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UP gives 147 students Rs 1 lakh, tablet for board results

IANS  |  Lucknow 

chief minister on Thursday felicitated 147 students with Rs 1 lakh and a tablet computer each for their excellent performance in the board exams this year.

The students of the Classes 10 and 12 exams of the Secondary Board, Indian Certificate of Secondary (ICSE) and Central Board of Secondary (CBSE) were honoured for their meritorious performance. The parents and principals of the schools where the students studied were also honoured at the event.

The Chief Minister said it was a matter of great pride that girls outdid boys in the exams and said the contribution of parents cannot be discounted.

He said the Bihar had unnerved him and he could only relax when the showed the passing percentage in was good and the number of girls in the merit list was high.

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First Published: Thu, June 22 2017. 16:16 IST
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