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Sweet Mangoes

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After having passed my Intermediate examinations, I went to a city for preparing an examination of a job from my village. After reaching the city, I rented a room. Since I belonged to a simple family so I could not afford any kind of expensive room. I got this room with a great difficulty. I rented this room in an area which came under the middle class. There was a small hotel near my room where I used to have breakfast, lunch and dinner. That hotel was very well decorated, and the hotel owner and the staffs working there had very good nature.After taking lunch in the morning, I used to go to tution classes every day locking my room till I returned. My room was not very good but not so bad, all the facilities in that room fulfilled my needs. After having lunch. I used to take a nap during the day time and after that I use to start studying. Then, it had become my daily routine.

sweet-mangoes

It was summer with scorching hot, I had no arrangement for cooler except fan. There were two more rooms in my landlord's house in which no tenant had come yet. My room was on the second floor. It was hot there, but there was a Neem tree, whose shadow used to come in the courtyard of my room and I used to do my study sitting in the courtyard because till that time I was alone but I used to do my study work and I did not know where my whole days went on. I was always busy with my studies. After a few days, the new tenants came to the neighboring room. The family seemed to be very gentle. All the members seemed to be educated. The new tanent worked in a private company. He came with whole family, along with his wife and two children, whom there were a boy and a girl. The children came with their parents. Both the children studied in a nearby school in that city. The whole family was very gentle and everyone had good manners. They knew how to respect their elders. I did not have any contact with them for some days. We used to be strangers but after some time, the children used to come near me to study and used to do their homeworks sitting near me. They just started talking to me and started sharing their idea with me.

sweet-mangoes

I used to study till late nights because I had so much study work which I could not complete in day time, so to complete this study work I had to stay up till late night. Because of staying awake till late night and to keep healthy, I had to get up late in the morning. It had been my daily routine. The children of my neighborhood used to go to school before my awake. I did not know anything their departure. I also used to take my breakfast and go to my tuition classes. I used to come to my room after having food in the neighboring hotel till two o'clock. During that time I did not have any contact with the children. Even in the evening they were busy with their home work and with their parents. But on Sunday, they used to talk to me a lot and they used to share their ideas. Sometimes they used to feed me food in the evening, I was also with them as a member. They did not have any discriminate against me in any way, I was also had full respect of them and we all used to live together. Sometimes I would just bring some fruits from the market because I liked the fruits very much and I too share the fruits in the family. I did bring children's stationary materials for their studies as their demands.The children were very happy, all members respect me.

sweet-mangoes

When I returned back from my tution classes, there was a fruit seller on the way in the busy market. He always brought fresh fruits everyday. I noticed the fruits but I bought them sometimes. Once there was the month of July. It was drizzling in the noon when I was returning from the tution classes. I saw some fresh mangoes on the shop of that seller. The mangoes attracting me. I could not stop eyes to see the mangoesso at once I purchased two kg of mangoes from the shop that seller. On the way, I was thinking about the mangoes whether they are sweet or not. After reaching my room I kept the mangoes in the cold water in the shadow of that Neem tree. That day I didn't take lunch at that hotel because seeing the mangoes I didn't eat food. Till the evening the mangoes got cool. I gave some mangoes to the children and their parents. In the evening, while having mangoes, I noticed that the mangoes were very sweet. They were so sweet that I could not have such sweet mangoes during my life. After having the mangoes, the children and their parents could not stay without making a praise of the sweetness of that mangoes. They were very surprised and happy eating the mangoes.

sweet-mangoes

Suddenly I had to go back to my home because, there were some problems at my home. My studies also were almost completed, so I made up my mind to return back home so I had to leave the city. Time passed on and on but I couldn't not get any job for long and had to stay at home without a job. But to lead a peaceful life, I needed some amount of money, so I decided to do a job in a private company. I joined a company in Delhi and worked in that company for many years. I got married in that period. I have two children and was leading a peaceful life. My salary was not too much but it was sufficient to bear the expenditure of my home. I used to be happy with my family. I got so busy In the work of that company that I could not remember the memories passing in the company of my friends and relatives. Both the children became big and were doing their jobs after completing their studies.

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The manager of that company was very Noble person. He talked to me in well manner. He was always helping the people. He helped me many times in needs. He was very impressed with me because of my job. He has given me promotion in his company as a Senior Investigation Officer. Once I had to go to investigate a case in Mumbai. It was a serious case there. I had to go there for investigation. I stayed at a hotel in Mumbai and spend many days for the investigation of that case. While investing the case I met a lady police officer. The police officer was gazing at me for long. She came to me asked me ," Sir ! you are the one who fed me 'Sweet Mangoes' when we used to live at room of the rent". Hearing her, I got surprised and felt an amazing moment. The police officer was really Harsha!

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