i) Which people at work do you
see on your way to the nearby
Ans: Carpenter, bike mechanic,
shop keepers, butcher,
When it is 10 am in the morning, the
narrator/ boy walk s to school.
Everyday he meets a bangle-seller.
He is never in a hurry. He has no
certain road to take. There is no
particular place he has to go. There
is no fixed time for him to return
At 4 pm when the boy returns from
school, he observes the gardener
digging the ground. With his spade
he digs the way he likes. There is no
hard and fast rule. He makes his
clothes dirty. There is nobody to
At night through the open window
he sees the watchman moving up
and down the road. In the dark and
lonely street , the lamp post looks
like a monster with one red eye.
The watchman moves with his
lantern. He never sleeps at night.
The boy too wishes he were a
watchman walking in the streets all
night and following his shadows
with the lantern.