The story of a girl from Patna, who has secured 99.4% in the recently released CBSE class 10 board results, has been brought to light by BJP MP Varun Gandhi.
Sreeja was abandoned by her father after her mother’s death. The girl was then taken to her maternal grandparents’ house.
Gandhi has shared a video interview of the girl and her proud grandmother on Twitter. In the now viral clip, the grandmother said, “I am extremely delighted with the results.”
When asked about her son-in-law, she added, “He left the girl post my daughter’s death. We haven’t seen him since then. He got married again. And, now, after seeing the board results, I think he must be regretting his decision.”
People, on the social media platform, have congratulated the efforts of the girl and her grandparents.
Sreeja, a student of DAV Public School-BSEB Colony wants to become an electrical engineer, as per The Time of India. She has scored 100 in two subjects – Sanskrit and Science, and 99 in English, Mathematics and Social Studies. With 99.4%, Sreeja is one of the state toppers. Sreeja told the daily, “I have already taken admission to the science stream in Class XI at the DAV-BSEB.”
Sreeja, who loves to read books, also opened up about her exam preparation schedule. She said, “For me, the number of study hours does not matter. I always keep a good balance between studies and other activities. Before the exams, I solved a lot of question papers and revised them well.”