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16-yr-old sings her way into Guinness

16-yr-old Akansha Jachak of Indore sings non-stop for 61 hours to enter the Guinness Book of World Records.

india Updated: Nov 10, 2006 15:26 IST

Sixteen-year-old Akansha Jachak, who is seeking an entry in the Guinness Book of World Records, sang non-stop for 61 hours in Indore.

The Guinness Book officials, who were monitoring her performance since November 7, are to make an announcement. Akansha sang 725 songs old, new and remixes till late Thursday night in the backdrop of fireworks to seek an entry in the book.

Attributing her success to her parents and loved ones, Akanksha said she wanted to take up singing as a career.

Akansha was later taken in a procession to Rajwada, a historical monument, where people congratulated her.

State Public Works Department Minister Kailash Vijayvargiya, who was present at the function, said Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has announced to give Rs 1 lakh to Akansha for her extraordinary performance.

Akansha has also been selected for the Rashtriya Bal Puruskar-2005, which will be presented to her by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi on November 14.