Bhubaneswar, July 30 -- Age is not a bar in learning and improving oneself. MLA Purna Chandra Swain from Odisha has justified the adage by appearing the special offline Matric examination in the State which has commenced from today.

The legislator from Surada Assembly Constituency in Ganjam district has inspired many by sitting the examination at Surada Government Girls' High School Centre.

Swain has been elected from Surada constituency for three times. Though he had tried to take the examination many times in the past, he was not able to clear the test for various reasons.

He was seen adhering to the Covid-19 guidelines while entering the examination centre with his admit card today on the first day of the examination. Sitting arrang...