The Postman

The Postman

Introduction: Postman is a familiar figure. He is a much-awaited person who goes from house to house to deliver letters, money order, parcels, etc. to the addresses. He is known to all. He is a petty government service holder. He works in the post office. He is known as a ‘Dak-peon.’

His dress: The postman puts on a Khaki dress. He puts on khaki dress and carriers a khaki bag on his shoulder. He has a turban on his head. He carries a small bag full of letters, parcels money orders, etc Sometimes he uses a bicycle.

His duty: A postman performs various duties. His daily duty begins in the post office. In the morning he begins his duty from the post office. He opens the mailbag and sorts letters. Then he goes out with his bag to deliver letters, money orders, parcels, etc. to the addresses. He puts letters, parcels, and money orders in his bag and goes out to deliver them. When he delivers these, he takes signatures of the addresses and witnesses. He moves from door to door without taking any rest. He performs his duties very carefully. Sun, rain, hot, cold cannot stop him. He runs from one place to another at a stretch.

His life: A postman is very honest, responsible, punctual, dutiful, and amiable. He is very industrious. A postman is a great friend to all. His- work is very hard and full of responsibility. He has to work more than eight hours per day. But he is an ill-paid government employee. He does not know what is rest. But he gets a small salary. He leads a very simple life. He maintains his family somehow. His children do not get proper education. In spite of having an asset to the country, he does not get proper dignity. He leads a very hard and miserable life.

Qualities of a postman: A good postman has many qualities. He is very conscious, dutiful and hardworking. He is punctual and regular to his duties. The postman is a very important person in our society. He has to work at night to deliver telegrams. The postman has to move in every season and in every weather. He has to work in the rainy season too.  He renders faithful and essential service to us which is very significant.

Usefulness: A postman is a very useful and important person in our society. The importance of a postman beggars description. Our hearts become full of expectations when we see him coming to our house. Sometimes he brings letters containing good news. Sometimes he brings money orders which help the receiver much. We suffer a lot without his services. Sometimes he brings important books. Sometimes he brings gifts which make fill our hearts with joy. He brings our news from home and abroad. In a word, he plays an important role in our daily life.

Conclusion: A postman is an eager person in our society. In villages, where everybody knows him personally, people share their joys and sorrows with the postman and treats him like a member of the family. Sometimes he delivers our letters on market day to those who go to the market. Therefore, we should be sympathetic to him. In a word, we can say that he is a part and parcel of the modern civilized world.