Mother clears class 10th exam with daughter

Mumbai: In a very unique and weird incident a 43-year-old homemaker and her 16-years-old daughter has together cleared their class 10th examination on Tuesday.

Mother of two girls, Sarita Zagade, who have apperared in her first ever Secondary School Certificate (Class X) examination in March. The results were declared on Monday, Zagade has scored 44 percent marks and on other hand her daughter Shrutika scored 69 percent.

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Sarita who lives in Wageshwari nagar in Sewri has dropped her studies in class 4th due to financial crises.

” I was not able to complete my education, I was in class 4th when my father died. We were four sister and one brother.

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She said that she and sister use to earn money at that time to run their home.

Zagade, joined night school to study in class 8th after her husband motivated her to study further as he was well qualified person and he is working with the Tax Appellate Tribunal.

“Initially, I was very scared to go back to school after almost 35 years, but my husband motivated me. I thought of giving it a shot and told him I would continue only if I liked it. Within just a few days, I began loving it,” Sarita said.

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“As I was the eldest one in the exam hall, everyone seemed to be looking at me and I realised that they weren’t used to older people in the exam hall,” Sarita added.