Plucky UP girl’s rags to (relative) riches IIT Roorkee success story

By: | Updated: November 4, 2016 11:55 PM

Shivangi, a simple girl from Deha village about 60 kms from Kanpur is the great example that we are talking about.

shivangi-lShivangi, a simple girl from Deha village about 60 kms from Kanpur is the great example that we are talking about. (Facebook)

Success stories are many, but how many do get noticed in real time is what matters. Even stories like rise from rags to riches is not unknown but seldom do we get to know about them specially one coming from rural India.

Shivangi, a simple girl from Deha village about 60 kms from Kanpur is the great example that we are talking about. Selling newspapers and magazines with her father Shivangi used to snatch time away and devote it to her studies while she attended a government school. Anand Kumar’s super 30, an educational programme aspiring engineers from extremely poor families to crack IIT. This proved highly beneficial for her and she made it to the IITs.

Quite inspiring for any aspiring student irrespective of socio economic class and gender. Shivangi’s story first surfaced on social media after Kumar shared it in his facebook page.

Kumar’s post, originally written in Hindi has gone viral with over 9500 likes and 949 shares in three days. Kumar was highly emotional about her success. “She would address my mother as ‘dadi’ and we felt she is our daughter. Whenever my mother’s health was impaired, she would help and sleep next to her,”

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