16-year old Delhi boy is the youngest editor-in-chief



It is interesting to know that the youngest editor-in-chief to enter Limca Book of Records happens to be of only 16 year old. Sahil Bansal becomes the editor-in-chief of an art magazine called ‘Inkspire’.Sahil is student of Delhi Public School (DPS), Mathura road and studies in Class 11th.

Bansal said that this magazine is for those creative minds that need a platform to showcase their talents.

The chairman of CBSE, Vineet sent Bansal a letter congratulating him for his achievement writing him that the country needs such brilliant young minds like him. Not only this the 60 other people involved in the project are mostly teenagers.


The Board said that initiatives like this will be encouraged under the extra-curricular activities scheme in the CBSE curriculum.

Bansal further informed that the ‘Inkspire’ team has hired a group of 600 people already that includes photographers, graphic designers and musicians etc. The young editor-in chief is very clear and is determined to use the social media for marketing.


In February 2014, he had launched a Facebook page called ‘Inkspire’, which later got legalized. This was the main social networking site which attracted leading artists from all over the world who approached him and as a result, the first issue of the magazine came out.




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