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Against odds physically challenged girl scores two letter marks in class XII exam

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Imphal, May 15: Sending out a clear message to differently abled person that they are also  in par with others, an 18-year-old girl, who has been suffering from Bilateral Radial Hemimelia has cracked the recently announced state higher secondary examination-2016 in flying colours with letter marks in two subjects.
Shijagurumayum Vivinita Devi (18), d/o Sh Shyamkishor Sharma and Sh (ongbi) Rinakumari Devi of Uripok Achom Leikai, Imphal West district has secured 88 percent in Home Science and 84 percent in Geography subject in the class XII examination conducted by Council of Higher Secondary Education Manipur.
Apart from the two subjects, Vivinita’s scores in the examination that reads 68 percent in English; 72 percent in Manipuri; 68 percent in Political Science and 60 percent in Economics in the Arts stream (Roll No 468) and total ascore of 67 percent (aggregate) indicates her intelligence and grit to triumph against all odds.
Affected with 72 percent disability Vivinita has no thumps. Owing to her inborn impairment she could not write with single hands, but after long struggle she started writing with both hands.
Surprisingly, she is the lone student of the same school, who had passed class X examination conducted by Board of Secondary Education Manipur in the year 2014, told her mother.
From her early schooling, Vivinita studied only in government schools; primary schooling in Khwai Brahmapur Junior High School and then Ibotonsana Girls Higher Secondary upto class XII.
Speaking to a representative of Imphal Times, Vivinita said that her parents and teachers supported and encouraged a lot seeing her enthusiasm to study; that could only made possible her to continue study and passed in high mark. Due to her physical situation and family income she had took neither private tuition till today nor her parent able to afford for home tutor.
Vivinita said she want to pursue studies and become a civil servant in future. “I want to do something for the betterment of society especially of physically handicapped people in the state.”

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