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 had left Dhaka because of storms and floods.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. For the rag-pickers of Seemapuri, garbage is gold and means of survival.

He and his fellow rag pickers are barefooted and the reason one of them gives is his mother does not bring his shoes down from the shelf. Mukesh wants to be a motor mechanic and drive a car. Ashi97 added it Mar 16, Andes he is aware, he accepts it as naturally as his father” is very good. Q20 Why does the srping say that the bangle makers are caught in a vicious web?

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

Pranoti Kakdey marked it as to-read Dec 03, She started her career in literal writing with the Youth Times, a Times of India publication. Firozabad is best known for its glass-blowing industry. Abubakr Ahmed marked it as to-read Jun 15, It is a very sad thing that the garbage that others throw away is like gold to them and they end up looking for food and livelihood on that.

The rag pickers have no way out of poverty since they have no chance to go to school and be educated.


The Lost Spring by Anees Jung

Thirty years later when the author visited his town and the temple, she saw a lot of modern instances in the town and lifestyle of the people. Lakshmi Krishnan marked it as to-read Jun 15, The bangle-makers lead their life in utter miseries and grinding poverty.

The book is devoid of any emotion whatsoever which forces you not to sympathize with the characters.

These people have desires and ambitions, but they do not know the way to achieve them. Saumya Shukla rated it it was amazing Nov 01, Anees Jung is an Indian woman author, journalist and a columnist sppring major newspapers in India and abroad, whose most noted work, Unveiling India was a detailed chronicle of the lives of women in India, noted especially for the detailed depiction of Muslim women behind the veil.

She explores the life in the slums of Seemapuri — the place where Saheb lives. Life in dingy cells and working close to hot furnaces make these children blind when they step into jumg adulthood. The writer encounters him every morning scrounging for dpring in the garbage dumps in her neighbourhood. These children are denied the opportunity of schooling and forced into labour early in life. Brahmjot marked it as to-read Jan 12, Thanks for telling us about the problem.

According to the writer about 20, children are working in the glass bangle industry of Firozabad. Their sprinh and homes had been swept away by storms.

Lost Spring Summary Class 12th – Study Cbse Notes

Cities provide a ray of hope as they are a means of escaping from abject poverty and offer hope of some employment. Like any other art form, rag picking possesses certain talents and rules. Ambika Rajput added it Jun 06, These children are denied the opportunity of bu and forced into labour early in life.


Dec 25, Aarjav rated it did not like it. Ronisha Das is currently reading it Oct 26, 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 poverty. Most of the rag pickers live here.

Seemapuri was a deserted area when the Bangladeshis arrived here three decades ago.

They search food and money in garbage. Firozabad is famous for bangles. Later she went abroad for higher studies. He had lost his freedom and carefree look. Yusuf Dadarkar rated it liked it Jan 05, Keeping Quiet Summary Class 12th English.

Lost Spring Summary Class 12th

Iva Singh marked it as to-read Springg 15, Saheb is a rag-picker of Seemapuri. The second part deals with the life of Mukesh, who belongs to the family of Bangle-makers. Steeped in despair and apathy, they no longer have the will to aspire and better their lot. Mukesh belongs to the family of bangle- makers who prepare colourful bangles like that of rainbow. You spfing commenting using your Twitter account. As a result, most of them become blind at a very young age.

They are the victims of greed and injustice. Tarnika Jain rated it liked it Oct 21,