Feb 14, In Kabuliwala by Rabindranath Tagore we have the theme of connection, love, escape, trust, friendship, sadness and charity. Taken from his. Short Story Summary “Kabuliwala” by Tagore is a tale of heart-rending friendship between a 5-year-old Bengali girl Minnie and an Afghan moneylender, Abdur. Feb 16, One morning Mini saw a Kabuliwala through her window and called out to him. He was a tall, untidily dressed man with a turban on his head.

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Tagore family Dwarkanath Ramanath Debendranath. Time passes and girl then grows up into a woman and the Cabuliwallah is forgotten until the day of her wedding day. I love anything that tells a story of a father and daughter. Taore two friends had a few stock phrases and jokes which were repeated in their conversations.

Before going away, the Kabuliwala left a few grapes and raisins for Mini. After reading I can say that every person is like Kabuliwala finding a part of himself dream,love etc in ny.

The story is of a Pashtun merchant from Kabul, who comes to Calcutta, India each year for selling dry-fruits and while living in India he becomes friends with a five-year-old girl Mini as she reminds him kbuliwala his daughter who lives in Kabul.

There is also a sense that Mini does not recognise Rahman.

What can I say His actual name is Rahmat but the girl calls him “Kabuliwala”. I read a story each night to sleep and ravindranath matter what happened throughout the day, I’ve slept with a smile. While music is being played for Mini’s wedding, Kabuliwala slouches on the floor remembering the land of his birth and his daughter. View all 11 comments. I bought the book cuz i had heard about kabuliwaala as a kid and always wanted to read it.



Often, it is easier to side with our fears and suspect someone who is not like us. She would have been a kabkliwala woman like Minnie. Here is the link. Kabuliwala obliged but while leaving offered some raisins for Minnie.

Her father bought some dry fruits and chatted with him and came to know of him and his family at Kabul. One that will include him getting to know his daughter all over again.

One the rare prescribed stories in school that I liked. Attains maturity forgets her nostalgic kabu,iwala in oneside Early life Middle years Political views. All of a sudden disaster struck the Kabuliwala. Oct 04, Om Mishra added it.

What can I say about Rabindaranath Tagore? Nov 06, Nupur Khan rated it liked it. I felt sad for bt Kabuliwala, for people think bad of him. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

It makes you restless, your heart skips at times like a watchful timid deer, at times an invisible needle pricks it causing a sweet pain, a pain you want to elude from but somehow enjoy it, when rabidranath dreaming is not an option but inadvertently becomes a need, a time when what you think and what you say are poles apart.


The Kabuliwala Summary | Rabindranath Tagore – English Summary

Currently you have JavaScript disabled. As their friendship blossomed, Minnie and Rahmat started meeting and interacting every day. Cite Post McManus, Dermot. There can be no substitute for the joy one derives from childhood memories Refer to this site for a shorter summary. It is he who first introduces his daughter to Kabuliwala. Please forward me writting it according to blooms taxonomy or applying blooms taxonomy. They joke about beating in-laws.

The story is of a Pashtun merchant from Kabulwho comes to Calcutta present day KolkataIndia each year for selling dry-fruits and while living in India he becomes friends with a five-year-old girl Mini from a middle-class aristocratic family. There is also a black and white movie on Kabuliwala.

A book cover for a new edition of “Kabuliwala”.

Works by Rabindranath Tagore Indian short stories Short rabiindranath adapted into films. She also stopped paying Kabuliwala for his goods. He is deeply saddened as soon as he remembers her and how much he has missed her all these years. The story is set in the early twentieth century Kolkata.

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