Tushar Rishi refused to be cowed down by cancer and managed to score a whopping 95 per cent in class 12 board examinations, the results of which were declared on Sunday.
The 19-year-old from Ranchi, was diagnosed with knee cancer just after his Class 10 mock exams and had to undergo chemotherapy for the same. After his chemotherapy finished in 2015, he appeared for the 10th board exams and scored a perfect 10 CGPA.
He has to visit the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) every three months for a checkup, but despite all these impediments he secured 95 per cent marks without any additional coaching.
According to reports, Rishi scored 95 in English, 95 in physics, 93 in mathematics, 89 in computer and 100 in fine arts. Unlike other science students, Rishi hopes to pursue graduation in either English or economics from the University of Delhi.
Apart from his academic excellence, Rishi has also chronicled his struggle with cancer in a book titled, “Patient Patient”.
It’s stories like these that helps us take on challenges that life keeps throwing at us. More power to you Tushar Rishi!