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Google Doodle for Children’s Day

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Google’s doodle for November 14, 2012 is dedicated to Children’s day in India. The doodle was created by Arun Kumar Yadav, a class 9 student from Kendriya Vidyalaya, Chandigarh.

Google held a Google 4 Doodle competition in India earlier this year for students across the nation. The theme was Unity in Diversity. The competition was held for three various groups based on the age groups of students. Arun Yadav came from the category of students studying between class 7 and class 10.

Over two lakh students took part in this competition representing 60 cities and an excess of 1500 schools. The objective was to bring out the creative talents from students and to encourage them to think creatively.

The jury for this competition consisted of cartoonist Ajit Ninan and actor Boman Irani.

The winning entry by Arun was named A Prism of Multiplicity and is represented by sports – tennis, cricket, football; culture – yakshagana, jewelry, national bird of india – peacock, backbone of the country – farmer and flora.

In India, November 14th is celebrated as Children’s day, which finds origin through the first prime of India, Jawaharlal Nehru’s birthday.

Abhinav Krishna Kaiser is a published author. He works in the IT industry as a management consultant. He is a globe trotter, with his work taking him to newer places. He currently lives in Bangalore.

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