It was a minimum of a dream come true for Manoj Thakur, a farmer from Madhubani district, when his son Mukund Kumar bagged 54th rank in his first try within the of the UPSC Civil Services Examination- 2019, the consequence of which was declared on Tuesday. Thakur, a native of Baruar village in Bhatchoura panchayat of Madhubani, was flooded with congratulatory messages and telephone calls following his son’s feat.
“I am very happy and excited that my son has notched up high ranks coming from a humble background, hailing from a farmer’s family”, he mentioned.
Mukund’s father Manoj Thakur has accomplished M Sc in zoology in 1990 however didn’t get a authorities job. “I tried my luck in teaching and banking jobs. However, success eluded me. I didn’t have money to apply for a second chance”, Thakur maintained. Apart from agrarian works, he runs a counter of Sudha Milk Parlour, alongside together with his brother-in-law at Babubarhi bazaar.
An English honours diploma holder from Delhi University, 23-year-old Mukund accomplished his main education from Rajnagar Awsiya Sharda Vidyalaya in Madhubani district. In 2006, he cleared the doorway examination for Sainik School, Goalpara in Assam. According to his father, Mukund was a median pupil identical to any neighbourhood boy next-door however he secured first division in marks in each educational examination. After clearing Plus Two examination from Sainik School in 2012, Mukund moved to Delhi for commencement course.
Earlier, this 12 months, Mukund had additionally cleared 64th mixed aggressive important examination of Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) moreover he had written papers for 65th BPSC prelims.
His important paper at UPSC was political science. Mukund had been making ready for UPSC at Delhi and whereas looking for a low cost IAS teaching institute, he joined one such institute which was but to get observed for need of it’s college students acquiring success at Prelims.
Mukund’s mom, Mamta Devi was apparently elated over success of her solely son, youngest amongst his 4 siblings, three elder sisters, who’re married and settled.