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Nadia Beigh along with other Kashmiri Muslim Candidates Shine In UPSC Exam 2019

"I hope many people will be inspired by my success. I want to say that nothing is impossible in the world. If you focus on a goal and work hard for something, you will achieve it. It was my dream and I worked very hard. I feel very happy," said Nadia Beigh.

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Nadia Beigh along with other Kashmiri Muslim Candidates Shine In UPSC Exam 2019A

t least a dozen candidates from Jammu and Kashmir qualified for the 2019 UPSC exams, including Nadia Beigh a Muslim girl from remote Kupwara district.

Nadia Beigh from Kupwara cleared the prestigious examination in her second attempt. She secured 350th rank.

“It has been a daunting journey. It was my second attempt. I could not pass the prelims in 2018. Prayers of several people were with me and I want to thank all of them,” she said.

Ms Nadia Beigh said nothing was impossible if one focuses on his or her goal and work hard.

“I hope many people will be inspired by my success. I want to say that nothing is impossible in the world. If you focus on a goal and work hard for something, you will achieve it. It was my dream and I worked very hard. I feel very happy,” she said.

The other successful candidates from Kashmir Valley include Asif Yousuf Tantray from south Kashmir’s Kulgam who got 328 rank, Aftab Rasool from Trehgam Kupwara got 412 rank, Sabzar Ahmad Ganie from Kokernag area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag got 628 rank, Rayees Hussain Lone from Gurez area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district and Majid Iqbal Khan, a resident of Shangus in Anantnag, got 638 rank.

In a congratulatory message, Lieutenant Governor Girish Chandra Murmu conveyed his warm felicitation to all the successful candidates. “Their achievement would certainly motivate and inspire many more youths from Jammu and Kashmir to take the country’s prestigious civil services examination in years to come,” he said.

The Jammu and Kashmir People’s Conference (JKPC) led by Sajad Gani Lone also congratulated the candidates.

“We congratulate Ms Nadia Beigh from Punzwa and Aftab Rasool from Trehgam in Handwara for qualifying the prestigious IAS. It is a proud moment for their families and people of the entire district,” the JKPC said on Twitter.

IAS officer Sehrish Asgar, Director, Information, Jammu and Kashmir, also congratulated the proud candidates.

“My heartfelt congratulations to all those who have qualified CSE 2019..My prayers and good wishes for your career ahead..Its heartening to see so many girls in the list…May you all shine…,” she tweeted.

“Many congratulations to you Nadia Beigh..You have made us proud…,” she said in another tweet.

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