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Tea Seller Becomes Brand Ambassador of earn and learn scheme

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A 28-year-old local tea seller who cracked the Chartered Accountant (CA) exam was appointed as the brand ambassador of Maharashtra government's earn and learn scheme. Somnath Giram, who hails from a small village in Solapur district and sells tea at a joint in Sadashiv Peth area, passed the exam. "Nowadays, there are acche din (good days) for chaiwallas (tea sellers). Those who sold tea became Prime Minister and now Reacting to the development, Mr Giram said, I am very happy that the state government has announced me as the brand ambassador for earn and learn scheme.I will work towards welfare of poor students, he added.