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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They are afraid of being hauled up by the Police, beaten and dragged to jail for doing something illegal. He wants to break away from the generations-old family tradition of bangle making.

In Seemapuri every child is skilled in this art form. The author finds a spark of motivation in Mukesh who is quite determined about realizing his dream of becoming a motor mechanic. The child labour is hazardous in nature.

No, rag picking is not the same for parents and children. Books by Anees Jung. Ishtarth Chopra marked it as to-read Jan 01, He wanted to be a driver and a motor-mechanic, not at all eager to continue bangle making.

Lost Spring: Stories of Stolen Childhood

He dreams to become a motor mechanic. Keeping Quiet Summary Class 12th English. The author meets him and asks why he does not go to school. Garbage to them is gold.


Note: Summary Chapter: Lost Spring – Subject: English – XII – Course: BoardPrep – 12th

Anees Jung gives voice to eliminate child labour by educating the children and to enforce the laws against child labour by the governments strictly. Thirty years later when bg author visited his town and the temple, she saw a lot of modern instances in the town and lifestyle of the people.

The rag pickers have migrated from Dhaka and found a settlement in Seemapuri. Nearly 20, children are engaged in this business and the law that forbids child labour is not known here.

Abubakr Ahmed marked it as to-read Jun 15, Yusuf Dadarkar rated it liked it Jan 05, Though the garage is a long way from his home yet he insists I will go to the garage and learn. There are flames of flickering oil lamps, the blinding polishing and the welding work put a deep impact on their bodies. Vikas rated it it was ok Sep 20, 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 sppring.

It inflicts physical and mental harm to the boys. Most of the rag pickers live here. They carried on their miserable life as they did not have the courage to rebel against tradition. The garage is far away from his house but he shall walk. Hundreds of years of slavery had killed the initiative of people to think of a better life.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The determination and strong will of becoming a motor mechanic and learning to drive a car, seems to be as firm as a rock in Mukesh. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Gari rated it really liked it Sep 14, Saheb as a ragpicker whose parents have left behind a life of abject poverty in Bangladesh.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Mukesh is different from the rest of the folk there. Activities have no limits.

The Lost Spring by Anees Jung

But the people thought that it was their karma or the result of their karma in the previous birth that they were born into the caste of bangle-makers. Mukesh wants to be a motor mechanic and drive a car. At last, Saheb got employed in a tea stall. The family of bangle maker of Firozabad are so burdened that they have lost their ability to dream.

Sateesh Verma rated it it was amazing Mar 20, What is Saheb looking for in the garbage sping

Someone gave bby a pair of tennis shoes. They were forced to come here due to the natural disasters in Bangladesh. Q16 What do bangles symbolize?