42 lakh essays on Ahom hero Lachit Borphukan enters Guinness World Records
The entries, made in over 25 languages, were uploaded to a portal in October-November last year, launched as part of the 400th birth anniversary celebrations of Borphukan.
Only the handwritten entries were considered for the world record.
The state government marked the conclusion of the birth anniversary celebration with a series of programmes in November last year, with the finale held in New Delhi and attended by Prime Minister
Borphukan is known for his leadership in the 1671 'Battle of Saraighat' on Brahmaputra that thwarted a drawn-out attempt by the mighty Mughal forces, led by Raja Ramsingh-I, to take back Assam.
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