For KK Balan , a native of Thiruvangayoor in Koyilandy,age is not a bar to write his plus one examination.He wrote equivalency examination at the age of 77.
KK Balan is the oldest student in the district who has completed plus one humanities examination under the state Literacy Mission.
He has been learning the course at Koyilandy Higher Secondary School continuing education center run by the Literacy Mission.
The student, who retired from the Excise Department after 31 years of service, later passed Class 10 through the Literacy Mission’s equivalency course. In 2019, he passed the Class X Equivalency Examination with excellent marks. He was also the people’s representative of Arikkulam panchayat. Center Coordinators Deepa. M and Sindhu Suresh led the study classes.
Higher Secondary examinations conducted by the State Literacy Mission in collaboration with the Department of Public Instruction have been completed in the district.