Lahaul girl gets admission to Sainik School in Sujanpur Tihra

Lahaul girl gets admission to Sainik School in Sujanpur Tihra

Anvesha Malpa (12) of Malang village in Lahaul and Spiti has become the first girl in the tribal district to get admission on merit to Class VI in Sainik School, Sujanpur Tihra. - File photo

Kullu, July 21

Anvesha Malpa (12) of Malang village in Lahaul and Spiti has become the first girl in the tribal district to get admission on merit to Class VI in Sainik School, Sujanpur Tihra. She secured 171 marks in the entrance examination and topped in the ST girls’ category in Himachal.

Anvesha is at present studying in a private school at Kullu. She also actively takes part in sports and other activities. She has done the basic course in ice hockey. She was badminton champ in the under-13 category in a district-level competition. She also won the 3,000-metre race and stood second in the 5,000-metre race in the under-20 category in the district-level athletics meet.

She says she wants to become an Army officer. Her father Suresh Malpa is associated with the tourism industry and mother Savita is employed in the Health Department. — OC

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