JUDGEMENT AND EQUALITY

All Rights Reserved ©

Summary

This is a real story that happened in 1940s before partition. this story reflects the justice and wise judgement that an British officer did. Also it shows the sincerity and equality of British government. This is an accident that with my Grandpa and an British inspector.The accident was then reported to senior officer who was also British and with any discrimination of colour or rank he resolved it. .

Genre:
Other
Author:
MIAK
Status:
Complete
Chapters:
1
Rating:
n/a
Age Rating:
13+

Untitled chapter

JUDGEMENT AND EQUALITY

Back in 1940s, before partition of sub-continent my grandfather applied of job as a postman. He then got accepted and was posted to post office in Gurh ghow (called Guru Gram these days), which is now in India. It was newly constructed and he was the only employee there. Prior to this he lived in an abject poverty with his only mother and two to three cousins in Gujranwala; a city near Lahore in Pakistan.

Being alone and far from any near and dear, having no relatives not even a job mate. He had to cook his own food and was given permission to stay 24 hours in post office. He used to sleep on flour as it was the his first month at new job. Having little money, he often used to eat once in a day. These all things not only make him depress but also disturb him mentally.

One day a British inspector came on inspection. My grandfather was cooking his lunch at that time. On his first step in the office he realized that the postman is cooking in office timing. My grandfather was firmly seated on his chair checking stamps, till he predicts that someone had entered the office at lunch timing. He stands and turn around, “What can I do for you?” he inquired in most pleasant manner. The inspector with an air of indifference asked,” Are you cooking?”

“Yes” replied the postman.

“Are you cooking?”

“Yes”

“Are you cooking?” asked the proud inspector with raising voice.

At this my grandfather just stand up and pick up the mud pot or handi from the stove in his firm hands and out of his fury tossed it on the inspector’s face.

Flushed with anger and revenge, he marches out of the office saying that he will not rest and enjoy a sound night sleep without suspending him. Also, that he will made him suffer for a lifetime for this. The postman just sat on his chair and continued his working without any hesitation and leaving everything to God.

On the other hand, the inspector complained senior officer about the postman’s behavior with him. Although he was also British, instead turning the matter to inspector the officer scolded him that the was already passing through a lot and he left no stone unturned in making him further depress and mental torture.

After all this the senior posted my grandpa to Lahore and provided him a flat where he along with his family can live pleasingly. He thanked the senior with all his heart.

My grandpa served as a postman and as head of GPO (General Post Office) happily till he retired.

Even today we are astounded at the wisdom and sincerity of British government, that not only they remove the fuss and frustrations of poor man but in addition to that they also remain just and equal between a brown postman and a white inspector. It’s really miserable that even today I hadn’t seen such a gloomy example of equality.

(True story narrated by my father and to him by his father)

Continue Reading
Further Recommendations

Gazing stars: Simple plot but nicely written!

Sofiavergara: Its really relatable and cool

Tina: Loving the story so far

Fe Emma: This is a great love story with a happy ending! It tells us the big difference between a city life and a small community life! It's a great Christmas story!

Liz : I like this story but I like of them. I wish you could do one of the boys as they return and get back to life with mom and Dom. Them falling in love with a special girl or guy. I think with the way you write it would be amazing.

Andrea: Best book I have ever read pure bliss

pakattnikela21: Like every wordThe storyline And also the charactors

mrsbabear: I loved this series...no cheating, lots of respect and love.

More Recommendations

slc21225: Loved the story. Would like to know the name of book 2

Silvi18: Amazing and great characters and plot.

ayoooobroo: This is very real and relatable and I truly love that in the story's also everything a hopeless romantic could want lol good job, keep it up.

burnt2: Really easy read from start to finish. I was hooked and couldn’t put it down until the end. Looking forward to the second instalment.

Deleted User: The fact that the book ends before she even goes on the date/dinner is so frustrating. But Even though...I love your story and the rollercoasters it takes me on. 💚🖤🖤⚔☠😁☠⚔🖤🖤💚

About Us

Inkitt is the world’s first reader-powered publisher, providing a platform to discover hidden talents and turn them into globally successful authors. Write captivating stories, read enchanting novels, and we’ll publish the books our readers love most on our sister app, GALATEA and other formats.