The massive portrait of Bangabandhu was completed on March 9 in Bogra
The Guinness Book of World Records on Tuesday recognized the crop-field portrait of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman as the largest in its field.
AFM Bahauddin Nasim, joint general secretary of Awami League and also the conveyor of “Shasyachitre Bangabandhu Jatiya Parishad” confirmed the matter to Dhaka Tribune.
He said that the representatives of Guinness World Records have given their confirmation on Tuesday and are scheduled to handover the certificate via video conference on Wednesday afternoon.
Wednesday also marks the 101st birth anniversary of Sheikh Mujib.
“The Guinness World Records authority has already declared it on their website,” told Nasim.
According to the website: “The largest crop field mosaic [image] is 119,430.273sqm (1,285,536.75sqft) and was achieved by AFM Bahauddin Nasim and KSM Mostafizur Rahman in an attempt organized by National AgriCare Import and Export Ltd [all Bangladesh] in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on 9 March 2021.”
“The crop mosaic depicts the father of the nation of Bangladesh, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, and was to commemorate the 100 year anniversary on 17th March,” it said.