The following young literary award winners were felicitated for their entries in the All-India Short Story Contest 2019 conducted by Kloud 9 at the National Children’s Literary Festival held on 9-10 November 2019. President, KIIT and KISS, Mrs Saswati Bal, Chairperson of KiiT International School, Dr Mona Lisa Bal and Principal, Dr Sanjay Suar gave away the prizes to the winners.

Senior Category Winners
First Prize
Sneha Shah
‘Vain Glory’
Class XI, Father Leblond School, Bhimbar, Darjeeling, West Bengal

Second Prize
Lakshita Agarwal
‘The Beauty of Spirit’
Class X-B, Delhi Public International School, Bikaner, Rajasthan

Third Prize
Bhavna Jagnani
‘Just You And Me’
Class XII, Mahadevi Birla World Academy, Kolkata, West Bengal

Junior Category Winners
First Prize
Ananya Gohate
‘The Boy with a Million Dreams’
Class VIII, The Newtown School, Kolkata, West Bengal

Second Prize
Subham Kumar Samal
‘Terror In Shimla’
Class IX ‘C’, D.A.V. Public School, Sector 6, C.D.A., Cuttack, Odisha

Third Prize
Pranavi Prasad Thathineni
‘Studies or Sports?’
Class IX D, New Horizon Gurukul, Bangalore, Karnataka

Certificate of Merit Senior Category
Gayathri. S
‘The Midnight Express’
Class XII, Vidyodaya School, Thevakkal, Ernakaulam, Kerala

Khyati Kiran
‘Tour to ‘P-Land”
Class XII, Kendriya Vidyalaya No. 1, Bhubaneswar, Odisha

Sukanya Basu Mallik
‘Healing of wounds’
Techno India College, Kolkata, West Bengal

Ishmita Menon
‘Salve Of Patriotism’
Class X, New Horizon Gurukul, Bangalore, Karnataka

Certificate of Merit Junior Category

Pravin Malhotra
‘The Wager’
Class VIII, Hebron School, (Lushington Campus), Nilgiris, Ooty, Tamilnadu

Sanjoy Borthakur
‘Of Proofs And Puns And Printouts’
Class IX, Delhi Public School, Jorhat, Assam

Anupam Srivastava
‘Dreamers’
Class IX, Doon International Public School, Maninagar, Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Vijay Kaushik
‘From An Ideal Citizen’
Class VIII, The British International School, Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Ginjupalli Lakshmi
‘A Little Romance’
Class VII, Delhi Public School, Anandapuram Mandal, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh