Names In Fame 2016

Dr. Ajith Perera – Sri Lankan Activist

Date 2017-02-09

As a chartered chemist and scholar by profession, Dr. Ajith Chrysanta Stephen Perera has been recognized for many achievements, like in the field of analytical chemistry. However, he has also received international admiration for his achievement in other fields, including cricket and quality assurance. As a senior manager in industry and a qualified training instructor, Perera is both professionally and academically well qualified to get the job done.


Currently, he is working as a speaker, writer, author, disability rights activist and an accessibility adviser-assessor who serves humanity. Perera is recognized by many reputed bodies overseas and three learned societies. In fact, he is the founder and chief executive and secretary general of Idiriya, which is a not-for-profit humanitarian service organization located in Sri Lanka.


As a wheelchair user, Perera is a pioneer in Sri Lanka, campaigning for Social Inclusion that focuses on equal opportunity, dignity, and justice for People of all Abilities in everyday life. in 2016, Dr. Ajith Perera was named one of the top 50 most influential disabled people in the world at a international disability empowerment conference by Shaw Trust and Powerful Media.


The masculine name Ajith is the Southern Indian form of Ajit that means “unsurpassed”, “invincible”, or “unconquered”. The name is taken from the Sanskrit character a that means “not” and jith that means conquered”. The name is taken from the gods Vishnu and Shiva, and also from a future Buddha. There are some notable people with the name, like Ajith Kumar a Tamil film actor.

Ajith Meaning

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Meaning of Ajith :
One who conquered the mind
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