Bhubaneswar:18/10/21: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today awarded Rs 10 lakh to Lt Colonel Laxmidhar Bhuyan, SRO of Regimental Administration-7, a world records holder.
According to an official press release, Lt Col Bhuyan today called on Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at Naveen Niwas.
Lt. Col. Bhuyan holds several world records for his superb performances in skills like ‘longest time hitting on hips by heels on headstand’ and blindfolded hundred meters run carrying Indian flag in semi-circular track.
The Chief Minister appreciated his fabulous feats and awarded him Rs 10 lakh.
It may be mentioned here that on Army Day 15th January 2021, Lt Col Bhuyan performed 13,725 times hitting on hips by heels on headstand Yoga position for non-stop one hour seven minutes and ten seconds despite 20 per cent disability.
He has entered his name in several books of record such as Guinness of World Records, International Book of Records, Asia Book of Records, India Book of Records, Limca Book of Records, Best of India Records and Golden Book of Records.
He has also eight World Records in “ Blindfolded Hundred Meters Run with National Flag in Semi Circular Track in just one minute followed by Blindfolded Climbing of 20 feet ladder in 5 seconds and Blindfolded non-stop 13,986 times hitting by heels on headstand on top of 20 feet ladder.