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8th Class Chapter No 23 - Princess September in English for CBSE NCERT

Princess September is a story of a princess of Siam, which is now known as the Thailand. The king of Siam got a strange idea about naming his children. When he had only two daughters, he named them Day and Night, when 2 more were added, he named them all as Spring, Autumn, Winter and Summer. Then 3 more daughters were born.So,he named them again by the days of the week. When the 8th daughter was born he renamed them all again with the months, and when the 9th daughter was born, he named her by September. Thus, she was called as Princess September. She was the last daughter of the king of Siam and thereafter the Queen gave birth to baby boys.
The first 8 daughters had bitter mood as their names were changed more than once. Also the king had another habit of giving birthday presents. On one birthday, he presented green parrots in a beautiful golden cage to each of his daughters. One day Princess September’s parrot died and she cried bitterly. Then a small bird came to her and sang musical songs and she became very happy.But her sisters advised her to cage the bird into a golden cage, which was gifted by their father. When the bird was caged, it stopped singing.It did not eat or drink very well. The little bird was suffocated in the golden cage. The bird wanted freedom from this golden cage. Finally princess September made it free, and then she was married to King of Cambodia and lived a happy life with him.
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