Defying all odds, autorickshaw driver’s son Ansar Ahmad Shaikh cracks UPSC

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Defying all odds, including religious discrimination that forced him to adopt a Hindu identity, a 21-year old Muslim boy from Maharashtra has cracked the prestigious UPSC examinations, the results of which were announced on Tuesday. Since the results came out, the candidate, Ansar Ahmad Shaikh, son of an autorickshaw driver and brother of a garage hand, has been besieged with calls and visits from well-wishers, friends, relatives, media-persons and even strangers. He hails from the Shelgaon village in Jalna district in the heart of drought-hit Marathwada region and considers the…

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