11/01/2016 10:09 AM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:25 AM IST

Parliament Attack Convict Afzal Guru's Son Scores 95 Per Cent In Class X Exams

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SRINAGAR, INDIA - FEBRUARY 6: Ghalib son of Afzal Guru during one day seminar organised by ( HCJK) Hurryait Conference Jammu and Kashmir in remembrance of JKLF founder Muhammad Maqbool Bhat and parliament attack convict Afzal Guru in a hotel on February 6 2014 in Srinagar, India. Later police arrested senior separatist leaders Shabir Ahmad Shah, Muhammad Nayeem Khan and Mushtaq-ul-Islam. 2001 Indian Parliament attack accused Afzal Guru, was executed in the Delhi Tihar jail on February 9, 2013. (photo by Waseem Andrabi/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

SRINAGAR -- Ghalib Guru, son of Parliament attack convict Mohammad Afzal Guru who was hanged three years back, has scored an impressive 95 per cent marks in the 10th standard examinations conducted by the Jammu and Kashmir Board of School Examination.

Ghalib secured 474 marks out of 500, according to the results declared on Sunday. He has secured 'A1' grade in all five subjects.

Ghalib's performance in the examinations became a talking point on the social media with separatists lauding the boy "for excelling despite hardships".

Afzal Guru was hanged to death on February 9 in 2013 following his conviction in the Parliament attack case.

The topper was a boy from Awantipora in Pulwama district.

Earlier, girls had been dominating the exams for a few years.

Tabish Manzoor Khan scored 498 marks out of 500 in the examination while Aneesa Haleen and Hiba Intikhab bagged second and third position, respectively.

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