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Aananth Daksnamurthy

Age: 21
Degree and Institution: Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering; Sastra University, Thanjavur

Aananth (Happiness) was born and brought up in Tiruchirappalli (originally called Trichinopoly),Delta of River Cauvery and Heart of Tamil Nadu. Having studied in a Christian school, the head boy was molded with moral values and ethics. He has a frontier of interests from essay writing, elocution, quizzing to volleyball, Frisbee, Table tennis, Kho-Kho, Badminton etc.

He was no exception to be engulfed in the Engineering wave prevailed in the state. During his Mechanical engineering, Aananth has interned with Ashok Leyland and Integral Coach Factory (ICF). He has designed & fabricated a BIPLANE at the Annual astronomical fest of the Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), Trivandrum. He was an associate of ISHRAE (Indian society of Heating Refrigerating and Air conditioning engineers) and Editorial team of University magazine - Illuminati. 

Gramya Manthan, a 9-day rural immersion program of Youth Alliance gave him a broader prospect of life and sowed the seed of change within himself. He became gregarious and more empathetic in life. He understood that the more difficult the journey, greater the depth of purification. Aananth is a proud member of Youth Alliance core team. He believes that penning down his thoughts give him eternal happiness. He writes letter regularly to the children of Swantantra Talim learning center of Lucknow and also teaches them English via telephone. 

Aananth has learnt to play the Mirudhangam, a percussion instrument. He is a philatelist. He loves travelling and meeting new people. For him life is all about creating, sustaining and transforming relationships. He feels that YIF will be a lifetimefulfilling experience and an epicenter for his newer experiments in life. 

He Believes That: 

“Play your role in life with such passion that even after the curtain comes down, applause doesn’t stop”

“I began to realize how important it was to be an enthusiast in life. If you are interested in something, no matter what it is, go at it full speed, embrace it with both arms, hug it, love it and above all become passionate about it” 


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