We are pleased to announce the Phase-2 winners of “Ek Bharat Sanskriti Sangam” – Social Media Campaign held from 22nd August to 19th September, 2023 for Indian citizens of the age group of18-30 years.

EBSB Cell under the aegis of Ministry of Education (MoE) organized this online competition to celebrate ‘Diversity’ in ‘Art’ and ‘Culture’ with an aim to encourage young people to embrace culture of different States (other than their home state) and tap into their creativity to perform in any of the 4 categories viz. Dancing, Singing, Painting/Sketching/Sculpting and Photography. The competition aimed at highlighting the rich cultural tapestry of India, its grandeur, uniqueness and also instilling the spirit of “Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat”.

Ministry of Education appreciates the efforts of all participants and expresses our sincere gratitude for their overwhelming response, interest, enthusiasm, and keenness to take part in the “Ek Bharat Sanskriti Sangam” – A Social Media Campaign. Following is the list of winners* for Phase-2 of the Campaign under different categories:

Position Name Home State State Selected for Performance Category
Winner Anuj Ruhela Delhi Uttarakhand Photography
Runner-up Abhishek Kumar Bihar Delhi Photography
Winner V S ANAGHA Kerala Tamil Nadu Dancing
Runner-up Aritrika Mukherjee West Bengal Tamil Nadu Dancing
Winner Bhumika Poojari Maharashtra Kerala Painting
Runner-up Charchit Jain Rajasthan Uttar Pradesh Painting
Winner Suryakanta Barik Odisha Rajasthan Singing
Runner-up Bhawana Haryana Rajasthan Singing
*Subject to verification of the credentials

In addition to the above, entries from the following contestants, though not having the highest number of votes/likes, were also found worthy of appreciation and hence they will be awarded with a “Certificate of Appreciation” under the ‘Special Mention’ category:

Name Home State State Selected for Performance Category
Rahul Kumar Jharkhand West Bengal Photography
Harman Singh Tuteja Madhya Pradesh Punjab Photography
Anna Neha Thomas Andhra Pradesh Telangana Dancing
Amit Gupta Uttar Pradesh Tamil Nadu Dancing
Madhurima Das West Bengal Rajasthan Painting
Arati Mahesh Parmaj Maharashtra Kerala Painting
Aparna Singh Jharkhand West Bengal Singing
Namrita Chaudhary Uttar Pradesh West Bengal Singing

Ministry of Education congratulates all the winners. We hope to provide the youth of India with more such opportunities to unleash their creativity and develop an understanding towards our country’s rich diversity.