Licypriya Kangujam Height, Weight, Age, Family, Facts, Biography

Licypriya Kangujam Height, Weight, Age, Family, Facts, Biography
Licypriya Kangujam Quick Info
Height 4 ft 1 in
Weight 32 kg
Date of Birth October 2, 2011
Zodiac Sign Libra
Eye Color Dark Brown

Licypriya Kangujam is an Indian student and environmental activist who is known for raising her voice to combat climate change and for founding The Child Movement (School of Nature & Humanities).

Born Name

Licypriya Kangujam

Nick Name

Licypriya

Licypriya Kangujam as seen in a picture that was taken at the United Nations Asia -Pacific Climate Week 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand on September 5, 2019
Licypriya Kangujam as seen in a picture that was taken at the United Nations Asia -Pacific Climate Week 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand on September 5, 2019 (Dilanlekamge / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Sun Sign

Libra

Born Place

Bashikhong Village, Manipur, India

Nationality

Indian

Occupation

Environmental Activist

Family

  • Father – Kanarjit Kangujam Singh
  • Mother – Bidyarani Devi Kangujam Ongbi
  • Siblings – Chinglensana Singh Kangujam (Uncle) (Field Hockey Player)

Build

Slim

Height

4 ft 1 in or 124 cm

Weight

32 kg or 71 lbs

Licypriya Kangujam and UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres in a picture taken at the United Nations Climate Conference 2019 in Madrid, Spain
Licypriya Kangujam and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in a picture taken at the United Nations Climate Conference 2019 in Madrid, Spain (Dilanlekamge / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Snub nose
  • Confident nature
Licypriya addressing UNESCO Partners’ Forum 2019 (Biennial Luanda) in Angola on September 20, 2019
Licypriya addressing UNESCO Partners’ Forum 2019 (Biennial Luanda) in Angola on September 20, 2019 (Dilanlekamge / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Licypriya Kangujam Facts

  1. She was just 7 years old when she began raising her voice to combat climate change and reduce the risk of disaster.
  2. By the time, she was 9 years old Licypriya had already spoken on TEDx 6 times.
  3. Licypriya is one of the youngest climate activists globally who has addressed world leaders at the United Nations Climate Change Conference 2019 (COP25) that was held in Madrid, Spain. She began campaigning for climate action in India in July 2018, to improve laws to curb India’s high pollution levels as well as to make climate-change literacy mandatory in schools.
  4. Her work has been compared to that of Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg. However, Licypriya does not like to be compared with her.
  5. Licypriya was honored with the title of “Rising Star” by the Earth Day Network headquarters that is located in Washington, D.C., the United States in the past.
  6. On May 31, 2021, Licypriya’s father was taken into custody under the charges of allegedly cheating several hotels, self-help groups, and individuals of more than Rs 19 lakh for a Global Youth Meet that had been organized in Imphal in 2014.
  7. She was presented with the “SDGs Ambassador Award 2019” at Chandigarh University by Dainik Bhaskar in collaboration with NITI Aayog, Government of India on November 19, 2019. Other than that, she was also presented with the “Global Child Prodigy Award 2020” in New Delhi by Lieutenant Governor of Pondicherry Kiran Bedi on January 3, 2020.
  8. In June 2021, a story covered by The Times of India revealed that the awards such as Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Children Award or the India Peace Prize 2019 Award that was given to her were falsely presented to her by her father whose organization deals with such awards. Simultaneously, it was also revealed that the World Children Peace Prize Award that was supposedly given to her in 2019 also turned out to be a lie as the Institute for Economics and Peace clarified via Twitter that they did not issue any awards.
  9. During the Earth Day 2020 virtual conference in Washington, D.C., United States while the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic had taken over the world, Licypriya was featured alongside 50 other global leaders, influencers, athletes, celebrities, and musicians that included the likes of Bill McKibben, Pope Francis, Michelle Dilhara, Al Gore, Patricia Espinosa, Christiana Figueres, Zac Efron, Anil Kapoor, and Van Jones.

Featured Image By Licypriya Kangujam / Instagram

READ ALSO:  Chris Hardwick Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics, Biography, Family

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


*