teen from Udhampur has overcome many obstacles to top his district with 98.06 per cent marks in the Class 10 results declared by the state education board.
As per the reports, Mandeep Singh said he could not go to school due to the lockdown last year and did not have a phone or computer for online classes. By sheer dedication and with some help from his family members and teachers, he not only studied well but also topped the examination.
The teen, who aspires to become a doctor, lives Amroh village. His father, Shyam Singh, is a farmer, where Mandeep also has to work sometimes. His mother, Sandhya Devi, is a homemaker.
“Besides studies, I also work in the field and help my parents in household chores,” he added.