The resident of Komarapalyam, Tamil Nadu, says he first consumed crushed and powdered glass with a drink to try and end his life while in a state of depression.He told the Newindpress website: "I pulverised a bottle and consumed the powder so that I could die in my sleep."But, to my surprise, I woke up in the morning and found that I was alive. When I told my friends, they did not believe me and I repeated the act for them."
The 45-year-old bachelor, who now consumes glass pieces and pesticides at shows to make a living, said: "Except soda bottles, which are thick, I can eat anything''
Mr Swamy is now considering an approach to the Guinness Book of Records.