Pallavi Shirahatti is on cloud nine as she has made an almost impossible achievement. With first and out of out marks, this weaver’s daughter is the talk of the state with the first rank. Student of SRA Composite Junior College at Jamkhandi in Bagalkot district has made the college too proud.

Pallavi's elder sister Poornima has scored 82 % in the second Pre-university examination in the Science stream, the result of which were declared on Thursday. Her father Ravindra is a weaver and has his own cloth weaving unit in Bagalkot. Mother Bharathi is a home maker.

Pallavi's mother and father are proud of their daughters and said that both daughters worked hard to secure these marks. Her father Ravindra said, "We are proud of our daughters. Both have worked hard and also used to help their mother in domestic work. We are known in the locality by our daughter's achioevements,"

“Our younger daughter Pallavi wants to pursue Science and wants to become a doctor. Although we are poor, we will not allow out financial condition to hamper our daughter's career,” said the proud father.

The school in which Pallavi studied, invited her and honoured in presence of school staff as she had brought laurels by her achievemnts and put the North Karnataka in the top chart.