A lot of children accompanied Gandhiji when he went for a walk. They enjoyed talking to him.
they enjoyed something else. Gandhiji needed support while walking. He needed
the support of a walking stick. The children would hug him by the waist and put
his hand on their shoulder.
way, Gandhiji would have two live walking sticks on both the sides and they
would walk down chitchatting and enjoying the weather.
called them child-walking sticks. The children would miss it if they didn't get
the opportunity for many days.
think that becoming a child walking stick was an easy job. If you think that
being old Gandhiji walked slowly, you are wrong. He used to walk rapidly and
with a lot of energy. If the child walking sticks were very small, the poor
things almost had to run with him.
enthusiasm would often make the children forget the time for prayer during their
walk but Gandhji would never miss it. If it was getting late he would start
running! Then the child sticks also had to run with him.