Paan shop owner’s son from Sivasagar clears UPSC


A paan shop in Sivasagar district has suddenly become the focus of the entire town. The son of the paan shop’s owner- Rahul Kumar Gupta has done the entire area proud by securing the 286th in the UPSC examination this year.

Thanking the family members as well as his teachers after the achievement, Rahul told, “I thank all, who have supported me, this was possible without their support.”

“We are poor and it was hard to run the family, but I never neglected my son’s studies,” said Rahul’s father, the owner of the paan shop. “I open the shop at six in the morning and continue till 9 pm. Now my son’s result has waived of all my hard work over the years,” added the proud father.

“It’s all due to the grace of god. My obedient son showed a spark of brilliance right from childhood,” said Rahul’s mother adding, “While his friends would be busy playing, he never went there to join them. He would always study in our small house.”

Rahul is pursuing his higher education in Delhi after completing higher secondary from  a college in Sivasagar.

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