After 32 years of dropout, women clear 12th std. A 50-year-old woman in Meghalaya cleared her 12 Humanities after 32 years. As she was weak in mathematics she was dropped out of school. The result of the Arts stream of Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate Examination was declared and on Monday. She secured 74.34%.
She is an 50 year old women with four children and 3 grandchildren. However her story is extraordinary as like others. She dropped 10th std in 1988 and then became single working mother. She never thought she would be able to clear 12th std after so many years.
The Meghalaya granny, however, says that the best is yet to come. She said that since she loves writing poetry in her native Khasi tongue, she will be eyeing a Bachelor’s degree in the language in the future. Syiemlieh has proven true the old adage that “age is just a number”, and her incredible story is bound to inspire more drop-outs to make a comeback to the education sphere. Hence her story defines that there is no age for study, You can gain knowledge from wherever possible at whatever age.
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