Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Sikh girl who topped Pakistan's Class 10 Board exams gets reward of Rs 1 lakh

On August 7 Pakistan's top Sikh religious body declared a prize of Rs 1,00,000 to a Sikh young lady who was among the toppers of the Class 10 examination from the minority group.

Manbir Kaur, a fifteen-year old from Nankana Sahib region of Punjab territory secured 1,035 imprints out of a sum of 1,100 imprints in Secondary School Examination this year. The outcomes for the examination were reported on July 30. She is an understudy of Shri Guru Nanak Devji High School at Nankana Sahib.

Pakistan Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee additionally reported that it will set up a store for splendid Sikh understudies, and has officially given one million rupees for the trust.

Manbir's dad Giani Prem Singh is the head granthi at Gurdwara Sri Nankana Sahib, around 80 km from Lahore. Their home is not a long way from the origin of Baba Guru Nanak, Gurdwara Janamasthan. "The entire family is pleased over her splendid execution. Manbir used to study 12 hours a day and her diligent work paid off," he said, including that the Sikh group in the region is pleased with his little girl.

More than 200 Sikh families live in Nankana Sahib. Manbir is pondering joining a private school in Lahore. With her score in the Class 10 examination, she is qualified for a grant for both the administration and private organizations. She needs to turn into a specialist, and has connected for pre-therapeutic courses at different schools.