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The Passing Away of Bapu Textual Grammar




The Passing Away of Bapu

Voice Change





1. Out of every window one could see a brown blur of faces. 

= Out of every window brown blur of faces could be seen.

 

2. People in the train sang bhajans.

= Bhajans was sung in the train.

 

3. I was called to Birla House by an urgent telephone.

= Someone called me to Birla House by an urgent telephone.

 

4. I asked myself.

= I was asked by myself.

 

5. It required no vehicle except his body.

= No vehicle was required except his body.

 

6. At every station, sorrowful crowds filled the platform.

= The platform was filled with sorrowful crowds at every station.

 


7. The compartment was decked with flowers.

= People decked the compartment with flowers.

 

 

Narration Change

 

  

1. Padmasi said, “It is the last time we shall be walking with Bapu.”

= Padmasi said that it was the last time we would be walking with Bapu.

 

2. She said simply, “We will walk”.

= She said simply that they would walk”.

 

3. I said to myself, “How would, I so easily lose courage!”

= I exclaimed myself that I lost my courage very easily.

 

4. I asked myself, “Had Bapu lived and died for nothing?”

= I asked myself if Bapu had lived and died for nothing.

 

 

Do as Directed 

 

1. Gandhiji had been shot on his way to a prayer meeting. (Complex)

= Gandhiji had been shot when he was on his way to a prayer meeting.

 

2. Gandhijis relatives and followers had gathered round his body. (Complex)

= Those who was Gandhijis relatives had gathered round his body.

 


3. I was having tea at home on the evening of 30th January 1948. (Complex)

= It was the evening of 30th January 1948 when I was having tea at home.

 

4. Words of Bapujis death had spread through Delhi like a flame fanned by wind. (Complex)

= It was the words of Bapujis death that had spread through Delhi like a flame fanned by wind.

 

5. There was silence in the room. (rewrite using the adjective form of ‘silence’)

= The room was silent.

 

6. The people were too stunned to speak. (omit too)

= The people were so stunned that they could not speak.


7. They did not make a sound. (Affirmative)

= They were totally silent.

 

8. They would be allowed to see Gandhiji before funeral. It was announced. (Join into a complex sentence)

= It was announced that they would be allowed to see Gandhiji before funeral.

 

9. This was the question in the mind of the people. It was sure. (Simple, Complex)

= Certainly this was the question in the mind of the people. (Simple)

= It was sure that this was the question in the mind of the people. (Complex)

 


10. This was the question in the mind of the people. The people were mourning. (Simple, Complex)

= This was the question in the mind of the mourning people. (Simple)

= This was the question in the mind of the people who were mourning. (Complex)

 

11. Padmasi was Mrs. Naidu’s daughter. She spoke for all of us. (Simple, Complex)

= Padmasi, Mrs. Naidu’s daughter, spoke for all of us. (Simple)

= Padmasi who was Mrs. Naidu’s daughter spoke for all of us. (Complex)

 

12. Thousands silently watched the procession. (Use Adjective of ‘silently’)

= Thousands were silent to watch the procession.

 

13. Gandhijis funeral was to take place the day after his death. (use verb form ‘death’)

= Gandhijis funeral was to take place the day after the day when he died.


14. Thousands of people wept, trying to touch Bapus feet. (Complex)

= Thousands of people who wept trying to touch Bapus feet.

 

15. It is to think with clarity. (Use the adverb form of the word in ‘clarity’)

= It is to think clearly.

 


17. It was impossible to move in the thick crowd. (Negative, Complex)

= It was not possible to move in the thick crowd. (Negative)

= To move in the thick crowd was something that was impossible. (Complex)

 

18. The ashes were immersed in the Ganges. A huge crowd had gathered at the bank. (Complex)

= A huge crowd had gathered at the bank of the Ganges where the ashes were immersed in.

 

19. The magic circle had vanished. It left us unprotected. (Simple)

= The magic circle had vanished leaving us unprotected.

 

20. Bapu had passed away but India would continue to live in his children. (Complex)

= Though Bapu had passed away, India would continue to live in his children.

 

21. They could feel Gandhiji’s presence amid the flowers and songs. (Complex/ Use the adjective form of ‘presence’)

= They could feel that Gandhiji was present amid the flowers and songs.


22. I had not directly made any -sacrifice for my country. (Use the verb form of ‘sacrifice’)

= I had not directly sacrificed anyway for my country.

 

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