What a proud moment for Daddy dearest! A daughter of a petrol pump employee is all set to join one of India’s premium institute, IIT Kanpur, and internet cannot stop talking about this! Several prominent people, including Union Petroleum Minister Hardeep Singh Puri, congratulated the young girl and sent her best wishes.
It all started when Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) Chairman, Shrikant Madhav Vaidya, shared the heartwarming news online along with a photo of the proud father of the girl. Identifying the IOC customer attendant as Rajagoplan, the IOC Chairman said, the girl, Arya has made everyone at the petroleum company proud with her dedication and achievement.
Announcing the news, Mr Vaidya wrote on Twitter,
Let me share an inspiring story of Arya, daughter of #IndianOil’s customer attendant Mr. Rajagopalan. Arya has made us proud by securing entry in IIT Kanpur.
Mr Puri called the father-daughter duo an inspiration for new India, and tweeted,
Arya Rajagopal has done her father Sh Rajagopal Ji & indeed all of us associated with the country’s energy sector immensely proud.
According to Mathrubhumi, father S Rajagopal has been working at the IOC fuel station at Payyanur in Kannur district for the last two decades, while her mother KK Sobhana works at Bajaj motors. The Annur resident, who already completed her B.Tech from NIT Calicut, will now pursue M.Tech in Petrochemical Engineering at IIT Kanpur.
Though she rose to fame only recently for her academic excellence, the young girl has had great performance all throughout her school life, the report added.
MDO acknowledges efforts by both parents in this inspiring journey of the young girl and we wish the family happy, successful and prosperous times ahead.
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