Kashmir man writes Koran on 1,640-foot-long scroll

STORY: Mustafa Jameel wrote the 450-page scroll over six months.

His aim was to raise awareness in youth about the Islamic religious text. He also hopes to promote calligraphy.

The current world record for the largest handwritten Koran belongs to Saad Mohammed, an Egyptian artist.

There has been a revival in interest in the ancient art of calligraphy in Kashmir in recent years.

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