Lost Spring class 12 chapter 2 English Flamingo summary
lost spring class 12 summary
I’ sometimes I find a rupee in the trash can. the author sees saheb every morning. saheb left his home in Dhaka a long time ago. he is trying to clean up a nearby garbage dump with a golden sponge. the author asks why did saheb do this. saheb muttered that he had nothing to do. there is no school near your home. he is poor and works barefoot.
There are also 10, 000 barefoot scavengers like saheb. they live in samapuri. on the outskirts of Delhi they live in a floor structure with tin and tarps on the roof, but without a sewer, drainage system, or running water. they are squatters from Bangladesh in 1971. they lived there for more than 30 years without an ID card or permit. they have the right to vote. with the ration card. they can get gran. for survival food is more important than identity. no matter where they find food. they will set up tents and become transit homes..
Children grow up in it and become partners for survival. In seemapuri, survival means collecting rags. over the years. rag collection has become an art. Garbage is gold to them. this is their daily sometimes. Saheb will find a rupee or even a ten rupee banknote in the trash can. so there is hope to find more. Garbage has different meanings to your parents. for children it is shrouded in miracles. for the elderly, it is a means of survival.
One winter morning. the author found saheb in front of the fence of a community club. he is watching two young men play tennis. they are dressed in white. saheb likes this game. but it’s nice to see him standing behind the fence. saheb wore discarded tennis shoes and looked strange in the faded shirts and shorts. for people who walk barefoot. even broken shoes are a dream come true. but tennis is out of reach.
This morning. saheb was on his way to the milk stall. In his hands is a steel boat. he works in a tea house. he received 800 rupees and all his meals. saheb is no longer his master. his face has lost its carefree expression. he doesn’t seem happy working at the tea stand. two I want to drive the author met Mukesh In Firozabad .his family makes bracelets. but Mukesh insists on being his teacher. I’m going to become an auto mechanic’ he announced I’ will learn to drive, he said.
Firozabad is famous for its bangles. all other families in Firozabad are engaged in bracelet making .generations of the family have worked around the furnace, welding glass. and making bracelets for women. no one knew that it was illegal for a child-like Mukesh to work in a hot glass furnace or a dirty cell with no air or light. they work hard during the day and often lose the brilliance of their eyes. if the law is applied, it can get Mukesh and 20,000 children out of the furnace.
They were waling through a stinking alley full of garbage the houses they passed through were still ramshackle thatched . huts. with shaky doors and no windows. people and animals coexists there. they entered a half-built hut. part of it is covered wit dry grass. A frail young woman is cooking on the wood stove. she is the wife of Mukesh ‘s brother
Conclusion of summary
Lost spting summary gives us an analysis of the impoverished condition faced by many children that condemn them to a life of pain. oppression, and lack of education.