Winners of

BCG Inter-School Poetry competition (2016-17)

 

UniqVerse is a poetry competition for students. They were given topics from which they could choose. The poem had to be their original piece.

Winners: Junior Group
Position
Name
Class
Topic
School
7
Dinosaurs came to visit
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Vidyalaya, Malad
Nidhi Upadhyay
7
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Vidyalaya, Borivali
Mitanshu Mehta
7
Being a shadow
Bombay Cambridge School, Andheri (East)

 

 

Winners: Senior Group
Position
Name
Class
Topic
School
10
What I like about this world
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Vidyalaya, Borivali
Deep Shah
10
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Vidyalaya, Borivali
Pashmeen Sood
9
Bombay Cambridge School, Andheri (East)
Special Mention
Shravya Shetty
8
The digital world and me
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Vidyalaya, Malad
Ananya Nair
9
What I like about this world
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Vidyalaya, Malad
Rohan Arondekar
10
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Vidyalaya, Borivali

 

Judges Profiles

 

Janini Rajashekar
Janini Rajashekar had been part of 'The Poetry Club', Mumbai, for little over three years now. She has always been fascinated by the world of words and sounds and believes that poetry can be a perfect confluence of these two. The things she loves most about poetry are its fluidity and its incredible power to touch chords across a diverse audience. 

Trupthi Shetty
Trupthi Shetty is the co-founder of 'The Poetry Club', Mumbai, that organises monthly events for poets to perform, find communities and grow. The poetry club, Mumbai, has provided a platform for amateur poets to perform at the Kala Ghoda Arts festival, Lil flea, IIT Bombay, etc. She was a TedX speaker at IIM Bangalore speaking about creating spaces for art.

Sudeep Pagedar
Sudeep Pagedar is a Bombay based writer and a Disaster Management specialist who received his Master's degree from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS). A recipient of a National Award for Creative Writing from the then President, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam in 2004 & winner of the city-level Majhi Metro Poetry Prize in 2016, Sudeep's poems on the subject of war are taught in some schools in the United States of America. A theatre aficionado, Sudeep spent four consecutive summers in Prithvi Theatre, and desperately yearns to get back to writing, performing and directing for stage.