UP: Rampur has the world’s biggest knife, the price is Rs 52 lakh, know the speciality here
Rampur in UP has the world’s largest knife, which costs Rs 52 lakh. This knife may soon be included in the Guinness Book as well. The speciality of this knife is that it can never rust nor will it spoil in the sun.
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Lucknow: The world’s largest knife is in Rampur, UP. If you want to see it then you have to go to Rampur. A crossroads has also been built to keep this knife, which was inaugurated today. This knife will soon get the certificate of ‘biggest knife’ in the Guinness Book of World Records. The cost of this biggest knife is 52 lakh rupees and this knife is 6.10 meters long. It is made from brass and steel.
The speciality of this knife is that it can never rust nor will it spoil in the sun. Please tell us that Rampur was once famous for its knives. The art of knife-making here is about 100 years old. The speciality of Rampuri knives is that they open and close with buttons and have beautiful carvings on them.
In Hindi films of the 60s and 70s, Rampuri knives are often seen in the hands of villains. In the 90s, the government banned the possession and use of knives longer than four inches, after which the business of Rampuri knives declined. But now BJP MLA from Rampur, Akash Saxena has written a letter to Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath for Rampuri knife, after which license to make knives up to 9 inches will be available soon.
On the occasion of the inauguration, MLA Akash Saxena said that the Rampuri knife was once a symbol of fear, now the Yogi government is working to revive the knife craft. For the world’s biggest knife, a crossroads has been made for 52.52 lakhs, in which lights and benches have been installed, so that people can see the world’s biggest knife. Before this, the Yogi government put earrings in Bareilly.
World’s largest knife
The world’s largest knife is the “Jungle King 1” machete made by the Colombian company, Empresas Iasa. It measures approximately 32 feet (9.67 meters) in length and weighs over 440 pounds (200 kilograms). The machete was created in 2005 as part of a promotional campaign for the company’s line of outdoor tools and equipment.
The Jungle King 1 features a large, curved blade made of stainless steel, along with a sturdy wooden handle. It was designed for use in dense jungle environments and can be used for a variety of tasks, such as cutting through thick vegetation, clearing paths, and preparing food.
While the Jungle King 1 is officially recognized as the world’s largest knife, it is not a practical tool for everyday use. Instead, it serves as a symbol of the company’s commitment to producing high-quality outdoor equipment, and as a unique and eye-catching piece of promotional material.
Some additional interesting facts about knives:
- The world’s oldest known knife is believed to be over 2.5 million years old and was discovered in Ethiopia. The knife was made using flint and is thought to have been used for cutting meat and other food items.
- Knives have been used for a variety of purposes throughout history, from hunting and cooking to warfare and self-defence. In some cultures, knives were even used in religious ceremonies.
- The Swiss Army Knife, first produced in 1891, is one of the most iconic and widely recognized knives in the world. It features a variety of tools, including a blade, screwdrivers, scissors, and a can opener, among others.
- The Bowie knife, named after American frontiersman Jim Bowie, is a large, fixed-blade knife typically used for hunting and combat. It features a distinctive clip-point blade and a crossguard to protect the user’s hand.
- The tradition of giving knives as gifts are considered bad luck in some cultures, as it is believed to symbolize severing the relationship between the giver and the recipient. To avoid this, it is customary to include a small amount of money with the knife, which is then “purchased” by the recipient, symbolizing a transaction rather than a gift.
- In some countries, there are laws regulating the possession and use of knives. For example, in the UK, it is illegal to carry a knife with a blade longer than 3 inches (7.62 cm) in public without a valid reason, while in Japan, it is illegal to carry a knife with a blade longer than 6 cm (2.4 inches) in public without permission.
- Knives have also been the subject of various cultural references, from movies and TV shows to literature and art. For example, the knife-wielding character of Michael Myers in the Halloween movie franchise has become a pop culture icon, while the saying “the pen is mightier than the sword” suggests that words can be more powerful than weapons.
- The art of knife-making is called “knifemaking” or “bladesmithing.” It involves heating, hammering, shaping, and polishing a piece of steel to create a blade.
- Damascus steel is a type of steel used in knife-making that is known for its distinctive pattern of wavy lines. It was first produced in the Middle East around 300 BCE and is still used today by many knife-makers.
- The sharpest knife in the world is a Japanese knife called the Shun Classic. It has a blade made of VG-MAX steel, which is known for its exceptional sharpness and durability.
- The term “butter knife” refers to a blunt knife used for spreading butter or other soft spreads. It is not designed for cutting, but rather for spreading the spread on bread or toast.
- A “kitchen knife” is a type of knife designed specifically for use in the kitchen. It is typically used for cutting, chopping, and slicing food items such as meat, vegetables, and fruits.
- The term “pocket knife” refers to a folding knife that can be carried in a pocket or purse. It is typically used for everyday tasks such as opening packages or cutting string.
- Knives have also played a significant role in many historical events. For example, the assassination of Julius Caesar was carried out using knives, while the “Cold Steel” arms race during the Cold War saw the development of knives designed specifically for combat and espionage.
- The Swiss Army Knife was initially designed for use by Swiss soldiers in the late 19th century. It was later marketed to civilians and has since become a popular multi-tool for outdoor enthusiasts, hikers, and campers.
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