Results of the SLAIndia National Online Competition ‘Ignite, Imagine, Inspire’ 2021

SLA-India announces the winners of the national level online competition Ignite, Imagine, Inspire conducted for school students in connection with the National Library Week 2021.

Category I: Grades 1 & 2

S. No.PositionName of the studentGradeSchoolWinning entry
1FirstKrishaa GhaiISat Paul Mittal School, LudhianaVisit
2SecondDhruv JohariIIGEMS International School,  Palam Vihar, Gurugram, HaryanaVisit
3ThirdShubh MiglaniIDelhi Public School, FaridabadVisit

Category II: Grades 3 – 5

S. No.PositionName of the studentGradeSchoolWinning entry
1FirstShreya RanjayVKendriya Vidyalaya Pattom, ThiruvananthapuramVisit
2SecondKaavya LakhaniIIIDAV Public School Sec-14, FaridabadVisit
3ThirdAditya Arpit JenaIVDAV Public School, CuttackVisit

Category III: Grades 6 – 8

S. No.PositionName of the studentGradeSchoolWinning entry
1FirstFidha RahmanVIIIKendriya Vidyalaya Kanjikode, PalakkadVisit
2SecondAkanksha RajanVIIKendriya Vidyalaya AFS Akkulam, ThiruvananthapuramVisit
3ThirdShreyalakshmy S.VIIIBharatiya Vidhya Bhavan, Chevayoor, KozhikodeVisit

Category IV: Grades 9 – 12

S. No.PositionName of the studentGradeSchoolWinning entry
1FirstAashi PandeyXIGEMS International School, GurgaonVisit
2SecondAmeen AhmedIXDunes International School, Abu DhabiVisit
3SecondAdidev S.IXKendriya Vidyalaya no. 1 CalicutVisit
3ThirdSreenidhi S. KumarIXKendriya Vidyalaya SAP Peroorkada, ThiruvananthapuramVisit

Jury Members

Katie BagliOne of the best loved children’s authors in India. Winner of many awards including the Rex Karmaveer Global Fellowship Award, in association with i Congo and UN, for 2019, for her constant efforts to sensitise the young about our environment through her writings and other wildlife-related activities. She gives expression to her passion by writing for children. She has 27 published titles to her credit so far, nearly all of which are on various subjects of nature. She has published articles in several magazines like the Sanctuary Cub, Highlight Champs, Saevus, The Children’s Magazine and is currently contributing articles on nature to the children’s section, Young World, of The Hindu. Author website
Devika DasAn award-winning actor and bestselling author, Devika Das has 5 publications under her name. What began as a hobby at the age of 13, graduated into blogging in 2008 and took the shape of publishing in 2016 when Devika self-published her first book titled ‘7 Vows of Marriage’ on Amazon Kindle. Her poetry book titled ‘Reminiscence’ has received critical acclaim and her poems have been published in national dailies. Her title ‘The Mind Game’ has received appreciation from India and abroad as well. Recently, she has published a Hindi short story titled ‘Meghna’, which has received good reviews. She has also contributed poems and short stories to several anthologies in India. She has participated in key literary events at Hyderabad and around India as well. Besides writing, Devika pursues her passion for Acting and is an active theatre artist in Hyderabad, and has featured in several short films. Author website
Nayanthara S.Nayanathara has been mentioned in several leading online literary journals including Kritya, The Brown Critique, Museindia, Contemporary Literary Review: India, Red Leaf Poetry India, The Lab Literary Magazine (Seoul) and The Enchanting Verses International Poetry Journal. In 2011, she bagged the ‘Young Writer’s Award -2011’ instituted by the online literary journal, “Indian Ruminations” for her maiden anthology of poems titled ‘The Scent of Frangipani.’ One of her poems was selected in the ‘Highly Commended’ category for the ‘Inspired by Tagore’ International Writing Competition 2011-2012 organized by the British Council in association with SAMPAD. She has secured the fourth position in the Rabindranath Tagore Award 2014. Her second book of poems, ‘In the Shade of the Bodhi’, published by Brown Critique, was released in June this year. Nayanathara has bagged the 4th position in the Rabindranath Tagore Poetry Award – 2014 instituted by and Xpress Publications. Her poem, ‘The Miracle Man’, won the commendation prize in the All India Poetry Competition 2014 organized by the Poetry Society of India. In 2016, she bagged the ‘Poet of the Year’ award in the prestigious Delhi International Film Festival. In May 2018, she won the 6 position in the Rabindranath Tagore Poetry Award instituted by and Xpress Publications. Nominated as one among the ‘Top 5’ in the Orange flower Awards 2018. In March 2019, she won the Prime Poetry Prize for her Poetry collection ‘Children of the White God. In 2020, She bagged the 4th position in the Bharat Award for Excellence in Literature instituted by and Xpress Publications. Author Blog

SLA-India congratulates all winners and thank all participants who submitted entries for this exciting competition. The Association also expresses gratitude to all the three eminent jury members.

The winners will be communicated by email. They will be presented with e-merit certificates and souvenirs.

Coordinators, SLAIndia Events & Competitions


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