this is a wonderful story told by folding
newspapers. this is about ganpat who works in coastal part of india called as konkan.
now during the rainy season its the time for planting paddy and this is type of umbrella
cap which ganpat wears while planting paddy in the fields. ganpat has great desire to
go to the city. so he takes a train to mumbai and once he reaches there, he goes to a hotel
to seek a job and the hotelier says that i have a job of a cook. so ganpat takes it up.
there is ganpat wearing his cook’s cap. he works there for a few days and then he wants
to take upp a different profession and he becomes a kind of politician. you can see
this is a local politicians cap. and after sometime he wants to set up his own shop.
so the old cap is transformed into a square box cap which the merchants wear. now ganpat
has become a merchant. but he doesn’t like it. he finds that role to be very very boring.
and a few days later there is an adjoining building which gets burnt off and he sees
the fire brigade people. now he wants to join the fire brigade. so he takes his old cap,
gives it two more folds and then he transforms his old cap into a fireman’s cap. fireman
wear a cap with a shoot at the back because it protects their spinal chord. so this is
the fireman’s cap. now he wants to join the police force. so he takes the same cap and
gives it a couple of more folds and this is a very very famous cap. all the bollywood
films made in india wears a cap like this. its also known as the pandu cap or the policeman’s
cap. he has been away for a long time since he left his village so he wants to go back
to konkan so he takes a boat and sails back to his own village. but the got caught in
a storm. the front and the rear portion get knocked off, so does the bridge. now the boat
is torn to smithereens and since ganpat knows how to swim, he swims for a little while but
being clever he locates a life jacket and then ganpat puts on this life jacket and returns
back safely to his village.