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Delhi rape victim scores 73pc in last exam

Posted on Jan 25, 11:11PM | IBNS

The Delhi gangrape victim secured first division with 73 percent marks in the last examination of her life, the results declared by the HNB Garhwal University has revealed.

The 23-year-old medical student was studying physiotherapy at Sai Institute in Dehradun.

Harish Arora, Dean of Sai Institute, said the braveheart scored better than most of her classmates who have secured 55 to 65 percent in the examination.

The girl scored 800 out of 1,100 marks in six papers in the examination conducted by the university last year.

The results were declared on Wednesday.

The victim's father told The Times of India, "The result is good. But the happiness that should be there is overshadowed by our sadness. I can only hope that my two other children are inspired by this to take the same path."

Pertinently, she went to Delhi in December last year after the examination to do an internship at a hospital in the national capital.

Reacting to her result, Arvind Kumar, College Administration Officer, told reporters: "The results have brought tears in the eyes of every student. She scored very good marks. We are all moved by the fact that she passed the examination with flying colours. God will never forgive the criminals."

Krishna Uniyal, a classmate of the victim, said they were not celebrating the occasion.

"Our results have been declared but we are not celebrating the moment. We are feeling very sad that she (victim) is no more with us," Krishna told reporters.

Meanwhile, Sai Institute is planning to refund the victim's entire fees to her family.

On Dec 16, the six gangraped and brutalised the 23-year-old girl with an iron rod on a moving bus. The victim succumbed to her injuries at a Singapore hospital on Dec 29.

The incident triggered nationwide outrage against rising cases of rape and brutalization of women in India with people pouring into the streets of New Delhi for days and demanding a change of law and strict punishment of the accused.