Bhind: They say hard work and strong will can take you places and the shining example of it is Roshani Bhadoriya, a 15-year-old girl of Bhind in Madhya Pradesh. Proving true to her name, Roshani’s determination to pursue her studies by cycling 24 km every day to and from her school in a has paid off as she has secured 98.75 per cent marks in her Class 10 exams.Also Read - Viral Video: Monkey Plays Around in Principal's Chair at Gwalior School, Leaves People Amused With His Funny Antics | Watch

The urge to study was such that even the heat, rain, and cold could not prevent her from going to school regularly. She also figured at the eighth position in the merit list and scored 100 per cent in Mathematics and Science. Also Read - MP Man Produces Fake Covid-19 Report to 'Stay Away From Wife', Disappears From Home

When asked about her school journey experience, Roshani said, “It was difficult to go to school on a bicycle. Though I didnt count, I cycled for about 60 to 70 days a year to reach the school. My father also took me to school on his motorcycle whenever he had time.” Also Read - MP Woman, Who Lives in a Hut With Just a Bulb & Fan, Receives Rs 2.5 Lakh Electricity Bill

The girl said after returning home, she used to study for seven to eight hours every day.

Making her family and village proud, the teenager said that she wants to become an IAS to bring change in society. The girl’s father, a farmer, said he is proud of her achievement and would now arrange a transport facility for her to go to school.

O.P.S. Bhadoria, former MLA of Mehgaon and Minister of State in the Shivraj Singh Chouhan government, has now announced a prize of Rs 11,000 for Roshani and said she has raised the hope of other girls in the region.

(With Agency inputs)