Small people made it Big and history was created when the world’s smallest man and woman met for the first time.
Chandra Bahadur Dangi, 72, the world’s shortest man and Jyoti Amge, 18, the world’s shortest woman, recently met to launch the Guinness World Records book.
While Jyoti is an Indian citizen, Chandra is from Nepal. They both were given the titles of shortest man and woman by the Guinness World Records recently.
Both of them were seen dressed in the traditional dresses of their respective countries.
During the launch, another record was created – it was the first time the world’s smallest man and woman have met in recorded history, the DailyMail reported.
Jyoti, who hails from Nagpur, will remain 2ft0.7in forever. Chandra belongs to village Rhimkola, in Kathmandu.
“Since being recognised by Guinness World Records I have been able to visit lots of different countries. I love travelling. I have visited Japan and parts of Europe and now I can’t wait to visit the UK,” she was quoted as saying by the DailyMail.
“I’m very happy that my name will be written in a book. It’s a big thing for my family, my village and my country, Chandra was quoted as saying by the DailyMail.