Debraj Mehta from Kolkata has written 3 books at the age of 8 years. He has started his writing journey at the age of 5 years. At an age in which children are not able to read, at that age, this child wrote his first book in the Bengali language named SOPNEY BHASHI which was published in Kolkata Book Fair. Debraj believes that he has inherited this art of writing from his maternal grandfather and grandmother because they also loved to write.
While many of us have spent our childhood days watching cartoons, some kids were more focused on working on their talent and passion. This child prodigy from India has achieved more than we can in a lifetime and he has earned global recognition for it.
Till now he has written 3 books, while by this time he is 8 years old. The second book this child wrote was titled “SHOPNER DESH”, this book was published by the Oxford Book Store in 2019. A painting competition was organized by the West Bengal Government in 2018 and in this competition this child received first prize, along with this the child also got first place in Kolkata District. This child also received first prize in the recitation and singing competition in ALL BENGAL COMPETITION.
Many short stories of this child have appeared in many magazines such as Alor Fulki, Chunu Munu, Bulbul, Parvati, Nehru Children’s Museum, etc. Apart from this, many other magazines have his stories. He got the first position in the inter-house competition and got the best speaker award in 2020. He got two certificates for app creator coding master from White Hat Junior. He got a special prize for the national cooking competition in 2020, this competition organized by the Febina group.
He was also awarded some honors which are as follows:
- Beniyapukur Library honored him for his first book and his book name was SOPNEY BHASHI.
- The National Human Rights Convenor of India also honored him for his first book.
- He got The Best Child Author Award in 2019, this award was given by Chunu Munu Magazine.
- He was especially honored by Chayani Kala Sangam in 2019, for his second book, the book name was SHOPNER DESH.
- He got the Golden Peacock Award for literature in the kids’ section, from MLVA TRUST, 2020.
The Child Prodigy Magazine recognizes the kids who are extraordinarily talented and Debraj Mehta is one of the Top 100 Child Prodigies. He has earned the title “The Youngest Bengali Author” by The Child Prodigy Magazine for his extraordinary skills in writing and literature.