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4 candidates from State clear IAS exam
Spl Correspondent
 NEW DELHI, May 6 – Four candidates from Assam have emerged in the list of successful candidates in this year’s IAS and allied services examination conducted by the UPSC.

Of them, Narayan Konwar has secured the 119th position. The other candidates are Ashiqur Zaman (249), Mantu Das (258) and Raktim Saikia (720).

Our Morigaon Correspondent adds: Narayan Konwar of the nondescript Kanphala village in Morigaon district has done his native place and the State proud by clearing the UPSC examination.

Konwar’s family sources said that he secured the 119th position in the merit list for IAS and allied services.

Currently working as a lecturer in Nagaon College, Konwar was a first class first (postgraduate) in Political Science from Gauhati University in 2002.

Konwar’s success has created an euphoric situation in his village located in a remote area of the district. All the people including those from his native Tiwa community, have rejoiced his unique feat, saying that it had brought unprecedented laurel to the nondescript village.

Konwar had studied in a remote village school and did his schooling in Assamese medium. According to him, medium could never be a hindrance to achieving feats provided one had the will and determination to accomplish one’s goal.

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