There are many famous stories of children, Akbar and Birbal. These stories leave their mark in everyone's heart as well as give good education. One of them is the straw in the thief's beard.
Once upon a time, Emperor Akbar's most beloved ring suddenly went missing. She could not be found even after searching a lot. Due to this, Emperor Akbar gets worried and mentions this to Birbal. At this Birbal asks Maharaja Akbar, 'Maharaj, when did you take off the ring and where did you keep it.' Emperor Akbar says, 'I had put my ring in the cupboard before taking a bath and when I came back, the ring was in the cupboard. I was not.'
Then Birbal says to Akbar, 'Then the ring is not lost and it must have been done by some of the staff cleaning the palace.' Hearing this, the emperor asked all the servants to attend. Some 5 workers were posted to clean his room and all five showed up.
After the servants appeared, Birbal said to all of them, 'The king's ring has been stolen, which was kept in the cupboard. If any of you have picked it up, then tell me, otherwise, I will have to ask from the cupboard itself.' Then Birbal went to the cupboard and whispered something. After this he smiled and said to the five servants, 'The thief cannot escape from me, because the thief has a straw in his beard.' Hearing this, one of the five kept his eyes on his beard as if he was trying to remove the straw. Have you been Meanwhile, Birbal's eyes fell on him and ordered the soldiers to immediately arrest the thief.
When Emperor Akbar asked him sternly, he confessed his crime and returned the king's ring. Emperor Akbar was very pleased to get his ring.
Every problem can be solved by using the mind instead of power.