Strong Roots Question Answer – long notes for class 12. Strong Roots is a prose piece taken from “Wings of Fire” – an autobiography written by APJ Abdul Kalam. In this part, Abdul Kalam described his childhood days and the impact of his parents on his life. It’s a very good chapter for hs students. So we have brought some most important Strong Roots Question Answer for them. Strong Roots question answer are included all important question.
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” Our locality was predominantly Muslim ” – Who is the speaker? How does the speaker describe the locality? What picture of communal harmony do you find in the description?
Or Comment on the religious harmony at Rameswaram as we find in Kalam’s Strong Roots ?
” Our locality was predominantly Muslim ”
>> Here the speaker is APJ Abdul Kalam.
>> In his autobiographical writting ‘Strong Roots’ , APJ Abdul Kalam has given a pen- picture of the locality. Kalam lived in the island town of Rameswaram in his childhood. It was predominantly a Muslim locality. But there was a great Shiva temple which was ten minute walk from Kalam’s house. Many pilgrims came there all the year round. Many Hindu families lived there. They lived amicably with their Muslim neighbours. Kalam lived along with his parents and his siblings in his ancestral house on the mosque street. There was a very old mosque in the locality. Kalam’s father would take him for evening prayers.
>> People of both the religions, the Hindus and the Muslims, lived in common harmony and peace. The people of Rameswaram irrespective of their religions would wait outside the mosque for Kalam’s father they would carry his finger-dipped water in bowls for the invalids and later would thank him when they would cure. So, all these give us a picture of communal harmony and peaceful coexistence ( সহাবস্থান ) of two communities – Hindus and Muslims.
” This is not a correct approach at all and should never be followed ” – Who is the speaker ? What is not a correct approach according to him ? Why does he think so ?
” This is not a correct approach at all and should never be followed “ –
>> Kalam’s father Jainulabdeen is the speaker and he said this to Kalam.
>> The People of Rameswaram had great faith in Kalam’s father. So, they used to come to him whenever they were in distress. As they were superstitious, they believed that demonic forces are behind their sufferings and only, by propitiating these demonic forces can their distress come to an end. They also believed that Kalam’s father was able to act as a go-between to calm down the demonic forces. According to the Kalam’s father, acting as a go-between in the effort of people to propitiate demonic forces with prayers and offerings not a correct approach and should never be followed.
>> Kalam’s father had an opinion that human life is a part of divine being. If one suffers, one should look upon an adverse situation as the time for introspection and should try to rectify himself or herself. So, ‘this’ should never be followed.
What does Kalam say about his childhood days?
Or Describe in your own words what Kalam recollects about his ancestral home and family at the beginning of his autobiographical piece ” Strong Roots “
” Strong Roots ” records the recollection of Kalam’s childhood days. Down the memory lane, Kalam’s travels back and gives us a vivid account of it. Kalam’s was born in a middle class Tamil family in Rameswaram. His childhood was very secure in every sense. He along with his parents and his siblings lived in their ancestral house which was built in the middle of 19th century. It was a fairly large pucca house made of limestone and bricks. Kalam enjoyed the warm company of his simple and pious mother. He usually ate with his mother sitting on the floor of the kitchen. Everyday, Kalam’s mother fed far more outsiders than all the family members put together. They were not wealthy but he never felt the want of food medicine and clothings. All these left a strong influence on Kalam’s life.
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What was Kalam’s father response to his son’s query about prayer and spirituality?
Or what did Kalam’s father tell him about the relevance of prayer?
>> In his childhood days, Kalam used to see his father discussing spiritual matters with the high priest of Rameswaram temple, Pakshi Lakshmana Sastry. When Kalam was old enough to ask questions, he asked his father about the relevance of prayer. In reply, he told his son that there was nothing mysterious about prayer. Rather prayer made possible a communion of the spirit between people. He also said that, at the time of prayer, one transcends one’s body and becomes a part of the Cosmos which knows no division of wealth, age, caste or creed. He had an opinion that every human being is specific element within the whole of the manifest divine being. In this way, Kalam’s father could convey complex spiritual concepts in a very simple down to earth Tamil language.
” His answer filled me with a strange energy and enthusiasm ” – Who is the speaker? Whose answer is being referred to here? What was the answer?
>> ” His answer filled me with a strange energy and enthusiasm ”
✓ The speaker is APJ Abdul Kalam.
✓ The answer of APJ Abdul Kalam’s father Jainulabdeen is being referred to here.
✓ In reply to the Kalam’s question, his father told that whenever human beings find themselves alone, whenever they are in trouble they start looking for company or someone to help them. He is none but a go-between in there effort to propitiate demonic forces with prayers and offerings. Difficulties, sorrows and sufferings, problems are part of human life. When one faces a trouble, one must try to understand the relevance of one’s suffering. So, one should look upon an adverse situation as the time for self analysis and should try to rectify himself or herself in accordance with this analysis. A difficult situation puts one to a test of endurance and make one fit for all consequences. So adversity should be looked upon as a blessing in disguise.
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