Bhubaneswar: Poverty is not a hindrance to success. And, Bhubaneswar girl Subhashree Maharana is a burning example of this popular statement. She secured an impressive 93 percent in the plus II Science examinations, 2019 and topped second in Odisha.
After the result of the Council of Higher Secondary Examination (CHSE), Odisha conducted examination declared on June, 3 the talented girl was on cloud nine. Her family’s joy knew no bounds when they came to know about Subhashree’s success in the exam.
Subhashree’s family lives in the Shanti Palli slum of Sahid Nagar area in Bhubaneswar. She is a student of the BJB Junior College in the capital city.
Telling about her preparations the talented girl revealed that apart from Classes in the College and coaching centre she was initially working 3-4 hours a day. Later, as the examination approached closer, she extended her study hours.
“There is no substitute for hard work and hard work is ultimately rewarded,” she said.
Subhashree’s father met with an accident five years ago and resultantly became handicapped by both his legs. According to her mother about Rs 4,000 is spent every month towards his medical expense.
The successful examinee aims to become a doctor. About the reason, she said, “I have closely seen poverty. My father is a patient. And hence I want to support all those ailing people who do not have sufficient means to meet the medical expense. And so I want to be a doctor.”
With a teary eye, the emotional mother of the girl said, “My daughter never demanded books or dresses. But still, we have tried our best. And in future too we will do our best so that she can attain her dream career.”