World Record Title: Power outages affecting the largest number of people in human history: India power outages
World Record Creator: India Blackputs
World Record Holder: India Blackouts
World Record Field: Power outages
World Record Rules: Affecting about 670 million persons
World Record Number: 20120800003
World Record Validity Period: Until the world record was broken.
World Record Witness: Carrying the Flag World Records certifier 001
World Records Source: World record database of Carrying the Flag
Awarding Certificate Date: August 1, 2012
World Record Details:
Power outages affecting the largest number of people in human history: India power outages
July 31, 2012, in the northern Indian power is restored after a few hours, while the eastern and northern grid paralysis, more than half of India's land area power outages, six hundred million people were affected. Areas affected by power outages nationwide reach 13 states, the affected population of over 600 million people, more than the combined populations of the EU countries.