Shri Lakshyaraj Singh Ji Mewar, prince of Udaipur sets yet another remarkable example for the society. The Prince broke the previous Guinness World Record for the largest collection of clothes for Recycle/Donation on 9th March 2019 making all us Udaipurites and Udaipur proud again.
The Prince runs a campaign named ‘VASTRADAN’ which collects clothes for the underprivileged and distributes them to the needy. The campaign collected over 3,29,250 pieces of clothing material from around 76000 donors and reached out to over 120 schools, 15 colleges and around 30 NGO’s during it’s working span.
Devoting his world record to the campaign, Prince claims it’s not him who has won the world record instead it’s the campaign which made us honored. The prince dedicates this award to the utter beauty of a generous human heart and the spirit that keeps the brotherhood amongst us igniting.
The prince added, “I started this campaign as an innovative exercise in giving. I could have asked some organizations to fund the same, but I wanted the citizens, young boys and girls of this remarkable city to show what a large heart they have”.
Previously this record was held by Dubai where the local citizens donated 2,95,122 articles of clothing in 2016. The donations came in from more than 12 countries including Australia, USA, Oman, Sri Lanka, and UAE.
The Royal of Mewar has future plans to make this campaign an annual affair which will help in instilling the keenness and discipline of giving. He also believes that this is a symbol of a culturally rich, stable and morally sound culture.
We wholeheartedly congratulate Our Prince and his campaign ‘VASTRADAAN’ for their achievement and hope they make us and Udaipur honored again soon.