SHILLONG, June 23 � A mechanical engineer, Krishan Kumar today exhibited his amazing skills by recalling 20 objects sequentially from memory. He is vying for a place in the Guinness Book of World Records.
Hailing from Punjab, Kumar recalled the 20 objects from memory in one minute after the items were displayed by a jury comprising government officials and a medical practitioner here at the Shillong Press Club.
The previous Guinness Book of World Records title for recalling the longest sequence of objects in one minute is held by Sudhanshu Singal on the sets of Guinness Book of World Records � Ab India Todega in Mumbai on February 21 this year. During his attempt to recall the longest sequence of objects, Kumar, memorised over twenty items, which included a mango, towel, shaving cream etc, from a list of thirty others. He took 3 minutes 30 seconds to recall the 20 objects.
The entire feat was video taped and would be sent to Guinness Book of World Records for their confirmation of breaking the previous world record. Kumar has already entered his name in the Limca Book of Records for memorising the value of �pi� up to 43,000 decimal places.
Later, Kumar, said, developing a sound memory can be done through Mnemonics. �Memory can be developed by anyone through Mnemonics,� Kumar said, adding, he plans to train youths in the discipline throughout the country.