In a special series, Rediff.com looks at India through the lives of her people. Today: Mohammed Taufiq, a waiter for 36 years at Kolkata's famous Coffee House. A fan of Manna De, he encounters at least 50 to 100 new faces every day -- including Satyajit Ray once -- but all he wants now is to return to his village after retirement. It seems like it was yesterday when I walked into the Indian Coffee House at College Street. I have been working here as a waiter for 36 years. There are 54 of us in ... Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
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