About Naiyah Prakash
The author Naiyah Prakash is 15 years old and has just completed her 10th grade from KV IIT Chennai during the pandemic. She has performed outstanding in academics, arts and sports and brought laurels to herself, school and her family by excelling in academic competitions and sports of her age group. Naiyah is an avid reader, passionate
sportswoman and an adventure enthusiast, being from an army background. She is exuberant to join her higher secondary school in humanities stream and aims to arm and
skill herself in creating a better and brighter society.
And I Passed My Boards Without Even Appearing For It is her first book to have been published but she has been creatively writing for school magazines and other platforms for quite some time now. With this book she has attempted to offer a vivid account of her encounters with life in forced confinement during the pandemic by featuring the highs, lows, some hilarious evocations of usual school days and anecdotes of vivacious memories which were both reassuring and tensing, leaving an overt impression of uncertainty in the matriculate’s mind. She souvenirs the new normal, the contagion has forced us to live and recount for posterity. As an optimist, she has also focused on the lessons that have come by, in this time of distress.
Naiyah is the only girl child to her parents. Her father is a proud army officer with 20 years of service to the nation, while serving throughout the lengths and breadths of the country and even as a UN peacekeeper. Naiyah’s mother is a Dietician and Wellnesspreneur. She has been in the wellness sector for quite some time now, with a mission to educate the masses with ethical and healthy lifestyle choices. Naiyah’s proud parents believe that family values, balance involvement of parents in child’s growth and character building are salient for success of any adolescent.
A million happy moments infused with pensive thoughts!