| Aniruddha Kumar
is an active editor on Hindi Wikipedia who has made over 9000
edits to articles on Hindi literature, music and history in just three years. As he is visually challenged, he uses open software to read Wikipedia through synthetic speech. He loves Wikipedia because it can be read and edited by anyone, unlike various things which are inaccessible for persons with disabilities. He has participated in Wikimania
, the global conference of Wikimedians, held in Washington D.C. in July 2012. He was also featured in Wikimedia Foundation's annual fundraising banners
in early 2012. His inspiring story
was published in the blog run by the Wikimedia Foundation and various other websites. Aniruddha has finished his Masters and M.Phil in Hindi literature and is currently working as an Assistant Professor in Delhi University.