- Sonam Wangchuk is best known for the Ice Stupa Project
- Sonam Wangchuk played to win Rs 50 lakh
- It was Aditya Dubey who played before Sonam Wangchuk did
Mr Wangchuk is the founder of Students' Educational and Cultural Movement of Ladakh (SECMOL), which is working towards a better educational platform for the children of Ladakh. In 2013, Mr Wangchuk created history and earned international recognition with his invention of the Ice Stupa - an artificial glacier of sorts which stores surplus Winter water in the form of ice cones or hills. In warmer months, melted water from the stupas is used for irrigation and other necessary purposes. On the show, Mr Wangchuk offered a detailed explanation of how the Ice Stupa Project is helping the people of Ladakh towards a greener life - a stupa is the store house of 3 lakh litres of water.
Mr Wangchuk added that he named his project 'Ice Stupa' to make the people of Ladakh relate to it and also have a traditional touch.
Here's a look at some of the questions that were asked today.
#1 Which Indian spinner got hat-trick in an ODI match?
#2 Which of the following is the largest constitute of human blood by volumes?
#4 Who is the founder of the Khan Academy, a hugely popular institution?
#5 According to Buddhism, under which tree did Queen Mayadevi give birth to Gautam Buddha?
#6 The name of the capital city of which neighbouring country of India refers to a wooden temple?
Sonam Wangchuk played to win a 50 lakh bounty!
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