SUALKUCHI, Oct 18 - Raktim Das, a class X student of Dadara Sankardev Shishu Niketan under Dadara police outpost of Kamrup district was selected as one of the awardees of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam IGNITE Competition 2019.
Raktim Das who participated in the competition along with 60,000 competitors from 544 districts of the country, was selected for his inovative shade tool for drawing. He was the only contestant selected from the northeast region.
Eighteen competitors have been selected for the award which will be given away in Gandhinagar, Gujarat by the former President of India, Pranab Mukherjee on November 30 next.
Raktim Kalita is the youngest son of a betelnut saler of Dadara.