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- Jul 23, 2009
Gurgaon kid 'doodles' to Google homepage
NEW DELHI: Puru Pratap Singh, a class four student from Gurgaon, will have his moment on the Internet this Children's day as his created design or Doodle will be displayed on Google's homepage for a day. Puru Pratap Singh, is the winner of Google's Doodle contest for designing creative Google logos that appear on special days.
The picture by Puru, themed "My India -Full of Life" depicts the country's national bird Peacock, Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi and Kashmir as the crown of the country shaped to form the Google logo. His artwork was selected from over 4,000 entries across the country. Google India had announced the contest on August for designing a creative logo or Doodle for the website with the theme "My India."
Talking about the Doodle contest, Google India MD Shailesh Rao said, "This was first ever Doodle competition in India. This is the first 'made in India' Doodle." Besides, his artwork being showcased, the winner also gets a Rs 1,00,000 technology grant for his school.