“Google” Celebrates India’s Children’s Day With A Prize Winning “Doodle”

“Google’s Doodles” are the decorative changes made to the ‘Google- logo’ in its Search Page,  to celebrate holidays, anniversaries, and lives of famous artists and scientists.
Google's Doodles

On 14th November 2013, ‘The Children’s Day’ of India, ‘Google’ has celebrated with a doodle  on its home page.

Happy Children's Day in India

The ‘Googl’s Doodle’, to celebrate India’s Children’s Day,  is a painting by  Ms.Gayatri Ketharaman, a 15-year-old girl-student of Class X of ‘Bishop’s Co-Education School’ at Pune, India.

Gayatri Ketharaman

Gayatri’s doodle, titled ‘Sky’s The Limit For Indian Women’, has been selected as the ‘Overall Winner’ of Google’s “Doodle 4 Google India 2013 – Celebrating Indian Women”- Contest.

Prize Winning Doodle by Gayatri

The prize winning Doodle, created by Gayatri Ketharaman:

  • Starts with a dancing woman who is arched to represent  the grace and feminine side of Indian women in the place of “G”,
  • One rupee coin and a symbol for home, representing how Indian women take care of work as well as home have been used in the places of the two “o”s,
  • Earth and Moon showing that the Indian women are go-getters have been used in the place of “g”,
  • A woman holding a kid showing the  caring nature of Indian women in the place of “l” and
  • A police cap  which shows that when required Indian women can wear different hats and can be tough and brave, in the place of “e”.

Gayatri  has been declared as the ‘Overall -National Winner’ apart from and  along with 3 other winners in  3 different categories (From Class 1 To 3, From Class 4 To 6 and From Class 7 To 10)  from the 12 finalists across the country, by:

  •  ‘Actress Kirron Kher 
Actress Kirron Kher 
  • and the contest’s judge, political cartoonist Ajit Ninan of Hyderabad, Andhrapradesh, India.
Ajit Ninan Cartoonist
All the 12 Finalists have been given a “Chrome-book” and a few other prizes.

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