Sikh girl tops matric exams in Pakistan

KARACHI: Manbir Kaur created history by becoming the first Sikh girl to top the matriculation exam in Pakistan.


Fifteen year old Manbir Kaur, a student of Shri Guru Nanak Devji High School at Nankana Sahib, scored 1035 marks out of 1100 to emerge topper.

She has been receiving messages of congratulations from people of all communities in Pakistan.

Her father said that her daughter achieved what even boys of the community could not and her hard work has paid off.

Manbir’s accomplishment is being seen as an inspiration for girls of the community fighting social prejudice to gain education and eventually and become economically independent.