Blog Entry# 406554
Posted: Apr 24 2012 (8:43PM)
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PKV** 18215 blog posts 48 correct pred (82% accurate)
THE TRAIN JOURNEY THAT MOULDED A LIFE
A 10 year-old residing with his maternal uncle at Chennai had come to his parental home in Kolkata for his winter vacation. After 3 weeks of fun and frolic, it was time to get back to school in Chennai. His parents were not financially in a position to drop him back at Chennai and so they put him aboard the 12839 (then 3 UP) Howrah Chennai Mail with no escort, trusting the rest to God. The parents were tense about the well-being and safety of the eldest of their 3 off-springs but the little boy was all agog with excitement at the prospect of a solo train journey. There were 2 or 3 other known families traveling in the same train but in different bogies which were not then vestibuled. Nor was there sleeping...
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Gopalakrishnan P*^ 2108 blog posts 240 correct pred (76% accurate)
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At the end of first paragraph, I could identify the boy. Thank you Sir. But Rs. 10 is princely sum, I think. Please do some research and find out what was the train fare for your journey. As usual a real enjoyable reading matter from you. Thank you very much
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