Published: 19th January 2021
CBSE topper from Gorakhpur invited to witness R-Day parade
Divyangi and other meritorious students from across the country will be invited to watch the R-Day parade from the PM's Box
Divyangi Tripathi, the CBSE topper, has been invited to witness the Republic Day parade from the Prime Minister's Box in Delhi, along with other meritorious students from across the country. Divyangi had topped in Class 12 CBSE exam last year scoring 99.6 per cent marks and had ranked second in the country in Biology group.
Her father Umesh Nath Tripathi, a professor in the chemistry department of DDU Gorakhpur University, said: "It is a proud moment for us and we are very happy." Her mother, Usha Tripathi, said they received the invitation from the union government on January 13. "It is like a dream come true for me to watch the Republic Day parade with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is also my favourite leader. I am very happy to be going there," Divyangi said. Divyangi aims to become a doctor and is preparing for the NEET exam, "I want to serve the country as a doctor," she said.