61) A Railway porter

a) Who is a railway porter?

b) How does he look like?

C) What kind of dress does he wear?

d) What are his activities?

e) How does he live?

*****A railway porter is a person who carries goods in a railway station for his living He is quite a known figure in the railway station. His face appears stained with dirts He is swift in his movement . He is strong and healthy. He is able to carry heavy loads. He loads and unloads the goods of the train. He wears a red shirt and uses a turban on his head. Generally he wears on his arm a brass -plate given to him by the railway authority. The brass-plate bears his number. A railway porter is very clever. He can easily exploit the passengers. When a passenger falls into trouble and becomes helpless for his heavy luggage, a porter demands a higher charge. He is ill-tempered and quarrelsome . He likes to bargain with the passengers for his charge. If any passenger brings charges against him of his misbehaviour. the passenger is sure to be harrassed by the porter and his associates.

Word meaning:-

  1. Wear :- পরিধান করা
  2. Exploit:- শোষণ করে
  3. Harassed :- অপদস্থ
  4. Quarrelsome:- ঝগড়াটে
  5. Stained:- রঞ্জিত






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