Fisherman's daughter in Siliguri chooses education to fight against poverty

Siliguri, 17th February: Education is the best weapon in the fight against poverty. Tenth-grader Rita Haldar of the Siliguri Buddha Bharati High School has lived by this rule. Rita's father is a fisherman and her mother works as a domestic helper.


Fighting against the financial constraint in her family, Rita is working very hard for the upcoming Madhyamik examinations. In a conversation with Siliguri Times, today, Rita said that she aims to score high marks in her examination and achieve success in her life.


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