29 Jan '12, 1pm

200 students create world's largest 'rangoli'

200 students create world's largest 'rangoli'

Some 200 students from various secondary schools created the world's largest 'Rangoli', measuring 25m by 15m by using 3.5 tonnes of biodegradable wheat husks on Jan 29, 2012. -- ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM By Jennani Durai Some 200 students created the world's largest biodegradable 'rangoli' - a traditional Indian painting drawn on the ground - on Sunday at Si Ling Secondary School. Typically made with coloured rice powder, the rangoli was made with 3.5 tonnes of wheat husks in six different colours. The event was organised by the Marsiling Community Club's Indian Activity Executive Committee to celebrate the Indian harvest festival of Pongal. Students from nine different schools - Woodlands Secondary, Si Ling Secondary, Marsiling Secondary, Christ Church Secondary, Republic Polytechnic, Marsiling Primary, Fuchun Primary, Si Ling Primary and Republic Polytechnic - participated in ...

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