Girls continue to outshine Boys in Board Exams in Bandipora; Mahruk Ayoub among toppers in Bandipora
Bandipora Feb 26 : In the recently announced Board Exams, Girls continue to outshine Boys securing top ranks. The story of Bandipora is no different than the other parts of valley. Here also girls bagged the top positions.
Mahruk Ayoub- a girl from Qazipora area of North Kashmir’s Bandipora has secured 99.6 percent marks in the matriculation and is among top scorer in valley and Bandipora district.
Mahruk, who scored 498 marks, is daughter of a teacher- Ayub Showkat and studied in Space Age school in Bandipora.
While talking to reporter, Mahrukh dedicated her success to her parents who supported her all along and never gender discriminated her. “I was never discriminated by my parents on the basis of gender. Infact I was supported all along that bore fruits with me passing the exam with flying colors”.
She said her have never let her down and have been supportive even if I didn’t do well in exams. “Their appreciation has helped me do well in my studies and the result is before all,” she said.
She also thanked her teachers for their hand holding all along during the lockdown who were always guiding her especially Mr Aijaz Ahmad who according to Mahruk helped her in studies and would always attend her whenever she needed.
With COVID-19 also impacting the studies, Mahrukh said that teachers helped her tackle that even when internet was “too slow” for studies.
Besides she also thanked Professor Ismail Ashna, the chairperson of the school, who she says has been always there to boost their morale and helped them to dream big. “I feel proud as I am getting appreciation from everyone here, which inspires me more.”