Against all odds, he shines at the top
His disability could not deter his spirit to stand tall on the day of his Class-12 CBSE results on Monday.
Fateh Mohit Whig, a student of Vivek High School, Chandigarh, has scored a 93.4% marks in the humanities stream despite facing odds in life over the years.
Fateh has a congenital spinal disorder, a shunt in the brain, a heart deformity and no bladder or bowel control as he has no sensation below the waist. He is son of a gallant army officer, Major Mohit Whig, who gave away his life fighting for the nation in Jammu and Kashmir in 1997. He has been brought up by his mother Tina Whig.
“He’s a fighter. His determination and tremendous will power has set an example for the others as well. He has been studying in the school since Class 1 and it is the fighter in him which has helped him achieve this stupendous feat. We are proud of him,” said a school staffer.
Giving credit to the school, her mother said: “I am thankful to the school staff for being so nice and cooperative to my child. They left no stone unturned to make things easier for Fateh. It is emotional day for me and I cannot express my happiness in words,” said Fateh’s mother.
Fateh is also elated over his feet. He says he wants to become a lawyer.
The accused, Ashu, a resident of Panipat’s Nara village, killed the victims, reportedly his friends, between 8pm and 4am and travelled around 60km from the first crime scene in Matlauda of Panipat to Titawi in Uttar Pradesh’s Shamli. The victims are Sonu, 26, who was working with a private contractor in a cement factory, and his two friends -- Monu, 25, of Nara village and Rakesh, 27, of Bhalsi village.
The Delhi government introduced the Happiness curriculum in 2018, Entrepreneurship mindset curriculum in 2019 and the Deshbhakti curriculum last year with the aim of inculcating problem-solving approaches among students and making them more self-aware, self-confident and socially responsible.
While the LG appreciated the work done at Indraprastha and Pul Prahladpur, he was displeased at the drainage system at Minto Bridge, flagging “technical flaws” in the drainage system and warned that engineers concerned “will be held responsible and strict action will be taken in the event of waterlogging at the site.”
BJP leader Sudhir Mungantiwar said the MLAs were informed about the election process for upcoming election for Speaker’s post. “They were told that the election will be held through a voice vote or they may have to stand up to vote for their candidate if asked,” said Mungantiwar.
The weather department classifies rainfall between ‘trace’ and 2.4 mm as ‘very light rainfall’, as ‘light rainfall’ when it is between 2.5 mm and 15.5 mm, as ‘moderate’ rainfall when it is between 15.6 mm and 64.4 mm and as ‘heavy’ when it is over 64.5 mm in a single day.