Berhampur:10/8/17:Manoj Kumar Moharana from Polsara block of Ganjam district has laid claim to fame by stuffing the ends of 21 lit candles in his mouth.
The 23-year-old Mathematics post-graduate student from Berhampur University has entered into records with prestigious India Book of Records recognising it as a rare feat.
Moharana had exhibited his through an official demonstration on May last in the presence of Berhampur Sub-Collector. His feat was video graphed and was authorized by the senior government official to Guinness Book of World Records and India Book of Records authorities.
While Guinness Book of Records did not take it for consideration in record books, India Book of Records authorities have accorded a seal of approval recognising it as a rare feat and issued a certificate yesterday.