The train stopped and I rushed inside. I was invisible to everyone from a distance but as I approached nearer, they ran away screaming. Does everybody need a fancy dress to get in the air-conditioned coaches?

Yes, I did not take a bath that day. Does that mean I am not allowed in? I did not have money to purchase a deodorant, maybe that is why they wanted me at a distance. But it did not explain their screams.

I kept moving and people kept screaming; some of them even tried to shove me away. I did not care. I entered the pantry car and things changed. I was no more looked upon in disgust. People did not despise my existence. I even found many like me. I joined the mischief of rats as we enjoyed the unattended cottage cheese!

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