Whenever Ba heard or read anything new, she was always eager to talk about it to others. During her detention in 1942, once she read the history of the Parsis. So one day when the Parsi Superintendent of the jail, Mr. Kateli, visited her, she asked, "Mr. Kateli, do you know how the Parsis came out to India?"
Mr. Kateli, a gentleman, every inch of him, straightaway sat down and listened to Ba
enthusiastically, even though he knew the story. For, at the moment, Ba reminded
him of his own dear mother."