The son of a motor mechanic in Aligarh, who had received a scholarship, topped at his high school in the United States. Mohammad Shadab, son of the motor mechanic, said, “Last year, I received the Kennedy-Lugar youth exchange scholarship worth Rs 20 lakh from the US government. Following this, I went to the States to pursue my high school education.” Also Read - Warned Against Spitting, UP Youth Kills 11 of His Neighbour's Pigeons With Stone As Revenge

Out of 800 students, Shadab was also selected Student of the Month at his school. On his achievement, he said, “It was an achievement for me to be awarded this tag.” Also Read - UP Man Climbs Mobile Tower After Quarrel With His Wife, Persuaded by Police to Come Down

“I have worked really hard to top the high school,” Shabad said. Also Read - Fact Check: Students to Be Rewarded With Rs 1 Lakh Scholarship Through National Scholarship Exam? Here's The Truth

Shadab said, “The condition at home was not good and it is still not that good. I want to support my parents and make them feel proud.”

He also thanked the Indian government. “I am thankful to the Indian government for making me the flag-bearer in another county and choosing me for this scholarship.”

Shabad’s father, Arshad Noor, who is working as a motor mechanic for the past 25 years, said, “We had sent him to the US for his education and I am happy that he topped at the school.”

On being asked about his son, Arshad said, “I want my son to become an IAS officer and serve the country.”

But Shadab expressed the desire to work at the United Nations as a human rights officer.