New Delhi: On Monday, when Union Minister Smriti Irani faced her important electoral test in her Lok Sabha constituency Amethi, her daughter passed the CBSE Class 10 examination with 82 per cent marks. Irani took to Twitter to share the news and wrote that she is "proud" of her daughter's score.
"10th board results out. Daughter scored 82%. Proud that inspite of challenges she has done well. Way to go Zoe," she posted.
10 th board results out . Daughter scored 82% . Proud that inspite of challenges she has done well. Way to go Zoe.
— Chowkidar Smriti Z Irani (@smritiirani) May 6, 2019
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) declared the Class 10 results on Monday with 91.1 per cent candidates clearing the exam. Girls outperformed boys by 2.31 per cent, the board said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar also congratulated the students who passed the CBSE Class 10 exams.
Proud of my young friends who have successfully cleared the CBSE Class X examinations. Wishing them the very best for their journey ahead. May these young minds continue making us proud. Congratulations also to their teachers and parents! #CBSE10thresult
— Chowkidar Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) May 6, 2019
Congratulations to over 16 lakh students who have succeeded in #CBSE Xth board examinations and best of luck for those who couldn’t make this time but will make it in next attempt. Overall pass percentage has increased by 4.40% from 86.70% in 2018 to 91.10% in 2019
— Chowkidar Prakash Javadekar (@PrakashJavdekar) May 6, 2019
Just last week, Irani's son Zohr passed Class 12 and scored 91 per cent. "Ok, saying it out loud. Proud of my son Zohr.. Not only did he come back with a bronze medal from the World Kempo Championship also scored well in 12th boards. Best of 4 - 91%.. Special yahoo for 94% in economics.. Maaf karna, today I'm just a gloating mom," she had tweeted.
Ok saying it out loud— proud of my son Zohr..not only did he come back with a bronze medal from the World Kempo Championship also scored well in 12 th boards. Best of 4– 91% .. special yahoo for 94% in economics.. Maaf karna ,today I’m just a gloating Mom
— Chowkidar Smriti Z Irani (@smritiirani) May 2, 2019
The results for CBSE Class 12 exam were announced way ahead of its schedule.