Give a brief character sketch of Sasanka Sanyal.
Sasanka Sanyal was the classmate of Aditya. Sanyal was â brilliánt student. In this lesson, we can see various changes that came in the life of Sanyal.
- About Sanyal:
Sanyal was an intellectual student. Aditya couldn’t beat Sanyal. One day Sanyal got a medal for reciting the poem ‘Panraksha” by Tagore. Aditya was jealous. He asked for the medal from Sanyal and he did not return it. After 29 years, Sanyal lost his wife and only son the year before and stayed in kabiraj’s house.
- Narrator’s visit:
The narrator and Aditya visited Aditya’s village after 29 years. They went to Nagen uncle’s tea shop. They met Sasanka Sanyal there. Sanyal began to recite the poem by Tagore. Aditya realized that the man was Sanyal. He sold the medal and bought 150 rupees.
- Sanyal’s present life:
Sanyal with nobody to take care stayed in Kabiraj’s house. Now, Aditya went to Kabiraj’s house and asked for Sanyal. He met Sanyal and handed over Rs. 150 and he pardoned. But Sanyal refused to accept it. He asked for the medal.
Aditya brought the medal and gave it to Sanyal. He was happy. His joy has no bounds when he got the medal back. For him, the reputation was greater than the money.
Sasanka Sanya and Aditya studied in the same school. Sanyal was a brilliant student. He always stood in the first position. Aditya was not good at their studies. He could not beat Sanyal. One day Sanyal received a prize for reciting Tagore’s poem, ‘Panraksha’. Aditya was jealous and he could not bear it. He took his medal and never returned it. Sanyal was angry but did not show it out.
They met again at Nagen’s tea shop after 29 years. Sanyal lived a cursed life. But he did not forget any incident of the past. He lost his wife and son. He sold his lands to get his daughter married. Then he got changed. Aditya gave him 150 rupees for the medal. But Sanyal refused it. He wanted his medal back. Aditya returned the medal to him. He was happy to regain his glory.
- Sasanka Sanyal and Aditya were class mates.
- Sanyal was a brilliant student.
- Aditya could not beat him.
- One day Sanyal received a prize for reciting Tagore’s poem.
- Aditya was jealous.
- Aditya took the medal and never returned it.
- After 29 years they met again at Nagen’s tea shop.
- Sanyal led a cursed life without his wife and son.
- Aditya gave 150 rupees as a price for his medal.
- Sanyal wanted only his medal and not the money.
- Aditya gave the medal and Sanyal was very happy.