Koraput: Watching her son attend online classes during the pandemic motivated a woman in Koraput district, to continue her studies and now she is appearing the Class X examinations together with her son.
Jyoshnarani Padhi (36) of Pujariput village under Jeypore block of Koraput district had dropped out of school when she was in Class IX. Later, she was married to Trinath Prasad Patra and both had a son Aloknath.
As a housewife for the last several years, she had never thought about studying again but it was the two years of the pandemic that changed her outlook.
It was when her son was attending online classes, Jyoshna decided to complete her matriculation. Family members also supported her decision and Trinath enrolled her in the correspondence course.
Jyoshna prepared hard for the examination while also performing her duties as a homemaker. Now she is appearing the Class X examination at Government High School in Jeypore while her son Aloknath at the village High School.