SILCHAR, June 6 - Anisha Roy from Holy Cross School and Paarsa Tanseem Barbhuiya of Silchar Collegiate School brought glory for Barak valley by securing the 8th and 10th ranks, respectively, in this year�s High School Leaving Certificate (HSLC) examinations.
Anisha scored 586 marks and Paarsa bagged 584. Both girls wish to pursue their careers in the medical profession.
In the Barak valley, Cachar district registered a pass percentage of 50.71, while Hailakandi scored 54.60 per cent and Karimganj 50.73 per cent.
Talking to The Assam Tribune, Anisha, the daughter of Rajesh Kumar Roy and Monika Roy, said, �I wish to become a doctor and serve the people.� Paarsa said, �The crisis caused by COVID-19 has made us realise the importance of doctors and I wish to render my services to humanity by adorning the noble profession.�
Daughter of Aftaur Rahman Barbhuiya and Anwara Begam Laskar, Paarsa feels that even though online classes help students save time, classroom lectures have no substitute. However, Anisha said that classes held online during the nationwide lockdown have been largely beneficial for students.