"A dream does not become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination, and hard work." -Colin Powell
Bharti Khandekar, daughter of daily wage labourers, lived on the footpath.— News18.com (@news18dotcom) July 9, 2020
Owing to her sheer grit, she secured 68 per cent in her Class X examination.https://t.co/kDPGHN9Pob
Bharti is a daughter of a daily wage worker who was studying in a government school. With sheer determination and hard work, she scored 68% in her exams and made her parents proud.
After seeing her dedication, the Indore Municipal Corporation decided to gift her a 1BHK flat for her impressive performance. Now, she aspires to become an IAS officer.
Madhya Pradesh: Bharti Khandekar, daughter of a labourer from Indore was gifted a flat by Municipal Corporation for securing first division in Class 10 examinations. She says,"I thank my parents for encouraging me. We didn't have a house to live in, we were staying on footpath". pic.twitter.com/Md5SDJNnTJ— ANI (@ANI) July 8, 2020
Despite financial problems and hardships, Bharti's parents sent her to school, which is quite commendable. She gives credit of her success to her parents. In an interview with ANI she said:
I secured 68 per cent in Class X. The credit of my success goes to my parents who worked hard to send me school. I am happy.
From the pavement of Shivaji Market in Indore, Bharti Khandekar and her family will move to a flat gifted by @comindore Bharti scored 68% in class 10th, her father Dashrath Khandekar works as a daily wage labourer @ndtv @ndtvindia #राष्ट्रीय_विद्यार्थी_दिवस #ThursdayMotivation pic.twitter.com/UJeofSdgDg— Anurag Dwary (@Anurag_Dwary) July 9, 2020
He worked hard to make sure his children were not deprived of education. He said:
My wife and I are daily wage labourers. In the morning I go to work and my wife works as a sweeper in a school. Bharti manages her younger brothers. Then she studies till 1 o'clock at night, both of them wake up turn by turn to guard Bharti.
People on Twitter praised Bharti for her achievement and the local civic body for encouraging her.
Such encouragement should be appreciated and emplimented by all state govt. for betterment of our weaker sections. https://t.co/LYFuVJSiBe— अंकित (@Ankit16165537) July 9, 2020
Congratulations...and wishing all your dreams come true..— Bimal K B (@BimalKB2) July 9, 2020
Well done Bharati. Now make your family and your country proud.— Kuldeep Singh Parmar (@kuldipsingh99) July 8, 2020
Indeed a great decision, by Municipal Corporation, all Bharti of India deserve a chance and such opportunities where SHE can persue HER goals..Kudos to such initiations.#CONGRATULATIONS TO BHARTI— Muskan Vyas (@MuskanVyas19) July 9, 2020
Way to go young lady. Hard work does payoff. Thank you to the corporation for their magnanimity in gifting her the flat.— Indiafirst (@RajaRamkiJai) July 9, 2020
Knowledge & talent has no one,s special privileges— Suryaprakash Mogali (@prakash7784) July 9, 2020
The family used to stay in a hut on the pavement in the city's Shivaji Market, but unfortunately it was demolished during an encroachment drive.
Bharti's story has become an inspiration for all. In the end, hard work always pays off and this story is proof.