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Student gives birth in exam hall

Written by: Staff

Patna, Mar 7: A 18-year old, Sushmita Kumari, appearing for Class X exams in Bihar's Madhepura district delivered a baby in the examination hall on Thursday, Mar 5.

Sushmita Kumari gave birth to a boy in the exam hall at Keshav Kanya Balika Uccha Vidhyalaya in Madhepura town.

District magistrate A K Verma said, Sushmita was writing Hindi paper when she delivered the baby boy. Soon, the mother and the baby were taken to the Sadar hospital, a couple of km from the examination centre.

Nageshwari Devi, Suchita"s mother, said: “She was expected to give birth anytime after Wednesday. But she was determined to appear for the exams."

More than 9,00,000 students in Bihar are appearing for class 10 examinations conducted by the state government.

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