A Fine Balance - Chapter 9, What Law There Is Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 9, What Law There Is Summary

Dina was finding it as hard to find tailors to replace Ishvar and Om as it had been to find them in the first place. On delivering the dresses to Mrs. Gupta, she explained that the tailors were on a two-week vacation, but as the end of the fortnight grew near, she had to explain to Mrs. Gupta that the pair was delayed as they had fallen sick in their village. Mrs. Gupta gave her another two weeks grace, but not before subjecting her to her opinions, that could have made perfect slogans for the Emergency.

At the beginning of the second fortnight, the rent collector turned up at the doorstep. Dina told him that she would get the money and closed the door. While he waited, he decided to get her receipt ready, and...

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