Pen, one of the mostly used objects in our daily life. From the time one starts writing or start marking his imagination on something Pen is one of our true companions throughout entire life. We all have used a lot of pens in our life as you also. But have you ever thought how big a pen can be made? How much heavy the world’s largest pen is? And above all who made it? Now you are getting curious right? Let us solve your curiosity…..
Acharya Makunuri Srinivasa of Nizamabad, India created the World’s largest ball point pen ever in April 2011.Yes, an Indian created it. The largest ball point pen measures 5.5 m (18 ft 0.53 in) long and weighs 37.23 kg (82.08 lb 1.24 oz). The pen was presented in front of the world and measured in Hyderabad, India, on 24 April 2011.
As per the guidelines, the pen “dispenses ink at its tip during use by the rolling action of a small metal sphere” according to the Guiness Book of World Records.
Although many people have made different types of big pens to achieve the reputation of making the largest pen in the world, no one has been able to present their pens as beautifully as this pen in India. Not only that, a lot of big pens are available that make mark by using ink at its tip, but none other than this works as perfectly like a ball pen. Because as per the guideline it provides ink at the tip of a small sphere when used by rolling action! This pen is carved with scenes from pure Indian mythology.
Mr. Acharya Makunuri Srinivasa has loved to do unique work since his childhood, his mother gave him a pen as a memento before her death and from there he was inspired to make this giant pen and was finally able to do it.
And he is now recognized as the inventor of making the largest pen in the world! Which he considers the greatest achievement of his life, and we should all thank him for making India proud.
Not only that, it has also been ranked as the biggest pen in the 2016 Guiness Book of World Records which was the event of making the biggest pen in the pages of history!