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Bandar, Bandariya and Baby Bandar were ready for their show. Come Sunday morning and their tamasha would begin in a congested and busy Bombay suburb witnessed by an excited group of children.
Raju, the Bandarwala, would announce his arrival with the familiar drumbeat and sound of ghungroos.
Hey look! Langdu has come in a colour dress today. Must be his birthday,”
“Happy Birthday, langdu!” Manohar’s gang chorused and Varun’s face
turned red with embarrassment. He had hoped that at least on his birthday Manohar and his friends would spare him.
Shobhan ran to his father who was just leaving for work.
‘Papa! Papa!’ he called, ‘Jeetu Chacha is my best friend next to you.’
‘He is! That is fine. What has he done?’
‘He just phoned to say he and I are going to Delhi for one week.
“Yuk!” exclaimed Thenyak. “It tastes awful!” Changun said nothing. But her screwed up features told all!
“Don’t like it, do you?” said Grandma Kamlong with a toothless grin. “But watch now.”
Using the ladle, she scooped up a little salt from a wooden bowl and put it into the broth.
Dada and Dadi were very funny. They were good fun too. They loved everyone and always had a good thing to say for everyone they met. They could always make people laugh.
All, that is, except each other.
Gopal was in great pain. A big battle seemed to be raging in his stomach. Of course, there was nothing unusual about this. With his weakness for good food — sweets in particular — he often did overeat and this was the inevitable result.
Chandu wait. Let’s celebrate our victory,” Abdul requested.
“I’ll just be back – I must tell Baba the news. It was his training that helped me win against the New English School Giants in the Kabaddi finals,” screamed Chandu.
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