English_Master January 13, 2016 No Comments
BEING A BACK BENCHER  Being a back bencher is both a joy and a comfort. It is rather a blessing than a curse. One has not to grudge it but enjoy it. Front benchers are puny creatures – either just out of the lap of their mothers or those who have a craze to please the teachers. It is not a respectable place for an honorable boy who wants to stand on his own. He has self respect. He comes to study not for sycophancy. It hardly means that a back bencher is a shirker. Of course he has the prerogative, sometimes to do whatever he wants to do when the teacher delivers a sermon or relates a story from his life. The back bencher can make himself free from these whims of his teacher and finish his incomplete work. Sometimes back benchers may be shirkers. If one of them is studious he can lead the others. Otherwise if he is an intelligent boy he would be appreciated by a sincere teacher as he is better as compared to the other ones. Thus he gains importance. He has a plus point at the time of supervision either by the teacher or the Principal or a guest or an official. The first...
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