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A Letter to God Summary for Class 10
A Letter to God Summary for Class 10
A Letter to God Summary for Class 10

A Letter to God Summary Start ➢

Main Character of Story ➦

In this chapter 2 main characters, Lencho and the postmaster play a very important role in this chapter. Lencho was a poor farmer and he believes in god so much. Postmaster becomes a god for Lencho. So let’s come to the story.

What happens with Lencho field ➦

Lencho lives in a valley with their wife and 2 children. In this valley, no other house expects Lencho’s house. Lencho sow corn in his field and his field promised a good harvest but his field needs water.

Then in the north-east giant, a huge cloud came and cover all sky. The rain was the start and a strong wind began to blow and along with the rain, a very large hailstone began to fall.

Lencho wishes to god to stop this hailstone but after one hour his cornfield was blank means nothing left in his field except hailstone all field looks like a white sheet.

Condition of Lencho family ➦

Lencho and his family were very bad and for several months they have nothing to eat(no food). Lencho’s wife says to Lencho that no one dies of hunger, Lencho says everyone says no one dies of hunger but this is not the real truth.

The following Sunday, in very early in the morning he began to write a letter which he himself would carry to town and to post. It was nothing less than a letter to god.

Lencho writes a letter to god and if god does not help Lencho then Lencho’s family will die due to hunger this year. Lencho says I need 100pesos(1Rs.) to sow my field again and to live until the crop comes, because of the hailstorm.

What Lencho write in the letter ➦

He starts writing a letter to god and that letter he writes due to hailstorm my field was blank and this year I have no food to eat so please give me 100 pesos to live next season.

And after writing the letter he keeps in an envelop, and after stamping the letter he dropped into the mailbox. When one employee of the postoffice read Lencho’s letter then he starts laughing and when his boss read this letter then he laughing heartily because never in his career as a postman had he known that address.

But a postmaster that was fatty read this letter he was also laughing but very soon he becomes serious and tapping the letter on his desk and said ‘Lencho faith does not break from god so postmaster takes the decision to collect 100pesos.

How postmaster collect 100pesos ➦

Some money from his salary and other employees, after collecting from everyone they collect only 70 pesos so postmaster keeps this money in an envelope’ and on enveloping he does the signature name of god and sends it to Lencho address.

Next Sunday when Lencho reached the post office he asks about his mail then employees say yes your mail comes and he gives the post to Lencho, Lencho to open the post and when he sees money in the envelop then he was not surprised because he fully hopes for money.

What happens when Lencho count money ➦

When Lencho starts counting the money he was angry because he demands 100pesos but he has only 70pesos.

Then he takes a copy and pen from postoffice and repeats write a letter to god and say god you send me 100pesos I know but post office employees steal the money please send left 30pesos but this time money does not send by mail.


About the Author 

G.L. Fuentes is the author of A letter to god chapter. Gregorio Lopez Fuentes(G.L. Fuentes) born on 17 November 1897 and died on 10 December 1966. He was a Mexican novelist, poet, and journalist. He was one of the leading chroniclers of the Mexican revolution.


A Letter to God Summary
A Letter to God Summary

7 ➵ Important lines from( a letter to god chapter)

  1. Lencho lives in a valley with their wife and 2 children In the valley no other house expects Lencho’s house.
  2. Lencho shown corn in his field and his field promised a good harvest.
  3. Lencho says I need 100pesos(1Rs.) to sow my field again and to live until the crop comes.
  4. Postmaster avail to collect only 70pesos but Lencho needs 100pesos.
  5. But a postmaster that was fatty read this letter he was also laughing but very soon he becomes serious.
  6. when Lencho sees money in the envelop then he was not surprised because he fully hopes for money.
  7. Lencho says post office employees steal the money please send left 30pesos but this time money does not send by mail.

8 ➵ The important question for the Board exam(from a letter to god chapter)

Question 1:- Why does the postmaster send money to Lencho? Why does he sign the letter ‘god’?

Answer:- Postmaster was a good man. He decided to answer Lencho’s letter. He did not want to shake Lencho’s faith in god. Therefore he sent money to Lencho which he had demanded from god. He signed the letter as ‘God’ because he had written the letter on the behalf of God. He did so in order not to shake Lencho’s faith in god.

Question 2:- What did Lencho write in the first letter addressed to god?

Answer:- He write in his first letter, god I have no food in my house due to a hailstorm my crop is destroyed and my family is hungry they have nothing to eat so please help me. And I need 100peso to live next season.

Question 3:- Who was Lencho? What were his main problems? [CBSE 2015]

Answer:- Lencho was a hardworking farmer, who lived on the crest of a low hill. Due to the hailstorm his crops were destroyed, so he needed money to sow his field again and support his family. These were the main problems of Lencho.

Question 4:- Why did Lencho not want the money to be sent through mail? [CBSE 2016]

Answer:- Lencho wrote in his second letter that he received only seventy pesos but he needed a hundred pesos. He requested God not to send rest of the money by post since the post office employees were a bunch of crooks and would steal the money.

Question 5:- What did Lencho compare the raindrops to and why?          [CBSE 2011]

Answer:- Lencho compared the raindrops to new coins because the crop needed the rain badly and it was the sign of good harvest. Good harvest meant prosperity for Lencho as he needed the money to fulfil his basic needs.

Question 6:- Why was the post amazed after seeing the letter?

Answer:- Because he demand 100peso in his letter but he only get 70 peso so he surprise and rewrite another to god, to getting left 30peso.

Question 7:- Why did Lencho describe the post-office employees as a ‘bunch of crooks’? Were they really a bunch of crooks.

Answer:- DO YOURSELF.

Question 8:- Did the Lencho reach god? Why did the postmaster send a reply to Lencho?

Answer:- Yes, Lencho’s letter reaches god. And postmaster sends a reply to god because he thought Lencho’s faith did not break from god.

Important question credit:- cbsesamplepapers.info


5 ➵ Simple question for you(from a letter to god chapter)

  1. Lencho was life and he lives alone in the valley?
  2. How many pesos do Lencho demand from god?
  3. How many pesos postmaster avail to collect?
  4. Lencho was surprised to see money in an envelope?
  5. If the postmaster does not send money to Lencho then what happens?

I hope you like A LETTER TO GOD Summary and also you can read the important questions for your CBSE board exam(above). And please share this article with your friends. And also you can comment below on what you want to improve in this article. THANK YOU FOR READING A LETTER TO GOD SUMMARY

by ranjan mishra

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