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Rickshaw Puller’s Son Cracks Prestigious Medical Entrance Test

Bhubaneswar:28/6/17; In the latest tale of youths overcoming poverty to scale the ladder of success, a rickshaw puller’s son from Kendrapara Township has got the better of all hurdles to crack the prestigious National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) for admission into medical colleges.

24-year-old Seikh Sahajan Hossain whose father used to pull rickshaw to support his family has cleared one of the toughest entrance test and is certain making it to the government-run medical colleges in the state.

It’s pertinent to note here that Bikash Das, from a below the poverty line family in village Manapur under Kujang block of Jagatsinghpur district  had secured category (SC)  rank of   582th  category in the Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced). As a result, the boy from impoverished economic background had attained eligibility for a seat in prestigious IITs.


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