A Fine Balance - Chapter 2, For Dreams to Grow Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 2, For Dreams to Grow Summary

With two tailors now in her employ, Dina makes her way to the offices of Au Revoir Exports to meet with Mrs. Gupta and pick up her first contract. While discussing its details with her, Mrs. Gupta continues to refer to the current political situation and the Prime Minister's declaration of an Internal Emergency, which had incarcerated many of the opposition along with thousands of others. This had made Mrs. Gupta very happy because there would be no more strikes or disturbances. Dina's first job would be on a trial basis, with only thirty-six dresses to be made. After nodding sympathetically with Mrs. Gupta's political ramblings, Dina made her way back to her flat and prayed that the riots cause by the Emergency would not delay her tailors the next day.

It did not, and...

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