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'Today I Am Just A Gloating Mom': Smriti Irani Tweets After Son Secures 91% In Class 12 CBSE Exam

The CBSE examination results were declared on Thursday. Around 13 lakh students appeared for the examination.

Image Credit: Instagram/ @SmritiIrani

Union Minister Smriti Irani on Thursday said that she is a 'gloating mom' after her son scored 91 per cent marks in the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class 12 examination.

Taking to Twitter she wrote: "Ok saying it out loud— proud of my son Zohr... Best of 4– 91% .. special yahoo for 94% in economics.. Maaf karna ,today I’m just a gloating Mom".

The CBSE examination results were declared on Thursday. Around 13 lakh students appeared for the examination.

Girls outperformed boys this year too with toppers Hansika Shukla from Ghaziabad and Karishma Arora from Muzaffarnagar scoring 499 out of 500 marks.

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal's son Pulkit Kejriwal has also has secured 96.4 per cent.

Several Delhi ministers, including Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, congratulated Sunita Kejriwal on Twitter.

"With God's grace and well-wishers' blessings, son has secured 96.4 percentile in CBSE Class XII. In high gratitude," CM's wife Sunita Kejriwal tweeted.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Education Minister Prakash Javadekar too wished the students.

"Congratulations to all my young friends who have successfully passed the CBSE Class XII examinations. My best wishes to them for their endeavours. Kudos also to their parents and teachers for the valuable support," PM Modi tweeted.

Javadekar too congratulated the students.

The Class 12 examination began on February 16, earlier than previous years. The results, which is usually announced by the third week of May, is also being announced earlier than scheduled.