MAHESH KAPASI E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Chartered Accountant Phone: 2686 8147
M. Com., LL.B., FCA, FICWA, FCS B-49, Gulmohar Park,
New Delhi-110 049
Dated: May 9, 2011
Re: LIMCA BOOK OF RECORDS 2011 -“Most letters to the editor-multiple records”
This is just to inform you that my name appears in ‘Limca Book of Records’ 2011 edition at pages 126 in the category – ‘Communications:
LETTERS to the editor-multiple records: “Mahesh Kapasi (b Oct.28, 1948) of, Delhi who has 10,509 letters published in 340 newspapers and magazines since 1974, holds these records as of May 21, 2010:
Most in a month: Published 94 letters in various newspapers and magazines in October 2009
Most in a single newspaper in a year: published 146 letters in Central Chronicle published from Bhopal between July 10, 2006 and July 9, 2007.
Longest: Published a 960-worded letter in Indian Nation, erstwhile English daily from Patna, Bihar on Dec.3, 1996.
Most prizes: Won the Best letter to the editor prize 115 times for his letters”
My latest tally is 11,409 letters (including 132 Prized / Best letters) in 355 newspapers and magazines.
To my credit also published more than 100 letters in 27 newspapers and magazines – including more than 200 letters in 14 newspapers, more than 300 letters in 7 newspapers, more than 400 letters in 5 newspapers and more than 500 letters in 2 newspapers.
And to my credit there are 91 Articles; 293 Poems – one in Australian and one in UK Magazine and 66 Jokes published so far.