Mahesh Kapasi (b Oct 28, 1948) of Delhi, who has 15,929 letters published in 384 national and international newspapers and magazines since 1974, holds these records as of June 19, 2016: Most in a single newspaper in a year: 173 letters in Central Chronicle from Raipur, Chhattisgarh between May 1, 2014 and April 30, 2015.
Most in a single daily: 813 letters in The Pioneer from Delhi since August 1, 1993.
Most prizes: 220 Best Letter to the Editor prizes.
Most in a day: Published 10 letters in various newspapers and magazines on May 15, 2011.
Most in a year: Published 1,248 letters in the year 2015 alone.