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#GoodNews: Auto Driver’s Daughter Beats All Odds to Crack IIT

The district authorities have decided to come forward to fund Kiran’s education.

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Kiran secured a rank of 169 which would allow her to take admission in Delhi’s Indian Institute of Technology (IIT).
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#GoodNews: Auto Driver’s Daughter Beats All Odds to Crack IIT

Kiran secured a rank of 169 which would allow her to take admission in Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi, according to ANI.

Speaking to the news agency, Kiran expressed her happiness on the success and said:

I got category rank 169 in Advance. All my teachers and parents are very happy about girls doing really well

Kiran’s father is an autorickshaw driver in Balrampur, Chhattisgarh, who had to quit his education in Class XI due to lack of money. Celebrating his daughter’s achievement, he said that he always wanted her to be independent.

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When I was in Class XI, I had no money and couldn’t pay fees. So, I always wanted my daughter to excel in her career
Bhagwan, Seema’s Father

Kiran’s mother was just as proud as she lauded her hard work.

We are very poor, but our daughter is working very hard with all she has. Now, she is thinking of ways to arrange money for her admission.
Seema, Kiran’s Mother

Kiran did her schooling at a private academic institution in Ambikapur in Chhattisgarh.

The district authorities have decided to come forward to fund Kiran’s education.

We will help her and are ready to extend assistance of any kind – be it financial or in any other way we can
Avaneesh Sharan, Collector

(With inputs from ANI.)

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