Bhubaneswar, Sept. 11 -- Defying all odds, son of a newspaper hawker from Padmabajar area in Dhenkanal has cracked National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET).

Sushant Kumar Sahu's son Dipti Ranjan Sahu has scored 650 out of total of 720 marks to achieve all India rank 4513.

Despite many financial difficulties, Sushant and his wife Premlata, who is a homemaker, put in their full effort in shaping the career of their son and that probably helped Dipti crack NEET.

Family members of Dipti are on the blue moon for his success.

Dipti is cherishing the ambition of becoming a neurosurgeon after completing MBBBS. Dipti said he achieved success after two years of hard work.

"After initial failure, I did not lose heart but becamr more focuse...