Here’s the inspiring story of West Bengal family who goes back to school and appears for Class 12 board examination in the state.
Someone had said it right, that there is no age to complete your education and it’s never too late to go back to school. Here is an inspiring story of a West Bengal family who had appeared for this year’s board examination together.
Biplab Mondal, who is a student of Class12, at Arongghata Hajrapur School in West Bengal’s Ranaghat, appeared for the higher secondary examination 2017 with his parents, Balaram Mondal and Kalyani Mondal.
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What made them join school again?
- According to media reports, Biplab’s father, Balaram Mondal lost his own father when he was in Class 9
- With the sincerity and eagerness to study, Balaram, 42, and his wife, Kalyani, 32, decided to pursue their studies all over again
- Moreover, Balaram wishes to take admission in a college if he successfully clears the board examination
- But, to manage their expenses, only their son took private tuitions and passed on what he learned to his parents
Current education qualifications of the family:
Balaram and Kalyani passed matriculation (class 10) board exams from Rabindra Mukto Vidyalaya in 2013 and 2014 respectively.
According to ANI reports, they studied Bengali, English, history, education, Sanskrit and philosophy.
A brief on their daily routine:
Biplab’s father is a farmer and his mother is a homemaker. Each day, Balaram goes to his small farm and after finishing his work, he returns home to study.
As reported by HT, he wons about one and half acre land where he grows vegetables. Sometimes, he works as a labourer on somebody else’s land.
About West Bengal board examination:
The West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education examination started from March 15 with Bengali (A), English (A), Hindi (A), Nepali (A), Urdu, Santhali, Odia, Telugu, Gujrati, Punjabi papers.
Furthermore, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has also extended her wishes to the students appearing for the exam this year. “Best wishes to all those who are appearing for Higher Secondary examination this year,” the CM tweeted on Tuesday.