: UPSC result: Bihari candidates once again explode myth:
every year boys and girls from Bihar have done well in the Union Public Service
Commission examination 2007. In all 734 candidates have been selected for
various central services. The candidates from the state have once again exploded
the myth that only Biharis studying out of the state can do better as most of
them who qualified have got their entire education in Bihar. In one case two
candidates from the same class of Patna University qualified.
Nandkumaram Jha, who has his root in Lagma village of Ghanshyampur block of
Darbhanga district, secured eighth, Mita Sarangi from East Champaran district
got 15th rank. In fact she secured first among women candidates of Bihar and
Kumar Singh of Phatikwara under Desri police station of Vaishali district
secured 49th rank. He vowed not to visit his village unless he qualifies UPSC.
Thus the last time he visited the village was six years back. Son of Ram Tahal
Singh and Mahadevi Patel he did his schooling from Desri and I Sc from Patna
Science College. He did his BA in History from Patna University.
Nandkumaram Jha passed his 10th from DAV School, Deoghar, he got engineering
degree in Petroleum from the Indian School of Mines, Dhanabad. Though he secured
240th rank in 2006 he contined to work in the Oil and Natural Gas Commission and
tried his luck once again a year later. His father Adyanand Jha is an employee
of the Food Corporation of India while his mother is Meena Jha.
is doing her PhD in Sociology from Jawahar Lal Nehru University, New Delhi,
where her husband, Kanihar Kant, also works.
girl candidate, who did exceedingly well is Neelima. She ranked 23rd. In fact
she cleared UPSC last year but could get Indian Audit and Accounts Service.
Daughter of retired superintending engineer, Gulab Prasad Shah and Pushpa Devi
she did his Inter from Magadh Mahila College, BA from Patna College and MA from
his class-mate in the PG, Amit Kumar, also secured 89th position. Amit was the
topper in the post-graduation examination. Amit, who did his schooling from
Catholic High School, Ara, is the son of Arjun Prasad, deputy secretary,
department of finance and Shiv Kumari Devi. He did his graduation from Patna
Mita there is another boy from East Champaran who cracked the prestigious
examination. Kunal Kashyap, who got 371th rank, is the son of a banker, Umesh