Mangaluru, August 11, 2020: A differently abled boy, who wrote the SSLC examination with his toes, has come out with flying colours by getting first class.
The results were announced on Monday. Kaushik Acharya, a student of the SVS Kannada medium school, scored 424 marks.
The student, whose hands are disabled, has been writing examinations using his toes since the first standard. He belongs to Bantwal taluk of Dakshina Kannada district of Karnataka.
#Karnataka | Kaushik Acharya, 15, student of SVS High School in Dakshina Kannada district wrote SSLC exam with his feet.— Men’s Day Out (@MensDayOutIndia) June 28, 2020
Kaushik was born without hands but his strong will to achieve his dreams helped him overcome this challenge.
We salute his spirit!#HisStory #MenToo pic.twitter.com/DT684rRwEN
State Education Minister Suresh Kumar had visited the student on July 10 at his residence after he appeared for the examination.
The Minister commended the boy’s efforts, saying he was a role model. Kumar had also promised to assist the student in pursuing his pre-university studies.