Pune student's Doodle 4 Google winning entry on Google India homepage
New Delhi: The Children's Day doodle on the Google India home page has been designed by a class 10 student from Pune. The doodle titled "Sky's the limit for Indian women" has been designed by Gayatri Ketharaman for the fifth edition of Doodle 4 Google competition with the theme celebrating Indian women.
"Each letter of the doodle depicts the trait of Indian women. She is graceful and elegant, adept at balancing work and home. She is a go-getter and also personifies motherhood," says Gayatri Ketharaman, a student of Bishop's co-education school in Pune.
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The winner was selected from among 12 finalists chosen from different parts of the country by the national jury comprising actress Kirron Kher and political cartoonist Ajit Ninan. Along with the national winner, three students grouped into different categories were also awarded.
The doodle has been designed by Gayatri Ketharaman for the 5th edition of Doodle 4 Google competition.
Madhuram Vatsal from Lucknow won the prize in Class one to three category, while Binita Biswajeeta from Odisha with her doodle 'Women are future, empower them better' won in Class four to six category, and Akash Shetty from Bangalore with doodle titled 'Indian women leading our country' won in the Class seven to ten category.
This year the competition received 1.5 lakh entries in the contest held across 100 cities and 1,500 schools.
in 2012, the Doodle4Google winner was Arun Kumar Yadav, a class 9 Kendriya Vidyalaya student from Chandigarh. The 2012 Doodle 4 Google winning entry that featured on the Google India homepage on November 14 last year was titled 'India - A Prism of Multiplicity'.
Google4Doodle is an annual competition in which Google invites students from classes 1 to 10 to share their creativity by doodling on the Google logo. Google 4 Doodle 2013 is the fifth year of the competition in India.