Rajnath Greets UP Girl Who is Part of Zika Virus Decoding Team

Singh congratulated a doctoral student who is part of a team in the US which successfully decoded Zika virus.

Published: 06th April 2016 10:53 AM  |   Last Updated: 06th April 2016 10:53 AM   |  A+A-

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File Photo of Rajnath Singh | PTI

By PTI

NEW DELHI: Home Minister Rajnath Singh today congratulated a doctoral student hailing from Uttar Pradesh who is part of a team in the US which successfully decoded Zika virus, saying the entire country was proud of her achievement.

"Congratulations to Ms Devika Sirohi from Meerut, who is part of the US team that has successfully decoded Zika virus," he tweeted. The Home Minister said Devika not only made her family but also the country proud. "The achievement of Ms Devika Sirohi highlights the importance of girl child education. Our focus should be on 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao'," he said.


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