Staff Reporter

Thrissur: A candle made at Holy Cross Church in Mapranam, near here, has been included in the Limca Book of Records. Representatives of the 1,079-year-old church said this at a press conference here on Thursday.

According to the book, the candle, weighing 1,079 kg and with a height of 22 ft, holds the national record for being the largest.

The candle, made on August 31 by the Marsleeva Association for Rural Guidance, was designed by Dayanandan Menon.