MANGALORE: Suresh Nayak, 41, hailing from Puttur, is all set to launch a campaign to awareness on the rights of differently-abled persons.
Nayak, who was born with , will enthrall students of government schools acrossDakshina Kannada with his magic shows. Titled as Magic Down Syndrome, his shows will spread the message-'Mental retardation is not a disease'.
Nayak holds a world record for having the longest tongue and four national recognitions for his various skills.
Umesh Nayak, brother of Suresh, said, "Suresh is trained by magicians at Mangala Magic Circle. He has preformed magic shows and showcased his memory power at more than 1,000 stages. He will launch his show in the district after Dasara holidays," he said adding that the programme can be extended to schools outside the district if he gets sponsors.
Suresh is trained in 20 types of magic including production box, feather tricks, train creation and balls tricks.
Deputy director of public instructions Moses Jaysekhar has given permission to stage the shows in schools, he added.