Srinagar: Once again Kashmiri youths have hit the headlines of the newspapers. This time, they have exhibited their talents through pen and paper. About Kashmiri youths, it was a saying that they are always engaged in pelting stones but the 14 youths who cleared Civil Service Examination are from Kashmir and one of them is the son of a head constable. These successful candidates are being greeted from every corner.
Sohail Qasim Meer, son of a head constable, Mohammed Qasim Meer of Srinagar cleared Civil Service Exam in the first attempt itself. His All India Rank is 125. He graduated from Govt. Degree College, Bemina and Management Education from Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. His family hails from Anantnag of South Kashmir.
The other successful candidates of Kashmir are Bilal Mohiuddin Bhat of Handwara of North Kashmir whose All India Rank is 10 and Ms. Bisma Qazi who secured 115th rank belongs to Rambagh area of Srinagar.
Ms. Mahbooba Mufti, CM of Kashmir congratulating the successful candidates of Kashmir wrote on facebook, “You have elevated our head with pride. Our youths are competent and full of talents. They only need good opportunities”.
Former CM of Kashmir, Mr. Farooq Abdullah congratulated the successful candidates of Kashmir. DGP, Mr. ESP Vaid sent a special message to Sohail congratulating him on his success and expressing best wishes for his better future.
The success of 14 Kashmiri candidates has been at a time when the valley is undergoing the state of anarchy and majority of the students are protesting on the roads pelting stones at security forces.
Bilal Mohiuddin who had written IFoS earlier, this time he got the highest marks. He attributed his success to his 7 month old daughter, Maryam.