“Last year it was 11.11.11 but the 12.12.12 craze is much bigger because from 2013 such a combination of dates will not be available,” Dr Bajaj added.
In Mumbai, businessman Navnit Chudasama, who is launching a construction company, is set to open the bank account for his new business on Wednesday. “It’s a lucky day and I will try to arrange it at 12:12 pm to make it special,” he said.
Rohan Sharma (name changed on request), 15, will undergo a bariatric surgery on Wednesday to shed about 60kg from his 126kg frame.
“I was supposed to undergo the surgery last month but I waited because it is a day of a century and will be special since I will undergo a life-changing surgery,” he said.