Udhagamandalam: Little students from LKG to 5th standards of a matriculation school close from here have set new record by performing a traditional Badaga dance for 11 minutes and two seconds and entered into two record books.
Four Hundred Thirty five students, including 211 girls, dressed in traditional Badaga attire, boys wearing white dhoti and shirt, while girl white dhoti and red jackets, with all spotting the Bagaga turban, danced their way to the Elite World Record Books of UK and Indian World Academy.
The non-stop dance for 11 minutes and two seconds is a new record and the first entry in the category into these books, adjudicators of the books said, while giving away the certificates to the students of Alpha GK Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Aravenu, near here.
Though the students have performed this dance during the last Independence Day celebrations, it did not strike the management to claim for the record.
However, the students, after rehearsing for the last two months, achieved the success, a teacher of the school, said>