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Limca Book of Records  
Country  India
Language English
Series Limca Book of Records
Subject(s) Records by Indians
Genre(s) Information
Publisher Coca-Cola India
Publication date 1990


Limca Book of Records is a record book of Indian origin. It is the only record book of its kind in India. First published in 1990, the 20th edition of this book was released by Amitabh Bachchan in March 2009. Press has noted it as a world renowned and celebrated book of records.[1]

The Limca Book of Records is published with the patronage of Coca-Cola India which manufactures the soft drink called Limca.

The current editor is Vijaya Ghose.[2]

Its 2006 edition was launched in New Delhi by Atul Singh, CEO of Coca-Cola India.[3]

On September 25th 2007, a Special edition of world renowned and celebrated Limca Book of Records was released in New York. It was released by Coca-Cola to commemorate 60 years of India's independence. [1]

On May 30th 2008, It 19th Edition was launched in New Delhi, India. Amit Mitra, secretary-general of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) addressed the attendees in this event.[2] Its 20th edition was released by Amitabh Bachchan. Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chief G. Madhavan Nair also participated in this event.[4]

Paul Merton read from his new tv show in which he visited India. He found the world's shortest bodybuilder in the book.[5]

It is being used as a famous record book where records are being noted[6][7][8][9][10][11][12][13]

Rashtriya Janata Dal president and Ex Minister of Railway India, Lalu Prasad Yadav is also one of the record holders of Limca Book of Records.[14]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Article: COCA-COLA INDIA UNVEILS THE LIMCA BOOK OF RECORDS IN NEW YORK. - AsiaPulse News | HighBeam Research - FREE trial". Highbeam.com. 2007-09-26. http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1G1-169112183.html. Retrieved 2009-12-08.  
  2. ^ a b "Limca Book of Records launches special Olympic edition". SiliconIndia. 2008-05-30. http://www.siliconindia.com/shownews/Limca_Book_of_Records_launches_special_Olympic_edition-nid-42346.html. Retrieved 2009-12-08.  
  3. ^ "The Hindu Business Line : Limca Book of Records 2006 edition". Blonnet.com. 2006-06-10. http://www.blonnet.com/2006/06/10/stories/2006061002770500.htm. Retrieved 2009-12-08.  
  4. ^ "Amitabh releases Limca Book of Records’ 20th edition". Thaindian.com. http://www.thaindian.com/newsportal/books/amitabh-releases-limca-book-of-records-20th-edition_100173854.html. Retrieved 2009-12-08.  
  5. ^ "Pick of the day: Paul Merton in India". mirror.co.uk. 2008-10-15. http://www.mirror.co.uk/tv-entertainment/tv/todays-tv/2008/10/15/pick-of-the-day-paul-merton-in-india-115875-20805557/. Retrieved 2009-10-01.  
  6. ^ "Tamil Nadu News : Dyeing unit owner enters Limca Book of Records". The Hindu. 2009-07-04. http://www.thehindu.com/2009/07/04/stories/2009070450700200.htm. Retrieved 2009-12-08.  
  7. ^ "Indian Boxing Champion Mary Kom Enters Limca Book Of Records by The Source". 1888pressrelease.com. http://www.1888pressrelease.com/indian-boxing-champion-mary-kom-enters-limca-book-of-records-pr-5e35h16u1s.html. Retrieved 2009-12-08.  
  8. ^ "BSNL sports quiz enters Limca book of records- ET Cetera-News By Industry-News-The Economic Times". Economictimes.indiatimes.com. 2009-07-22. http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/News/News-By-Industry/ET-Cetera/BSNL-sports-quiz-enters-Limca-book-of-records/articleshow/4806903.cms. Retrieved 2009-12-08.  
  9. ^ "Press release - NikhilParekh.com - Limca Book of Records 2007 publishes Nikhil Parekh's record entry". openPR.com. http://www.openpr.com/news/17416/Limca-Book-of-Records-2007-publishes-Nikhil-Parekh-s-record-entry.html. Retrieved 2009-12-08.  
  10. ^ "Birthday Card | Benaf Dadachandji | Limca Book Of Records | Baa Bahoo Aur Baby - Oneindia Entertainment". Entertainment.oneindia.in. 2008-06-19. http://entertainment.oneindia.in/television/top-stories/specials/2008/star-card-limca-book-records-190608.html. Retrieved 2009-12-08.  
  11. ^ "Enters Limca book of records". The Hindu Business Line. 2005-02-06. http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/2005/02/06/stories/2005020600970206.htm. Retrieved 2009-12-08.  
  12. ^ "Andhra Pradesh News : Vijayawada girl enters Limca Book of Records". The Hindu. 2004-12-04. http://www.hindu.com/2004/12/04/stories/2004120404430500.htm. Retrieved 2009-12-08.  
  13. ^ "Orissa publisher records name in Limca Book of Records’, Oriya Orbit". Orissadiary.com. 2009-03-31. http://www.orissadiary.com/ShowOriyaOrbit.asp?id=11741. Retrieved 2009-12-08.  
  14. ^ "Lalu enters Limca Book of Records". Rediff.com. 2004-10-17. http://www.rediff.com/news/2004/oct/17lalu.htm. Retrieved 2009-12-08.  

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