Quadhar and Parveen are teasing Shamina while she is making preparations for Parveen’s birthday party. As this is happening, they all heard the door bell ringing.
Parveen ran from the kitchen room to the hall to see who is that. Quadhar followed her.
When Quadhar opened the door, he saw a group of children in colorful dresses with gifts in their hand. They all came to attend his Angel’s birthday party. After they all stepped inside, Shamina bought the cake from the refrigerator and placed it on the table which is in the center of the hall.
The entire hall was decorated with colorful balloons and decoration papers. And in the center, there is a big balloon with followers and other small particles inside them hanging on to the roof. People who enter into the hall will see big letters hanging in the hall. “HAPPY BIRTHDAY PARVEEN.”
All the children started playing with the toys and balloons placed over there and making noise in their own way. The environment is so colorful with the children and their sweet little talks.
Party started with the candles being blown off by the cute little angel. Quadhar blow off the balloon making sure that the flowers fall in his Angel and then it was followed by the happy birthday song sung by those little children. Then Quadhar and Parveen together held Parveen and cut the cake.
The party is happening so bright and noisy with all children jumping, dancing, and playing with each other. Quadhar is standing next to Parveen and watching her enjoy the party with her friends.
It went on for about 45 mins. After the party ended, Shamina made sure that all the children reached their houses safe.
In the mean time, Quadhar and his Angel were sitting on the sofa and were talking something.
“Why do you reach home so late daily?”
“Dad will have so many works at office and so it becomes late.”
“How many people will be there in your office?”
“Hmm. 1 lakh people.”
“1 lakh means?”
“1 lakh means so soso many people.”
“Okay. All of them will go home very late daily?”
“No, not all of them.”
“Then why do you reach late?”
“Dad is working as a team leader so he has to look after so many people’s work and then only he can start from office.”
“Why you should look after all their works?”
“Dad is getting so much money to buy chocolates, ice creams, dresses and so many things.”
“Okay.Then why did they send you early today?”
“Today is my sweet Angel’s birthday party right,so I asked them to send me early. And so they have sent me early.”
Parveen is thinking about something when she heard those replies from her father.
“I have a plan.”
“What is it Angel?”
“Daily you tell your boss that there is my birthday party. Then he will send you early.” Replied Parveen and started smiling looking at Quadhar.
Quadhar was shocked upon hearing such a reply from Parveen. He was not having any answers with him to answer Parveen and so remained silent.
Shamina, who just arrived at the door after dropping the children, is observing all this standing at the door. She came running when she observed that Quadhar remained silent for Parveen’s reply.
“Hey Parveen. Did you see what all gifts your friends bought” said Shamina taking Parveen into her hands from Quadhar’s lap.
“Come come. Let’s unwrap all the gifts and see what you have got.”
“Yeah.” Parveen jumped out of joy when her mother talked about the gifts.
Parveen and Shamina went inside the room and started un-wrapping all the gifts. Parveen is feeling excited when she is un-wrapping each gift which their friends gifted her. For each gift, her joy doubled and fun multiplied. She even started playing with the toys showing them to her mom. Shamina made sure that Parveen is busy with the gifts.
Quadhar is still in that mood and is thinking deep about how his life is going on. He was disturbed by a phone call. He took the mobile out of his pocket and answered.
“Quadhar. How are you son?”
“Ya I am fine dad. How are you and mom?”
“We are fine Quadhar. Where is Parveen? How did the party happen? Morning when I called, Shamina told that you arranged a small party and so we dint call you till now. We thought you will be busy in the party.”
“That is all over dad. It’s just a small celebration. We called nearby children and celebrated.”
While Quadhar’s father is talking with Quadhar, his mom is trying to take mobile from Quadhar’s father to talk to Quadhar.
“Quadhar. How are you son?”
“I am fine Mom. How are you?”
“I am fine Quadhar.Whenare you coming back to Hyderabad?”
“Don’t know mom. Talks are still going on.”
“You said you will be here by last year. But then you dint come. Last year also we missed her birthday and now even this year.”
“Don’t worry mom very soon we will come back.”
“From last one year you were saying like this.”
“Mom. Did you wish Parveen?” said Quadhar to change the discussion and diver her mom.
“Morning itself we wished her.”
“Wait. I will give her. Ask her how did she enjoy the party.”
Quadhar walked inside the room where Parveen and Shamina were busy looking at the gifts.
“Angel. See who called you.”
“Who is it dad?”
“Yeah.Granny. Give me phone. I will talk.” Said Parveen and took mobile from Quadhar and started talking with her grandmother and grandfather.
“Granny. I got so many gifts.”
“Oh. What all gifts you got?”
Parveen started explaining about all the gifts she got from her friends. As this conversation is happening, Shamina looked at Quadhar and observed that he is looking dull.
“Darling. What happened?”
“Shami. Mom is asking when we will come back to Hyderabad. I don’t have any answer with me and so I diverted her by giving mobile to Angel.”
“What happened Quadhar?”
“Today I got news from my manager that the plans of setting up a team in Hyderabad were dropped off quite some time back.”
“What? Then why he dint inform you earlier?”
“He said that if he informs me then I will not be concentrating on my deliverables.”
“Yes Shamina. And even today he dint tell me. We had our quarterly meet today. During the meeting, he gave updates to our Vice President and that’s how I came to know that the plans were changed.”
“How can they do like this Quadhar?”
“We cannot say anythingShami. It’s their decision and we cannot talk anything about that.”
“Then. What shall we do dear?”
“I don’t know Shami. I don’t feel like working any more after hearing the reply from him.”
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