Thursday, October 27, 2011


Dinesh Shivnath Upadhyaya is a teacher, writer & also multiple world record holder from Mumbai. Dinesh believes in creative writing, so he always involve in experiments in writings. His ‘Puran Katha’ - First Twitter Book is one of best example of it.
‘Puran Katha’ (Ancient Story) is a collection of micro stories on ancient Hindu mythology. Dinesh believe that ‘Puran Katha’ is World’s first ever book with most (250) micro stories (in the form of tweets) published on Twitter. [!/PuranKatha]

Dinesh Upadhyaya started writing micro stories (in the form of tweets) from 4th July, 2010 on Twitter under the title ‘Puran Katha’ & till 5th August, 2010 it contain 101 micro stories [!/PuranKatha]

New York (USA) based world record organization ‘Record Setter’ (URDB) recognized his writing work as world record of “Most Micro-Stories Published On Twitter” on starting of 2011.

On 22nd May 2011, after 5 months of more research & writing, Dinesh Upadhyaya added 149 more Micro – Stories in it so now, there are total 250 Micro- Stories in his collection “Puran Katha”. On the same time ‘Record Setter’ (URDB) upgraded his world record status.

In ‘Puran Katha’ (Puran - Ancient / Katha - Story) all 250 Micro - Stories based on ancient Hindu mythological events, epics like Ramayana, Mahabharata, Shrimad Bhagavad-Gita, Vedas, Upanishads, Purans & other authentic sources.

To make use of all 140 characters in a single tweet, Dinesh avoid use of space between two words by capitalization of first letter of each word. Under the limitation of 140 characters, he confirm that his each story is complete itself & each story is different from other stories. Each micro-story is in Hindi but typed in English. Each story is serialized by respective number.

'India Book of Records' also consider Dinesh's claim as record of 'First Twitter Book' for their upcoming 2012 edition.
Dinesh Upadhyaya expecting same positive result from 'Limca Book of Records'

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