Army Jawan from Odisha attempts record in motorcycle riding manoeuvre
Jabalpur: An Indian Army Jawan from Odisha attempted to create a world record by standing on an 11-ft ladder atop a moving motorcycle for more than four hours, covering a distance of 128 kms.
Havildar Sangram Keshari Jena made the daredevil act in motorcycle riding manoeuvre at Headquarters 1 Signal Training Centre on Nov 15 in Jabalpur of Madhya Pradesh.
The 33-year-old Jawan rode the motorcycle while standing on an 11-ft ladder opposite direction of the moving vehicle.
His attempt is yet to be registered in record books.
Havildar Sangram Keshari is associated with “ Daredevils” motorcycle display team of Indian Army Corps of Signals. He completed the manoeuvre in 4 hours 29 minutes and 45 second covering a distance of 128 kms.
“I practiced for hours every day and have got injured on several times, my family and daredevils team egged me on to attempt the stunt and they are main support behind this achievement”, Jena said.
The Indian Army will present certified records of the attempt to Limca Book of Records, Asia Book of Records and India Book of Records to gain an official entry.
Madhya Pradesh High Court Judges Sanjay Yadav and Sujoy Paul, Lieutenant General Rajeev Sabherwal and several top Army officers among other witnessed the attempt.