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Farmer’s daughter secures 99.4%, becomes state topper of Punjab

Dreams can be translated into reality if the dreamer has that indomitable will, drive and spark to surge a person on until the goal is attained. Taranpreet Kaur hogged the limelight as she became the state topper of Punjab by securing an overall score of 497 out of 500 in her CBSE class 10 exams. Interestingly, she is also the all-India third rank holder. She set an epitome of hard work, determination and belief.

Taranpreet Kaur is a student of Broadway Public School at Manal village of the Barnala district in Punjab. She not only made the state proud but also made India proud as well. She chose to pursue humanities for her UG studies with maths, political science and economics as the combination as reported by The Indian Express reported.

Credits: The New Indian Express

“It is unbelievable. Though I was sure of getting 95 plus, more than 99 per cent is a dream come true for me. My paternal uncle, who shifted to Canada about six months back, used to motivate me often. Apart from this, my teachers used to guide me wherever I needed them. I did self-study as it is not easy to get a tuition teacher in a village. Also, I never felt the need for the same,” she added.

Taranpreet’s father who is a farmer owns around 16 acres of land. Talking about her result and performance, he said, “I had no idea what Taranpreet was studying, though I was always concerned she should get a good education. She is free to follow her dreams the way she likes.”

Taran is preparing for the UPSC exams and dreams to be an IAS Officer, according to a post by Nyoooz.

Written by Chaithanya G

Hailing from Chennai, Chaithanya G is the Managing Director of TheYouth. He has dedicated his whole life to reading and writing.

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