Sikh Girl Tops Matric Exam in Pakistan


Islamabad: A 15 year old girl student created history by becoming the first Sikh girl to top the Pakistani matriculation exams. Manbir Kaur a student of Shri Guru Nanak Devji High School at Nankana Sahib, Pakistan beat lakhs of fellow students and topped the list. She scored 1035 out of 1100 to emerge as the topper.

Her father Giani Prem Singh, the head granthi at Gurdwara Sri Nankana Sahib, said that his daughter achieved what even boys of the community could not and her hard work has paid off.

The girl's accomplishment is being seen as an inspiration for girls of the community in Pakistan.

Manbir, who has taken admission in a pre-medical course at the Punjab Group of Colleges in Lahore, has been receiving messages of congratulations from people of all communities in the country.