INDIA (CBS) -- In a sharp contrast of size, world's shortest woman, Jyoti Amge on Sunday (August 18) unveiled a 30 feet high book, which is a contender to become the world's largest and heaviest book, in India's pink city of Jaipur.
19-year-old Jyoti Amge, who is from Nagpur city in western Maharashtra state, is just 2 feet, 6 inches tall entered the Guinness book of world records becoming the smallest woman on the planet.
Hundreds of excited residents in northwestern Rajasthan state attended the function, just to catch a glimpse of Amge. And as she emerged through the crowd of people on the stage, onlookers rushed to click a photograph of this 'small celebrity'.
"I have been called here because I am the world's shortest woman and my name is registered in the Guinness world records and that is why I have unveiled this book. I am very happy that I am an Indian and this book is also of an Indian and I would want its name to be featured with me in the Guinness book of world records," said Amge.
The book, titled 'Kadve Pravachan' (Hard-Hitting Discourses) has been authored by Jain saint, Tarun Sagar, who has taken a vow to remain naked.
The current Guinness record for the world's largest book is currently held by 'This the Prophet Mohamed', which measures 16.40 feet high and 26.44 feet wide.
President of World Records India, Pawan Solanki, however claimed that the book is the largest on the planet.
"The book is 30 feet high and 24 feet wide. This book has also created another record of being the heaviest book. The last record was of Brahma Kumari in Mumbai and the book was 27 feet high. But this book is at 30 feet," said Solanki.
It took them four days to make the book.