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Father's advice: Gambling doesn't work for anyone

Last updated on: June 12, 2019 10:20 IST

We'd asked you, dear readers, to tell us about your father's best advice to you.
Rediff reader Prakash Rohra, 54 who works in Bharat Petroleum shares his story.

Prakash Rohra with his parents

IMAGE: Prakash Rohra with his parents -- Mohanlal Rohra and Ishwaribai Rohra. Photograph: Kind courtesy Prakash Bohra

In 1999, I had messed up my investment portfolio in shares.

I was stuck in share bazaar and was also losing funds. So I turned to my father for advice.

I asked him what I should do.

He simply said: 'Jua kissi ka na hua' (Gambling doesn't work for anyone).

That day I sold off all my shares and never looked back.

From that day, I continued to rise.


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