I found Karamveer Chauhan sitting at a point where one of the bylanes starts in Johari Bazar. The market was yet to open. I assumed he must be waiting for shops to open.
His bicycle was parked right next to him on the road.
Out of curiosity, I started the conversation.
why are you sitting there?
I’m tired so I decided to rest for some time.
why are your palms yellowish (in color)?
I work in a factory.
Is it because of turmeric? (assuming he must be involved in some masaala factory)
I work in chick pea factory
Where is factory located?
Its in Bais Godown area
Where do you live?
On Agra Road
So you must be on your way home?
Where are you originally from?
What’s your name?
So your family still lives in Beawar?
No. we all live in Jaipur
You shifted to Jaipur recently?
No. Its been many years!
So your hands are permanently stained in yellow color?
No. its temporary. The color will go away once I wash my hands.
With that, he decided that its time to leave……