2016CR009 – EXPRESSING PATRIOTIC FERVOUR THROUGH INNOVATIVE MAP

Who did this :

Dr. Darla Nageswara Rao

Record Place :

Andhra Pradesh, India

When it done:

15th August, 2010 - 26th January, 2011

Record Registration Date:

17th July, 2014

Dr. Darla Nageswara Rao (born on 12th January, 1959) from Andhra Pradesh, India has produced a map of India using the word “INDIA” repeated in various colours on all over the sheet. He started work on 15th August, 2010 on the occasion of the Independence Day and finished on the Republic Day on 26th January, 2011. He wrote the name of the country a total of 36,628 times on a 65×90 centimetre drawing sheet using a six-point sized lettering. The map contains 356 rows, with the word reproduced 103 times in each row. He used gel inks and water colours of four different hues namely red, blue, black and green to mark the boundaries of various states, and border in tri-colour. It took total 320 hours to create the map.

 

 

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