Two brothers and two sisters who come from the lower segment of income strata in Uttar Pradesh’s Lalganj, have successfully cleared UPSC Civil Services Examination. All four of them are now IAS and IPS officers.
Their father, who was a manager at Gramin bank, said that he never let his job at the bank be an obstacle in his children’s quality of education. He wanted them to get good jobs and thankfully, all of his children were also dedicated to their studies. The eldest of all four siblings, Yogesh Mishra, is an IAS officer. He did his primary education at Lalganj and then engineering from Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology.
He took up a job in Noida, but continued to study hard for the Civil Services. In 2013, he cleared the UPSC examination and became an IAS officer. His sister, Kshama Mishra could not clear the Civil Services in the first three attempts. However, she finally cleared it in her fourth try, and is now an IPS officer.
The third sibling is also an IAS officer of the Jharkhand cadre. She cleared the exams in 2014, after graduating from a college in Lalganj.
The youngest sibling, Lokesh Mishra also followed his siblings’ footsteps and cleared the UPSC exam in 2015, with a rank of 44.
The proud father of the four said “ What more can I ask for? I hold my head high today because of my children.”