The village Overview

Slide 1 Narration Notes Your Notes
              Mahi would wake up every day and find her sister, Gita, entering the house with a few flowers. Gita would go to the temple by the sea every morning. Gita was just a fifteen-year-old girl but had to do everything on her own. This was because her mother was very ill and her father was a drunkard. The village Gita and her family lived in was called Bongaigaon which was on a sea bank. The place was a very beautiful one with only hills and small huts around with a calm sea by their footsteps.
Slide 2 Narration Notes Your Notes
              Mahi would wake up every day and find her sister, Gita, entering the house with a few flowers. Gita would go to the temple by the sea every morning. Gita was just a fifteen-year-old girl but had to do everything on her own. This was because her mother was very ill and her father was a drunkard. The village Gita and her family lived in was called Bongaigaon which was on a sea bank. The place was a very beautiful one with only hills and small huts around with a calm sea by their footsteps. Read more on Brainly.in - https://brainly.in/question/12789064#readmore
Slide 3 Narration Notes Your Notes
              Mahi would wake up every day and find her sister, Gita, entering the house with a few flowers. Gita would go to the temple by the sea every morning. Gita was just a fifteen-year-old girl but had to do everything on her own. This was because her mother was very ill and her father was a drunkard. The village Gita and her family lived in was called Bongaigaon which was on a sea bank. The place was a very beautiful one with only hills and small huts around with a calm sea by their footsteps. Read more on Brainly.in - https://brainly.in/question/12789064#readmore
Slide 4 Narration Notes Your Notes
              Since they had a sea nearby, most of the people would do fishing but sadly Gita couldn’t do it and her father wouldn’t do it. She had younger siblings: a brother, Gopal, who was 12 years old and a sister, Mahi, who was 9 years old. Read more on Brainly.in - https://brainly.in/question/12789064#readmore
Slide 5 Narration Notes Your Notes
              Since they had a sea nearby, most of the people would do fishing but sadly Gita couldn’t do it and her father wouldn’t do it. She had younger siblings: a brother, Gopal, who was 12 years old and a sister, Mahi, who was 9 years old. Read more on Brainly.in - https://brainly.in/question/12789064#readmore
Slide 6 Narration Notes Your Notes
              Earlier, when her father wouldn’t drink so much, all the three kids would go to school but when the situation became bad, in fact, worse, Gita had to give up school as she didn’t want her siblings to suffer. Just during those bad times, their mother became very ill, which was another burden on Gita’s shoulders. Read more on Brainly.in - https://brainly.in/question/12789064#readmore
Slide 7 Narration Notes Your Notes
              They were in a very bad state and to earn a living and feed five people, she had to work in other people’s houses as a charwoman. She had to manage the expenses of her mother’s medicines and siblings’ school fees. Even her father was making a lot of trouble by spending a lot of money on alcohol. Read more on Brainly.in - https://brainly.in/question/12789064#readmore
Slide 8 Narration Notes Your Notes
             
Slide 9 Narration Notes Your Notes
              gita tried to do many things like fishing, farming etc., but none of them were her cup of tea. As time passed by, the situation became worse. Unwillingly, even Gopal had to give up his studies. This made him very sad. He could not think of anything but about the fun he had in school and about those Read more on Brainly.in - https://brainly.in/question/12789064#readmore
Slide 10 Narration Notes Your Notes
              Unwillingly, even Gopal had to give up his studies. This made him very sad. He could not think of anything but about the fun he had in school and about those wonderful moments he spent with his friends in school. Read more on Brainly.in - https://brainly.in/question/12789064#readmore
Slide 11 Narration Notes Your Notes
              One day, while he was outside the temple, he met one of his friends, Ravi, coming back from school. “Hey, did you hear about the new factory coming in our village?” Ravi asked. “Really?” Gopal was very excited. This gave Gopal hopes, because factories usually need a lot of workers and he thought that even he would go and look for a job Read more on Brainly.in - https://brainly.in/question/12789064#readmore
Slide 12 Narration Notes Your Notes
              He and all his family members waited for many days but there was no sign of any employment. So he started thinking about some other work:
Slide 13 Narration Notes Your Notes
              He tried doing some farming, and some fishing, but couldn’t. One day he saw a big crowd on the beach. It was for the people who wanted to go to Mumbai for work.
Slide 14 Narration Notes Your Notes
              He tried doing some farming, and some fishing, but couldn’t. One day he saw a big crowd on the beach. It was for the people who wanted to go to Mumbai for work.
Slide 15 Narration Notes Your Notes
              Gopal was fully ready for it, but Gita refused abruptly to this suggestion of his. Gopal was really sad but on the day everyone was leaving for Mumbai
Slide 16 Narration Notes Your Notes
              When he reached the meeting place, he realised that there was no child or adult whom he knew. However, he moved on.He reached Mumbai and there he realised that it was very difficult to look for work in an unknown place.
Slide 17 Narration Notes Your Notes
              That day, while walking with his group from Bongaigaon, Gopal lost his way and while trying to find his way, he came to a slum area.
Slide 18 Narration Notes Your Notes
              There he saw that there was a small hotel in which small boys were working. He went there and to his utmost pleasure, he got a job there with a salary of Rs. 10 per day.
Slide 19 Narration Notes Your Notes
              However, that work was not that fun and very tiring indeed
Slide 20 Narration Notes Your Notes
              He kept getting letters from home, but replied to very few.
Slide 21 Narration Notes Your Notes
              . There was a small watch shop opposite the hotel. Its owner, Mr. D’souza, was very good
Slide 22 Narration Notes Your Notes
              and whenever Gopal had any free time, he would go there and learn how to repair watches and clocks. Mr. D’souza used to pay him for every watch or clock he would repair. This way, he earned money from two different sources: the hotel and the watch shop. Read more on Brainly.in - https://brainly.in/question/12789064#readmore
Slide 23 Narration Notes Your Notes
              After six months of struggle, Gopal went back home, with every penny saved.
Slide 24 Narration Notes Your Notes
              There, all his family members rejoiced in his presence and with the money he earned,
Slide 25 Narration Notes Your Notes
              they planned to treat their mother and indeed set to work. There was also a huge change in their father because after seeing his children work so hard, he resolved never to drink again and just like a fairy tale, ‘THEY LIVED HAPPILY EVER AFTER.’
Slide 26 Narration Notes Your Notes
              Moral – Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet