The mathematical genius , Neelakantha Bhanu Prakash , a graduate in Maths from St Stephen College, Delhi. The things about him is that he has won the first-ever gold for India in the Mental Calculation World Championship at Mind Sports Olympiad in London earlier this month. Having fought with 30 participants from 13 countries including UK, Germany, UAE, France, Greece, Lebanon, etc. He won the first place though in his first attempt.
Neelakantha Bhanu Prakash mentioned that besides his love for numbers his idea is to promote mathematics as a sport.
Neelkantha bhanu Prakash taking about mathematics said that ” My vision is to eradicate math phobia, Improve Cognitive Abilities in students through arithmetic learning, help students explore infinite capabilities of the human brain, and make mathematics fun.”
Also mentioned that his motive is thatvhe wants to bring back India’s past glory in Mathematics. “I broke a record called the Fastest Human Calculator weed Record which was once held by the likes of Shakuntala Devi and Scott Flansburg.”