writes Wikipedia articles about military defense and space technology. On English Wikipedia, he has more than 11,000 edits to his credit. He first edited Wikipedia when he corrected a minor error on the article about Sukhoi Su-30MKI
. Initially, he found the interface difficult. But he picked up wiki markup quite quickly and became a regular contributor. He has created 11 new articles, 3 good articles and 5 DYKs
so far. He is mainly interested in updating old articles, copy-editing and fighting vandalism. He also uploads photographs to Wikimedia Commons. He is a member of several Wikiprojects, including WP: Physics
and WP: Military History
. Anirvan has a masters degree in physics from Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee. He is interested in pursuing a Ph.D in theoretical physics. He believes that everyone should contribute to Wikipedia. "Correct a spelling mistake here or there; been on a trip to an exotic location or clicked an image from that latest high-def camera? Upload a few of those on Commons! Every little bit is useful", he adds.