Eighteen years after she dropped out of faculty, a tribal anganwadi worker in backward Malkangiri district has set an instance for others by way of clearing the matric examination along with her son.

Basanti Muduli, an anganwadi employee from C-colony under Karlakota grampanchayat of Malkangiri’s Korukonda block had left her research rapidly after her marriage. But closing week, the 36-year-old ought to rarely hide her tears of joy after she cleared the matriculation or Class 10 board examination performed with the aid of Odisha State Open School, 18 years after she dropped out of college.

“My failure in clearing the matric examination always rankled me. I also realised that without clearing the matric, I probable could not get any merchandising,” said Muduli, whose joy changed into doubled as her elder son Sibananda cleared the examination in his first strive.

Muduli stated her husband Laba Pattanayak and son Sibananda helped her in reading. “I used to examine from the books of my son. She used to educate me the entirety that turned into taught at the college,” stated Muduli, who enrolled in Kudumulgumma excessive school as a scholar of State Open School Board.



While Muduli scored 203 marks and passed with D-grade, her son cleared the exam with C-grade scoring 340 marks.

Her husband, Laba Pattanayak stated he would love his wife to look at in addition. Newly elected MP from Nabarangpur, Ramesh Chandra Majhi, said humans like Muduli had been notion for human beings of Malkangiri and Nabarangpur. “I desire an increasing number of dropouts enrol and take a look at similarly,” stated Majhi.

Last year, a father-son and mother-son duo of Balasore district had cleared the matric exam in a comparable fashion. Vice-president of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s Balasore unit Arun Bej and his son Biswajit Bej, both college dropouts, cleared the Class 10 exam long when they stopped going to highschool. Similarly, housewife Tapai Pradhan in Jaleswar block of Balasore, who had dropped out of faculty and her sixteen-yr-old son Bikash too cleared the matric exam at the same day.