By rolling out a fleet of 500 buses at the ongoing Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj, the Uttar Pradesh Government is planning to break the existing Guinness world record. The record of largest parade of buses is currently held by Abu Dhabi of 390 buses. A 5.8 km a long way off 390 buses had travelled a stretch of 400 km on the Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed highway in Abu Dhabi. The record attempt was to celebrate United Arab Emirates 39th National day. The buses of the Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) will cover a distance of 3.2 km. The parade of the saffron coloured buses will be held at NH 19 between Sahson toll and Nawabganj toll plaza. “The parade is also to demonstrate the traffic plan which worked very well during the ongoing Kumbh Mela where 1300 hectare of land was used for parking of vehicles” Additional Chief Secretary (Information and Tourism) Avaneesh Kumar Awasthi told to the news agency. A couple of observer from the Guinness book of record will witness the record making attempt on the route on which the buses will run.
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