Laborer’s daughter First class passed in class 10 by staying on the sidewalkJuly 9, 2020 Off By Vishnu Mahanand
Pleased with the performance of the daughter of a laborer who scored 68 percent marks in the Class X examination in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, the Municipal Corporation has gifted a house to the bright girl. Earlier the student was living on the sidewalk with her family. Bharti Khandekar, studying in a government school, wants to become an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer. He is one of the three children of Dasharatha Khandekar who work as daily wage laborers. Khandekar never went to school and wants to teach his children some way.
Talking to ANI, Bharti attributes her success to her parents and her teachers. Bharti said “I scored 68 per cent in class X. The credit for my success goes to my parents who worked hard to send me to school. I am happy. I want to become an IAS officer. We are on the sidewalk Born and studied there. We did not have a home to live in, we were living on the sidewalk. I would like to thank the administration for handing me this house and freeing further education.
The happiness of Bharathi’s father Dasharatha after getting a new home knows no bounds. He wants his daughter to become an officer. He said that my wife and I are daily wage laborers. My daughter has passed class X. I want him to be an officer. I also have two sons. We lived on a sidewalk. We were given a home as a gift because my daughter passed the exam well.
Bharti’s mother Lakshmi said that her daughter worked very hard to get these marks. I am glad that my daughter passed the tenth grade examination and we found a home. Earlier, we were living on the sidewalk. For us, my daughter is like Goddess Lakshmi. My husband and I are both illiterate. But our children are studying in government schools. I get 2,000 rupees every month.
Prashant Dighe of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana said that 1 BHK flat has been gifted to the girl by Indore Municipal Corporation. He told that a girl from Indore who was living on the sidewalk, got the first division. The commissioner took cognizance and gave the girl a 1 BHK flat. The commission also arranged that the girl get further education for free. Table, chair, books, clothes were also provided for him.