Two Muslim students bag all 3 Sanskrit medals in Gujarat

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    A pleasantly surprising news :)

    Two Muslim students win all 3 Sanskrit medals in Gujarat University - Indian Express
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    Defying stereotypes, a Muslim boy and girl have bagged all three medals instituted for the BA course in the ancient Indian language by the Gujarat University.
    Two of the medals for Sanskrit were won by Taiyab Sheikh, a student of Y S Arts and Commerce college in Devgadh Baria in Panchmahals district. The third went to Yasminbanu Kothari of the Adiwasi Arts and Commerce college in Santrampur in the interior of the state's tribal belt...
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    He said he wants to be a post-graduate in Sanskrit and pursue teaching it as a career.
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    and there was no opposition in the family to him studying Sanskrit. "My parents, who are farmers and not educated, only wanted me to perform well," Sheikh said.

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