November 14 Children's Day Google Doodle by Arun Kumar Yadav, Winner of Doodle4Google
Today’s Google Doodle is something to be cherished its been done by a teenage boy from Chandigarh, India. Arun Kumar Yadav, who is the winner at Doodle4Google competition and hence got his design features a Google Doodle on Children’s Day 2012.
Last year, it was Varsha Gupta, a 7 year old girl whose Doodle was featured for Children’s Day.
Children’s Day is the birthday of India’s First Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, Chacha Nehru (Nehru Uncle) as they kids in India know him.
This year’s theme for the Doodle4Google competition was ‘Unity in Diversity’, The doodle, titled ‘A Prism of Multiplicity’, shows a soccer player, a kathakali dancer, gold jewellery, a peacock, a farmer and flowers feature on Google’s Homepage for today.
Arun Kumar Yadav is a Class 9 student of Kendriya Vidyalaya. The winning entry was announced at a picnic-cum-felicitation ceremony at the Rail Museum in New Delhi on Monday. His entry was selected amongst 200,000 submissions from 60 Indian cities.
The Doodle4Google competition was instituted four years ago to encourage children to take up creative work, said Rajan Anandan, vice-president and managing director, Google India.
“We are also promoting art awareness through Google. The search engine has tied up with 41 countries under the Google Art Project to bring the best global art to more than 2 billion internet users,” Anandan said.