Sama Shah tops exam in J&K

Sama Shabir Shah

SRINAGAR: Sama Shabir Shah, daughter of separatist leader Shabir Shah, has topped in Jammu and Kashmir in the CBSE Class 12 results which were declared on Saturday.
Sama, who is a student of Delhi Public School (DPS), Athwajan, has bagged the top spot in the state by securing 97.8 per cent marks. “It is all about hard work. My father has been my ideal and my inspiration. I thought of gifting (my success) to him. He is not aware of it yet but the moment, he gets acquainted with it, I am certain, he would feel proud,” Sama Shabir told ANI. She wants to pursue law in future. She scored 489 out of 500 marks
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti congratulated Sama Shabir on her success and said she was truly an inspiration for the youth of our state. “Congratulations to Sama Shabir Shah for securing 97.8% marks in the class 12th class examination. Her hard work and determination has helped her overcome all odds and she is truly an inspiration for the youth of our state,” Mehbooba wrote on Twitter.
She is the daughter of Jammu Kashmir democratic Freedom Party (JKDFP) chief Shabir Shah who is currently lodged in Tihar jail. “I used to study outside Tihar jail as books are not allowed inside the premises of Tihar jail,” she added.