Udaipur’s Vinay Bhanawat, well-known for having the largest number of currency notes ending with ‘786’ has been honored by Pondicherry’s Chief Minister Thiru. N. Rangaswamy at a felicitation ceremony organized by Assist World Record Research Foundation held on 15th Oct.
Bhanawat, who chalked out several records through his passion for currency notes collection has recently been registered in the Limca Book of Records too.
Vinay Bhanawat has eighty six thousand and sixty seven (86067) Indian currency notes of Rs.10/- ending with ‘786’ number. The number 786 has a religious significance for Muslims.
According to R. Rajendran of Assist World Record, Vinay Bhanawat was honored by CM Thiru. N. Rangaswamy in the Annual Function of their foundation in Pondicherry. Dheeraj Bhanawat, son of Vinay Bhanawat received the award as Vinay Bhanawat could not attend the ceremony due to health reasons.
Bhanawat also presented a portrait of Shreenath Ji and a Mewar paag to the Pondicherry Chief Minister.