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NRISamay Live - CNN Hero Narayanan Krishnan

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Narayanan Krishnan (born 1981) is an Indian chef who was turned into a social worker. He quit his career as a leading chef and began supplying meals to the homeless in Madhurai beginning in 2002.

 

Krishnan founded his nonprofit Akshaya Trust in 2003, which helps to feed the homeless and mentally-disabled in MaduraiTamil Nadu. He serves breakfast, lunch and dinner to 400 indigent and elderly people in Madurai

He also provides haircuts and shaves to give extra dignity to those he serves. He was selected as one of the Top 10 in "CNN heroes 2010" list

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