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FORMATION OF LARGEST HUMAN IMAGE OF AN EAR ON WORLD DISABILITY DAY

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RAINDROPSS, a renowned a youth based social organization from Chennai founded by Aravind Jayabal, is widely popular in delivering social awareness messages to the public through entertainment and media. Supporting education for less privileged children’s, women empowerment, feed the needy are the main areas where Raindropss being a beacon around. A.R.Raihanah (Oscar winning music composer, A.R.Rahman’s sister) is the Goodwill Ambassador of Raindropss.

On 3rd December, to commemorate International Day of Persons with Disabilities, RAINDROPSS in association with Sathyabama University organized “வானமே எல்லை” – A World Record Attempt & A Theme Song Launch. The observance of the day aims to promote “Together a better world for all”, an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities. The overall aim is to show non-disabled people that a person with a disability can be a vibrant member of society.

“SO THE WORLD MAY HEAR, GIVE YOUR VOICE”, is an initiative of Raindropss to support the children with the hearing impairment. The gift of hearing opens up a whole new world of opportunity. In India, 63 million people suffer from significant auditory loss. Nationwide disability survey have estimated hearing loss to be the second most common cause of disability.

To create a significant awareness among people, Raindropss and Sathyabama University joined hands to break the existing world record of largest human image of an ear with 323 participants, achieved at United Kingdom. The new world record has been achieved by Raindropss and Sathyabama University on world disability with 1215 participating and forming the LARGEST HUMAN IMAGE OF AN EAR. A Theme Song composed by A.R.Raihanah, penned by lyricist Madhan Karky and sung by Bhavatharani and Aravind, was released during the record attempt. The song conveys a strong social message, a person with a disability can be a vibrant member of society, by proving to themselves that there are many things they can still do. The Video song will be release shortly, says Aravind Jayabal, Founder and Managing Trustee of Raindropss.

The Record was officially announced by Vivek Raja, Adjudicator of Asia and India Book of Records and the certificates were awarded to Sathyabama University and Raindropss. The team has submitted the required documents to Guinness for the approval.

ADGP Pratheep Philip, First visually challenged carnatic vocalist to receive Padma Shri Gayathri Sankaran, Music Director and Goodwill Ambassador of Raindropss A.R.Raihanah , Managing Directors of Sathyabama University Dr. Marie Johnson and Dr. MariaZeena Johnson, Chairman of Sethu Baskara Group of Institutions Sethu Kumanan, Director of CSC India Hemamalini Venkatraman, Advocate Girija Velmurugan, Managing Trustee of Anandam Senior Citizen Home Bhageerathy Ramamoorthy witnessed the world record attempt.

Cavinkare, CSC India, Aasife Biriyani, Sethu Baskara School, Yuva Media and D”One have joined hands with Raindropss for this noble initiative.




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