Meet Himanshu Raj, son of a vegetable seller who topped Bihar Board 10th result, aspires to be an engineer
The examination was topped by the son of a vegetable seller from the Rohtas district -- Himanshu Raj, a student of the Janta High School in Tenuaj.
The Bihar Board 10th result was announced yesterday by the Bihar School Education Board (BSEB), with over 80.59% of students passing the examination. The examination was topped by the son of a vegetable seller from the Rohtas district -- Himanshu Raj, a student of the Janta High School in Tenuaj. Himanshu topped BSEB class 10 exams with 482 marks.
The Himanshu Raj said that he wants to work harder and aspires to be an engineer. Himanshu's teacher said that he has been a hard-working and smart student since childhood and he also has a keen interest in sports.
There was a wave of happiness across the village when the news of Himanshu being the state topper circulated. The villagers also took sweets to Himanshu's house.
Education Minister Krishnandan Prasad Verma declared the results of Class 10th board examination in the presence of departments additional chief secretary R K Mahajan and BSEB chairman Anand Kishore here at education departments conference hall.
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A total of 41 students including 10 girl students were among those who secured position among the top ten in the examination, it said.
The matric examination was conducted between February 17 to February 24, 2020 during which 14,94,071 students had appeared at the examination at 1368 examination centres across the state. Of 14,94,071 candidates, a total of 12,04030 students have been declared successful (80.59 per cent) that included 4,03,392 students who passed the examination in first division while 5,24,217 passed in second and 2,75,402 passed in third division.
"Bihar board became the first board to declare the results of class X and XII in the country as most of the boards have either not completed the examination or could not complete the evaluation of answer sheets because of the lockdown enforced in the country to contain the spread of Coronavirus infection," the BSEB chairman said.
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