Maharashtra government has offered give cycle to a 15-year-old student for managing to score 35 marks, the minimum pass percentage, in all six SSC papers.
The announcement was made by Maharashtra education minister Vinod Tawde, during a media interaction organised by a Marathi news channel.
Indrajeet Vasant More
"In our days, they used to say you will get a cycle if you score 35 per cent marks. I will give a cycle to him," the minister said.
Asked if the state government will give the cycle to the 10th pass student, Tawde said "Ok, lets give him a cycle. So that what I heard (in the old days) seems true."
Indrajeet Vasant More, a district-level kabaddi player from a village near Sangli, scored exactly 35 per cent in every single subject for Class 10th (SSC) Examination.
He is being congratulated on the social media and on social networking websites.
More is a resident of Arjunwad, a small village in Shirol taluka, just 10 km from Sangli.
His father, Vasant, works in the water department of the Sangli Miraj Kupwad Municipal Corporation, and said that he feels very happy for his son.