A newly appointed health minister of a northern state whose knowledge of English was somewhat elementary was on his first official visit to the largest hospital in the capital
The Director of Medical Services took the minister round the operating theaters and general wards till they came to the women patients~ section
This sir is the labour ward~ explained the director
The minister stopped in his tracks and said firmly ~I will not visit this ward Don~t you know we have a labour minister in the government? I must not trespass into his domain...