Wednesday, May 22, 2024
HomeTrending78-year-old Mizoram man enrols in school, desires to learn English

78-year-old Mizoram man enrols in school, desires to learn English

You must have often heard that there is no age to learn and one should never shy away from trying new things in life. A 78-year-old man from Mizoram proved age is just a number as he enrolled himself in Class 9 in Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan High School located in New Hruaikawn village in Champai district close to the Myanmar border, reported Northeast Live TV.

Most Read 1Chandrayaan-3 mission: Dawn breaks on Moon, all eyes on lander, rover to wake up 2As Indo-Canadian relations sour, anxiety grips Indian students, residents who wish to settle in Canada 3Karan Johar says Sanjay Leela Bhansali did not call him after Rocky Aur Rani: ‘He’s never called me but…’ 4Gadar 2 box office collection day 40: Hit by Shah Rukh Khan’s Jawan onslaught, Sunny Deol movie ends BO run with Rs 45 lakh earning 5Shubh’s tour in India cancelled: Why is the Canada-based singer facing the music?

The man named Lalringthara reportedly walks 3 km every day to attend school even in heavy rain or scorching heat. The septuagenarian, who had to drop out of school after Class 2, was born in 1945 at Khuangleng village near the Indo-Myanmar border.

He had lost his father when he was only 2 years old and was forced to help his mother in farming because he was an only child. After moving to many places, he finally settled in New Hruaikawn village in 1995. He works as a guard in the local Presbyterian church.

Also ReadWatch New Zealand man, kids perform Haka ceremonial dance to show support…Watch: Cristiano Ronaldo meets superfan who made his unique portraits wit…Watch: This factory video shows how potato chips are madeLittle girl breaks into dance after nudge from sister, viral video garner…Also Read | 78-year-old man proposes to high school crush after 63 years. Watch video

While his education suffered due to abject poverty, his desire to learn the English language motivated him to enrol in school again. His main ambition is to be able to write applications in English and to understand news telecast on TV.

© IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd

- Advertisment -

Most Popular