Pinki to smile again, to be given free education

Pinki to smile again, to be given free education

The LPSC made the announcement after a section of media reported that the little waif still washes utensils in her village in Mirzapur, in order to meet the expenses of her family.

"When we learnt about her poor living conditions, we were shocked. In our attempt to make her life better, we decided to offer her free education till Class 12," LPSC director Sushil Kumar said.

Pinki would be enrolled in the LPSC branch at the Madhoganj in Hardoi district, where she would also be provided free residential facility in a hostel, he added.

According to officials, Pinki would be admitted in the school within a week. Pinki's parents have already been informed about their daughter's admission in the school.

Pinki, the protagonist of the Megan Mylan's 39-minute documentary that bagged an Oscar, is a resident of Rampur Dabai village in Uttar Pradesh's Mirzapur district.
Mirzapur is about 300 km from Lucknow.

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