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Short Story ”The Postman” Complete Story for Class 10, Class 12 and other classes.

The Postman

The postman is a very useful member of society. He brings us letter from our friends and relatives who live at long distances from us. He brings us messages of joy and sorrow. He does his duty in the sun and rain.

The postman is perhaps at the lowest level in the post and telegraph set up. He is not very educated and also does not get paid much. But if a postman is hard working and continues his studies during his spare time and passes graduation, he can at least rise to the post of clerk in a post office.

The postman has to do his duty whether he is appointed in an urban or a rural area. His duty starts in the morning and ends late in the afternoon or in the evening.

The postman often goes too far off places on his bicycle. He gets a uniform annually but his salary is very low while the duty is hard. In rural areas the postman has sometimes to read letters to illiterate recipients. Sometimes he may even have to write a letter for them.

The postman brings letters, post cards, money orders, parcels and telegrams People wait for him eagerly.  Sometimes he gets gifts on Diwali, New Year’s Day or marriages and births. 

In this day of telecommunications advancement the role of the postman is becoming less important for people. Yes, he still remains a lovable person and deserves better pay and facilities from the authorities.


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