Mr. Ramakrishnan was born in India on 18 November 1969. When he was taken to a pediatrist at the age of six months he was diagnosed cerebral palsy. For several months the foot-painter lived in a rehabilitation centre, but his conditions showed little improvement. Mr. Ramakrishnan lives at home, with his family. He has an exceptional high IQ. The foot-painter is a very cheerful person and is interested in sports and likes to play chess. Mr. Ramakrishnan has no formal school education. He paints with his foot and has taught himself this skill.
Date of birth: 18.11.1969
Scholarship holder since: 01.09.1990