A 14-year-old student of Ahmedabad-based Hemchandracharya Sanskrit Pathshala has brought laurels to his ‘gurukul’ by winning an international mathematics competition held in Indonesia recently.

Tushar Talawat won the ‘International Mathematics Competition’, organised by Abacus Learning of Higher Arithmetic (ALOHA) International in Indonesia’s Yogyakarta on July 24, where over 1,300 students from 18 countries participated.

Tushar had also excelled in similar contests organised at state and national levels.

During the Gujarat leg of the competition in October last year, he had solved 70 questions in 3 minutes and 30 seconds and defeated 5,300 competitors.

At the national-level competition in December last year in Chennai, he had solved 70 questions relating to addition, subtraction and multiplication of six digits in 3 minutes and 10 seconds and defeated 4,300 students.

Source: The Indian Express