Shri Ram Lila Club Barara claimed that this year that an effigy of a 200 feet record height has been raised this year. The sword held by the Ravana is 50 feet long. For the last four years the club has been raising the height of effigy of Ravan every year. It started with 171 feet in 2009 and last year Ravan’s height was 195 feet .This has already found mention earlier into the Limca Book of world records.
The effigy of Ravana which was prepared in eight months and quintals of iron bars, hundreds of bamboo sticks, fiber sheets and about 25 quintal adhesive has been used. The estimated cost has worked out Rs. 18 lakh which has been prepared by artesian from Uttar Pradesh .To erect the effigy it requires a crane and it is a tough job.