Chapter 4

NCERT
Class 9
English
Solutions
3. Name all the people who were tried in the king’s court, and give the reasons for their trial ?

Question:

Name all the people who were tried in the king’s court, and give the reasons for their trial ?

Answer:

The owner of the house i.e., the merchant, the bricklayer, the dancing girl and the goldsmith were tried in the king’s court. They all were tried because the thief died when the wall of merchant’s house had collapsed. The merchant was tried for building a weak wall. The bricklayer was tried for doing work carelessly. The dancing girl was tried for disturbing the concentration of the bricklayer. The goldsmith was blamed for making the dancing girl walk up and down to his house a dozen times.

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