SRINAGAR: Twin brothers from Tangmarg area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district have not just made their family proud but the Kashmir valley as well by qualifying the coveted National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2020 with flying colours.
Twin brothers, Gowhar Bashir and Shakir Bashir, hailing from Batpora village of Kunzar in have scored 651 and 657 points respectively out of the total 720 points.
While talking with the news agency KNO, Gowhar said this is the moment of joy and pride for them as they have qualified the much anticipated and covet entrance exams with excellence.
He said in 2019 they both had cracked JEE Mains exams and were enrolled in NIT Srinagar in B.Tech course. “This year it was our second attempt to go for the NEET exams and this time we made it with excellence. We took full advantage of the COVID-19 lockdown by dedicating our time toward our studies,” he said.
Bashir Ahmad, father of the twin brother told KNO that he is working as a private security guard at a fair price shop. “I was not able to help them much but I tried my best. Today I feel so proud that my sons have qualified the NEET exam.”
He said that his long-awaited dream has come true and they have not just him proud but the whole Kashmir as well.