PUNE: Chief Minister Ekanth Shinde recently felicitated Sanskar Hrishikesh Khatavkar for reciting Shivtandav and Mahishasurmardini shlokas in five minutes and 51 seconds. The chief minister felicitated Sanskar and praised him for the record. At that time, Health Minister Dr. Tanaji Sawant, Sanskar's father Hrishikesh Khatavkar and others were present.
Sanskar, who is studying in class III at the Modern Pre-Primary School in Shivajinagar, recently set this record. His record has been noted in the India Book of Records and the World Book of Records London. Reciting the Mahishasurmardini shloka in three minutes and seven seconds, he broke the record of a girl from Kerala of three minutes and 44 seconds.