ok brothers, here is the whole story...
when i gave my car to mechanic on friday evening, he opened the head by 9pm that day. i visited him saturday morning, the cars's head was totally out on the floor and he said to bring following:
oil ka dabba
i was on my bike and father was with me...so i asked my dad to visit nearest 3s Suzuki IG motors for samaan..
wahan pohnchay tou banday ne burnt gasket dekhi, aur kaha k this one is thick, means pehle se he moti gasket fit hai since head is shaven..and they have just the original size gasket not the thick one...so better to buy thick one from market...
the rates given were:
3500 for gasket
9500 for water body
2250 for oil ka dabba....
this was totally insane!!!
we went to our old and trusted parts wala, and the total bill was 3450 including the following:
1250 waterbody of A1 quality
oil filter and a sasta wala oil just for flushing the engine for 1000 km or so ...
total expense was 3450 for parts and 2700 for labour... nearly 6200..
car is not leaking water, quantity is full...
hope things go on fine now