He may be around 45-50 years old. His children are making or trading in ornaments in villages nearby; a traditional work as per their caste. It is a bit strange that even a very small village has a saraf (सराफ – person dealing in ornaments). Very poor people also have some ornaments, may be of silver or other Inferior metal.
But Ghurahu is tailor, not a saraf. He sits in front of a shop in Mahrajganj town bazar, with his feet operated sewing machine and a chair. Must be getting reasonable work in normal days. During marriage season, he becomes very busy. It is very difficult for him to meet delivery deadlines in those days.Continue reading “Ghurahu, the tailor in village”