16-year-old Surat boy gets honorary doctorate in fine arts from a Delhi University college

a person wearing a suit and tie talking on a cell phone: 16-year-old Surat boy gets honorary doctorate in fine arts from a Delhi University college

he 16-year-old son of a businessman living in the Vesu area of Surat has earned an honorary doctorate from a Delhi University college with his achievements in the field of art. Shamak Agarwal has made his family proud and is becoming an inspiration to other children as well.

Shamak has been practicing art for the last nine years and by now has created a wide variety of paintings.

Placed in India Book of Records

In April 2021, Shamak managed to bag a place in the India Book of Records. Since then, he has been included in the World Book of Records UK, International Book of Records, and Records of India.

Shamak Agarwal has also been awarded the Bal Ratna Award 2021. On the other hand, the Alfus State Government University, Delhi has awarded Samak an honorary doctorate in the Faculty of Arts for his various achievements.

What arts records does Shamak hold?

Shamak, 16, holds the record for the fastest drawing, sketches as well as nine other records. Now, Samak Agarwal from Surat has become Gujarat’s youngest doctorate student.

The youngster said that he was very interested in art back in Class 2 but was ignored by the school. However, his parents boosted his morale since childhood and now, he credits his achievement to his parents, teachers and the principal of his school.

What the family had to say

Regarding the achievement of his son, Shamak’s father Vikas Agarwal said that with hard work and dedication, anything was possible.

Though Shamak is a student of science, he has made great achievements in the field of arts and has obtained a doctorate, which calls for even more pride from the family.

Mother Pallavi is also very happy on seeing ger son’s achievement at such a young age.

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