Thousands of Indian students dress up as Gandhi to break a record

4,605 school children celebrated the 146th birthday of India’s famous non-violent leader Mohandas Gandhi, in memory of his sacrifices and life-long fight for freedom and peace.
 
Pupils aged between 6 and 14 from Venkat, St. Ann’s and Venus Group of Institutions school in Bangalore, India took part in the attempt for the Largest gathering of people dressed as Mohandas Gandhi title.
 
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After four hours of getting into position, an official Guinness World Records adjudicator announced that they has successfully achieved a new world record. 
 
Everyone wore Gandhi's traditional Indian clothes, put on false moustaches, bald caps, glasses, and held bamboo sticks.
 
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The record was first set in January 2012, when just 485 costumed children helped to raise money for the charities T.R.A.C.K.S Training Resource and Care for Kids (India).
 
But by October 2013 the total had been raised to 2,955 by Sowdambikaa Group of Schools (India).