Youth organisation in Rajasthan’s Kota to host 'Kaun Banega Lakhpati' on the lines of KBC
Inspired by the popular TV quiz show KBC, a not-for-profit international organization for youngsters in Rajasthan’s Kota will organize “Kaun Banega Lakhpati” in the city in three stages from November 5 to November 12.jaipur Updated: Oct 26, 2017 19:28 IST
Inspired by the popular TV quiz show KBC, a not-for-profit international organization for youngsters in Rajasthan’s Kota will organize “Kaun Banega Lakhpati” in the city in three stages from November 5 to November 12.
The “Kaun Banega Lakhpati” (KBL) quiz competition with a top cash prize of ₹1 lakh will be organized on the lines of the KBC (Kaun Banega Crorepati hosted by Amitabh Bachchan) jointly by the Kota chapter of the Junior Chamber International (JCI) and the Neelkanth apartments, Kota, organizers said.
Lokesh Maheshwari, president of Kota JCI, said a general knowledge-based written test will be held on November 5 for aspirants in the age group of 15 to 70 years in the city while a separate written test for students will be held on November 7 in schools.
“A total of 200 successful participants will be screened for the “fastest fingers first” round to be held on November 12 morning, out of which a total of 40 participants will be shortlisted for the final “hot seat” round to be played in the evening the same day,” he said.
“The three “hot seat” rounds of 45 minutes each will be played in the final leg of the KBL.”
There will a total of 16 questions on the lines of the KBC in the KBL with three lifelines, including the “50-50”, “audience poll” and “jodidar” options, he said.
Maheshwari further said that forms for the written test are available at 40 places across the city and is open to participants form across Rajasthan and the country but the participant has to travel to Kota for fill up the form and write screening test.
The cost of the form is Rs 100 and the last date for submitting the form for written test is October 31.
On the objective of organizing the game show, Maheshwari said: “The idea is to create an interest among people about general knowledge.”
The trademark and the name of the KBL are different from the KBC so there is no copyright infringement and the organizers have taken legal opinion in the matter, he said.