Thus, Alagu emerges as a sagacious person with strong moral moorings. He realized that he must not allow his personal feelings of hostility towards Alagu to interfere with his duty of dispensing justice.
He must have gone through painful dilemma before giving a judgment in favour of the aggrieved aunt. Inflated with joy and relief, Alagu embraced Jumman. Jumman made all the arrangements for the panchayat such as getting the carpet laid and providing a good supply of pan, elaichi and hookahs to those present in the panchayat.
He felt so because he was aware that Jumman had been waiting for an opportunity to take revenge on him. She transferred her property to Jumman on a condition that he would take care of her and look after her throughout her remaining life.
Consequently, the bullock was reduced to a skeleton and could hardly drag the cart. Jumman, even though hurt by his friend, knew the sanctity of the position he was in. Neither any discord, nor any rancour ever blemished their friendship. By doing this, Alagu upheld the noble traditions of the Panch.
Much acrimonious exchange followed between the buyer and the seller.
Only Alagu gave her a sympathetic hearing. She approached the villagers to narrate her owes and seek intervention of the Panch.
But later his logic too got the better of him and he gave a fair judgment, burying the hatchet. When one went out of the village for some days, the other looked after his family.
These are the lofty moral lessons, this short story preaches. Hence, its eventual death could not be reason enough to justify non- payment. Jumman felt confident that his old friend will decide in his favor and so Alagu chaired the session. Have you read these? It often resulteed in angry exchanges.
Consequently, Alagu failed to acquire much education. Under such strict pedagogy, Jumman grew up and became a dependable writer of deeds and agreements. Even the frugal meals she ate were hard to come by.
With no lawyers, no fees, no lies, and no adjournments, this simple system has stood the test of time. The more trips he made, the more he earned.
He solemnly ruled that the cart-owner, Samjhu the buyer must pay the full outstanding cost of the bullock to Alagu despite the fact that animal had died before the one-month credit period.SUMMARY OF GOD LIVES IN THE PANCH: Jumman Sheikh was a very bad person because his aunt his aunt had a plot of land in her name and Jumman feed her /5().
Munshi Premchand wrote ‘God Lives in the Panch’ almost a century ago, but one sees the same goodness and evil of human character even today.
Little has changed although rural India has seen such dramatic transformation in the last three or four decades. ICSE Class 10 English Solutions God Lives in the Panch Passage 1 Question 1.
Read the extract and answer the questions that follow. The friendship was not the outcome of any sudden impulse. It dated from the days of their childhood, when Alagu sat for his lessons at the feet of Jumman’s father, who had [ ].
‘God Lives in the Panch’ is a tale of a relationship between the two protagonists, Jumman Shaikh and Alagu Chowdhary. They have immense faith in each other and share a bond of enduring friendship even though their respective personalities are quite different.
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(i) Alagu and Jumman were close childhood friends. They used to till their land in common, were partners in money lending business and used to take care .Download