Blinded by pellets, Insha shines; qualifies 10th class examination


Tasavur Mushtaq

Srinagar, Insha Mushtaq, the teenager who symbolized the tragedies of Kashmir’s pellet victims after she lost both her eyes in the unrest of 2016, has qualified her class 10th examination.

The results which were announced on Tuesday declared Insha qualified with a note that ‘she needs to improve.’

A relative of Insha confirmed to KNS about her results and said that she has to appear in Mathematics again.

Her father Mushtaq Ahmad Lone says the result is “beyond expectation”, and they are “very happy.”

Taking on to twitter, former CM Omar Abdullah congratulated teenage Insha and prayed for her future success. “A special shout out to young Insha who was blinded by pellets during the 2016 protests & has cleared her 10th exams today. May Allah keep rewarding your hard work & efforts,” he wrote on Twitter.

Kashmir’s chief cleric and Hurriyat (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq also congratulated Insha and termed her success as an example for everyone. “Congratulations to brave Insha Mushtaq on clearing her class 10 exams.

Despite going through the trauma of losing her eye sight due to pellets, she has managed an amazing feat. Her determination and resilience is an example for everyone. May Allah bless her always!”