Five-year-old Delhi prodigy speaks Sanskrit and French with ease, impresses Manish Sisodia-India News, Firstpost
The Delhi boy can recite the names of all the states in India as well as the United States. He is also fluent in Sanskrit, English and French.
Image Credit: Twitter / @ msisodia
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia recently said he “made a new friend” and posted a photo with him. Social media users were stunned to learn that the photo was of five-year-old Hiten Kaushik, a prodigy in the making.
Unlike most five-year-olds who may know basic things like the alphabet, shapes or colors, Kaushik is way ahead. The Delhi boy can recite the names of all the states in India as well as the United States. He is also fluent in Sanskrit, English and French.
Sisodia was impressed with the boy and posted pictures of their happy meeting. The politician seemed impressed with Kaushik and wrote that it was great to meet him. The the pictures showed Sisodia and Kaushik shake hands and exchange smiles.
Kaushik later on social media and thanked Sisodia for her “cooperation and blessings”. The five-year-old also posted a short video clip that showed him interacting with the politician.
Kaushik is a fast learner since he started to understand voices and alphabets. He also has has a youtube channel which features videos of him showing his talent.
Kaushik’s parents have high hopes for him and want him to be successful in life. The boy’s name has already been entered in the Limca record book. It is now aiming to make a place for itself in the Asian record books.
Kaushik is not the only prodigy who has become popular on social media recently. Eight-year-old Advay Misra rose to social media fame a few weeks ago for taking second place in the 2021 US National Science Bee competition.
The Delhi boy, who moved to the United States with their parents in 2018, has been described as one of the “brightest students in the world” by Johns Hopkins University. He was also admitted to the university’s prestigious Center for Talented Youth (CTY), which includes alumnus Mark Zuckerberg, Google founders Lady Gaga, and several Rhodes and MacArthur scholars among others.
Misra has since returned to India after her parents’ occupation in the United States ended. He plans to continue his studies at one of the schools in Delhi.