Like Father, Like Daughter: Harshita Kejriwal Cracks IIT

Posted : June 21, 2014 at 12:53 pm IST by ManaTeluguMovies

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AAP leader and former chief minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal has reason to celebrate. His daughter Harshita has followed his footsteps and cracked the prestigious IIT-JEE entrance exam by scoring an All India Rank of 3,222. Kejriwal is a graduate of the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur and worked for the Indian Revenue Service (IRS) as a Joint Commissioner in the Income Tax Department.

Harshita, who has done her family proud, shared her efforts to media, “I did put in a lot of work. I studied for 12 hours a day and started preparing two years ago. I focused more on coaching than on my school classes.” She said that her father is her biggest inspiration. Kejriwal was lodged in the Tihar jail when Harshita wrote the IIT-JEE exam. Accolades, praises heaped on Harshita in Twitter, Facebook. Twitterati lauded Harshita’s achievement.