Tell us how you like to unwind.

“I like to watch the Hindu devotional channel. It helps me to remove all the negative thoughts from my mind and just focus on positive thoughts,” he tells us. “I want to be a clear-minded, kind-hearted person.”

 

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“My grandfather was a carpenter – I used to watch him work.  I’ve been a carpenter for ten years now. It’s peaceful work.
No-one bothers me and I like that.”

 

furniture, carpenter, side table industrial-style in mango wood and steel

“I always think to myself, I have to do the best work.” Pride is something that runs deep here. It means everything to Budhpal.

 

furniture, carpenter, side table industrial-style in mango wood and steel

“On my days off I like to spend time with my children. I like to talk to them. I tell them to work hard, to study hard, to be a good person… to be better than me.”

 

Budhpal, carpenter, 42 

 

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