My success will encourage youth in Bihar: Designer Govind Singh

Patna, Feb 25 (IANS) Govind Kumar Singh, who is from Bihar, was voted the top upcoming Indian fashion designer 2011 by Cotton Council International (CCI), and he feels his success story will inspire youngster in his home state to join the fashion fraternity.

Singh, who hails from the flood-prone Supaul district, told IANS over telephone Friday that it was a big moment for him as well as his home state.

'My hard work and creativity has finally been recognised,' said Singh adding that his 'success story will encourage youths in Bihar to make a difference in the field of fashion too'.

Singh, who is in his early 20s, won the title at the Let's Design 3 fashion competition in Mumbai Feb 14.