July 20, 2023.
ISN Bureau, Durgapur : A 6 year old kid Srihan Paul from Durgapur made it to the Asia Book of Records for his keen intelligence and sharp memory . Srihan is only six years and one month old and a student of Std. 1 of Hemsheela Model School, Durgapur. A resident of Haribazar and born in a family of teachers with his father Dr Sourav Pal, an Engineering College Professor and mother Poulami Pal , a school teacher, Srihan has an indomitable quest to learn new things.
The wonder boy Srihan has been certified by the Asia book of records for setting the record of recalling the names 195 sea creatures in merely 9 minutes and 30 seconds. Moreover, not only the scientific names of 195 marine animals Srihan can go on and on with a detailed information of all these 195 sea creatures.
Last Monday, the Malayasia based, Asia Book of Records sent Srihan a certificate and medal for this extraordinary achievement.
At the age of six, Srihan is practically an expert in all subjects with a keen enthusiasm to devour knowledge in every interaction possible. He spends most of the time reading books and material on the internet beyond his class curriculum. Srihan’s father Dr. Sourav Paul said that Srihan can not only name the sea creatures he is also an avid reader . He started reading encyclopedia from a very young age. Be it story books, history, geography, biographies of philosophers or computers and software, Srihan studies every piece deeply. And when the wonder boy is asked , he can explain it in illustrious depth like an expert. His father also said that when someone offers to give him a gift, Srihan asks for books. At such a tender age when other children are busy visiting fairs enjoying the rides, Srihan is busy looking for the best collections of books in fairs. He was even a contestant in the popular reality show of Dadagiri Season 9 in the year 2022.
When Srihan was asked about his aims and ambitions in life his matured answer “to know the unknown and see the unseen”, left the press reporters present awe-struck. The wonder boy left them all speechless.