7 Indian Child Prodigy that made India proud in 2021 

Mad4India By Archana Bhakta | 3 min read

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India isn’t just a land of culture and heritage but talents too. A country that has given the world the likes of great scholars and personalities has some talented child prodigy sensations. Every child is unique, while some children have exceptional talents known as child prodigies. 

A child prodigy is a term that means a very young soul who has great ability and talent. 

Mad4India introduces some of the names of talented child prodigies and their contributions to making the nation proud in 2021. 

Licypriya Kangujam 

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If you are impressed with the boldness of Greta Thunberg, then you would be surprised to know that even India has its own Greta Thunberg. 

Licypriya Kangujam, a child environmental activist and a child prodigy. 

 Licpriya has been campaigning about climate change in India since 2018. She is one of the youngest activists that have addressed world leaders at the UN climate change conference in Spain in 2019. There are many young environmental activists who have taken the pledge to sustain the environment, you can read about activists who are making a positive impact on climate change.

Licypriya was also involved in a protest for a week to catch the PM’s attention to bring in a law to resist rising global warming. She is also bestowed with many prestigious awards like the World Children’s Peace Prize, Global Child Prodigy, and International women’s day award by the government of Delhi in 2021. 

Kautilya Pandit 

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We all know him with the title of ‘Google Boy.’ Kautilya Pandit recently arrived at the popular show KBC as the Expert to the show. The 12-year-old boy from Haryana became popular long back because of his intelligence and well-fed knowledge.

 Kautilya Pandit shot to fame after appearing in Kon Banega Crorepati (KBC) and impressed Amitabh Bachchan. He is well-read and has intense knowledge of different categories. He is known as the Child Prodigy. 

Pooja Bishnoi 

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The 9-year-old wonder kid, Pooja Bishnoi, is a world-Recording Athlete. She has recently scripted history by covering a distance of 3 km in just 12.50 minutes in the under-age category of 10. 

Pooja Bishnoi is the youngest girl in Asia to have six-pack abs. She has many records on her name and made the nation proud. Pooja Bishnoi is supported by the Virat Kohli Foundation. 

Pooja Bishnoi was given the Global Child Prodigy Award under the category of sport in 2020. Apart from claiming the title of being an acclaimed athlete, read about how Pooja Bishnoi has broken many international records.

Abhimanyu Mishra 

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Indian-origin chess player Abhimanyu Mishra is the Youngest Chess Grandmaster in history at 12 years, 4 months, and 25 days on June 30, 2021. 

This young Indian-American boy became the youngest chess child prodigy by scoring his third GM norm in Budapest, having crossed the required 2500 Elo rating barrier. He is also the youngest International Master in the world. 

Shafali Verma 

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Shafali Verma is an Indian Cricketer who plays for the Indian Women’s Cricket Team. 

In 2019, at the age of 15, she became the youngest cricketer to play in the Womens Twenty20 International Cricket. In 2021, she became the youngest more play ever to play in all three formats of International Cricket. She is a big name added to the sensation of a child prodigy. 

Truptraj Pandya

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Truptraj Pandya is an Indian who is recognized as the Youngest Tabla Performer by the Guinness World Records. 

He started performing at the age of three years and, by the age of six, he had a Guinness World Record. He also got the opportunity to play the Tabla live with All India Radio and played for Doordarshan. 

He also received the Global Child Prodigy Award. 

Priyanshi Somani 

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Priyanshi Somani is the youngest human calculator in India. She was the winner of the 2019 Mental Calculation World Cup. 

At the age of six, she started exploring the world of calculations and practicing mental math problems. She became a national champion in the Abacus and mental Arithmetic competition in India. 

Priyanshi Somani is an Indian child prodigy known for her extensive mental calculation abilities. 

Mad4India is delighted to cover the stories of these talented children. They are the sensations of a child prodigy filled with exceptional talents and building a bright future for themselves. 

To know more about Licpriya Kangujam, please check Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

To know more about Kautiyal Pandit, please check Twitter

To know more about Pooja Bishnoi, please check Instagram, Twitter

To know more about Abhimanyu Mishra, please check Instagram, Twitter

To know more about Shafali Verma, please check Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

To know more about Truptraj Pandya, please check Instagram

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