Vernacular medium Sankardeva Sishu Bidya Niketan in Assam has been able to continue its march to success even this year.
While the vernacular medium government schools are seemingly going to oblivion across the state, these RSS backed Sankardeva Sishu Vidya Niketans in Assam, which imparts education in Assamese medium, has recorded 94.08 pass percentage in the Class X exam 2019, results of which was declared today even as Meghashree Borah of Sankardeva Sishu Bidya Niketan in Lakhimpur district have secured the first position.
Three other students of Sankardeva Sishu Bdya Niketan have also secured tenth position by scoring 583 marks each.
Expressing his happiness over the results, organizing secretary of the Sishu Siksha Samiti Asom, Hemanta Dhing Mazumdar said that a total 7,614 students of the Sankardeva Sishu Bidya Niketan have appeared the High School Leaving Certificate examination.
“While out of 7614, 792 received distinction, 1186 received star marks. Apart from this, 4210 passed in first division, while 2227 passed in second division followed by 725 passing the exam in third division,” said Mazumdar while adding that several students of the Sankardeva Sishu Bidya Niketan have also scored highest marks in different subjects.
Mazumdar thanked all the students, Acharyas of the Sankardeva Sishu Bidya Niketan, the parents of the students and the school management committees for their dedication in achieving this feat an said that the result will encourage the Sishu Siksha Samiti Asom to scale greater heights in future.
“We are not against English medium but in favour of Indian system of education which focuses on Indian culture and tradition. It was tough journey as people have lost interest in Assamese medium schools. Now working all these years, the Sankardeva Sishu Bidya Niketan has proved that medium is not an obstacle for good results or quality education,” said general secretary of the Sishu Siksha Samiti Asom, Kulendra Kumar Bhagawati.
A total of 3,36,203 students including 102033 girl students appeared the HSLC examination this year. A total of 202508 students have passed the examination indicating 60.23 per cent pass percentage. While flood hit Dhemaji district topped the pas percentage with 83.28 percent Hailakandi district in Barak Valley recorded the lowest pass percentage with 39.01 percentage.