Knowledge is Power….

Knowledge is Power…

KNOWLEDGE IS POWER. Who could be a better example of this adage,than Sushil Kumar of Bihar,who has recently become the first ever winner of Rs.5 Crores on KBC ? He has created history.Here is the snippet reproduced from Hindustan Times :

Bihar gives KBC its first Rs 5 cr winner

Sagar Suraj, HindustanTimes, Motihari, October 28, 2011

As a computer operator making Rs 6,000 a month, Sushil Kumar wasn’t exactly a slumdog, but his Rs 5 crore-win on the television quiz show Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC) is no less dramatic for it. Three days after hitting the jackpot, the reality is yet to sink in for the 28 year old from Champaran district in Bihar. Sushil Kumar, who holds a master’s degree in psychology, wanted to be a bureaucrat. But he had to abandon the dream as he was unable to join any coaching institute in Delhi for lack of funds. “I will now join a prominent institute and start preparing,” he says. But his priority is, first, to help his parents and four brothers pay off their debts, and then build a huge house for his entire family. Says Sushil Kumar, who got married in May to Seema Patel: “Our financial condition was very bad. We don’t have a house of our own.”Before leaving for the KBC shoot, he had aimed to win Rs 25 lakh. “I had calculated that all this could be sorted out with Rs 25 lakh,” he said.`Sushil Kumar’s elder brother, Sunil Kumar, has been inundated with calls and SMSes ever since news of his brother’s achievement spread. “Sushil is still in Mumbai. He will return after clearing some formalities of KBC and visiting some religious places.”Meanwhile, Sushil Kumar’s father-in-law Krishna Patel, who owns a small snack shop, is rejoicing in his choice of groom. “Only goldsmiths can spot the real diamond, nobody else can,” he says.

INSPIRING,isn’t it ? Media reports about Sushil are full about other interesting facts  like his always having worn chappals in  life so far and that the photoshoot of KBC was the second occasion in his life when he had worn shoes.Me and you must be having several pairs of different types  of shoes,some of which must never have been worn for more than a few occasions.He did not have enough money to buy books.He now plans to buy lots of books and read a lot to satisfy his thirst for knowledge.Students of today,always want to use short cuts,by relying on notes,guide books etc for preparing for exams.No body it seems has time to read the news papers,what to talk of books.They just want to pass the exams somehow,get a degree or diploma to be framed and hung on the wall as a proof of being qualified and thats it. No real passion for gathering real knowledge first hand.No original thoughts for using the knowledge for betterment of their own lives or others’ lives.All such students need to learn a lesson from Sushil Kumar.My Salaam to Sushil. I am waiting to see the actual episode of KBC on 1st November. I am sure the TRPs of Sony Channel will soar to newer heights after this telecast. 


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4 Responses to Knowledge is Power….

  1. J S BROCA says:

    Dear Friends,
    To read more about Sushil Kumar and see a video of his on NDTV,please go to the following link:
    All the best…….
    31ST OCT 2011

  2. J S BROCA says:

    SUSHIL KUMAR HAS CREATED HISTORY TODAY BY WINNING Rs 5 Crores on KBC, a few minutes ago.Knowledge is power ……so true ! Students of today must learn a valuable lesson from him.My SALAAM to Sushil.More on this in a day or two.

    2nd NOVEMBER 2011

  3. Thanks a bunch for sharing this with all of us you actually know what you’re talking about!

  4. Well I truly enjoyed reading it. This post provided by you is very useful for accurate planning.

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