Visual impairment did not stop Kempahonniah from Tumakuru from working hard to achieve his dream of being an IAS officer.
Mr. Kempahonniah secured the 340th rank in the UPSC examination on his third attempt. “My wife, Anchitha, helped me study by making notes and made me listen to records. My examination and interview was in Kannada,” he said. When asked if visual impairment was a hurdle in writing the examination, he said: “Problems are ubiquitous, but we have to overcome them with confidence.”