How he spends a typical day
His day begins when most other
ends. He starts working around seven in the evening. He
prepares samosas, tea
and coffee and carries these to several press offices.
Then he does the dishes and collects the money from
everywhere. Then around six in the morning, when all the
newspapers are dispatched and all the press employees
leave for their home he prepares his food and then takes
bath and goes to sleep.
During afternoon after he reaches home
from school, he likes to paint or play. Health conscious,
he plays tennis and swims regularly in evening. He
studies before dinner and goes to bed at 10
Cinema is his favourite form of
entertainment. He even wakes up early to watch the
noon show. He misses the time when he
used to play gully danda
and marbles in his village.
He loves to paint. He recently received Soviet Land
Nehru Award for drawing and painting.
However, he does not intend to become an artist as
painting are just hobbies, which give me a
great deal of
He wants to fulfil his
dream to own a big shop. Also, he dreams of getting back
the land his father mortgaged in his village. His brother
and he have already paid back the loan of 8000, now only
the interest is left to be paid.
He aspires to become a police officer, just like
his father. He has been observing his father and other
police men for a very long time. Very confidently he
confirms that he possesses the qualities of
a good police officer. He is physically fit and mentally
alert. A member of a local sports club, he plays tennis
in the evening and also swims regularly.
Your assessment of his future
Shravan is a young son of his deceased
parents, trying to survive in the big city. He is trying
to make a living out of the little he has. His future is
lost in bewilderment. Although he is better than what he
used to be; however, not good enough like other children
at his age. At 13, he is working, serving
samosas, tea and coffee,
staying up late, working through the night. His childhood
is burdened by debt and his dead
dream to fulfil, of owning a shop of his own; he has to
restore the land his father mortgaged in their village
before he died. At the mercy of his fate, he survives and
tries to make an identity of himself.
Narendra is a boy who is bestowed with
a well to do family. He has received all the basic
amenities and good education. Well focused, he is
concerned about his future; he has a goal and a plan.
Life is not that tough for him as compared to Shravan. He
has loving and supportive parents. All this makes it
quiet easier for him to accomplish his goals. He is not
just good at sports and chases his hobbies, but also is
serious about the career he wants to pursue. If all goes
smoothly the way it is, if he stays focussed and
passionate about his ambitions and dreams, he has a very