Samskrita Bharati, an NGO, working to revive Samskritam as a spoken language has declared rupees one lakh cash award to P. Indu Rekha of Savithri Vidyasala Hindu Girls Higher Secondary School, Trichy, who has scored the highest total (1190/1200) in Plus Two Exam in Tamil Nadu having Samskritam as second language.
She has secured 198 marks in Samskritam in Plus Two Exams since a Non-Tamil language student'stotal marks is not considered for State Ranking, she is not entitled to the honour of State Topper as per Tamil Nadu Government rule.
Two other students who opted Samskritam in Plus Two and attained high totals following Indu Rekha will also be honoured with cash prizes. R. Swathi of DAV Matriculation Higher Secondary school, Gill Nagar, Chennai, who scored 1187/1200 will be awarded Rs.60,000 as cash award. Padma Lavanya (SDAV Adambakkam) and T.P. Viswanath (DAV Gopalapuram) who scored 1186/1200 will be awarded Rs. 40,000 each.
From R. Ramachandran