A mothers determination gets her dream accomplished
Bandipora, Feb 25: Delineated by Kangri and basket weaving, Ganie Mohalla in Gundpora Village of North Kashmir’s Bandipora district has always remained distant and unenthusiastic about providing education to their children, the clan therefore having the lowest literacy rate in the district.
However, despite limited notions and attitude towards education and literacy prevailing in her community, a forty year old lady Aisha Begum went against the tide and pushed her son to pursue education. Her efforts saw the light of the day when her son recently completed a Bachelor’s degree making him the first graduate in the entire community.
Aisha Begum’s determination and commitment to her son’s education is commendable as she has set an example for others ín the community to follow
The members of the community opine that it was an achievement accomplished by a mother more than her son.
“Being from a marginalised tribe where education seems a distant dream, I would work as domestic help in the household of neighbouring villages like other women of the community do. . Their luxurious and huge dwellings never fascinated me. But, what I looked at was the pen in their hands which inspired me to educate my son”, Aisha said.
Living with a dream to provide her son with the blessing of education, Aisha decided to work overtime and began to pile up every penny she earned to lead her son to the path of education.
As a part of her routine work , every morning she would knock at the doors of other houses to find out the work and collect every coin anxiously for to meet the requirements for her son Javid’s education,
Nevertheless, Aisha always remained on her toes and sacrificed a lot to educate her son. She also erased the taboo of the community who were only looked at as as domestic servants by the upper class of the area.
“The folk tale is now changing. People who were determining our community as broom keepers are now astonished to see our children grooming with education”, Aisha said.
Aisha , with her tireless efforts for the sake of her son’s education, has shown that anything is possible with hard work and determination.
Aisha’s soon Javid, now a first university graduate student from his community, credits his success to his mother. He says that the difficulties followed him, Even though his mother had immense health issues, she kept striving forward in life. he worked very hard keeping in mind how his parents invested so that he could proceed with his education.
“Brought up in an impoverished home, with mother a homemaker , and father labourer, I received all of my education from government schools, yet my aspirations were immense which drove me to becoming the first in the community to hold a degree”, Javid said.
“When I saw my results, I felt a sudden relief and tears of joy streamed down my face,” he continued..
His journey was a difficult one, Nevertheless, with time, he managed to make her mothers dream come true.
When asked about his inspiration, Javid said that his mother is his ideal. “Despite having various health issues , she stayed determined. I have constantly been in awe of her capacity to rebound and, I wish to emulate this from her”, Javid said. Rising Kashmir
Except possibility of morning showers, hot and dry weather to continue in J&K: MeT
Srinagar, Sept 15(GNS): The weatherman on Friday forecast “hot and dry” weather to continue in Jammu and Kashmir for a week ahead.
According to a meteorological department official, light to moderate rain and thunderstorm occurred at scattered places of J&K .
“Except brief spell of morning rain, weather is very likely to remain hot and dry in Jammu and Kashmir during the next 24 hours,” the official told GNS, adding, “Day temperature was likely to remain 1-2°C lower than yesterday.”
Regarding the forecast from September 16-22, he said, the weather was mainly going to be hot and dry but a brief spell of rain at isolated to scattered places of J&K cannot be ruled out.
“Due to absence of any strong Western Disturbance or Monsoon Current over J&K, there’s no forecast of major rain for a week, at least.”(GNS)
Budgam duo on Scooty die on spot after being hit by a Sumo
Baramulla, Sep 12, KNT: Two persons, one who was driving the Scooty and the pillion rider died on the spot after being hit by a speeding Sumo in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Tuesday.
The mishap took place in Hairath Singhpora area of Pattan.
Sources told the news agency Kashmir News Trust that a Sumo (JK15-0782) hit a Scooty ( JK04-E4493). The driver of the Scooty and pillion rider died on the spot. They said both were taken to hospital where doctors declared them brought dead.
The deceased have been identified as Faizian Mushtaq Ganai of Chandakot Bala Magam and Riyaz Sajad Mala, a resident of Yagipora Magam.
Police seized the Sumo, arrested driver and registered a case under relevant sections of law. [KNT]
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