This 14 years old boy, Tushar Talawat had brought laurels to his gurukul and his country by winning the International Mathematics Competition organized by Abacus Learning of Higher Arithmetic (ALOHA) in Indonesia Yogyakarta. The student of Ahmedabad-based Hemchandracharya Sanskrit Pathshala won among 1,300 students who come from 18 countries.
Tushar has also excelled at similar contests organized at state and national levels. A release by BSM claimed that during the Gujarat leg of the competition in October last year, he had solved 70 questions in 3 minutes and 30 seconds defeating 5300 competitors.
At the national level competition held in Chennai during last year December, he solved 70 questions relating to addition, subtraction and multiplication of six digits in 3 minutes and 10 seconds, and defeated 4300 students.
Tushar also met the HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar who later tweeted, “Like Tushar, other students can really showcase their talent through various competitions”.