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Dhaka, Wednesday   13 November 2019


Unstoppable Manik attending exam writing with feet

 Yunuch Ali Anand, Kurigram

 Published: 09:11 PM, 2 November 2019   Updated: 04:44 PM, 5 November 2019

Manik writing with feet in JSC Exam; Photo: Daily Bangladesh

Manik writing with feet in JSC Exam; Photo: Daily Bangladesh

Even having no hands, the desire of fulfilling dreams does not stop JSC Candidate Manik Rahman, a boy of untold talent, who is going forward with his dream of becoming a computer engineer.

Manik Rahman, son of drug dealer Mizanur Rahman Moyna of Chandrakhana village of Phulbari Upazila Sadar of Kurigram.

Manik Rahman has participated in the JSC examination from Phulbari Zachi Mia Model Government High School in Kurigram, his roll-618013. Sitting on a table of room no.6 of Phulbari Girl Pilot High School Exam Center, Manik is writing with only the right foot.

Despite writing with feet his writing is very clear and better than handwriting, which surprised all. Many say that though Almighty didn't give him hand, he gave the strength on foot.

Kanai Chandra Sen, Secretary of the Phulbari Girls Pilot High School Examination Center and Headmaster of the school, said: “Disabled Manik Rahman is a talented student. Although he does not have hands, he is giving full marks exam in the exam sheet. We are providing him 30 minutes extra time to write to the exam papers according to the board's decision.” He wished the success of Manik’s unstoppable talent.

Tag Officer and Phulbari Upazila Secondary Education Officer Saiful Islam said he was overwhelmed by the writing of the JSC exam papers with the feet of Manik Rahman. His clear and beautiful writing is better than handwriting.

Abed Ali Khandaker, principal of Phulbari Zachi Mia Model Government High School, said that Manik Rahman, despite his disability, possessed unmatched merit. In class, his roll no is 07 out of 139 students. He gave Manik a wooden table for using in the exam hall. He also hoped that he could get a scholarship to Talentpool in the 8th grade, with a place in the list of Manik merit in the results of this year's JSC examination.

Local man Yunus Ali said, “Manik Rahman, despite being physically handicapped, possesses extraordinary talent. He is also a literary lover. The recitation of the poem in his voice, excellent.” He sought the cooperation of all for Manik.

Manik’s father Mizanur Rahman Moina said, “My son Manik with disabilities, wrote in the exam and got the GPA-5 and scholarship in talent-pool in PEC and filled our heart with joy. I hope to get a scholarship in 8th-grade.” Manik’s father bought a laptop in installment to fulfill his dream of becoming a computer engineer. He is practicing with this laptop. Moina sought blessings and cooperation from the countrymen to fulfill the dream of Manik to be Computer Engineer.

Assistant Professor Miriam Begum who is also a Manik’s mother, said that since the birth of Manik Rahman, he had no hand. His left leg is shorter than his right leg. Although his lips and palate have been cut from birth, it was been possible to improve the lip and palate after operations.

Although Manik is disabled from birth, he feels that he is normal. He can do almost anything with his legs, only during eating, bathing, toilet he needs parents’ help. She urged well-wishes of everyone for Manik's better future and fulfilling his dream.

Regarding his future dream, Manik Rahman said, “I want to establish myself as a computer engineer by studying.” So, he wants everyone’s blessings and cooperation in fulfilling his dream.