October 9th, 2015
“I met this 10 years old boy in Maurya Lok, Patna campus, selling “Gubbara” with different designs.
He helps his father (road side toy seller) every evening after 4 pm. If you ask his name, very confidently he’ll tell ‘Amit Kumar Pandey’ and will create designer balloons as you want.
He is very active and expert at his work. I asked his father, ‘Why are you putting him with you for this kind of work?” His father replied, “I never asked him to come and help me. He finishes his school by afternoon and completes his home work before 3pm every day’.
‘When I start selling Toys daily around 4pm, Amit comes along with me and starts making “Gubara” for upcoming customers. Every day I ask him to go out and play but he never leaves me.’
I asked some basic questions regarding his schooling and guess what? Whatever he answered, he answer with full confidence and boldly.
He replied, ‘Papa maine sara home work kar liya hai, ab koi kam nahi hai bacha hua, so mai apke sath rah ke apki Madad karunga. ‘(I finished my home work, now no more pending work, I will help you with your work).
How could a little kid be so responsible at this little age? I admire him and feel thoughtful after talking to him. “