New Delhi, India: Textile Minister and BJP candidate for Amethi on Thursday tweeted, “I’m just a gloating Mom,” soon after class XII results were out.
Union Minister Smriti Irani on Thursday boasted how proud she feels after her son Zohr scored 94 percent in Economics in the CBSE Class 12 examination. The results of the exam, in which 13 lakh students appeared, were declared this afternoon.
Zohr Irani has scored 91 percent in the best four subjects, the minister said.
“Ok saying it out loud- proud of my son Zohr..not only did he come back with a bronze medal from the World Kempo Championship also scored well in 12th boards. Best of 4- 91% .. special yahoo for 94% in economics.. Maaf karna, today I’m just a gloating Mom,” Ms. Irani tweeted.
Girls again outperformed boys this year in CBSE class 12 results. Hansika Shukla from Ghaziabad and Karishma Arora from Muzaffarnagar topped the exam this year. Both of them scored 499 out of 500 marks.
Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Arvind Kejriwal’s son scored 96.4 percent, his wife Sunita tweeted.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Education Minister Prakash Javadekar wished the students.
“Congratulations to all my young friends who have successfully passed the CBSE Class XII examinations. My best wishes to them for their endeavours. Kudos also to their parents and teachers for the valuable support,” PM Modi tweeted.
Three students share the second rank with a score of 498 out of 500: Gaurangi Chawala from Rishikesh, Aishwarya from Raebareli and Bhavya from Haryana’s Jind.
The top three performing regions are Thiruvananthapuram with 98.2 percent, Chennai region with 92.93 percent and New Delhi with 91.87 pass percentage.
Ms. Irani is contesting the Lok Sabha elections against Congress President Rahul Gandhi from Amethi in Uttar Pradesh.
The results are available on the board’s official website – cbse.nic.in – and its official results portal, cbseresults.nic.in.
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