Sakaram worked as a peon in an office for over thirty years. He was a office for over thirty years. He was a sincere worker and an honest person, especially with money.
However, Sakaram had many personal problems which brought about his addiction to drinks chewing tobacco. Although he had a negative leave balance and a track record for being drunk on duty sometimes, he was in employment because of his good work. He also enjoyed the favor of many of his colleagues.