Nagaland: 25-year-old Richard Yanthan secures 133 rank in UPSC

August 5, 2020: 25-year-old Richard Yanthan from Nagaland has made it to the list of successful candidates in the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) examination 2019.

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August 5, 2020: 25-year-old Richard Yanthan from Nagaland has made it to the list of successful candidates in the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) examination 2019.

Yanthan, son of Lt. James Chenithung of Lakhuti village under Wokha district, made the state proud by securing the 133rd rank.

His achievement was acknowledged by everyone including Chief Minister, Neiphiu Rio, Deputy Chief Minister, Yanthungo Patton, and many others, who took to Twitter to congratulate Yanthan.

Nagaland Chief Minister, Neiphiu Rio tweeted, “Heartiest congratulations, Richard Yanthan on passing UPSC Exam with flying colors. As you step into a world of challenges and opportunities, I wish you good health and wisdom in the service of the nation. I also congratulate all those who cleared UPSC 2019. My best wishes to all.”

Deputy Chief Minister, Yanthungo Patton said,”Congratulations to Richard Yanthan on securing 133rd rank in the Civil Services Exam 2019 results announced by UPSC today. We’re all very proud of him, and this goes on to show that our youths are second to none. My best wishes to him for the future!.”

As per reports, Yanthan also ranked 7th in the National Career Service (NCS), National Police Service (NPS), National Service Scheme (NSS), and the Allied Services 2018 exams which were declared by the Nagaland Public Service Commission (NPSC) on December 19 last year.

From Northeast India, a total of ten candidates cracked the UPSC exams. These include four from Assam, two each from Manipur and Sikkim and one each from Tripura and Nagaland.

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