New Delhi: Google on Wednesday declared 13-year-old Pingla Rahul More from Mumbai the national winner of its “Doodle for Google” competition where art-loving students brought their imaginations to life for the search engine giant’s logo. Over 75,000 contestants participated in the contest from around the country and displayed doodles in response to this year’s theme of “What inspires me”. More, an 8th Standard student of J.B. Vachha High School, Mumbai, won among the five age-group finalists with her Doodle “Galaxy, Space Exploration”.
The winning Doodle was featured on the search engine giant’s homepage on November 14 to celebrate Children’s Day and reflects the artistic merit, creativity and expression of the theme. The other winners who transformed the “Google” logo with their doodles were “3 Wise Monkeys”, “Farmers”, “My Desk”, “My Inspiration” and “Animals Inspire Me”. Earlier this year, Google announced that the national winner of “Doodle for Google” would get a Rs 5 lakh college scholarship, a Rs 2 lakh technology package for their school, as well as a trip to the Google office in India, among other prizes. (IANS)
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