The Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) gave a shot at a Guinness world record by getting the maximum number of people to net basketballs on a single day. The State-level inauguration of the worldwide programme was held here on Saturday.

Union Minister of State for Power K.C. Venugopal inaugurated the programme titled ‘YMCA World Challenge.’ YMCA State chairman Lebi Philip presided over the launch.

The netting of basket balls began from 6 a.m. The Edathua chapter of the YMCA also joined in the efforts. YMCA Edathua president P.S. Peter presided over the function.

National Basketball Association player Ben Johnson Valayil inaugurated the event by netting a ball.