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CBSE Class 12 result: Visually impaired girl enlightens family’s life by bagging 89%

Gurleen Kaur, 18, is suffering from the disability since birth. Her mother Manpreet Kaur, a housewife, said that she is proud of her daughter as despite her disability, Gurleen did not quit and continued her studies. She wants her daughter to become an IAS officer.

punjab Updated: May 28, 2017 22:52 IST
Gurleen Kaur who got 89% in her Class 12,  with her family members in Jalandhar, India on Sunday.
Gurleen Kaur who got 89% in her Class 12, with her family members in Jalandhar, India on Sunday.(Pardeep Pandit/HT )

‘Paul House,’ situated in the centre of the city, was lightened up with flashes of cameras as the family’s daughter, who is visually impaired, scored 89% marks in Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class 12 exams, the result of which was declared on Sunday.

Gurleen Kaur, 18, is suffering from the disability since birth. Her mother Manpreet Kaur, a housewife, said that she is proud of her daughter as despite her disability, Gurleen did not quit and continued her studies. She wants her daughter to become an IAS officer.

Manpreet make files and notes for her daughter on the laptop and convert them into speech with the help of a special software that Gurleen uses.

Talking about Gurleen’s routine, her mother said, “She gets up at 6am and studies. On the day of exam, she used to get up at 2am and study till 8. Whenever I asked if she needed any help, she say that she will manage.” Her father Sukhwinder Paul Singh, who is in paint business, said he was extremenly overjoyed.

Gurleen is a student of Cambridge International School for Girls. “I am a gadget freak. I love to play games and work on the laptop,” she said.

“We plan to take her outside and organise a grand party to celebrate the success,” said her mother.