Rajesh Singh was born in Patna, Bihar, and studied at Model School,Dehradun. He graduated from Delhi University and completed his MA from Jawaharlal Nehru University, where he was a Junior Research Fellow in Indian History. He represented India in three Cricket World Cups for the Visually Challenged from 1998 to 2006. He was nominated for CNN IBN’s Citizen Journalist Award in 2010. Rajesh cleared the Indian Civil Services Examination in 2006 and is currently an IAS officer.