Born: 14 February 1994
- He is a prolific blind Indian chess player from Vadodara.
- He is currently the highest rated visually impaired chess player in India with an ELO rating of 2117 as of October 2019.
- He was a bronze medalist at the 2013 World Junior Championship in Belgrade.
- He is the youngest player to have ever won the National blind chess championships.
- He is the only Indian visually impaired chess player to have ever won international first prize at the Creon open chess tournament in France in August 2018.
- This was a historic moment for Indian chess when a visually impaired player won first prize in an international open sighted tournament in his rating category.
- He is honoured with the Yuva Ratna award by All India Marwari Yuva Manch in April 2018 in Siliguri, West Bengal.
- He is the recipient of the Navratna Award – 2018 awarded by Yuma Television.
- He has featured in HDFC life commercial.
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February 14, 2020