DOOMDOOMA, June 6 - Anwesha Changkakoti of Don Bosco High School, Doomdooma and Abinash Keot of St Stephen�s High School, Tinsukia brought glory to Tinsukia district by securing the 8th and 9th positions, respectively in the HSLC examination.
Anwesha � the daughter of Ranjoo Kumar Changkakoti, an assistant teacher of Doomdooma Hoonlal HS School, and Bina Changkakoti, a housewife � secured 586 marks out of 600 with letter marks in all subjects. She secured 95 in MIL (Assamese), 99 in English, 98 in General Mathematics, 98 in General Science, 97 in Social Science and 99 in Advanced Mathematics.
A resident of Rupai Siding Topubon, Anwesha studied 8-10 hours a day, and aims to become a doctor in future. She credited her success to her parents and teachers.
Abinash � son of Mohan Keot, an assistant engineer with ASEB, and Umashree Keot, a housewife � secured 585 out of 600 with letter marks in all subjects. He secured 93 in MIL (Assamese), 94 in English, 100 in General Mathematics, 98 in General Science, 100 in Social Science and 100 in Advanced Mathematics.
Talking to the media at his residence at Lohari Kachari Gaon in Tinsukia, Abinash said he did not study for long hours, and usually studied for 4-5 hours daily. He also wishes to be a doctor. He gave credit for his success to his parents and teachers. In his leisure time, he used to read Assamese literature, and went to the District Library, Tinsukia to read books. Incidentally, his elder sister had also secured 19th position in the HSLC examination in 2016.
The overall results of the district were also satisfactory compared to previous years. Tinsukia district secured the 6th position in the state with pass percentage of 73.95.