Daily wager’s son clears JEE (Advanced) in Odisha


Team Udayavani, Jun 15, 2017, 3:25 PM IST

Kendrapara: A daily wager’s son from a village in Odisha’s Jagatsinghpur district has cleared the Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced), clinching 582 rank in the Scheduled Caste (SC) category.

Bikash Das, who belongs to a family that comes below the poverty line, has secured 582 rank in the SC category, and is now eligible for a seat in the IIT.

His father, Bijoy Das, said, “Bikash never studied in an English medium school. He received his education at the primary and high school in the village and was good in academics.” 

“I am a farm labourer. I toil in the field to earn my livelihood. Despite severe fiscal constraints, I prioritised my son’s education. From his primary school days, he showed brilliance in studies in Manapur upper primary school. I saved money for his studies. I am really happy now,” Das said.

“My father is my inspiration, guide and philosopher.

He sweated it out to financially support me in my studies. He never made me feel the pangs of poverty. Whatever I have achieved today is only because of him,” Bikash said.

“Parental support with hard work has paved the way for my success. I never believed in shortcuts to achieve success,” he said.

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