1. Sushma Swaraj asks High Commissioner to meet Sikh girl in Pakistan who excelled in Class X exam

Sushma Swaraj asks High Commissioner to meet Sikh girl in Pakistan who excelled in Class X exam

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has asked Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan to visit the Sikh girl in Pakistan who has emerged as the first girl from the minority community to be among the toppers of the Class X examination.

By: | Published: August 3, 2015 10:34 PM

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has asked Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan to visit the Sikh girl in Pakistan who has emerged as the first girl from the minority community to be among the toppers of the Class X examination.

“I have asked Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan TCA Raghavan to go to Karachi with Mrs Raghavan and meet this girl,” Swaraj tweeted.

15-year-old Manbir Kaur from Nankana Sahib district of Punjab province has secured 1,035 marks out of 1,100 in the Secondary School Examination (SCE) this year.

She is not far behind Shafaq Zahid, topper of the Punjab board of examination who secured 1,080 marks, and Aleena Mohsin who scored 1,079. The results were announced last week.

“She is the first Sikh girl who has got such good marks in matriculation examination this year. And this very encouraging for her community,” Punjab Assembly member advocate Mary Gill had said.

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