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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