IDIA Scholars

Tuhina Parveen

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Tuhina Parveen

Tuhina Parveen, IDIA 2013 Scholar
SCLC, CU, Kolkata

Tuhina Parveen is an extremely bright, capable student who has been preparing for CLAT under IDIA since last year. Her father who was an advocate, passed away when she was quite young and she and her two siblings, a younger sister and brother have been brought up by her mother single handedly since then, who is a housewife. To say the least, Tuhina’s life

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Bankim Mondal

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Bankim Mondal

Bankim Mandal, IDIA 2013 Scholar
JCCC, CU, Kolkata

Bankim Mandal hails from a small village Satyanarayanpur, in the agriculture heartland of Bengal. His father is a farmer by profession and his mother is a homemaker. They have about 3-4 bighas of ancestral land, on which his father farms. Agriculture is the only source of income for the family. Bankim did his Madhyamik (Class 10) from a local school in his village.

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Karthika Annamalai

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Karthika Annamalai

Karthika Annamalai, IDIA 2012 Scholar
NUJS, Kolkata

‘My past can’t tie me down’ was the title Karthika Annamalai gave to a write-up she gave us on herself. She studied at Shanti Bhavan, a non-profit organization for children from economically and socially deprived families. Before Karthika was found by Shanti Bhavan in 1997, she was being taken care of by a small convent that gave her food and shelter. Her mother, a widow

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Thangminlal Haokip

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Thangminlal Haokip

Thangminlal Haokip, IDIA 2012 Scholar
NLSIU, Bangalore

Thangminlal Haokip, or Lalcha as we call him hails from the village of L. Gamnom in Manipur. His father, Lhunthang Haokip runs a small general store in the village. At the tender …

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Donnie Ashok

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Donnie Ashok

Donnie Ashok, IDIA 2012 Scholar
GNLU, Gandhinagar

Donnie Ashok’s story is a truly inspiring one of someone who literally and metaphorically rose from the ashes to secure a seat at one of India’s prestigious National Law Universities (NLUs). Donnie’s father is a painter by profession with an annual income of less than Rs. 1.5 lakhs.
Owing to severe financial problems faced by

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Yugal Jain

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Yugal Jain

Yugal Jain, IDIA 2012 Scholar
NALSAR, Hyderabad

Yugal Jain is a visually impaired student from Rajasthan. He comes from a family of six with his father, a general store owner being the sole breadwinner having an annual income of less than Rs. 1.2 Lakhs. He started suffering from deteriorating vision when he was in the fifth standard. Having lost his eyesight

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Shivam

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Shivam

Shivam Sharan, IDIA 2012 Scholar
NUJS, Kolkata

Shivam hails from Patna. His father works in the State Electricity Board. Shivam has been a hardworking and dedicated student, who is determined to do whatever it takes to succeed in life. Having finished his schooling from D.A.V. ..

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Namrata Srivastava

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Namrata Srivastava

Namrata Srivastava, IDIA 2012 Scholar
NLUO, Cuttack

Namrata Srivastava is from Raebareli, Uttar Pradesh and belongs to a family of four, living on a meager pension income of Rs. 18,000 per annum. Namrata was 16 when she lost her father to liver cancer. She did her schooling from Lucknow Public School and despite many hardships, secured 85% in her CBSE X exams and 79% in her CBSE XII exams.

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Avadhuta Vamshi Krishna

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Avadhuta Vamshi Krishna

Avadhuta Vamshi Krishna, IDIA 2012 Scholar
NLUO, Cuttack

Avadhuta Vamshi Krishna hails from the Warangal district of Andhra Pradesh. His father runs a small textile store in the village and earns an annual income of Rs. 40, 000 on which the entire family survives while his mother is a housewife. Vamshi has been studying in Hyderabad at the Devnar Foundations

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Gudduru Sudheer Reddy

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Gudduru Sudheer Reddy

Gudduru Sudheer Reddy, IDIA 2012 Scholar
NLUO, Cuttack

Gudduru Sudheer Reddy hails from the Nalgonda district in Andhra Pradesh. His father, the sole bread-winner of the family, is a factory worker bringing home an annual income of Rs. 58, 000 while his mother is a housewife. Sudheer who was visually impaired since birth, left home when he was in kindergarten and has been studying at the Devnar Foundations school

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