JEE Advanced 2017- Daily wager’s son clears exam in Odisha
Kendrapara, Odisha: A daily betting son from a village in Odisha Jagatsinghpur district cleared the joint admission examination (Advanced), ranking 582 in the caste category (SC).
Bikash Das, who belongs to a family that is below the poverty line, has achieved a classification in the SC 582 category and is now eligible for a seat in the IIT.
His father, Bijoy Das, said: “Bikash never studied in an average English school. He received his education in primary and secondary school in the village and was good at universities ..”
“I am an agricultural worker.I work in the countryside to make a living.In spite of budgetary constraints, I have given priority to my son’s education.From his elementary school days, he showed brilliance in the studies at Manapur I saved money for your studies, I’m very happy now, “said Das.
“My father is my inspiration, guide and philosopher, he took off to support me financially in my studies, he never made me feel the suffering of poverty, everything I have achieved today is only because of him,” Bikash said.
“Support from parents with hard work paved the way for my success. He never believed in short cuts to succeed,” he said.