A blind man named Grandpa has boarded a train to his home.

Riddle: A blind man named Grandpa has boarded a train to his home. He underwent a successful operation on his eyes and the doctor asked him to open the bandages after 6 hours. On his train journey, he opened the bandages and within seconds commit suicide by jumping off the train.

Why did Grandpa commit suicide despite his eye operation was successful?

We can find many answers to this riddle. First of all, it is necessary to understand the puzzle well. Let’s analyze it by reading it step by step.

  • He underwent a successful operation on his eyes … So he should be able to see everthing…
  • doctor asked him to open the bandages after 6 hours. Didn’t he wait 6 hours?
  • he opened the bandages and within seconds commit suicide by jumping off the train. What did he see ?

Answer: When blind man “Grandpa” opened his bandages, the train must be passing through the dark tunnel. The man thought he was still blind and hence commit suicide


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