Indian-origin student wins in Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition, 2020 | Indian-origin student wins in Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition, 2020

London: A 14-year-old Indian-origin student living in Singapore, Aditya Chaudhary, was declared the winner of the senior category at the Commonwealth Essay Competition (QCEC), 2020, of the Queen of Britain. The announcement was made during the first digital event of the award ceremony of the world’s oldest school writing competition.

In this competition organized by the Royal Commonwealth Society, Chaudhary was declared the winner for his essay titled ‘Voices from the Blue World’. Chaudhary, who joined Singapore in this digital program, was given the honor by the Duchess of Cornwall – Camilla Parker Bowles. He said, “I think you are very well educated and clever. I have seen many stories coming from Singapore, but I think you were the best of all that I had read. ”

16-year-old Ananya Mukherjee from India was declared the runner-up in the senior category for her essay ‘The Waters Rise’. Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor Khan read her essay during the ceremony. These winners were selected from around 13 thousand entries from 58 Commonwealth countries.

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