‘Inspirational’: Daughter of Gasoline Pump Assistant Arrives at IIT, Receives Praise Online
Hard work pays off, and in a real testament, the daughter of a gas pump worker is ready to join one of India’s premium institutes: IIT Kanpur. Today, the young student is receiving praise from across the country, including the Union Petroleum Minister Hardeep Singh Puri, who congratulated her.
It all started when Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) Chairman Shrikant Madhav Vaidya shared the heartwarming news online with a photo of the girl’s proud father. Identifying IOC’s customer service representative as Rajagoplan, the IOC President said daughter Arya made everyone at the oil company proud of her dedication and achievements.
“All the best and way to go Arya!” he tweeted about the Kerala girl.
Let me share an inspiring story of Arya, daughter of #Indian oilMr. Rajagopalan’s customer service representative. Arya made us proud by gaining entry to IIT Kanpur.
All the best and have a good drive Arya! pic.twitter.com/GySWfoXmQJ
– PresidentIOC (@ChairmanIOCL) October 6, 2021
As Arya Rajagoplan’s story went viral, it also reached Hardeep Singh Puri. Calling the father-daughter duo an inspiration for the new India, Puri tweeted: “Arya Rajagopal made her father Sh Rajagopal Ji and all of us associated with the country’s energy sector immensely proud.”
Arya Rajagopal made his father Sh Rajagopal Ji and all of us associated with the country’s energy sector immensely proud.
This exemplary father-daughter duo is an inspiration and role model for Aspirational New India.
Best wishes.@IndianOilcl https://t.co/eiU3U5q5Mj pic.twitter.com/eDTGFhFTcS
– Hardeep Singh Puri (@HardeepSPuri) October 6, 2021
Local media reported that the image of the father-daughter duo first circulated in the WhatsApp group of IOC dealers and then reached a wider audience when shared by the official IOC pages on the platforms. social media.
According to Mathrubhumi, his father S Rajagopal has been working at IOC gas station in Payyanur in Kannur district for two decades, while his mother KK Sobhana has worked at Bajaj motors. The Annur resident, who previously obtained her B.Tech from NIT Calicut, will now pursue an M.Tech in Petrochemical Engineering at IIT Kanpur.
Although she only recently rose to fame for her academic excellence, the girl has had excellent performances throughout her school life, the report added.
Here is how internet users reacted to its success.
Arya got her admission to the best Indian institution, IIT Kanpur.
She is the daughter of Mr. Rajagopalan, who worked as an attendant at @IndianOilcl for 15 years.
– Shobha Karandlaje (@ShobhaBJP) October 8, 2021
Luck favors the brave.
This father worked for 20 years at a petrol pump in order to be able to celebrate the admission of his daughter Mrs. Arya Rajagopal in #IITKanpur.
– Rikant Pitti (@rikantpitti) October 7, 2021
Superb achievement of a humble daughter of a hardworking father.
– Sharad Tonpe (@SharadTonpe) October 8, 2021
Hard work and a strong mindset have no barriers. well done
– Mr. Professor (@Bearded_Brahmin) October 8, 2021
Very well done . A deserving candidate should not be left behind for any reason. https://t.co/TmK3ojmaFN
– NK JOSHI (@chhotujoshi) October 8, 2021
The fuel inside the fires🔥 https://t.co/jqzqXbRR5f
– Manikantan T (@ ManikantanT4) October 8, 2021
Not only the energy sector, it has made the country proud. No dream is too far away if there is a will. https://t.co/zERyzTjRdM
– SS (@ soumyasarkar007) October 8, 2021
The kind of women’s empowerment the country needs right now! https://t.co/34M0RDrKAT
– VYR (@ rammani2197) October 8, 2021
Inspirational enough for young students, anything is possible, have faith and confidence in yourself. https://t.co/V6zrj7UbbK
– Dr Radha Krishna (@RadhekrishnaAni) October 7, 2021
Arya Rajagopala, daughter of petrol pump worker Rajagopala arrived at IIT Kanpur. Moment of pride for father and daughter. Hard work transcends everything and surpasses all limits. #Motivation pic.twitter.com/9mBEOHusKG
– Dr Gaurav Garg (@ DrGauravGarg4) October 6, 2021