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Subas Chandra Rout
Subas Chandra Rout is a doctor from Bhubaneswar, Odisha. He started editing Wikipedia from July 2012. The sentence ‘anybody can edit’ encouraged him to edit Wikipedia. He started with the edit of an unfinished article ‘Malaria’.

Since then, he has edited 114 medical articles, 5 biographic articles, 10 miscellaneous articles in Wikipedia to a total of 129 articles. Under the heading Lilabati daughters he has further edited 23 articles. Besides he has edited 3 complete books in Wikisource. He has tried his hand at the contribution to Commons and Odia Wikitionary. He has also edited (the translated versions) 104 poems and 34 Dohas by Sant Kabir, 23 poems by Haribans Rai Bacchan which are in incubator. At present he is busy editing one article daily out of 50 medical articles.

From the date of his induction in Wikipedia he has attended and participated in all outreach activities of Odia Wikipedia community. He has got an invitation from Dr. James Heilman to write for the Medical translation task force compiled by him and became TRANSLATOR WITHOUT BORDER. He received Odisha Youth Icon award, a living legend award by from minister Mr. Badri Patra on behalf of Odia Wikipedia Community. He served as Asst. Professor in K.I.M.S. Medical college, Bhubaneswar. His spirit, undefeated by age, has set an ambition to deliver free knowledge content besides health service to each human being as long as he lives.