Inspiring Indians - Priyanshi Somani

The land that produced great mathematicians like Aryabhatta and S Ramanujan, India has a new mathematical star on the rise. Priyanshi Somani, widely known as a mental calculator, performs mathematical calculations faster than an electronic calculator. Apart from creating mathematical puzzles and competitive games spontaneously, she has an distinctive ability to accomplish any arithmetical calculations within minutes.  

Priyanshi Somani has received several awards and titles including the youngest participant and winner of the Mental Calculation World Cup 2010, which was held at the University of Magdeburg, Germany; Pogo Amazing Kids Awards 2010 in genius category; winner of International Olympiad of Mathematics in 2008; a record holder of the Limca Book of World Records and also a World Cup Record holder in calculating square roots. She is also the recipient of the Outstanding Delegate Award in the third annual conference of CheongShim International Academy Model United Nations in 2012. 

With all these records to her name, Priyanshi is still hungry for more. Let us all wish her good luck in her future feats.

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