And the winners are...


    This contest is closed for submissions.


    Contest Judge - Sagarika Chakraborty


    Sagarika, born in Kolkata, studied law at National Law University, Jodhpur and management at Indian School of Business, Hyderabad.

    Her projects and numerous articles on diverse subjects—corporate governance principles with special emphasis on emerging and transition economies, globalization, ethics, monetary economics, religion—have been published in Indian and international publications. She has presented papers on E-Governance, corporate law principles, sexual harassment, asset pricing models at international conferences and global forums in Sydney, Glasgow, Korea, Wellington and Washington D.C. Her paper on E-Governance in India, has been appreciated in the ‘Working Paper series’ of the World Bank and she has also won the ‘Best Economic Crisis—Paper Award’ at the World Summit on Economic Financial Crisis and International Business, 2009, held at Washington D.C. Looking into her contribution in the domain of policy work she was recently awarded Fellowship by the Royal Society of Arts, UK. 


    Apart from delving into serious research work, she has also written light fiction/poetry for various online and print media, and juggles her love for writing and travel with a full time job. She blogs at


    Her first book A Calendar Too Crowded is a collection of poignant stories and poems woven around the theme of womanhood. What makes this work of fiction different from other books that highlight the plight of women is the unique approach. Read more..


    The final results will be announced on 31st of May. In the meantime read and promote entries submitted by fellow contestants and while you are at it use all your socializing skills to get as many votes as possible before 31st May. Please note 30% weightage will be given to the popularity of your post.  All the best to all the participants




    The topic for this contest is "It was never going to be an ordinary day..". Your writeup must begin with this line. It may be a poem or a short story of not more than 3000 words. 


    Read the Rules and regulations carefully before submitting your entries. 


    The contest closes on 15th May 2012 and the winners would announced on 31st May 2012.



    DO NOT forget to include the following code at the end of your post so that we can may know that the link you submitted belongs to you and that the entry was created specifically for this contest.



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  • Please Note this contest ends on - 5/15/12