Lost Spring/ Lost Spring. Stories of Stolen Childhood. About the author. Anees Jung () was born in Rourkela and spent her childhood and adolescence. The story, “Lost Spring” describes the pitiable condition of poor children Anees Jung gives voice to eliminate child labour by educating the. Anees Jung gives voice to eliminate child labour by educating the Ans. Anees Jung has portrayed two stories in ‘Lost Spring’ and both depict.

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Q5 Give a brief account of the life and activities of the people like Saheb-e-Alam settled in Seemapuri.

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He sometimes manages to find a rupee or even ten rupees. Some of them have not been able to earn any money from farming because of the unpredictable vagaries of the weather. Sheza ‘Shez’ marked it as to-read Dec 16, Lists with This Book. The dark dingy cells without light and air worsen the working conditions andes the children. Maithili rated it really liked it Sep 03, He will learn to drive a car and does not hesitate to go to the far off garage.

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This is the only means of survival. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The author asks if he ever dreams of flying a plane- the question embarrasses him and Mukesh replies in the negative. They work in dingy cells without air and light and furnaces with high temperatures. Broken spirit, dormant initiative, fear of being beaten and dragged to jail, absence of leadership are the other forces which conspire to keep them in poverty.


The poor ragpickers name Saheb-e-Alam ironically means lord of universe who work for the people from all strata of society unlike Saheb for whom food is more important than identity in such a conditions he lacks all the scopes to work for other people. The means of survival of migrants of Bangladesh in Seemapuri is rag picking. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Nearly 20, children are engaged in this business and the law that forbids child labour is not known here.

Police, middle-men and others would not allow them to take any other vocation.

He was not happy as he had lost his freedom. They carried on their miserable life as they did not have the courage to rebel against tradition. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Pranoti Kakdey lst it as to-read Dec 03, After all it is good but anses there is possibilities to make it more better.

The garage is far away from his house but he shall walk.

They live in miserable condition. It is also the stage for gaining skill and knowledge, learning and going to school. According to the writer about 20, children are working sprig the glass bangle industry of Firozabad. Yusuf Dadarkar rated it liked it Jan 05, The children come across a coin or two from it. Does the rag picking mean the same thing for parents and children? So they were destined to make bangles and they could not do anything else. Firozabad is famous for jujg.

These people have desires and ambitions, but they do not know the way to achieve them. Sampratikshya Das rated it it was amazing Oct 24, Thank you very much Nicely explained You should also give the meanings of difficult words Thanks again.


Lost Spring: Stories of Stolen Childhood

Activities have no limits. He is not happy as he has lost his freedom as he is bound to the owner of the tea stall who is his master. Her father, Nawab Hosh Yar Jung, was a renowned scholar and poet.

Saheb liked the game of tennis. To see what your anwes thought of this book, please sign up. Where is he and where has he come from?

Lack of education and awareness, stigma of being born in the caste of banglemakersvicious nexus of sahukarsmiddlemen, politicians and police suppresses the bangle makers and keep them poverty stricken. These children are denied the opportunity of schooling and forced into labour early in life.

To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Lives in Seemapuri — a locality on the periphery of Delhi without any basic amenities. Saheb-e-Alam, a refugee from Dhaka, Bangladesh is a ragpicker. About 20, children slog their day light hours and often lose the brightness of their eyes before they become adults.

He wants to break away from the generations-old family tradition of bangle making. He was a rag picker. Most of the rag pickers live here. His family is engaged in making bangles but Mukesh insists on being his own master.