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Ratul Roy with his family after clearing UPSC 2020

UPSC 2020: Two From Assam Pass CAPF Exam

January 5, 2022

Assam's Ratul Roy and Neha Borah have brought laurels to the state after clearing the UPSC 2020 mains examination, the results of which were declared on January 4, 2022, Tuesday.

Roy, who hails from Pathsala in the Bajali district of the state, has cleared the Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) (AC) examination. He has secured the 177th position.

Ratul Roy's father, Surath Roy, was a tea seller in Pathsala, and he passed away a few years ago, leaving him with his mother, Golapi Roy.

Roy had been working in the Indian Navy since 2006 and took voluntary retirement in 2021.

He had been preparing relentlessly for UPSC 2020 for the past three years.

Though he faced immense hardship owing to his weak financial condition, Roy never gave up on his dreams and kept on working hard to achieve them.

"Poverty should be taken as a challenge. Some people are mentally backward, while others are economically backward. One should not consider oneself destitute, " Roy said while speaking to this correspondent.

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Neha Borah

Meanwhile, Neha Borah, who has also cleared the CAPF examination, secured the 52nd rank.

Hailing from Tezpur, Borah is currently based in New Delhi.

Her father, Topeswar Borah, is a retired Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) member.

Her mother, Mina Das Borah, is a CRPF Deputy Commandant, and she is presently posted in Lucknow.

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