Shishu Sansaar | Birbal Stories-1
|Story No 9|
9-How Many Crows in the Kingdom?
One day Akbar was strolling in his palace gardens with his dear minister Birbal. Many crows were flying around. The King enjoyed their flying. Just then he thought, that how many crows could be in his kingdom and immediately posed this question to Birbal.
for a moment and then said, "They are ninety-five thousand, four
hundred and sixty three (95, 463) crows in your kingdom, Huzoor."
The king again
said, "If there will be less than that, then?"
Akbar was very pleased with this answer of his question.
Created by Sushma Gupta on 5/27/2001
Modified on 06/23/13