Two candidates from Assam have brought laurels to the state after clearing the UPSC mains examination 2020. 

They are Ratul Roy and Neha Borah. 

Rahul Roy, who hails from Pathsala in Bajali district, has cleared the (central armed police force) CAPF (AC) examination.  

He has secured the 177th position.  

The exam was conducted by the union public service commission (UPSC) in 2020. 

The results of the CAPF examination were declared by the UPSC recently. 

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Ratul Roy’s father, Surath Roy, was a tea seller in Pathsala, and he passed away a few years ago, leaving him with his mother, Golapi Roy. 

He had to struggle a lot to pursue his studies during his student life. 

Rahul Roy had been working in the Indian Navy since 2006 and took voluntary retirement in 2021. 

Though he faced immense hardship owing to his weak financial condition, Roy never gave up on his dreams and kept on working hard to achieve them. 

Ratul Roy while expressing his happiness at clearing the UPSC examination said, “Poverty should be taken as a challenge. Some people remain mentally backward and some others economically backward. One should not think himself to or herself as destitute.” 

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Meanwhile, Neha Borah, who also cleared UPSC mains examination for CAPF, secured 52nd rank. 

Hailing from Tezpur, Neha Borah, currently based in New Delhi, is the daughter of Topeswar Borah, a retired CRPF personnel and Mina Das Borah, a CRPF deputy commandant, presently posted in Lucknow. 

“Today who I am it is because of my parents. They always helped me in every step of my life,” Neha Borah said. 

Neha Borah was a student of the Girijananda Institute of Technology (GIMT) in Guwahati from the year 2008-2012. 

Neha Bora (second from left)

Sasanka Talukdar

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