A RICKSHAW PULLER
The man who pulls rickshaw for money is called a rickshaw puller. A rickshaw puller is a familiar figure in cities and towns. He lives in a slum. His dress is very simple. His income is very poor. He has no rickshaw of his own. He works hard. He is seen carrying passengers in all weathers good and bad. He bargains with his passengers. He demands more when the weather is very hot. Sometimes he tries to cheat passengers. But most often he is cheated by passengers. He is seen sleeping on his rickshaw under a tree. He is seen sitting idly on his rickshaw. Though he drives rickshaw from morning till late night , he leads a miserable life. His life is full of sorrows and sufferings. He can not enjoy peace and happiness. If he becomes ill, he can not drive his rickshaw and earn money. So he and his family starve. If he earns more, his knows no bound.