Updated: Jan 8
M. Aravid who lives in Kavundapadi village in Erode district. Aravind’s father Manoharan is a daily wage worker in the jewellery industry in Erode. Aravind’s mother has not stepped into a school. His sister has studied up to Class 12 and is married.Manoharan had to discontinue his studies after Class 9 because of poverty. But Manoharan was keen that Aravind should have a better future.
Aravin was clear about his goal. He wanted to study engineering through government quota in a government college. He completed his schooling from Kavundapadi government school in Tamil medium. He obtained 468 out of 500 in Class 10 and 1108 out of 1,200 in Class 12.
Aravind recalls with gratitude the efforts of his te