November 14 is celebrated as Children’s Day in India, and as is the case every year, Google is featuring the winning entry of Doodle4Google contest on its homepage. This year’s winner is 11-year-old Pune-based Anvita Prashant Telang, who designed a doodle titled Enjoy Every Moment. Also Read - Phones launching next week: Pixel 6 series, Samsung Galaxy S21 FE, Motorola Edge S, moreAlso Read - Best laptops to buy under Rs 35,000 in October 2021: Asus VivoBook 15, Avita PURA, more
This year’s Doodle4Google contest asked participants to design doodles based on the theme, “If I could teach anyone anything, it would be. Google says children from over 50 cities participated in the contest, and they were divided into three groups based on their grades — Grades 1-3, Grades 4-6, and Grades 7-10. Based on the votes, the eventual winner was Anvita Prashant Telang for her Enjoy Every Moment doodle. A student at Pune’s Vibgyor High School, Telang’s doodle depicts greenery, water, balloons among many other things that every child has grown up playing. Telang says the idea behind her doodle is, “In the current stressful times, greatest joys of life are often hidden in simple things, thus I would like to teach everyone to take time to enjoy every moment of life and appreciate the simple things around us. Also Read - Google bans 3 dangerous apps from Play Store for stealing personal data: Uninstall them now
“Her creativity and vision towards developing a a better world and healthy lifestyle is well reflected through her colorful doodle where she has showcased how everyone should Enjoy Every Moment and appreciate the simple things around us and live a stress free life,” Sapna Chadha, Head of Marketing, Google India wrote in a blog post.
Besides Telang, the other nominees included Visakhapatnam-based B Shrisha from Sri Prakash Vidyaniketan for her doodle Indoor Gardening , and Ranchi’s Akashdeep from Kendriya Vidyalaya for her doodle titled Water Conservation for A Better Tomorrow . Google says that this year’s jury included political cartoonist Ajit Ninan, Art Director Savio Mascarenhas, artist Rob, and Doodle team lead Ryan Germick. Each entry, Google says, was evaluated on the basis of ‘artistic merit, creativity and theme communication as well as their unique and novel approach to the Doodle’.
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Children’s Day in India is celebrated on the birthday of India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru. The day is celebrated with fanfare across the country, and many also use the day to create awareness about issues relating to children in the country. President Pranab Mukherjee is also expected to give away 42 awards today.