He bunched up the envelopes into a bag and had Shirke send it along where it would find its way through the upper echelons of power from the commissioner to the secretary who handled it for the ministry. Things were rolling again. Shirke had gone & forgotten his phone on Kadam’s table. It rang out quite loudly but he made no move to pick it up. The caller tune rang out the popular new release “Badtameez Dil”. Kadam’s mood lifted and his foot automatically started tapping in rhythm and kept on even after the tune had faded away.