A seven-year-old Indian girl from Bengaluru has been awarded the Peace Image of the Year in the children category in the prestigious Global Peace Photo Award.
The photo was themed as the “lap of peace” and shows her mother in the lap of her grandmother.
Aadhyaa Aravind Shankar, class 2 student of Vidyaniketan in Hebbal is the only Indian to have won this honor.
She received the award at the Austrian Parliament. Aadhyaa also received a diploma, a medal and a cheque of 1,000 euros.
The Global Peace Photo Award recognizes and promotes photographers from all over the world whose pictures capture human efforts towards a peaceful world. The award is given in collaboration with Austrian Parliament and UNESCO.