Ishwar Sharma was honoured with 2020 the Global Child Prodigy Award
Ishwar Sharma from the UK has been honoured with the Global
Child Prodigy Award 2020.
The award recognized for the achievements in
spiritual discipline yoga.
He received his Certificate of Achievement at a
special event attended by Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi and Dr. Kiran Bedi,
Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry, in New Delhi in January 2020.
He was chosen from the UK for the awards which honour child
prodigies from across 45 countries and 30 different categories such as biking,
choreography, paleontology, fitness and martial arts, among others.
will now give him an opportunity to be an ambassador for yoga and spread the
Ishwar Sharma:A brief history
A 10-year-old schoolboy and under-11 yoga champion were
chosen from the UK for the awards which honour child prodigies from across 45
countries and 30 different categories.
Sharma who is originally from Mysore has
participated in over 100 yoga events across the UK and worldwide.
He has started an e-petition with the UK government to
include yoga in the national school curriculum and nearly 20,000 people signed.
He is promoting a yogic lifestyle to combat climate change and help yogic
methods to improve mental health among children and adults.
Global Child Prodigy Awards: A fact file
The award is a Global Talent Recognition for Child
The award recognizes the kids below 15 years who are extraordinary
in their own way.
100 Global Child Prodigies will be recognized and will be
featured in the Global Child Prodigy Award Book 2019.