Vacancies

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On the roof of Indian railways
Now no crouching passengers by rule

So when a 12295 arrives
Full two hours late at 2 am
With barred doors and grilled windows and not an inch of space
The lousy students at the lousy junction
Instigate a hullabaloo

The constables cow, crowd the crowd, and the station master cajoles
With authority
And when the voices settle down
And the train is flagged green, the doors kept locked
The lousy scholars wait for a lousy 16468

'There will be room for everybody in its extra special dabba'

Sure, an hour late they will reach for the test
And Section D might go untouched
But the banks this year,
How many positions they have to fill, as such?

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