We are pleased to announce the Phase-3 and overall Campaign Winners of “Ek Bharat Sanskriti Sangam” – Social Media Campaign held from 29th July to 31st October, 2023 for Indian citizens in 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-3 of the Campaign under different categories:

Phase-3 Winners

Position Name Home State State Selected for Performance Category
Winner Bhumika Poojari Maharashtra Telangana Photography
Runner-up Revati Gupta Madhya Pradesh Rajasthan Photography
Winner Veena Chetty Maharashtra Rajasthan Dancing
Runner-up Janhvi Mangesh Jadhav Maharashtra Jammu & Kashmir Dancing
Winner Jayvardhan Rathod Madhya Pradesh Rajasthan Painting
Runner-up Vishudhanand Mishra Bihar Madhya Pradesh Painting
Winner Vanya Kataria Punjab West Bengal Singing
Runner-up Shubhadeep Pandit West Bengal Gujarat 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:

Phase-3 Special Mentions

Name Home State State Selected for Performance Category
Siddharth Dev Uttar Pradesh Himachal Pradesh Photography
Jyoti Jha Bihar Delhi Photography
Amrits Haryana Punjab Dancing
Shivani Adhangle Maharashtra Tamil Nadu Dancing
Smaira Garg Haryana Rajasthan Painting
Prem Maharashtra Delhi Painting
Bhupinder Delhi Odisha Painting
Vaibhav Jain Uttar Pradesh Uttarakhand Singing

We are also pleased to announce the overall Campaign Winners under Ek Bharat Sanskriti Sangam. The Campaign witnessed some memorable and impactful performances in different phases from participants all over the country. Basis the Jury Scores and Likes/Votes received by the participants in all the three phases, following participants are adjudged as the Campaign Winners/Runners-up under different categories:

Campaign Winners*

Position Name Home State Category
Winner Nikhil Gahtori Uttarakhand Photography
Runner-up Ujjawal Kant Bihar Photography
Winner Rajni Giri Sikkim Dancing
Runner-up Anukriti Sharma Haryana Dancing
Winner Siddhi Nigam Madhya Pradesh Painting
Runner-up Kajal Meena Rajasthan Painting
Winner Sahil Punjab Singing
Runner-up BHAWANA Haryana Singing
*Subject to verification of the credentials

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.