Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Attempt to create 8,000 page book on Tamil

Two Coimbatore youths today started writing a Tamil book with 8,000 pages with aim to enter into the Guinness Book of World Record.

The book after completion was scheduled to presented to President Pratibha Patil during her visit to the city for inaugurating World Tamil Classical Conference beginning on June 23. The book would have contents from various Tamil epics, arts and cultural pieces and also poems by eminent writers, Shaktivel, the brain behind the attempt, told reporters.

It would also contain 20 collection of poems written by him and his friend Babu Charles and would provide relevant drawings, with pencil and colour paintings, 32-year old Shaktivel said. Shaktivel, an industrialist, has already entered into the Record Book, by creating a miniscule `Thirukkural,` collection of Tamil verses written by Saint Poet, Thiruvalluvar and one-inch football during the World Football Cup.

Full report here Zeenews

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