Lakshmi (money) can be stolen, but never Saraswati

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Essay Topic

“Crores of rupees can be stolen from banks, but the pen at the counter, tied with a piece of twine is there forever. Elaborate on the implied meaning of this.”

One student wrote:

“This clearly implies that Mahalakshmi (money) can be stolen, but never Saraswati (Pen).

Therefore, instead of leaving behind unquantified wealth for your child, it is far better to educate him”

We misunderstood our nationalized banks. All these years they have been teaching us this great lesson of life.

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