Roshani Bhadoriya: MP girl, who cycled 24 kms daily for study, scores 98.75% in class 10
Bhopal : A 15-year-old girl had shown courage to cycle 24 kms to and fro school daily from her village to pursue studies has scored 98.75 per cent marks in her Class 10 exams.
Roshani Bhadoriya is overwhelmed to see her marks in the examination and now aims to pursue higher studies and try for civil services.
The girl's father is a farmer by profession and with outstanding performance of her daughter, he has decided to arrange for a transport that will ease commute for girl in future studies.
The teenager, a resident of Ajnol village in Bhind district of Chambal region, secured 98.75 per cent marks and 8th rank in the merit list of the Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education's Class 10 exams, the results of which were declared on Saturday.
Her father Purushottam Bhadoriya told PTI that till Class 8 his daughter studied in another school where bus facility was available.
Later, she was shifted to a government school in Mehgaon, around 12 kms from their village.
"Since Roshani got enrolled in Class 9 of Mehgaon's Government Girls' School two years back, she had to cycle to reach school on several days due to unavailability of other modes of transport like taxis," he said.
The father said, he will now arrange for a transport facility for her daughter to reach school.
When asked about her school journey experience, Roshani said, "It was difficult to go to school on a bicycle. Though I didn't count, I cycled for about 60 to 70 days a year to reach the school. My father also took me to school on his motorcycle whenever he had time."
The girl also mentioned that how she used to give extra seven to eight hours daily to her studies after returning from school. She now aims to crack civil services examination.