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Believed to be the world’s shortest man waits for Guiness Book of World records endorsement

posted 22 Feb 2012, 05:21 by Mpelembe   [ updated 22 Feb 2012, 05:22 ]

Born and brought up in a remote part of the village in Western Nepal of Dang District, Chandra Bahadur Dangi doesn't know whether he is entitled to the title of world's shortest man.

KATHMANDU AIRPORT, KATHMANDU, NEPAL (FEBRUARY 22, 2012) (REUTERS) - Born and brought up in a remote village of Dang District in Western Nepal, 72 year old Chandra Bahadur Dangi didn't know that he might indeed be the world's shortest man. Only due to recent media reports, the Guinness Book of World records became aware of the man and are sending representatives to Kathmandu to verify whether he can indeed be given the title.

The Guinness team is expected to arrive within two days.