The Real Mother

Once there were two women who quarrelled about a baby. Each of them claimed it as her own.

At last, they went to a wise to let him decide the case. He heard their explanations but he couldn’t decide the case at once. He of the matter for some . At last, he suggested a solution. He proposed to cut the baby into two equal parts. Then each of them will be given a part. One of the women readily accepted the . But the other refused it. She at once withdrew her claim. Instead of her rival.

The judge then gave the decision. He said that the second woman was the true mother of the baby. A true mother never wants her baby should be cut into two parts. She would prefer that her baby should be alive for long.

The judge ordered that the baby should be given to the second woman. Another woman was punished for lying.

Moral: Truth wins and false is defeated.