Jeypore: It really is startling to see that an eight year old boy can spontaneously tell names of the currencies of 157 countries in a short span of 2 minutes. He also can name the folk dances of all these countries.
Meet eight-year-old Sriyank Padhi from Jay Nagar area in Jeypore town of Koraput district in Odisha. Son of Swapna Hota and Akshay Padhi, the child prodigy can provide extemporaneous answer of some of the questions which are even tough for adults.
Sriyank can answer names of all the planets and their paths within a few second. A student of Class II so far his name has been added to the Asia Book of Records, India Book of Records and Magic Book of Records. His aptitude has brought laurels to Koraput district, say his relatives.
Sriyank’s grandfather said that he is genius since childhood. His mother is a teacher. She prepared her son during Lockdown after observing the child’s keen interest for general knowledge. Apart from studies, the boy is also good at games and sports. He also plays musical instruments well.
While Sriyank’s aim of the life is to become a doctor, his next target in lieu of his super knowledge is to get himself registered with the Guinness Book of World Records.