The Woman on Platform 8 by Ruskin Bond

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The Woman on Platform 8 by Ruskin Bond

The Woman on Platform 8 by Ruskin Bond is a story about love and affection that transcends all barriers of kinship. Image courtesy-theworldeffect.typepad.com

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The Woman on Platform 8

It is narrated in the first person by a school going boy Arun. All the events are seen from his point of view. Image courtesy-sdcfpa.com

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The Woman on Platform 8

The story resolves around Arun's encounter with a stranger - a mysterious woman. Image courtesy-3.bp.blogspot.com

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The woman in a white sari treats him like a son. She offers him tea and snacks. Image courtesy-fineartamerica.com

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She helps him feel comfortable. Her dignity and humanity come in sharp contrast with the vanity and arrogance of Satish's mother. Image courtesy-photogic.com

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Arun's calling her 'mother' at the time of parting is a sweet gesture of recognisation of a loving relationship. Image courtesy-marjilang.files.wordpress.com

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The Woman on Platform 8

As a matter of fact, there is no Platform 8 on the Ambala station. Image courtesy-farm2.static.flickr.com

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