulate as many as I can. Please help me in my efforts by adding more facts and records.

Monday, August 22, 2016


The Certificate from Guiness
The suit with the words 'Narendra Damodardas Modi' monogrammed on it as pinstripes was sold for an astounding Rs 4.31 crore. The suit, once worn by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has entered the Guinness Book of World Records, as reported on 20th August 2016. In February this year, a man from Surat bought the suit at an auction for over Rs 4.31 crore, making it the most expensive suit ever

The suit, that was worn by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his meeting with US President Barack Obama, was sold to the highest bidder, Laljibhai Patel, a diamond baron and private airline owner based in Surat. Lalji Tulsibai Patel shelled out exactly Rs 4,31,31,311 for the suit that Modi wore on the occassion on US President Barack Obama's second state visit to India. A diamond baron and a private airline owner, Patel took home the suit at an auction whose proceeds went to the Namaami Gange Trust fund, an initiative of the Modi cabinet. The final auction price was an extraordinary figure, given that it reportedly cost only Rs 10 lakh to make, and was given a
base auction price of Rs 11 lakh. Patel had expressed his willingness to buy the monogrammed suit for an even higher price as it was a matter of pride for him to own a suit once worn by PM Modi.
Modi with Obama, wearing the famous suit

Businessman Ramesh Virani, who lives abroad, had claimed that he gifted the suit to PM Modi on his son’s wedding, which coincided with Obama’s visit on January 26 2015.

The money received in the auction was to be used in the campaign to clean River Ganga. 800 other items received by PM Modi were also sold off in the auction.

Laljibhai Patel, the winner
The suit became a major talking point with leaders from opposition parties claiming that it was a symbol of narcissism. The term ‘suit-boot ki sarkar’, often used by Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi to attack the Modi government, was derived from the very same suit.

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