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ÈhIdy afËm Bgq isMG/cYNcl isMG bfbk

aY Bgq isMG aY amIny hurmqy ihMdosqF
nO jvfno ky lIey Èoky Èhfdwq kf inÈF.

rihnmfey srProÈF jfmny KUMny ÈhIdF
qyrI jFbfËI ky crcy aË jmIN qf afsmF.

sfmrfjI kFp AuTqy Qy qrI llkfr sy
qyry kOloN iPHl myN QIN ienklfbI ibjlIaF.

qUM grjqf Qf adflq myN jF dyqf Qf ibaF
qUM muPwkr qUM mujfhd qU mudwbr nukqf dF.

ikqnf vfiËh Qf qswvr qyry nsbulaYn kf
muÌq ho qflImo syhwq rotI kwpVf aor mkF.

afrËUey srProÈI qyrI ny ienaFm kI
kOm kI mihkUmIaq ko hurIawq kI iewjosF.

kr dIaF qUM ny Plk kI vusaqoN ko qfbdfr
Zl geI kOsy kËfh myN qyry KUM kI surKIaF.

hF mgr iXh kOmI rihbr iXh iBkfrI nfmvr
zfl do kÈkol myN kuC dy rhy Qy arËIaF.

jHfPro sfdk sy iXh mrdUd BI kuC km nf Qy
kOm aOr eImF ProÈI kI purfxI dfsqF.

ien myN iek PrqUq lIzr hfkmfny vkq sy
kr rhf Qf awpnoN hI ky KUM kI sOdy bfËIaF.

byvPfeI kqlo gfrq sfËÈyN gwdfrIaF
iXh qyrf qfrIKI pws mnËr hY aY ihMdosqF.

rfK sy ien kI aBI AuTygf aOr iek ienklfb
hYN qumfrI iXh icwqfeyN afj BI Èohlf PÈF.

Ëwrf Ëwrf br iknfry sqlujy afby rvF
hY iqrI byimsl Aun kurbfnIEN kI dfsqF.

kft zflIN qUM nyN afhMsf kI qPsIryN qmfm
bn igaf qUM ienklfby ihMd kf rUhy rvF.

qF abd kfiem rhygf qyrI hwsqI kf inÈF
qUM Aumr hY “grdÈy Èfmo shr ky drimaF``.

mUl: iekbfl ansfrI/
anuvfd:
gurmyl mzfhV


PYjfn sfihb ny slImf dy AuWqyry hoey ichry AuWqy ingfh mfrdy hoey hmdrdI nfl puwiCaf ‘‘kI hfl hY hmId df?``
‘‘TIk nhIN hY sfihb`` slpImF ny hOlI ijhI ikhf aqy mUMh moVky kmry ivwc JfVU lfAux lwg peI. AudfsI Ausdy ichry qoN nhIN Ausdy JfVU lfAuNdy hoey hwF qoN vI Jlk rhI sI.
PYjfn sfihb ny uJ kihxf cfihaf pr Pyr Auh cuwp hI irhf. slImf isr JukfeI kmry ivwc JfVU lfAuNdI rhI. slvfr jYNpr ivwc cuqflI pMqflI sfl dI awCI Èkl sUrq aqy awCy qMdrusq srIr vflI ies aOsq kwd aOrq df ichrf ienf sFvlf PYjfn sfihb ƒ ipCly iqMn sflF ivwc kdy nhIN lwigaf sI. Èfied iËafdf iPkrmMdI ny ichry dy sFvly px ƒ hor AuGfV idwqf sI.
slImf ipCly iqMn sflF qoN Ausdy Gr JfVU, BFzy aqy kpVy Do rhI sI. PYjfn ny Ausƒ iqMn sfl pihlF aMgyË kIqf sI. Ausdy ijmy koTI dy cfry kmiraF ivwc JfVU lfAuxf Pyr igwly kpVy nfl PrÈ qy pocf lfAux qoN ielfvf BFzy Dox df kMm vI sI. do mhIny mgroN ÈmImqI PYjfn AusqoN kpVy vI DuafAux lwg peI sI aqy Aus dI qnKfh ivwc do sO rupey mhInf vfDf kr idwqf sI.
slImf gFDI klonI ivwc bfeI gj dy iek mkfn ivwc afpxy pqI hmId dy nfl rihMdI sI. byaOlfd sI. gFDI klonI dy sfry hI mkfn bfeI bfeI gj dy sI. drasl gFDI klonI vI Èihr dIaF bhuq sfrIaF dUsrIaF klonIaF dI qrHF muV vsfAU klonI sI. iksy QF JugI bsqI AuTfeI geI sI aqy AuQoN dy sfry JugIaF vfilaF ƒ bfeI bfeI gj jgf dy idwqI sI. kuwJ lokF ny srkfr rfhIN idwqIaF geIaF AuhnF QfvF qy mkfn bxf ley sI aqy rhfieÈ kr leI sI. pr bhuqy lokF ny bfeI bfeI gj dI afpxI jgHf vycky kuJ mhIny Èrfb aqy mwCI df ieMqËfm kr ilaf sI aqy isky hor jgf jf ky JuwgI pf leI sI. idwlI ivwc ieh kMm bhuq sfry lok krdy hn. JugI pfeI rihx lwgy. jdoN JuwgI htfeI geI qF bfeI gj jgf muafvjy ivwc lY leI srkfr qoN[[[[.  Pyr Auh jgf vycky iksy dUjI jgf JuwgI pf ky Èrfb aqy mwCI df dOr ÈurU kr idwqf aqy hor bwcy pYdf krn lwgy. slImf dy afdmI hmdId ny ieh kuJ nhIN kIqf sI [[[ jF Èfied kr nhIN sikaf sI. pyt df mrIË sI. ishq idn-b-idn izgdI hI jf rhI sI. mËbUrn iek idn ibsqrf PV lYxf ipaf aqy slImf ƒ nOkrI lwBxI peI. nOkrI imlxI idlI ivwc muÈkl nhIN sI. nvIaF klonIaF bxdIaF hI rihMdIaF hn. hux jgf dI Gft krky koTIaF dI AusfrI df dOr qF Kqm ho igaf sI pr bhumMjly PlYtF dI AusfrI df dOr bVy jor Èor nfl cl irhf sI. PYjfn sfihb ny bhuq pihlF hI mfnsrovr askuvfier ivwc koTI bxfvfeI sI. slImf ny iek QF nOkrI kIqI. Pyr ikAuNik jrUrq vDdI geI aqy jrUrq dy nfl nfl mihMgfeI ivwc vI vfDf huMdf igaf. ies leI slImf ƒ PYjfn sfihb dy Gr nOkrI krnI pY geI.
PYjfn sfihb dy Gr kMm krky slImf KuÈ sI. awCy lok sn[[[ aklmMd, Blymfxs, afpxypx nfl, DImI, TihrI hoeI afvfË aqy nrm lihjy ivwc gl krdy sI. ienf hI bhuq sI. sRImqI PYjfn vI awCy suBfa dI qIvIN sI aqy PYjfn sfihb vI cMgy suBfa dy mflk sn. AuhnF dy do bwcy sn. dovyN ihmfcl pRdys dy iek aMgryËI skUl ivwc pVHdy sn. bytI hux igafrvI jmfq ivwc sI, bytf dsvIN jmfq ivwc.  ÈRImqI PYjfn df bIqy sfl idhFq ho igaf sI. iek idn PYjfn sfihb ny slImf ƒ ikhf ik Auh AuhnF df Kfxf vI bxf idaf kry. slImf dy kol smF sI aqy smyN qoN vwD jrUrq sI. ies leI Jt rfËI ho geI. afmdn ivwc iqMn sO rupY mhInf df vfDf ho igaf.
slImf df bxfieaf hoieaf Kfxf PYjfn sfihb ƒ psMd af igaf, slImf ƒ KuÈI hoeI. pr CyqI hI Ausdy awgy muÈkl af geI ik hmId dI ibmfrI AusqoN iËafdf vkq lYx lg peI sI. hmId byhwd kmËor ho igaf sI. mËbUrn slImf ny dUsrI jgf dI nOkrI Cwz idwqI. hux Ausdy kol PYjfn sfihb dy Gr df kMm hI rih igaf sI. Auh koiÈÈ krky CyqI qoN CyqI kMm nbyV ky Gr clI jFdI. PYjfn sfihb ny AusdI mËbUrI kbUl kr leI sI.
pr slImf dI pRyÈfnI idn-b-idn vDdI jf rhI sI. nvIaF nvIaF kMplIkyÈlË pYdf ho rhIaF sn pRyÈfnI ivwc vfDy df kfrn hmId dI ibmfrI ivwc vfDy qoN iËafdf dvfeIaF golIaF aqy kYpsUalF dI igxqI ivwc vfDf sI. Pyr acfnk AusqoN vI iËafdf pRyÈfnI dI gl ieh ho geI ik dvfeIaF dIaF kImqF afkfÈ nfl gwlF krn lwg peIaF sn. dvfeIaF bnfAux vflIaF ivdyÈI kMpnIaF ƒ dyÈ ivwc dvfeIaF bnfAx aqy vycx dy lsMs iml gey sI. AuhnF ny dvfeIaF bxfky vycxIaF ÈurU kr idwqIaF sn. sQfnk zfktrF ny ieh nvIaF dvfeIaF ijhVIaF byhwd mihMgIaF sn, mrIË ƒ ilKxIaF ÈurU kr idwqIaF sI ikAuNik dvfeIaF vycx vfilaF ny AuhnF ƒ vwD kimÈn dyxf ÈurU kr idwqf sI. rogI qF AuhnF mihMgIaF dvfeIaF nfl TIk hox lg pey sI pr rogI dy TIk hox qk rogI dy leI dvfeIaF KrIdx vfly ËrUr aDmry ho jFdy sI. aprklfs aqy apr imzl klfs qF AuhnF mihMgIaF dvfeIaF ƒ sOKI qrF Jlx lwg pey sI, pr loar aqy loar imzl klfs ƒ mrcnf ielfj qoN vwD ssqf lgx lwigaf pr ieh sB kihx dIaF gwlF ny pr koeI afpxy rogI df ielfj krfAuxf vI cfhuMdf hY aqy ijvyN ikvyN krfAuNdf vI hY. mrIË ƒ mrn dy leI qd hI Cwizaf jFdf hY jd dvfeIaF KrIdx dy leI jyb qF KflI hovy hI Gr vI KflI hovy.
Auh sqMbr dI iewk iPwkI iPwkI svyr sI. slImf ieh socdI hoeI PYjfn sfihb dI koTI afeI ik Auh Gwto Gwt iewk hor Gr nOkrI krygI qF ik pqI dy ielfj dy leI Auh sfrIaF mihMgIaF dvfeIaF KrId sky ijhVIaF zfktr sfihb ilK rhy sI.
PYjfn sfihb ny hmId df hfl puwiCaf aqy slImf ny dwisaf ik hmId dI hflq kuJ hor Krfb ho rhI hY. Ausny dvfeIaF dI mihMgfeI dI vI gl kIqI. gl krdy krdy Ausdf gl Br afieaf. PYjfn sfihb ny hmdrdI dy nfl Ausdy moZy qy hwQ rKky Ausƒ qswlI idwqI.
Pyr hoieaf ieh ik hmdrdI vfly hwQ ny moZy qy hlkf ijhf dbfa dy idwqf, dbfa df ruwK bYzrUm dy vwl sI.
muVdy vyly Auh kYimst dI dukfn qoN Auh sfrIaF dvfeIaF KrId ilafeI ijhVIaF zfktr ny do idn pihlF hmId dy leI ilKky idwqIaF sn aqy ijhnF dI KrId krnI awj svyry qwk slImf dy ivq qoN bfhr sI.
dUjI jgf nOkrI dI qlfÈ krn dI ËrUrq nhIN rhI sI.
hrI qIsry cOQy idn slImf dy moZy qy PYjfn sfihb dI dI hmdrdI df hwQ afAux lwg ipaf.
slImf hr dvfeI KrIdx dy kfbl ho geI jo zfktr Ausdy pqI leI ilKky idMdf sI. mihMgy ielfj ny ÈurU ivwc kuJ Pfiedf vI idKfieaf [[[ pr Pyr ieh hoieaf ik hmId dI hflq ivwc suDfr hoxf ruk igaf aqy ibgfV afAuxf vI [[[. hflq iek jgf Tihr ky rih geI.
awT mhIny dvfeIaF ny hmId ƒ ijAuNdf rwiKaf. Pyr Auh iek idn dvfeIaF dI jrUrq qoN afjfd ho igaf.
jd pMj idn qk slImf nf afeI qF PYjfn sfihb ƒ pRyÈfnI hoeI. puCdy puCfAuNdy slImf dy Gr phuMc gey. AuQy jfky pqf cilaf ik hmId qF svrgvfs ho igaf hY, ies krky slImf kMm qy nhIN afeI.
qswlI dy ky PYjfn sfihb muV afey.
ds idn mgroN Auh Pyr slImf dy gey.
‘‘hux afAuxf ÈurU kr idE`` Ausny slImf ƒ ikhf.
‘‘sfihb[[[ afpxf iZz Brn leI QoVy ijhy pYisaF dI loV huMdI hY. Auh QoVy ijhy pYsy iewQy guaFZ ivwcoN mYƒ iek PlYt ivwc kMm krky iml jFdy hn. quhfzy Gr afAux aqy kMm dI hux loV nhIN rih geI.`` slImf ny hOlI ijhI ikhf.
PYjfn sfihb BOcwkf rih igaf. Pyr Ausny bVy afpxypx ivwc ikhf ‘‘qYƒ jrUrq hI kI hY iksy hor QF kMm krn dI? arfm nfl myry [[[``
PYjfn sfihb dI gwl ivckfr hI kwtdy hoey hOlI ijhI pr do tuk PYslf krdy hoey ruwKy lihjy ivwc bolI ‘‘quhfzy Gr afvFgI qF bYz rum ivwc vI jfxf pvygf [[[ Pyr ijs dy leI bYz rUm ivwc jFdI sI jd Auh hI nhIN irhf qF bYzrUm ivwc jf ky kI krUMgI?``

mhfrfj ikRÈn sMqoÈI dI kÈmIr dI ihMdI kivqf[[[/ anuvfd pRoPYsr suKdyv isMG isrsf (zf:)
mhfrfj ikRÈn sMqoÈI jMmU-kÈmIr df cricq ihMdI kvI hY.  ds ku vrHy pihlF Ausny ikhf sI ‘Xh smyN kivqf kf nhIN`. ieh 1996 eI[ `c Cpy Ausdy qIjy kfiv-sMgRih df nfm sI. hux qwk Ausdy cfr kfiv-sMgRih Cpy hn- ‘ies vfr Èfied` (1980), ‘brÌ pr nMgy pFv` (1993), ‘ivqsqf kf qIsrf iknfrf` (2005). AusdI kivqf ies mfxs Kfxy smyN ivc vI mnuwK dy aijwq hox df ivÈvfÈ bnHfAuNdI hY. kÈmIr dhfikaF qoN sulG irhf hY - mOq, kql, AujfVf, GrF qoN ihËrq, srkfrI qy KfVkU iDrF df dmn kÈmIr dy avfm dI hoxI hY. brÌ aqy bfrUd ny ies suMdr GftI ƒ lfvfirs lfÈ bxf idwqf hY. isafsq dI sqrMË ny igafn aqy husn dy sr-cÈmy vjoN jfxI jFdI irafsq ƒ ivÈfl kbrsqfn ivc bdl idwqf hY. kÈmIr dI smkflI ÈfierI ivc mOq df sihm afpxy anykF psfrF smyq hfËr hY - jldy Gr/bsqIaF, dr-b-dr Btkdy lok, kql/ryp/AuDfilaF dy cIqkfr `c suMn ho geI cyqnf[[[ ieh smF kÈmIrIaF leI jÈn jF kivqf df nhIN pQrf dyx vflI AudfsI aqy Auprfmqf df hY. sihm ies dOr dy kÈmIrIaF dy jIvn aqy klf df kyNdrI sUqr hY. mOq dy sihm df pRyq-pRCfvF mhfrfj ikRÈn sMqoÈI dI kivqf ivc vI hfËr hY, pr ieh kivqf sMnfty aqy cIqkfr dy afr-pfr PYlI mnuwKI sMBfvnf dI kivqf hY. ies kivqf df qyvr qlÉ pRÈnF vrgf hY - ieh sfzy BYBIq aqy alsfey iËhnF ivc qyËfbI ivsÌot krdI hY. iesdI DunI byvws ros dI nhIN kMtIly pRiqroD qy ivdroh dI hY. Aus dI iek nËm ‘kuÌr` dIaF ieh sqrF sihvn cyqy `coN AuBr afAuNdIaF hn:
mYƒ lgdf hY/jdoN ikqy koeI mMdr bx jFdf hY
DrqI qy/iek nvF skUl KuwlH jfx dI sMBfvnf mr jFdI hY.
pyÈ hY AusdIaF iqMn nËmF df pMjfbI qrËmF: -



1[ iek vfr ipMz prq ky

suMGdy hI myry pYrF dI mihk
glI myry nfl ilpt geI
qy roNdy roNdy myry nfl
Gr qwk clI afeI.

drvfËy ny dyiKaf
qF KuÈI `c afpxf kuMzf hlfieaf
bfrIaF myry nfl gwl krn leI
kMDF `coN bfhr inkl afeIaF
pOVIaF myry hr kdm ƒ cuMm rhIaF sn

dIvfrF ny ikhf
asIN kwcIaF hF ËrUr
pr sfzI Cuh `c
imwtI dI ÉuÈbU hY

myrI rUh dy ËKmF ƒ
dyK Cwq ro peI
brÌ qy bfrUd `c
sfh lYNdf hoieaf
mYN prq afieaf sF afpxy Gr

ijwQy bcpn `c afpxy dfdy nfl
mYN qulsI dIaF cOpeIaF gfeIaF sn
ijwQy sMiDaF vyly
mF dIvf jgfAuNdI qy kuJ guxguxfAuNdI
aYny sflF bfad
iPr dyiKaf mYN Auh dIvf
ikMnf Audfs qy mYlf
Xfd afey Auh idn
jdoN pihlI vfr
AusdI loa qy sMdyh kIqf sI

socdf hF mYN ikvyN rhUM
Aus Gr `c
ijwQy dIvf jgfAux qoN vI zrdf hF.

agly kql df zr
ijAuxf hY asIN Buwl ky ipClf kql
Xfd rKdy hoey kql aglf
mMinaf ik agly kql df vkq
ajy qwk qih nhIN kr sky hiqafry

afE GVI dI itk itk
aqy klMzr dI PVPVfht `c
mOq ƒ Bulf ky ijAux df hIlf krIey.

sMBv hY ik sfzy ijAux dy hwT qoN
zr jfx hiqafry
aqy aglf kql hovy hI nf.
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2[ bMdUk dI nok ‘qy bYTI icVI

pl Br leI
bMdUk dI nok ‘qy bYTI icVI
anINdy ispfhI dIaF awKF ‘c
rwK geI iek qRyl iBwijaf iqxkf

icVI ny bMdUk ‘qoN kI dyiKaf
koeI nhIN jfxdf
pr ispfhI ƒ hux bMdUk ‘coN
icVI hI idsdI hY kyvl
ijs ƒ Auh afpxy aMdr
cihchfAuNdI mihsUs krdf hY

socdf hY ispfhI
ikqy Aus dI mrI hoeI bytI
icVI bxky qF nhIN sI afeI

hux hr vfr
jdoN ispfhI GoVf dbfAuNdf hY
Ausƒ afpxI DI dI cIk suxdI hY
aqy Auh kMb jFdf hY.

ihMdI khfxI :
iek Jrny dI mOq
mUl lyKk : rmyÈ AupfiDafey
anuvfd : mihMdr bydI, jYqo

mYN jfxdI sF, arivMd mr irhf ey. hOlI hOlI afqm-hwiqaf kr irhf ey. pr mYN Ausƒ bcfAux Kfqr kuC vI nhIN sI kr skdI.  
mYN AusdI imwqr sF, pr Aus AuWqy, myrf koeI aiDkfr nhIN sI.
Aus AuWqy, AusdI pqnI df aiDkfr sI ; Ausdy bwicaF df aiDkfr sI ; Ausdy afpxy sky-sbMDIaF df aiDkfr sI. Aus AuWqy, Ausdy mflkF df aiDkfr sI ; Aus nfl kMm krn vfilaF df aiDkfr sI ; Ausdy sMgTn dy sfQIaF df aiDkfr sI. Aus AuWqy, Ausdy klfkfr imwqrF df aiDkfr sI, AusdI klf dy pRÈMskF df aiDkfr sI, Aus dIaF klf-ikRqF dy gfhkF df aiDkfr sI. Aus AuWqy, Ausdy smfj df aiDkfr sI ; Ausdy dyÈ df aiDkfr sI ; dyÈ dI srkfr df aiDkfr sI[[[
jy Auh Ëihr Kf ky, ryl gwzI hyT af ky, jF pfxI ivc zuwb ky afqm-hwiqaf kr lYx dI asPl koiÈÈ ipwCo ijAUNdf bc jFdf, Pyr? pwkf sI ik AusdI pqnI Ausƒ myhxy mfrdI ; bwcy Aus nfl nÌqr krn lwg pYNdy ; Ausdy sfry irÈqydfr Aus bfry keI iksm dIaF gwlF krdy. Ausdy mflk Ausƒ nOkrI qoN kwZ dyNdy ; Aus nfl kMm krn vfly Ausƒ mUMh nf lfAuNdy ; Ausdy sMgTn dy sfQI Ausƒ kfier qy BgOVf afKdy. Ausdy klfkfr imwqr Ausƒ bdnfm krdy ; Ausdy pRÈMsk Aus AuWqy Èwk krdy ; Ausdy gfhk AusdIaF ikRqF KrIdn qoN iJjkx lwg pYNdy. Ausdf smfj Ausƒ kYrI awK nfl vyKdf ; Ausdf dyÈ Ausƒ aprfDI mMndf qy srkfr Aus AuWqy afqm-hwiqaf dI koiÈÈ krn df mukwdmf clf dyNdI.
iehnF JyiVaF-JMztF qoN bcx Kfqr Ausny afpxI mOq ƒ ikhf : ‘lY, ieh myry jIvn dI zor PVH qy mYƒ hOlI-hOlI afpxy vwl iKwcI rhu.`
qy jdoN Auh mr irhf sI, Aus AuWqy aiDkfr jmfAux vfilaF ƒ AusdI koeI pRvfh nhIN sI. mYƒ sI, pr mYN kuC kr nhIN sI skdI[[[ikAuNik myrf Aus AuWqy koeI aiDkfr jo nhIN sI.
iek vfrI mYN iek koiÈÈ kIqI sI. AusdI pqnI ƒ imlI sF mYN qy ikhf sI, ‘‘dyKo, quhfzf pqI iek awCf klfkfr ey. jy Ausƒ ipafr imly, quhfzf sfQ qy sihXog imly, qF Auh iksy idn bVf vwzf klfkfr bx skdf ey.” pr jvfb imilaf sI, ‘‘qYƒ myry pqI `c eynI idlcspI ikAuN eyN?” pr bfad ivc arivMd ny mYƒ ikhf, ‘‘suxI, qUM myrI pqnI ƒ jf ky kI kih idwwqf eI? Auh qF pihlF eI myry `qy Èwk krdI sI, qUM Ausƒ iml ky Ausdy Èwk ƒ hor pwkf kr idwqY. hux Aus myrf ijAUxf hrfm kIqf hoieaY[[[.”
afpxy Xqn df ieh nqIjf vyK ky mYN kMnIN hwQ lf ley, ‘‘nhIN, hux mYN qyry pMigaF `c kdI nhIN pvFgI. qUM iesy qrHF mrnf eyN, so mr.”
iek idn acfnk Ausny mYƒ puwiCaf, ‘‘jy mYN afpxf Gr-pirvfr Cwz idaF qF[[[kI, qUM vI afpxf Gr-pirvfr Cwz ky myry nfl rihx leI af skdI eyN?”
mYN ieh pRÈn AusdIaF awKF ivc bVf icr pihlF pVH ilaf sI. Auqr myry kol iqafr sI, ‘‘pfgl ho igaYN? BfrqI aOrq AuproN BfvyN ikMnI msq, mukq, aDuink qy svY-inrBr idKfeI dyNdI hovy, awj vI hËfrF bMDnF `c jkVI hoeI ey.”
Auusny ikhf, ‘‘aOrq eI nhIN, afdmI vI ievyN eI jkiVaf hoieaf ey. myry bfry soc, mYN ikwQy jf skdf aF[[[koeI vI ikwQy jf skdf ey?”
mYN cuwp rhI, qF kuJ icr bfad Éud hI kihx lwgf, ‘‘asIN lok kI aF? jMgl ivc AuWgy drÉq. afpxy afp AuWg pYNdy hF qy bymqlby vDdy jFdy aF. suxdy aF ik asIN bVy suMdr qy lfBkfrI hF. qy ikMny mhfn aF ik afpxIaF jVF nfl mËbUqI nfl jVy rihMdy hF. pr koeI ieh nhIN vyKdf ik jdoN jMgl ivc awg lwgdI ey, jF sfzy `qy kuhfVI cwldI ey, qF asIN koeI ivroD krnf qF dUr, afpxI jfn bcfAux Kfqr nwT vI nhIN skdy.”
Auh ieMj rUpkF ivc gwlF krdf sI. iek idn Ausny ikhf, ‘‘mYN kwcI Aumry hI drÉq nf bxn df PYslf kr ilaf sI. mYN jfxdf sF ik bhuq vwzI ndI qF Èfied mYN nhIN bx skdf, pr Jrnf bxfgf qy dyKFgf ik ikMnI ku dUr qk jf skdf hF. qYƒ pqf ey, mYN cOdHF sflF dI Aumr ivc hI GroN inkl ky vihx lwg ipaf sF?”
Pyr iek idn Ausny ikhf, ‘‘lok afpxI jVHF `qy mËbUqI nfl jVy hox df mfn ikAuN krdy ny? myry vrgy vgdy afdmI ƒ hyTI dIaF ingfhF nfl ikAuN vyKdy ny? sfiraF ƒ myry pRqI iÈkfieq ey ik mYN drÉq nf bx ky Jrnf ikAuN bx igaf hF?[[[pr ieh dyKx leI koeI myry kol nhIN afAuNdf ik mYN ikwQy vih irhF, kyhIaF-kyzIaF ctfnF nfl Kih irhF, ikMnIaF muÈiklF nfl afpxy leI rsqf bxf irhF. ieh TIk ey ik Auh drÉq ny, AuhnF dI mËbUrI ey ik cwl ky myry kol nhIN af skdy, pr Auh afpxIaF jVHqf AuWqy mfn qy myrI gqIÈIlqf nfl iGrxf ikAuN krdy ny?”
mYN ikhf, ‘‘arivMd, qUM ieh ikAuN nhIN socdf ik lok qyrI klf dI suMdrqf qy Xogqf krky qyrI nfl ipafr vI krdy hoxgy?”
‘‘nhIN mYƒ koeI ipafr nhIN krdf.” Ausny Audfs qy iÈkfieqI sur ivc ikhf.
mYN smJ geI ik Auh isrP aOrqF pRqI hox vfly pRym dI gwl kr irhf hY. ies leI puwiCaf, ‘‘qUM ikMnIaF aOrqF ƒ pRym kIqf ey, hux qk?”
‘‘aigxq aOrqF ƒ pRym kIqY.” Ausny iek ËÉmI ijhI muskfn nfl ikhf.
‘‘qy qYƒ ikMnIaF aOrqF ny pRym kIqf eI?”
‘‘iek ny vI nhIN.”
ieh sux ky mYƒ buurf lwigaf. Èfied mYN ieh suxnf cfhuMdI sI ik mYƒ Cwz ky hor iksy aOrq ny Ausƒ pRym nhIN kIqf. pr AusdI mUMh dyKvIN gwl nf krn dI afdq ƒ mYN jfxdI sF. aMdroN kuVH ky vI AuproN muskrfAuNidaF hoieaF ikhf sI, ‘‘awCf, ieh dws qUM kYsf pRym cfhuMdf eyN?”
‘‘jYsf Dfr qy vhfa df huMdf ey.”
‘‘plI, rUpkF ivc gwl nf kr.”
‘‘qF sux, pihlf pRym mYN afpxI mF ƒ kIqf. pr Auh myry ipqf ƒ pRym krdI sI. ipqf dy mrn ipwCy Auh myry Coty Brf ƒ pRym krn lwgI. Aus ipwCoN mYN keI aOrqF ƒ pRym kIqf, pr Auh sfrIaF eI iksy nf iksy hor ƒ pRym krdIaF sI.”
‘‘qy qyrI pqnI?”
‘‘pRym afpsI smJdfrI nfl, iek inÈfny leI, iek idÈf ivc, nflo-nfl qurn nfl pYdf huMdf ey. eyQy kdI afpsI smJdfrI hI pYdf nhIN ho skI. Pyr, inÈfny vwK-vwK sI, idÈfvF vwKrIaF sn. nflo-nfl qurn vflI iek vI gwl nhIN sI.”
‘‘qyrI pqnI kihMdI ey ik qUM Ausƒ pRym nhIN krdf”


‘‘Èfied TIk eI kihMdI ey.”
‘‘Pyr gRihÈqI, bwcy qy dunIaFdfrI?”
‘‘Auh sB pRym dy ielfvf vI sMBv ey. rfj df jnqf nfl, mfilk df nOkrF nfl, koeI pRym nhIN huMdf. Pyr vI rfj qy smfj dy sfry kfrobfr cwldy rihMdy ny[[[hY nf? jfxdI eyN, kdy-kdy mYƒ ikMj lwgdf ey?[[[lwgdf ey, ijvyN mYN afpxy Gr ivc iek ‘pyieMg gyst aF, qy mkfn mflikn nfl nfjfieË sMbMD ny myry.”
‘‘qy qyry sMgTn dy Auh sfQI, ijhVy iek inÈfny vwl, ieko idÈf ivc, nflo-nfl cwldy ny? AuhnF `c qYƒ koeI aOrq nhIN imlI, ijhVI[[[?”
‘‘nhIN.[[[hF, iek imlI sI, ijsƒ iml ky mYƒ lwigaf sI ik Auh mYƒ ipafr krdI ey. Ausny ikhf vI sI : ‘arivMd qyry aMdr bVIaF sMBfvnfvF ny.`[[[awCf, sux, kI qUM iek gwl smJdI eyN? kI mnuwK dIaF sMBfvnfvF ƒ kIqf jfx vflf pRym hI swcf pRym huMdf ey? jy qUM ieh vyKyN ik ies afdmI ivc kI-kI nhIN hY, qF kI qUM Aus nfl pRym nhIN, nÌrq kryNgI? BfvyN Auh dXf dy rUp ivc hI hovy. jy qUM ieh vyKyN ik ies afdmI ivc kI-kI hY, qUM Aus nfl  pRym nhIN kr skdI. hwd qoN hwd sMqoK kr lvyNgI. Auh vI Èfied kuC smyN leI, ikAuNik jo hY, Auh bIqdf rihMdf hY qy asMqoK pYdf krdf rihMdf ey. pRym AuWQy eI huMdf ey, ijwQy qusIN ieh vyKdIaF ho ik ieh afdmI kI qoN kI bx skdf ey.[[[qF, Ausny ikhf : ‘arivMd, qyry aMdr bVIaF sMBfvnfvF ny; qUM afpxf ivkfs kr, mYN qyrf sfQ idaFgI.`[[[pr ipwCoN, pqf eI, kI hoieaf? Auh myrI lIzr bx ky mYƒ afpxf kfzr bxfAux lwgI. cfhux lwgI ik mYN Ausdy guwt `c rih ky sMgTn ivc guwt bfjI krF, Ausdy mUrKqf Bry afdyÈF ƒ vI awKF bMd krky mMn lvF, hr hflq ivc mYN Ausdf pwK lvF qy smrQn krF. pr ieh qF pRym nhIN.[[[jF hY?”
mYN rfjnIqI bhuqI nhIN smJdI. Ausdy sMgTn bfry vI bVf QoVHf jfxdI sF.[[[qy Aus aOrq nfl myrI jfx-pCfx nhIN sI, ijhVI Éud lIzr bx ky arivMd ƒ afpxf kfzr bxfAuxf cfhuMdI sI. pr arivMd dy kuJ sfQI mYƒ dsdy sn, Aus aOrq nfl arivMd df JgVf ÈurU qoN hI sI. Auh arivMd ƒ rfjnIqk kfrj krqf bxfAuxf cfhuMdI sI. arivMd rfjnIqk kfrj-krqf bxn leI iqafr  sI, bÈrqy ik Auh aOrq klfkfr bxnf mMËUr kr lvy.
iek idn mYN ies JgVy bfry puwiCaf qF Ausny ikhf, ‘‘mYN Aumr ivc Aus kuVI nfloN vwzf aF, afpxy Kyqr ivc mYN kuJ mhwqvpUrn kMm vI kIqy ny, jdik AusdI afpxI afpxy rfjnIqk Kyqr ivc ajy qk koeI pRfpqI nhIN: Pyr vI mYN Ausdf ividafrQI bx ky Aus qoN rfjnIqI iswKx leI iqafr aF. pr Auh vI qF klf dI dunIaF `c af ky kuJ iswKy. Auh icwqr nhIN bxf skdI, sMgIq-rcnf nhIN kr skdI, kivqf nhIN ilK skdI, iQeytr ivc kMm nhIN kr skdI; koeI gwl nhIN. Pyr icwqr qy icwqrkfr, nftk qy nt ƒ smJx qy slfhux dI smrQf pRfpq kIqy ibnF afpxI rfjnIqI ivc kvIaF qy klfkfrF df shI iesqymfl ikvyN kr skdI ey? inwq idn dI rfjnIqI ivc Auh eynI ivasq rihMdI ey ik klf qy klfkfrF dIaF lMmy smyN qoN cwldIaF af rhIaF smwisafvF bfry socx dI rqf ivhl nhIN, Aus kol. mYN AusdI bynqI AuWqy jlUsF ivc nfary lfAux clf jFdf aF, srkfr ƒ mMgF df noits dyx qy jnqf ƒ BfÈx dyx phuMc jFdf hF; Pyr Auh myry kihx `qy koeI ikqfb pVHn, sMgIq suxn, nftk jF icwqr pRdrÈnI vyKx qoN ienkfr ikAuN dyNdI ey? Auh ivasq ey, qF kI mYN ivhlf aF[[[?”
mYƒ lwigaf, Auh Èfied vDyry idn sMgTn ivc nhIN rih skygf. pr Ausny myrI DfrnF ƒ glq iswD kridaF hoieaF ikhf, ‘‘pihlF eI mYN Gwt iekwlf nhIN; sMgTn nfloN vwK ho ky qF hor vI iekwlf ho jfvFgf. hF, mYƒ guwsf afAuNdf ey qy aÌsos vI huMdf ey ik myry rfjnIqk sfQI mYƒ smJx dI koiÈÈ nhIN krdy.”
mYN Ausdy sfQIaF nfl gwl kIqI, qF pqf lwigaf ik arivMd bfry AuhnF dI rfey bhuqI cMgI nhIN. AuhnF ikhf : arivMd ivc ivakqI vfd bVf iËafdf hY. Auh koeI anuÈfsn nhIN mMndf. Auh svY iewCfcfrI qy lgBg arfjk hY. sMgTn ivc rihx leI ijhVI inhcf, smrpx qy afqm iqafg dI Bfvnf hoxI cfhIdI hY, Auh Aus ivc nhIN. Auh isrP afpxy afp ƒ ipafr krdf hY, afpxI Dun ivc hI rihxf cfhuMdf hY[[[afdI-afdI.
iek idn mYN Ausƒ ikhf, ‘‘pqf ey, lok qyry bfry kI socdy ny?”
‘‘hF.” Ausny hws ky ikhf, ‘‘socdy ny, ieh phfVI Jrnf alg qy iekwlf ikAuN vih irhY! ies dI afvfË eynI anoKI ikAuN eyN! ieh cuwpcfp ikAuN nhIN vihMdf, pwQrF nfl tkrfa ky afvfË ikAuN pYdf krdf ey! ieh eynf msq ikAuN ey! ieh eynf suMdr ikAuN lwgdY! vÊYrf vÊYrf.”
iek idn mYN Ausy dI ÈYlI apxfAuNidaF hoieaF ikhf, ‘‘mYN suixaf ey ik iek Jrnf vihMdf vihMdf ndI nfl jf rilaf qy duKI ho igaf ik ndI nfl rl ky AuhdI hoNd eI Éqm ho geI ey.”
‘‘hF, iblkul ievyN hoieaY-qUM TIk suixaYN.”
‘‘pr, arivMd, jIvn dI sfrQkqf qF iesy ivc ey ik CotI hsqI iksy vwzI hsqI ivc vlIn ho jfvy. nhIN?”
‘‘nhIN. CotI hsqI ƒ iksy vwzI hsqI ivc vlIn ho jfxf cfhIdf ey, ieh iek ivcfr ho skdf ey qy iksy smyN ivc bVf cMgf ivcfr vI huMdf hovygf; pr awj dy smyN ivc ieh iek PfsIvfdI ivcfr ey. mYN iesdf ivroDI aF.”
‘‘lok TIk kihMdy ny, qUM ivakqIvfdI eyN.”
‘‘ivakqIvfd burf ho skdYy, pr ivakqIqv? ivakqIqv df ivkfs hoxf cfhIdf ey jF sMgTn qy anuÈfsn dy nFa hyT AusdI hwiqaf kr dyxI cfhIdI ey? iek dUjy dI vwKo vwKrI pihcfn df svfgq qy snmfn kridaF hoieaF sfQIaF ƒ iek dUjy dy ivakqIqv dy ivkfs ivc shfiek hoxf cfhIdf ey jF sMgTn qy anuÈfsn dy nFa `qy iksy dI hoNd kI hsqI ƒ hI Éqm kr dyx dI koiÈÈ krnI cfhIdI ey?”
‘‘hoNd ik hsqI?”
‘‘klf dy Kyqr ivc qF hsqI hI hoNd huMdI ey.”
‘‘pr qyrf smUhvfd df isDFq qF[[[”
‘‘mYN aijhy smUhvfd ƒ dUroN eI slfm krdf aF, ijhVf[[[” kihMdf hoieaf Auh acfnk Ëor dI hws ipaf qy boilaf, ‘‘sux, kI Aus ndI dy hVH dI Cwl qyry Gry vI Gus afeI ey?”
‘‘ieMj huMdf, qF mYN iekFq `c bYTI Jrny df sMgIq nf sux rhI huMdI.
"mYN muskrfeI qF Auh bVf KuÈ qy nfrml idKfeI dyx lwgf.
pr Aus idn ipwCoN mYN vyiKaf ik Auh AuWKiVaf-AuWKiVaf qy bycYn ijhf rihx lwg ipaf hY. iswD-pwDrIaF gwlF dy vI Aulty arQ lYx vflf iek ÈwkI qy JwkI ijhf afdmI bx ky Auh sfiraF nfl JgVf krn lwg pYNdf hY. mYN qF hux vI Auhƒ afpxf aqI ipafrf imwqr mMndI sF, pr Ausƒ myrI imwqrqf `qy vI Èwk hox lwg ipaf sI. iek mYN Ausdy sfhmxy iek bVy hI vDIaf imwqr dI pRÈMsf kr bYTI qy Auh myry nfl vI JgV ipaf. kihx lwigaf, ‘‘sfP ikAuN nhIN kih dyNdI ik qUM vI mYƒ psMd nhIN krdI!”
mYN ikhf, ‘‘iksy hor dI pRÈMsf krn df mqlb ieh qF nhIN ik mYN qYƒ psMd nhIN krdI.”
‘‘nhIN, iesdf mqlb ieho ey. vrnf qUM myry mUMh `qy iksy hor dI pRÈMsf ikAuN krdI?”
bihs jdoN ieMj gol-gol GuMmx lwgy qF JgVf ËrUr huMdf hY.
Auh myry nfl JgV ky clf igaf qy keI mhIny qk nhIN imilaf. mYƒ Ausdf nf imlxf cMgf hI lwigaf : aijhy bdidmfg afdmI nfl kI imlxf!
ies dOrfn suixaf ik Auh nOkrI qoN lMmI CuwtI lY ky Gr bYTf afpxf kMm kr irhf hY. mYƒ KuÈI hoeI : cwlo, cMgf ey, kMm krygf qF AUl-jlUl socF qoN mukq rih skygf. pr Pyr suixaf ik Auh kMm nhIN kr irhf, ivhlf ipaf Gry pqnI nfl lVdf qy bwicaF `qy guwsf kwZdf rihMdf hY. Èfm ƒ ikwDry inkl jFdf hY qy awDI rfq ƒ nÈy ivc tuMn ho ky Gr afAuNdf hY.
duKI ho ky mYN Ausdy kuJ dosqF ƒ imlI qy ikhf, ‘‘suxo, ieMj qF Auh afqm-hwiqaf kr irhY. Ausƒ bcfAux leI kuC qF kro.”
‘‘ijhVf Éud mrnf cfhuMdf hovy, Ausƒ koeI nhIN bcfa skdf.” Ausdy dosqF ny ikhf qy sfP sfP kih idqf ik Auh Aus leI kuJ nhIN kr skdy. mYN Pyr imMnq ijhI kIqI qF AuhnF ivcoN iek ny ikhf, ‘‘dyKo jI, asIN qF Aus leI kuC vI krn leI iqafr vF, pr Auh qF afpxy ÈuBicMqkF ƒ vI gflHF kwZx lwg pYNdf ey. hux ieMj qF nhIN ho skdf ik asIN AusdIaF gflHF Kfx leI Aus kol jfeIey.”
‘‘Auh ibmfr ey.” mYN smJfAuxf cfihaf, ‘‘sfiraF nfl JgVf krnf, sB nfloN tuwt ky iekwly huMdy jfxf, iek iksm dI ibmfrI eI ey. Èrfb ies ibmfrI ƒ hor vDfa dyNdI ey. plIË Ausƒ ibmfr smJ ky koeI ielfË kro, Aus nfl nÌqr nf kro.”
‘‘sfQoN qF jo kuC ho skdf sI, asIN krky vyK ilaf.”
‘‘nhIN, qusIN Ausƒ isrP smJfieaf ey, AupdyÈ idwqy ny. ies vyly Auhƒ AupdyÈF dI nhIN, mdd dI loV ey. mYN rupey pYsy dI gwl nhIN kr rhI. kuJ aijhf kro ik Auh afpxI Xoogqf `qy Brosf kr sky, afpxIaF sMBfvnfvF ƒ smJ ky muV afpxf afqmivÈvfÈ pRfpq kr sky.”
‘‘qusIN hI ikAuN nhIN kuC krdy?”
‘‘hF, quhfzf lokF df rvweIaf vyK df ievyN lwgdf ey, mYƒ eI kuJ krnf pvygf.” myrI gwl sux ky Auh muskrfey. pr AuhnF dI ivaMgBrI muskfn mYƒ bVI GtIaf qy aÈlIl lwgI.
ieh jfxdy hoey vI ik Ausdy pirvfr kol jfxf, AusdI pqnI ƒ Aus bfry kuJ kihxf, Aus leI koeI nvIN musIbq vI KVHI kr skdf hY-mYN Ausdy Gr jfey ibnF nhIN rih skI. AuWQy myrf apmfn hovygf, ieh qF inÈicq hI sI; pr mYƒ afpxy apmfn dI pRvfh nhIN sI. mYN AusdI pqnI dy idmfg ivc isrP iek gwl bYTfa dyxI cfhuMdI sF ik ieMj Auh hOlI-hOlI mr irhf hY.[[[qy jy qUM Ausƒ nf roikaf, qF ieh AusdI afqm-hwiqaf nhIN, bilky qyry rfhIN kIqI geI AusdI hwiqaf hovygI.
pr AusdI pqnI ny qF mYƒ afpxy Gry pYr hI nhIN sI Drn idqf. BYVIaF-BYVIaF gflHF kwZ ky bfhroN hI Aulty pYrI prqf idqf sI. klpnf kIqI jf skdI hY ik mYƒ ikMj lwigaf hovygf qy myrf kI hfl hoieaf hovygf. iewCf hoeI sI ik afpxy Gr vfps jfx dy bjfey ikqy jf ky zuwb mrF, iksy trwk hyT af ky kuclI jfvF jF iksy ryl hyT isr dy ky mr jfvF. ieMj krn qoN mYƒ iksy cIË ny roikaf hoieaf sI, qF isrP ies ivcfr ny ik mOq jIvn dI iksy smwisaf df koeI hwl nhIN hY. ieh hor gwl hY ik afpxy Gr phuMc ky jdoN mYƒ pqf lwigaf ik arivMd dy Gr jfx vflI gwl myry pirvfr ivc sfiraF ƒ pqf lwg cuwkI hY, qF mYƒ aÌsos hoieaf ik mYN afpxy Gr ikAuN afeI. ieMj lwigaf ijvyN sfrI dunIaF arivMd ƒ DrIk ky mOq vwl leI jf rhI hY qy mYN Ausƒ rokxf cfhuMdI hF, qF lok myry srIr `qy hI nhIN myrI afqm `qy vI mfrU-vfr krn lwg pYNdy ny.
‘mYN Aus leI kI kr skdI aF?` mYN soicaf, bVf soicaf, pr aMq ivc isr Jukfa ky svIkfr kr ilaf ik mYN dosqI df hwk adf krn qoN asmrQ hF.
pqf nhIN ikMny idn, mhIny, sfl jF Xug bIq jfx ipwCoN iek idn acfnk Auh mYƒ quiraf jFdf iml igaf. bVf mfVf ho igaf sI qy iblkul buwZf nËr af irhf sI. mYN afpxy dÌqroN Gr jfx leI bs stYNz vl jf rhI sF, pr Ausdy kihx `qy sVk dy iknfry hI KoKy `qy cfh pIx bYT geI. pRym dI qF gwl hI nhIN, Ausdy pRqI dXf jF hmdrdI dI koeI Bfvnf vI myry mn ivc nhIN sI af rhI. aMdr AuWT irhf sI iek ajIb ZMg df aMnF-kroD, ijhVf myry nf cfhuMidaF vI Aus Èfm sfkfr ho igaf :
‘‘aih kI hflq bxf leI ey qUM afpxI? mrnf cfhuMdf eyN qF Pyr mr hI ikAuN nhIN jFdf? muridaF vFg ijAUNdy rihx df ieh idKfvf iks leI? kI qUM ieh smJdf eyN ik dunIaF ƒ qyrI bVI loV ey qy qyry ibnF Ausdf kMm nhIN cwl skdf? ies Brm ivc nf rhIN. ruwisaf hoieaf eyN, mfn krI bYTf eyN, qF bYTf rih. iksy ƒ grj nhIN peI ik qYƒ mxOx afvy. klH mrdf eyN, qF awj mr jf. dunIaF dI blfa qoN.”
arivMd cuwpcfp nIvIN pf ky bYTf suxdf irhf. kihMdI hoeI mYN rox lwg peI, AudoN vI Ausny isr cuwk ky nhIN vyiKaf. mYN cuwp ho ky awQrU pUMJ ley, Pyr Ausny hOlI ijhI ikhf, ‘‘sux, mYN iksy Brm ivc nhIN; mYN koeI idKfvf nhIN kr irhf; mYN ajy mrnf vI nhIN cfhuMdf. myrI muÈikl ieh aY ik mYƒ kMm nhIN iml irhf. mYN hux iksy vI dl, sMgTn jF ivcfrDfrf nfl pRqIbwD nhIN. isrP afpxI klf df pRqIbwD aF qy klfkfr dy qOr `qy kMm krnf cfhuxf. pr sMgTn ivc rih ky mYN afpxy bhuq sfry duÈmx bxf ley sI. soicaf sI, mYN sMgTn dy duÈmxf nfl lV irhF qy sMgTn afpxy mYNbr ƒ afpxy duÈmxf dI mfr qoN bcfeygf. pr pqf lwigaf ik sMgTn AuhnF ƒ nhIN bilky mYƒ afpxf duÈmx mMndf ey[[[qy hux sMgTn qy Ausdy duÈmx rl ky myry ivruwD ho gey ny. mYƒ koeI kMm nhIN iml irhf. kMm krn dI pRyrnF vI nhIN iml rhI. myry iKlfÌ aijhf pRcfr kIqf igaf ey ijvyN mYN kdI kuC vI nhIN sI, kuC vI nhIN hF, qy BivwK ivc vI kdI kuC nhIN kr skdf. mYN iekwlf sF qy hr pfisEN hmly ho rhy sI myry Aupr, pr myrf sfQ dyx vflf, myry pwK ivc bolx vflf koeI vI nhIN sI. iekwlf mYN ikMinaF nfl lVdf? kdoN qk lVdf? hfr igaf. hfr ky cuwp ho igaf, qF Auh vI cuwp ho gey. hux AuhnF myry AuWqy KuwlHy vfr krny bMd kr idqy ny. hux Auh afpxy ivroD nfl mYƒ mfr mukfAux dI sfijÈ krdy hoey myry iKlfÌ isrP Gusr-musr krdy rihMdy ny.”
‘‘AuhnF dI eynI pRvfh ikAuN krdf eyN qUM? qUM afpxf kMm kr.”
‘‘AuhnF dIaF sfijÈF krky mYƒ kMm nhIN imldf ipaf. myry pRÈMskF qy gfhkF dI igxqI lgBg isPr ho geI ey.”
‘‘koeI gwl nhIN qUM isrP afpxf kMm krdf rih. iZwz Brn leI nOkrI hY eI[[[”
‘‘nhIN, nOkrI qoN mYƒ kwZ idqf igaf ey.”
‘‘hYN![[[ikAuN?”
‘‘mYN ÈrfbI aF.”
‘‘ieh qF koeI kfrn nhIN[[[qUM ivroD nhIN kIqf?”
‘‘ikwdF krdf? smfj ÈrfbIaF ƒ BYrI awK nfl vyKdf ey, dyÈ AuhnF ƒ iek smwisaf mMndf ey, qy dyÈ dI srkfr ies smwisaf ƒ vDf qF skdI ey, hwl nhIN kr skdI.”
‘‘qyry sMgTn dy sfQI kuC nhIN kr skdy?”
‘‘kI kr skdy ny?mYN AuhnF ƒ swc dI Èkl ivKfAuNdf irhF, so AuhnF mYƒ afpxy ivcoN kwZ idqY.”
‘‘qy qyry Gr vfly?[[[qyry imwqr qy irÈqydfr?”
‘‘Auh qF drÉq ny-afpo-afpxIaF jVF `qy mËbUqI nfl jVy hoey. Auh kI kr skdy ny? iek sVy-suwkdy qlfa iknfry KVHy ny. afpxIaF jVF nfl qlfa dy pfxI ƒ soKx dy ielfvf kr kI skdy ny Auh?[[hF, myrI dÈf vyK ky AuhnF ƒ iek iksm df krUr suK ËrUr imldf aY qy Auh myrf mËfk AuzfAuNdy rihMdy ny : bVf vihMdf iPrdf sI, bwcU! hux rih igaf nf vwJ ky?[[[sV qy suwkdf rih. sfƒ vyK, asIN awj vI afpxIaF jVF `qy KVHy aF qy hry dy hry aF.[[[AuhnF ƒ pqf nhIN ik jMgl ivc awg lwgI hoeI ey qy awg AuhnF qIk vI phuMcygI, qy Auh Bwj vI nhIN skxgy.”
ipaflI ivc bcI hoeI cfh ƒ Ausny Ëihr dy Guwt vFg pIqf qy mYƒ ikhf, ‘‘cwl, qYƒ dyr ho rhI hovygI.”
mYN vyiKaf ik AusdI jyb ivc pYsy bVy QoVHy ny. Pyr vI cfh dy pYsy, Ausy ny awgy ho ky idqy. AuiTaf qF goizaF `qy hwQ rwK ky ieMj, ijvyN gTIey df purfxf mrIË jF anImIeyN df iÈkfr koeI byhwd kmËor afdmI hovy.
mYN qF AusdI mOq `qy Ausy idn ro leI sI.

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svyr sfr hI GftI ivwc Duwp af jFdI sI. sUrj dI qpÈ nfl brÌ ipGl rhI sI qy drÉq suwk rhy sn. asIN ‘‘iskË`` qy Joly cuwkI sVk qoN glqUr vl af gey. kbrsqfn dy kol dI asIN lMG rhy sI. kuJ icr pihlF hI iek murdf dwibaf igaf sI. kbrsqfn qoN bfhr af ky, pfdrI sfzy kol dI lMiGaf, mYN pfdrI ƒ nmskfr kIqI qy pfdrI df isr Qwly Juikaf sI.
‘‘ikhI axoKI gwl hY, pfdrI sfzy nfl gwl hI nhIN krdf.`` jOn ny ikhf.
‘‘qusIN smJdy ho ik Auh quhfƒ nmskfr krnI psMd krygf?``
‘‘pr Auh kdy sfzI nmskfr df jvfb vI nhIN idMdf?`` jOn ny Pyr ikhf.

asIN sVk qy KVy ho jFdy qy kbr-puwt ƒ nvIN imwtI puwtidaF dyKdy hF. iek iksfn, ijs dI kflI dfVHI hY, cmVy dy lMmy lMmy bUt pfeI, kbr kol KVoqf hY. kbr-puwt imwtI puwtidaF puwtidaF kuJ icr leI ruk jFdf hY qy afpxI ipwT iswDI krdf hY. lMmy bUt pfeI, Auh iksfn hwQ nfl

khI PVdf hY qy kbr ƒ imwtI nfl Brdf hY, kbr ivwc imwtI pf ky pwDrI ieko ijhI krn dI koiÈÈ krdf hY. meI dI svyr sfr kbr qy imwtI pfAuxf bnfAutI ijhf pRqIq huMdf hY. aijhy vyly kdy iksy dI mOq dI klpnf nhIN kIqI jf skdI.
‘‘aijhy idn iksy ƒ dwbx df iÉafl qF kr Blf, jOn!`` mYN ikhf.
‘‘mYƒ nhIN cMgf lgdf.`` jOn ny ikhf.
‘‘asIN qF nhIN iksy ƒ dwbxf.`` mYN ikhf. asIN hotl vwl jfx vfly rfh qy bxy GrF dy kol af jFdy hF. ipCly iek mhIny qoN asIN islvnf ivwc skIieMg (brÌ qy iPslxf) kr rhy sI. hux Qwly GftI ivwc afAuxf TIk sI. bsMq dy idn sn. svyr sfr brÌ jMmI rihMdI, idnyN sUrj dI qpÈ nfl ipGlx lgdI. asIN sUrj dI grmI qoN awk gey sF. pr Duwp qoN bcxf sMBv nhIN sI. isrÌ cwtfnF aqy brÌ nfl Zky phfVF dy nyVy bxIaF JONpVIaF dy prCfvyN AuBrdy. CF ivwc vI kwpVy psIny nfl iBwj jFdy. JONpVI qoN bfhr Duwp dIaF aYnkF lfey ibnF bYTxf bVf aOKf sI. qyË Duwp nfl Qkfvt hox lgdI. Duwpy bYT ky afrfm lYxf aOKf sI. brÌ dy phfVF qoN dUr afAux dI mYƒ bVI KuÈI sI. bsMq dy idnF ivwc bhuqf icr Aupr rihxf TIk nhIN sI. skIieMg qoN awk gey sF. JONpVI dI tIn dI bxI hoeI Cwq qoN brÌ df ipGilaf pfxI asIN pINdy sF qy Aus df svfd vI jfxoN skIieMg df hI iewk ihwsf bx igaf sI.
bsMq dy idnF dy AuWjVy phfVI ielfky qoN meI dI svyr. Qwly GftI ivwc AuWqr afAux nfl mYN bVf KuÈ sI ikAuNik iewQy hor bVy sfDn sn.
hotl ivwc hotl df mflk kMD dy afsry kursI qy bYTf sI. Aus dy lfgy rsoeIaf bYTf sI.
asIN slYWj kMD lfgy rwK idwqy qy afpxf sfmfn moiZaF qoN lfihaf.
‘‘Aupr phfV ivwc ikvyN hY?`` hotl dy mflk ny puwiCaf.
‘‘grmI hY.``
‘‘hF, ies vfrI grmI bhuqI sI.``
rsoeIaf kursI qy bYT igaf. hotl df mflk sfzy nfl afpxy dÌqr ivwc igaf, kmry df qflf KoilHaf qy sfzI zfk ilafieaf. icwTIaF qy pYktF df bMzl sI.
‘‘bIar pI leIey.`` jOn ny ikhf.
‘‘aMdr bYT ky pIvFgy.``
hotl df mflk do boqlF bIar lY afieaf. asIN icwTIaF pVHidaF pVHidaF bIar pIqI.
‘‘QoVI bIar hor pI leIey.`` ies vfr iek kuVI bIar ilafeI. boql KolHx vyly Auh muskrfeI.
‘‘bVIaF icwTIaF hn[[[[[[`` Aus ny ikhf.
‘‘hF bhuq[[[[.``
‘‘cMgf`` Aus ny ikhf qy ÉflI boqlF lY ky bfhr clI geI.
‘‘mYN Buwldf nhIN, ikAuNik AuWqy JONpVI ivwc mYN sdf bIar dI klpxf hI krdf huMdf sI.``
‘‘qy awj sfƒ iml vI geI.``
‘‘kdy vI iek kMm bhuqf icr nhIN krnf cfhIdf.``
‘‘asIN Aupr bVf icr rhy.``
‘‘awk gey.`` jOn ny ikhf.
iKVkI qoN sUrj dIaF ikrnF myË qy rwKI boql qy cmk rhIaF sn. boqlF awDIaF BrIaF hoeIaF sn. bIar TMzI sI qy glfs ivwc Aulwdx nfl Jwg Auqy af jFdI sI. KuwlHI iKVkI ivwcoN mYN icwtI brÌ ƒ dyiKaf. sVk dy iknfry qy drÉqF ivwc DuMd PYlI hoeI sI. sfhmxy hI iewk cÈmf sI, cÈmy dy lfgy drÉq sn. qy iek pfxI dI cwkI bxI hoeI sI. AuWQy bUhy qoN iek lwkVI df tukVf idKfeI idMdf hY, ijhVf AuWqy Qwly huMdf rihMdf hY. ivhVy dI kursI qoN rsoeIaf AuWTdf hY qy rsoeI vwl jFdf hY. kmry ivwc myË qy ÉflI boqlF qy sUrj df cfnx AuBrdf hY. jOn dohF hwQF nfl afpxf isr PVI Qwly ƒ Juikaf hoieaf hY.

iKVkI qoN mYN sfhmxy bUhy QfxI do mnuwKF ƒ aMdr afAuNidaF dyiKaf. Auh ÉumfrI ivwc aMdr afAuNdy hn. lMmI dfVHI vflf iek iksfn hY, ijs ny lMmy lMmy bUt pfey hoey hn. dUjf kbr-puwt hY. Auh iKVkI lfgy bYTy sn. kuVI aMdr afeI qy AuhnF dy myË kol jf ky KVo geI. Auh iksfn myË qy afpxf hwQ rwKI bYTf sI. Aus ny ispfhIaF vfly kwpVy pihny hoey sn ijhVy bVy purfxy sn qy AuhnF qy tfkIaF lwgIaF hoeIaF sn.
‘‘kI lvogy?`` kbr-puwt ky Aus qoN puwiCaf. iksfn ny Aus dI gwl vwl bhuqf iDafn nf idwqf.
‘‘kI pIvogy?``
‘‘Èrfb``
‘‘lfl Èrfb`` kbr-puwt ny Aus kuVI ƒ ikhf. kuVI Èrfb lY afeI. iksfn ny Èrfb pIqI. Auh iKVkI qoN bfhr dyK irhf sI. jOn myË qy isr rwKIN sON igaf.
hotl df mflk myË kol afieaf. kbr-puwt ƒ afpxI bolI ivwc kuJ boilaf qy Aus ny jvfb idwqf. iksfn iKVkI qoN bfhr dyK irhf sI. hotl df mflk kmry qoN bfhr cilaf jFdf hY. cmVy dy btUty `coN iek mYlf ijhf not kwZ ky Aus kuVI ƒ idMdf hY.
‘‘mYƒ Èrfb dy pYsy dyx idE.`` kbr-puwt kihMdf hY.
‘‘cMgf`` iksfn afpxI gwl duhrfAuNdf hY. kuVI afpxy hwQ afpxy lMmy kot dI jyb ivwc pfAuNdI hY qy pYsy kwZ ky igxdI hY. Auh mnuwK bfhr jFdf hY. hotl df mflk aMdr afAuNdf hY. myË lfgy bYTdf hY. afpxI bolI ivwc boldf hY. kbr-puwt Aus dIaF gwlF qoN bVf suafd lY irhf hY. hotl df mflk kuJ ÈÈopMj ivwc hY. kbr-puwt afpxI QF KVo jFdf hY. Aus dIaF muwCF CotIaF hn. iKVkI qoN Juk ky Auh bfhr dyKdf hY.
‘‘Auh jf irhf hY``, Auh kihMdf hY.
‘‘lovl vl.``
‘‘hF.``
Auh dubfrf gwlF krn lgdy hn. hotl df mflk sfzy myË vl afAuNdf hY. jOn vl dyKdf hY.
‘‘bhuq Qwk gey ho.`` Auh kihMdf hY.
‘‘hF, asIN ajy AuWpr phfVI ielfky ivwc sF.``
‘‘kI Kfxf CyqI Kfvogy?`` hotl dy mflk ny puwiCaf.
‘‘kdy vI. kI bixaf hY?``
‘‘jo kuJ vI mMgogy. kuVI huxy mIƒ lY ky afvygI.``
kuVI mIƒ lY ky afAuNdI hY. jOn jfg pYNdf hY.
‘‘goÈq dy ktlyt bxy hn.`` mYN jOn ƒ ikhf. Auh Aus vl dyKdf hY. ajy vI Auh AuxINdrf ijhf hY.
‘‘kI qusIN myry nfl Èrfb pIvogy?`` mYN hotl dy mflk qoN puwiCaf. Auh bYT igaf.
‘‘ieh iksfn jMglI huMdy hn.`` Aus ny ikhf.
‘‘Èihr vl iksy murdy ƒ ilafAux vyly Aus ƒ asIN dyiKaf sI.``
‘‘hF Auh Aus dI pqnI sI.``
‘‘Auh!``
‘‘Auh qF jfnvr hY. iksfn jMglI huMdy hn.``
‘‘kI mqlb?``
‘‘qusIN ivÈvfs nhIN krogy, aijhI gwl qy ivÈvfs nhIN kr skdy.``
‘‘PYrfË! iewQy af jfvo.`` Aus ny kbr-puwt ƒ ikhf.
Auh afpxI Èrfb dI boql lY ky AuQy af igaf.
‘‘Auh dovyN mnuwK huxy AuqoN phfVI ielfky qoN af rhy sn.`` Aus ny ikhf. asIN nmskfr kIqI.

‘‘qusIN kI pIvogy?`` mYN puwiCaf.
‘‘kuJ nhIN.`` PYrfË ny afpxI AuNglI nfl ieÈfrf kIqf.
‘‘QoVI ijhI Èrfb.``
‘‘cMgf.``
‘‘kI qusIN sfzI bolI smJdy ho?``
‘‘nhIN.``
‘‘ikhVI Gtnf hY?`` jOn ny puwiCaf.
‘‘Auh iksfn awj afpxI pqnI ƒ dwbx ilafieaf sI jo ipCly sfl nvMbr ivwc mrI sI.
‘‘nhIN dsMbr[[[[[.``
‘‘dsMbr—bhuqf Ìrk nhIN hY. hF, Auh ipCly sfl dsMbr ivwc mrI sI.``
‘‘ipCly sfl?``
‘‘hF, ikAuNik brÌ ipGlx qoN pihlF Auh Aus ƒ eynI dUr dwbx leI nhIN sI ilaf skdf.``
‘‘ikAuNik Auh Èihr dy dUjy pfsy rihMdf hY.``
‘‘kI Auh Aus ƒ dwbx leI nhIN sI ilaf skdf?``
‘‘nhIN[[[[ Auh brÌ ipGlx qoN pihlF nhIN sI ilaf skdf. awj Auh afpxI pqnI ƒ dwbx leI iewQy ilafieaf sI—pr pfdrI ny Aus ƒ dwbx qoN ienkfr kr idwqf. Aus df mUMh dyK ky pfdrI ny ienkfr kr idwqf ikAuNik pfdrI ƒ Ébr imlI sI ik Aus dI pqnI dI mOq idl dI bImfrI krky hoeI sI. Aus ƒ pihlF ieh bImfrI sI ikAuNik igrjy ivwc pRfrQnf vyly Auh aksr byhoÈ ho jFdI sI. Aus qoN ipwCoN iewk lMmy smyN qwk Auh igrjy ivwc nhIN afeI ikAuNik Auh cVHfeI cVHx ivwc asmrQ sI. pfdrI ny Aus df ichrf nMgf krky dyiKaf. Aus ny ikhf, ‘kI quhfzI pqnI bhuq bImfr qF nhIN sI?`
‘‘ ‘nhIN.` ElË ny AuWqr idwqf. ‘mYN jdoN Gr muiVaf qy mYN Aus ƒ cfrpfeI qy mrI peI ƒ dyiKaf.`
‘Aus df ichrf eynf Érfb ho igaf?`
‘‘ ‘mYN nhIN jfxdf.`
‘‘ ‘quhfƒ dwsxf pvygf.` pfdrI ny ikhf qy murdy ƒ kMbl nfl Zk idwqf. ElË cuwp sI, pfdrI ny Aus vwl dyiKaf.
‘‘ ‘kI qusIN jfxnf cfhogy?`
‘‘ ‘hF, jfxnf ËrUrI hY.` pfdrI ny ikhf.
‘‘ ‘cMgf-jdoN Aus dI mOq hoeI mYN srkfr ƒ Ébr kr idwqI sI. mYN bfhrlI JONpVI ivwc iek kuVI dy sfhmxy murdy ƒ rwK idwqf. kuJ icr ipwCoN Aus df srIr afkV igaf. mYN murdy ƒ kMD dy afsry KVf kr idwqf. Aus df mUMh KuilHaf hoieaf sI. rfq ƒ JONpVI ivwc lwkVIaF vwl afieaf - mYN Aus dy KuwlHy mUMh ivwc lfltYn ltkf idwqI.`
‘‘ ‘ieMj ikAuN kIqf?` pfdrI ny puwiCaf.
‘‘ ‘mYN nhIN jfxdf.``
‘‘ ‘kI qusIN ies qrHF vfr vfr kIqf?`
‘‘ ‘rfq ƒ jdoN vI mYN JONpVI ivwc kMm krn jFdf, Aus dy mUMh nfl lfltn ltkf idMdf sI.`
‘‘  ‘bVf mfVf kIqf. kI quhfƒ afpxI pqnI nfl ipafr nhIN sI?`
‘‘ ‘hF, mYƒ Aus nfl bhuq ipafr sI. mYN Aus ƒ ipafr krdf sI. qusIN smJ gey?` Aus ny ikhf.
‘‘ ‘hF.` ``
‘‘rotI pfxI df kI bixaf?`` jOn ny puwiCaf.
‘‘qusIN hI mMgvf lvo. kI quhfzy iKafl ivwc ieh swcI gwl hY?``

‘‘ËrUr hI, ieh iksfn jfnvr huMdy hn.``
‘‘hux Auh ikwQy cilaf igaf hY?``
‘‘myry iek sfQI dy nfl Èrfb pIx,ikAuN ik  Auh myry nfl bYT ky pIxI psMd nhIN krdf. mYN Aus dI pqnI dI bfbq jfxdf ju hF.``

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ieh mMdr dusfDF, mushrF dI bsqI ivckfr bixaf hoieaf sI qy ipwCy ijhy hI AuhnF lokF ny Éud hI bxvfieaf sI.
prsrfm pFzy ies mMdr ivc lwgx qoN pihlF ''dr-dr dy Tyzy Kf irhf sI. ikMny hI jfq-brfdrI vfly, srdy-pujdy irÈqydfrF qy jfxkfrF dI dihlIË 'qy mwQf rgV cuwikaf sI pr iksy ny AusdI bfq nhIN sI puwCI.''
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prsrfm ƒ bVI inrfÈf hoeI. lok kihMdy ny ik dunIaF ivc afpxI jfq vfilaF qy irÈqydfrF df bVf pwK pUiraf jFdf hY[[[pr Ausdf afpxf qËurbf qF ies gwl dI iblkul vI puÈtI nhIN sI krdf[[[awj qk iksy vI jfq-brfdrI vfly ny AusdI Ërf vI mdd nhIN sI kIqI. sgoN aYn Ault AusdI jfq vfilaF ny hI Aus df sB kuJ luwt-puwt ky Ausƒ XqImF vrgI, inrafsrf, iËMdgI dy hvfly kr idwqI sI. jfq df lfBvMq iesqymfl qF Èfied lokI, awKF mIc ky, ieko kMm leI krdy ny qy Auh kMm hY votF pfAux df-AumIdvfr ikMnf vI inkMmF, kmInf, Ëfilm qy nflfiek ikAuN nf hovy, jy afpxI jfq df hY qF vot Ausƒ hI pfAuxI hY. votF leI jfq nfloN vD ky dUjI koeI ksvwtI nhIN huMdI. iehI kfrx hY ik kuJ lok afpxI jfq vfilaF dI vD igxqI krky hI ibnF koeI kMm kIiqaF, vfr-vfr qy lgfqfr, ijwqdy rihMdy ny[[[qy lwK guMzy, DwkV qy sMivDfn qOr 'qy aXog hox dy bfvjUd vI virHaF bwDI swqf ivc aVy bYTy rihMdy ny. prsrfm dy Kyqr df ivDfiek lokyÈ iqvfVI Ausdy iksy kMm nhIN sI afieaf, hflFik Ausny Aus kol vI keI vfrI mdd leI Pirafd kIqI sI[[[Pyr vI jdoN vI votF afAuNdIaF, Auh Ausy ƒ vot pfAuNdf sIaOhux Ausƒ ieMj lwgdf hY ik Auh srfsr Êlq kMm krdf irhf hY.
ies jfq-ibrfdrI df iesqymfl iek jgHf hor vI huMdf hY-qy Auh hY ivafh-ÈfdI ivc. vDyry lok ÈfdI afpxI ibrfdrI ivc hI krdy ny. ieh vI hYrfnI hY ik ÈfdI leI jfq-ibrfdrI qF afpxI hI lwBdy ny pr dhyj dy nFa 'qy agly ƒ gMny vFg pIV suwtx qoN vI sMkoc nhIN krdy qy jy koeI ksr-kmI rih jfvy qF afpxI hI jfq dI bwcI ƒ sfV ky mfrx lwigaF, Ërf vI hfeyEdXf nhIN ivKfAuNdy. Blf jfqI dy nFa 'qy ieh kYsI myr hoeI? ijwQoN qk prsy df sMbMD hY-AusdI jfq vfilaF ny Ausƒ ies lfiek vI nhIN sI smiJaf ik AusdI joVI hI bxf dyNdy. anfQ hox qy grIbI krky Ausƒ iksy aMnHy-lMgVy dy Bfa vI nhIN sI qoilaf igaf-jfq df moh ies rUp ivc vI Aus leI ivarQ hI iswD hoieaf sI.
jfq dy ies moh-BMg sdkf prsy ƒ ieh gwl vI hËm nhIN sI afAuNdI huMdI ik bRfhmx AuWcI jfqI df qy hrIjn nIvIN jfqI df huMdf hY. AuWcf hoxf qF Ausy ƒ ikhf jf skdf hY[[[ijsdy kMm AuWcy hox-qy Auh qF iksy vI jfq dy bMdy ho skdy ny. mDok mlfh surwiKaq sIt df lfB AuTfAuNdf hoieaf keI vfrI sMsdI cox ijwiqaf hY qy iek vfrI kyNdr ivc vI Ausƒ mMqrI bx jfx df ÈuB-lfB pRfpq hoieaf hY. Ausny ies ielfky ivc iek qoN iek vwzf kMm krvfieaf-keI bRhfmx qy rfjpUq muMizaF ƒ ryl ivc qy sVk inrmfx ivBfg ivc TykydfrI jF nOkrI idvfeI. jdoN ik lokyÈ iqvfVI ny awj qk lokihq df iek vI sFJf kMm nhIN krvfieaf. Aultf afpxy rsUÉ dI vrqoN ipMz ƒ AujfVn qy brbfd krn leI hI krdf irhf.
AusdI afpxI jfq df hI BunyÈr cOby ies ipMz df sB qoN vwzf iËmINdfraOdrjnF hrIjn aOrqF dy XOn ÈoÈn qy drjnF hrIjn mËdUrF ƒ jfnvrF vFg bMDuaf bxf ky rwKx leI mÈhUr sI. ipMz ivc Ausny iksy ƒ vI AuTx nhIN sI idwqf[[[iewQoN qk ik afpxI jfq dy lokF dy pwky mkfn bnfAux 'qy vI Ausƒ sfVf huMdf.
prsrfm pFzy dy ipE ny Ausdf ivroD kIqf qF Auh AusdI jfn df duÈmx bx igaf qy iek idn AusdI grdn kwtI lfÈ ksfrI dyvI dy mMdr ivc peI imlI[[[cyqfvnI Èpst sI ik ijhVf vI Ausdy rsqy ivc afvygf, blI cVHf idwqf jfxf hI Ausdf hÈr hovygf. mF pihlF hI afqm hwiqaf krky dunIaF qoN kUc kr geI sI. ies dI vjfh vI rfkÈ BunyÈr hI sI. ipqf dI gYrmOËUdgI ivc aksr Auh mF dI suMdrqf AuWqy lflF suwtx af jFdf sI.
ipqf ƒ jdoN pqf lwigaf qF AuhnF pwkI Dfr leI ik iksy idn Gry luk ky bihxgy qy iqwKy hsIey nfl sfly kukrmIN df ilMg vwZ suwtxgy[[[ sflf, nf mrd rhygf; nf Ëulm Zfavygf. sfry Psfd dI jV, ies hrfmI df ilMg eI ey[[[ikMnIaF nfl blfqkfr qy ikMnIaF dy nfjfieË grB[[[nf rhygf bFs, nf vwjygI bMsrI. mF ny smJ ilaf sI ik 'kro jF mro' vflI iËd ivcoN 'mro' hI TIk qy sPl hovygI. BunyÈr dI cMzfl ibrqI iksy vI ivroD df dmn kIqy ibnF ikwQy mMnx vflI sI? so Auh pihlF hI Cwpr dI bflI nfl sfVI df Pfhf pf ky JUl geI.
prsrfm AudoN isrP bfrF sfl df sI. AusdI hflq myly ivc gvfcy iksy bwcy vrgI ho geI sI. Auh kdI nfnI, kdI mfsI, kdI BUaf dy Gr-AuhnF dy awk jfx qy Dwky mfr ky kwZ idwqy jfx qk-vfrI nfl, ijvyN-iqvyN, iksy ZIT-awk vFg pldf irhf. afpxf mF-ipE nf hovy qF bwicaF dI sihx ÈkqI rUpI KlVI Éud hI motI ho jFdI hY. prsrfm jdoN bwcf nf irhf qF Ausƒ Éud hI smJ af igaf ik ies dunIaF ivc Auh iksy ruwK nfloN JVy suwky pwqy vFgr hY-ijhVf bMdf ies qrHF df huMdf hY, Ausdf koeI ÈuB-icMqk vI nhIN huMdf; nf sky sMbMDI, nf jfq ibrfdrI dy lok. AusdI Btkxf qy pl pl Kurny ƒ dyK ky dXf afeI vI qF iek aijhy afdmI ƒ ijhVf AusdI jfq-ibrfdrI jF irÈqydfrF ivcoN nhIN sI.
buwZy ho gey irtfierz sFsd mDok mlfh ny Ausƒ afpxy nfl iljfa ky nfl vfly ksby dI hrIjn bsqI ivc bxy nvyN mMdr dI kmytI dy pRDfn qulfrfm nfl AusdI mulfkfq krvf idwqI qy isPfrÈ kridaF hoieaF ikhf ik 'ieh afdmI grIb bRfhmx hY, iesƒ pujfrI dy qOr 'qy mMdr ivc rwK lE.'
qulfrfm afpxIaF ÈFq awKF nfl Aus vwl iek twk ivMhdf irhf. mDok Ausdy Bfv smJ gey qy Pyr ikhf, ''iGrxf nfl mUMh moV ky cly gey pihly pMizqF vrgf iesƒ nf smJo. prÈurfm afpxI jfq dy pRyq qoN mukq ey, ies leI mYƒ ivÈvfs ey ik ieh afdmI iewQy ËrUr ?''

qulfrfm ny Ausƒ sfP-sfP dwsidaF hoieaF ikhf, ''srb-sFJy khy jfx vfly mMdrF ivc sfzI CotI jfq vfilaF nfl Byd-Bfv vriqaf jFdf sI, ies leI sfƒ afpxf Bgvfn vwKrf krnf pY igaf. hux ikAuNik ieh mMdr hrIjn bsqI dy aYn ivckfr ey, so spÈt ey ik iewQy pUjf-pfT krn ÈUdr khy jfx vfly grIb-gurby qy ilwbVy-iqwbVy lokI eI afAuxgy. ieh siQqI dyK ky hux qk keI pMizq iewQoN nwT cuwky ny. jy qusIN itkxf cfhoN qF ieh sfzy leI KuÈI dI gwl hovygI.''
aMnHF kI Bfly, do awKF. prsy ny ikhf, ''mYƒ mOkf dy ky dyKo[[[awj jo myrI hflq ey, Aus ivc iqnkf vI iml jfvy qF mYN Ausy ƒ shfrf bxf lvFgf[[[mMdr qF Pyr vI myrf iTkfxf eyN, ijhVI iek cmcm krdI pwkI qy pivwqr iemfrq ey qy iewQy iek dyvqf ey, BfvyN Auh pwQr df hI shI, pr Aus dyvqf dI pUrI bsqI vfilaF nfl sFJ ey. mMdr nfl juVnf, mqlb hËfrF bsqI vfilaF nfl juV jfxfaOies nfloN vwzI gwl hor kI hovygI ik ijsƒ iqnkf vI nhIN iml irhf sI, Ausƒ hËfrF hwQ iml rhy.''
prsf AuWQy itk igaf ikAuNik dovF ƒ hI iek dUjy dI loV sI; mMdr ƒ pujfrI dI qy Ausƒ Cwq dI. Ausƒ byhwd hYrfnI hoeI ik lwK grIbI, BuwKmrI qy byiewËqI Jwlx vfly dusfDF qy mushrF dI ies bsqI dy lokF dI awj vI Bgvfn ivc afsQf sI, jdoNik iehnF kfrxf krky hI Ausdf moh-BMg hoieaf sI qy Ausny eIÈvr dI hoNd ƒ nkfrnF ÈurU kr idwqf sI.
hux ies aMdrly ivroD df Blf Auh kI kry ik eIÈvr ƒ nf mMnx dy bfvjUd Ausƒ ZoeI imlI vI qF eIÈvr dy Gr XfnI mMdr ivc hI. ijs ZoNg pfKMz dy pRqI Auh nÌrq dy Bfv rwKdf irhf sI-Ausƒ Éud, hwQI, krnf pY irhf sI. iÈvilMg ƒ Doxf, Puwl cVHfAuxy, mMqr Aucfrx krny, afrqI krnI, ÈrDflUaF dy mwQy AuWqy iqlk lfAuxf, AuhnF ƒ pRÈfd dyxf[[[

qulfrfm dI DI jgnI mMdr qy aMdr-bfhr dI sPfeI qy JfVU-pocf krdI sI. prsf mihsUs krdf ik jgnI mMdr df kMm kridaF hoieaF pUrI qrHF BgqI Bfv ivc zuwbI huMdI hY ijvyN sfP-sPfeI nhIN, swcy mn nfl, pRfQnF kr rhI hovy. Ausƒ lwigaf ik mMdr ivc hox dI Xogqf Aus nfloN, jgnI ivc vD hY.
qulfrfm pwkI Aumr dy ho gey sn qy Auh afpxy DMdy qoN bfad bicaf vDyry smF mMdr qy iek kony ivc bYT ky iDafn lfAux ivc ibqfa idMdy sn. qulfrfm ksby dy iek cihl-pihl vfly ielfky ivc mIt dI dukfn krdy sn. dukfn ÉUb cwldI sI, pr hmyÈf pRfx-hrx, vwZf-tuwkI, lhU-mfs dI kfrvfeI huMidaF dyK ky mn ivc duwK qy pCqfvy dI Bfvnf BrI rihMdI sI, ijs qoN muwkqI pfAux Kfqr Auh mMdr ivc Èrx lYNdy sn. bsqI dy keI aijhy lok hor vI sn, ijhnF dy jIvn ivc koeI suK nhIN sI qy Auh Gor kÈtF ivc ijAUN rhy sn, mMdr ivc af ky pUjf-pfT ivc Éud ƒ GMitaF bwDI lfeI rwKdy. prÈu ƒ bVI hYrfnI sI ik jIvn ivc burI qrHF sqfey qy Twgy gey ieh lok afpxI durdÈf ƒ Bgvfn dI mrËI mMn ky afpxy idnF dy iPrn dI AumId nfl Bry hoey ny!
ijvyN prsy ny bRfhmx huMidaF hoieaF vI kdy Éud ƒ bRfhmx nhIN sI smiJaf[[[qy mMdr ivc rihMidaF hoieaF vI kdy Éud ƒ pujfrI nhIN sI mMinaF[[[EvyN hI jgnI, qulfrfm jF bsqI dy hor lokF leI Ausdy mn ivc AuhnF ƒ Cotf jF ÈUdr mMnx df hoCf ivcfr vI kdy nhIN sI afieaf-blik Auh Éud ƒ iehnF dI ÈRyxI df afdmI smJdf irhf. afpxy afp ƒ Auh AuhnF nfloN ÈRyÈt smJy, aijhf Aus kol koeI kfrx vI nhIN sI. so jgnI nfl qy Ausdy pirvfr nfl AusdI nyVqf vDdI geI. Ausƒ jIvn ivc koeI kuVI imlygI, ies dI buJdI jf rhI afs jgnI ƒ dyK ky iek vfrI Pyr Ausdy mn ivc pUMgrn lwgI. dovF ƒ hI lwigaf ik Auh iek dUjy leI shI cox ny. jgnI ny ikhf ik Ausdy ipqf dI sihmqI vI iml jfvy qF Auh vDyry byiPkrI nfl jIvn bsr kr skxgy.
prsrfm iek vfr Pyr mDok mlfh dI Èrx ivc clf igaf. mDok ƒ sux ky hYrfnI nhIN hoeI[[[jfxdy sn ik prsrfm Éud afpxy bfry nhIN socygf qF hor koeI AusdI icMqf krygfaOaijhy ivcfry dy krm nhIN. Auh ieh vI jfxdy sn ik prsrfm vrgy lok iksy jfq dy nhIN huMdy. mDok ny qulfrfm nfl gwl kIqI. qulfrfm dI prsrfm nfl cMgI bxdI sI qy Auh Ausƒ cMgf afdmI smJdf sI, pr jfq dy eyzy vwzy pfVy kfrx ies sMbMD bfry sux ky hYrfnI ivc pY jfxf Aus leI lfËmI sI. mDok ny Ausƒ smJfieaf qF mn ivcoN ÈMkf inkl jfx ivc bhuqI dyr nhIN lwgI qy rfËI ho igaf. jgnI qy prsrfm dI Ausy mMdr ivc ÈfdI ho geI. hux prÈurfm pwky qOr 'qy qulfrfm pirvfr df mYNbr bx igaf.

jgnI qy prsy dI ÉUb gfVHI inBI. dovF ny iek dUjy ƒ pUrf ipafr idwqf. AuhnF dy do puwqr hoeyaOrfmihq qy sfmdyv. prÈu dy nf cfhuMidaF hox dy bfvjUd jgnI ny AuhnF dy nF dy nfl pFzy lf idwqf. skUl ivc Auh rfmihq pFzy qy sfmdyv pFzy dy nF nfl dfÉl krvfey gey. prÈu ny jgnI dI iksy vI iewCf awgy kdI afpxI asihmqI ƒ aiVkf nhIN sI bnx idwqf. jgnI jo khy, Ausƒ sB mMËUr. AuNj vI afpxI jfq df Ausƒ kdI mfx nhIN sI irhf qy Auh hmyÈf iehI smJdf irhf sI ik Aus vrgf afdmI jfq dy cOKty ivc iPwt ho ky afpxf Blf nhIN kr skdf. pr jfq ƒ lY ky jgnI ivc Èfied ikqy nf ikqy iek gRMQI bcI hoeI sI, ies leI Auh afpxy puwqrF ƒ pqI dI pCfx dyx leI Auqsuk sI, jF ho skdf hY ik AusdI ies soc ipwCy prsy pRqI afpxI afsQf qy afpxfpn pRgt krnf iCipaf hoieaf hovy.
jgnI ƒ qF kI prsy ƒ vI ies gwl df AuWkf hI ielm nhIN sI ik AuhnF dy ies kfrj df koeI dUrgfmI iswtf vI inklygf.
dovyN puwqr pVH ilK ky vwzy ho gey.
rfmihq qy sfmdyv ipqf dy nF vflf pFzy AupnFa lf ky vwK-vwK nOkrIaF vfly iemiqhfnF ivc bYTx qy pVHfeI ilKfeI ivc byhwd aOsq drjy dy hox kfrky PylH hox dI igxqI ivc vfDf krn lwgy. Auh jfxdy sn ik nOkrI imlxI afsfn nhIN-qy Auh ieh vI jfxdy sn ik koeI nOkrI nf imlx dI hflq ivc, afÉr, AuhnF ƒ mIt dI dukfn 'qy hI bYTxf pvygf. AuhnF dy nfnf qulfrfm Kfsy buwZy ho gey sn qy ieklOqI DI jgnI dy isvfey AuhnF df koeI hor vfrs vI nhIN sI. dukfn qoN ÉUb cMgI afmdn ho rhI sI qy Gr df sfrf Érc Ausy nfl cldf sI. Ëfihr hY byruËgfr hox dI siQqI ivc dukfn dI iËMmyvfrI rfmihq jF sfmdyv ƒ hI sMBflxI pYxI sI.
rfmihq dy idmfÊ ivc acfnk iek iÉafl afieaf ik ikAuN nf mF dI jfq ƒ asqr bxfa ilaf jfvy? awjkwlH kfƒn dIaF nËrF ivc afdmI, aOrq dovF df drËf brfbr hY qF koeI aOlfd ipqf dI jfq dI jgHf mF dI jfq df kvc ikAuN pf lvy? Kfs qOr 'qy jdoN mF dI jfq df kvc pf ky CotF-sOKF df nvF drvfËf KuwlH irhf hovy! Auh jfxdf sI ik jfq iek aijhf lybl hY ijhVf iek vfrI icpk jfvy qF Aus qoN KihVf CuzfAuxf afsfn nhIN huMdf. Pyr vI Ausny koiÈÈF ÈurU kr idwqIaF qy iek kmytI aiDkfrI qy iËlf aiDkfrI dÌqr df bUhf KVkfAux ipwCoN mfmly ƒ adflq qk lY igaf.
prsrfm hYrfn sI ik jfq dy ijs ajgr ƒ Auh hmyÈf prHF DrIkdf irhf sI, Auh vfrI-vfrI Ausdy gÜy afx ilptdf sI. jfq qoN nwsx dy bfvjUd, jfq dy afDfr 'qy hI Ausƒ mMdr ivc jgHf imlI. eIÈvr ivc afsQf nf huMidaF hoieaF vI pUjf pfT krn dI mËbUrI gÜy pY geI. jfq ƒ agUMTf ivKfa ky gYr jfqI ivc ivafh krvfieaf qF bwicaF AuWqy Pyr AuhI jfq icpk geI...kuJ ies qrHF ik Aus qoN Cutkfrf pfAuxf cfho qF Auh vI afsfn nhIN. pr iewQy duKFq ieh sI ik jfq qoN Cutkfrf pfAux leI nhIN blik lfhf lYx leI jfq ƒ kvc bxfAux dI kfrvfeI krnI pY rhI sI.
ÉYr PYslf rfmihq dy pwK ivc ho igaf. Ausƒ adflq ny AusdI mF dy afDfr 'qy anusUicq jfqI ivc Èfiml krn qy afrkÈx lYx dI iejfËq dy idwqI. hux Auh ivDfink rUp ivc afpxI jfq dusfD aYlfn kridaF hoieaF afpxI Xogqf dy afDfr 'qy iksy vI rfKvIN nOkrI leI arjI dy skdf sI.
rfmihq dI jugq kfmXfb ho geI. Ausƒ pihly hwly ivc hI srkfrI skUl ivc tIcr dI nOkrI iml geI. qulfrfm KuÈ hoieaf ik clo hux rfmihq ƒ mIt dI dukfn qoN Cutkfrf iml igaf. aMdroN Auh vI nhIN sI cfhuMdf ik Aus vFg hI Ausdy bwicaF ƒ vI ies DMdy ivc pYxf pvy.
rfmihq df mksd pUrf ho jfx kfrx hux ieho rsqf Coty Brf sfmdyv leI vI KuwlH igaf sI. Auh vI hux afpxy Brf vFg hI mF dI jfq dusfD apxfAux dI afigaf adflq koloN lY skdf sI. prsrfm pFzy KuÈ sI ik cwlo ies afDfr 'qy ies muMzy df vI ËrUr kuJ nf kuJ ho hI jfvygf. kuJ ho jfx ipwCo aYlfnIaF qOr 'qy ies Gr ivc Ausdy isvfey koeI pFzy nhIN rih jfvygf. Auh hY vI qF kuJ ies qrHF hI ik Ausdy hox, nf hox df koeI arQ nhIN hY.
ies dOrfn qulfrfm bImfr ho ky ibsqry 'qy pY igaf. dukfn hux nOkrF dy Brosy cwlx lwgI qy afmdn awDI rih geI. dukfn dI ingrfxI dI iËMmyvfrI sfmdyv 'qy afx peI. Auh ies iËMmyvfrI ƒ Èfm vyly AuWQy jf ky isrP ihsfb lYx qk inBfAux lwgf. jdoN ik loV AuWQy pUrf smF bYTx dI sI. AuWQy dI hryk kfrvfeI AuWqy nËr rwKxI pYxI sI...ikMny bwkry kwty gey, ikMny ikwlo mIt ivikaf, pYtI, isrI, KrOVy, Kwl qy crbI afdI iks Bfa inbyVy jFdy ny...gfhkF nfl kyhf slUk kIqf jFdf hY.
bImfr qulfrfm iek idn pRlok isDfr gey. hux dukfn df koeI sQfeI hwl kwZxf pYxf sI. dukfn dI afmdn iksy vI nOkrI nfloN keI guxf ibhqr sI. sfmdyv sfhmxy dovyN rsqy KuwlHy sn qy prÈu qy jgnI dovyN hI cfhuMdy sn ik sfmdyv dukfn clfAux vwl iDafn dvy.
bVy idnF qk kuJ nf huMidaF dyK ky prsy ny iek idn Ausƒ puwC ilaf, ''ikAuN beI sfm, kI krn df ierfdf ey? jldI PYslf kr. dukfn ƒ ieMj awDf-aDUrf clfAuxf TIk nhINaOpYNT mr jfeygI qy Pyr Ausƒ lIh 'qy ilafAuxf mÈikl hY.''
sfmdyv ny duicwqI ivc Pisaf hox df aihsfs krvFidaF hoieaF ikhf, jmYQoN dukfn nhIN sMBflI jfxI bfAUjI. bwkry df kwitaf jfxf, Ausdf imimafAuxf, ÉUn vgxf, DV df botI-botI krnF[[[ies sB mYQoN nhIN dyiKaf jFdf. jfxdf aF dukfn ÉUb vDIaf kmfeI dy rhI ey qy sfiraF df inrvfh Ausy 'qy ho irhf ey, pr mYN eys kMm leI afpxy afp ƒ iqafr nhIN kr sikaf. ieh vI jfxdf aF ik jy ies dukfn ƒ afpF iksy hor kfrobfr ivc bdl dyeIey qF Auh kfmXfb hovygf, ies dI vI koeI guMjfieÈ-gfrMtI nhIN. iewQy isrP mIt hI ivk skdf ey, ikAuNik 'qulfrfm mIt vflf' dukfn df nF cMgy qy Brosy Xog mIt leI iek brYNz nym bx cuwikaf -
prsf zUMGI soc ivc zuwb igaf. bVI dyr soc ivcfr krn ipwCoN Ausny ikhf, ''TIk ey qUM dukfn dI icMqf Cwz dya. mYN Ausdf koeI ieMqjfm kr lvFgf. qUM rfmihq vFg anusUicq jfqI df drjf pRfpq kr, qy koeI vI nOkrI vÊYrf kr lY. mn mfr ky qYƒ kuC krnf pey, asIN ieh kdI nhIN cfhFgy. ijs ivc qYƒ KuÈI imly, qUM AuhI kMm kr''
sfmdyv ny afpxy dvMD ivc hor zUMGf AuqridaF hoieaF ikhf, ''mYN afpxI jfq vI bdlx dy pwK ivc nhIN aF. mYN pFzy hI bixaf rihxf cfhuMdf aF. myrf mn nhIN mMndf ipaf ik iek mfmUlI ijhI nOkrI Éfqr mYN pFzy qoN dusfD XfnI svrn qoN ÈUdr bx jf - prsf ijvyN afsmfn qoN BoieM afx izwigaf[[[qy zOrEBOr ijhf hoieaf Ausdy mUMh vwl qwkx lwigaf. kI jfq dI gRMQI df AuWc boD AusdI jINn ivc vI af igaf? Ausny qF kdI aijhf pRdrÈn nhIN kIqf qy nf hI kdI sMskfr prox dI koiÈÈ kIqI hY. Pyr kiQq vwzI jfq dI hYNkVI qy kiQq CotI jfq dy pRqI hIxqf df bIj ies ivc ikMj pldf irhf? prÈu dy sfhmxy iek vfrI Pyr AuhI ipMjrf af igaf sI, ijs qoN mukq ho jfx leI Auh KMB mfrdf rihMdf sI. AusdI smJ ivc nhIN sI af irhf ik Auh muMzf Aus jfq dy pRqI hIxBfv ikMj rwK skdf hY ijs jfq dI Éud AusdI mF h[[[ijsdf lhU AusdIaF rgF ivc hY[[[ijsdf duwD pI ky Ausny Éud ƒ ivksq kIqf hY!
prsy ny puwiCaf, ''pr qyry Brf ny ieMj kIqf qy ieMj krn nfl Auh Cotf nhIN ho igaf. iksy ny nf qF Aus Aupr AuNgl AuTfeI, nf iksy ny mËfk kIqf.''
''Brf vI hoieaf qF kI hoieaf[[[do BrfvF df mnoivigafn jF psMd ieko ijhI hovy ieh koeI ËrUrI qF nhIN. ieko ruwK dy sfry Pl vI ieko-ijhy hoey ny kdI? Ausƒ jo cMgf lwigaf, Ausny kIqf. mYƒ qF bs iehI lwgdf ey ik mYƒ pFzy XfnI bRfhmx bx ky rihxf cfhIdf ey, qy bRfhmx dy ijhVy krm kfrj ny, AuhI apxfAuxy cfhIdy .''
''XfnI qUM dukfn 'qy vI nhIN bYTyNgf qy nOkrI vI nhIN kryNgf[[[Pyr qUM krnF kI cfhuMdf eyN[[[kI ny bRfhmx dy krm-kfrj?''
''bfA UjI, qusIN jo kMm krdy E mYN AuhI krnF cfhuMdf aF. mYN pujfrI bxnf cfhuMxf[[[Bgvfn dI BgqI krnf cfhuMxf[[[''
prsf ijvyN Pyr mUMh dy Bfr izwigaf. ijs Bgvfn ƒ Auh nkfrdf irhf[[[ijs pUjf-pfT ƒ Auh gÜ pey mËbUrI dy Zol vFg vjfAuNdf irhf...Ausdf puwqr Ausy ƒ hI afpxfAuxf cfhuMdf sI. sYWlÌon, tYlIivËn, ieMtrnYWt qy kMipAUtr dy ies Xuwg ivc vI nvIN pIVHI ivc Bgvfn, BgqI qy jfqI df ieh kyzf gËb df kMtRfst ivkisq ho irhf sI?
prsy ny Ausƒ smJfAux dI koiÈÈ kIqI, ''jy mIt dI dukfn nfl qYƒ iGrxf ho geI ey qF ieh gwl smJ ivc afAux vflI ey. qUM byÈk Aus dukfn 'qy nf bYT. hflFik mYN qYƒ kihxf cfhFgf ik bkry hox jF murgy, Auh drasl kwty jfx leI pfly jFdy ny. iehnF dy mfmly ivc dXf, kruxf qy mmqf df pRgtfvf iek nf-smJI ey. Auh iek Auqpfdn ey, EvyN hI ijvyN kxk, ijvyN Èihd, ijvyN duwD, ijvyN kwpVy, ijvyN iespfq. ieh vI nhIN ik awj kwlH DMdy nfl jfq jF jfq nfl DMdf bwiJaf hoieaf ey. qUM piVHaf iliKaf eyN, dyK hI irhf hovyNgf ik aijhy keI sYlUn ny ijhnF ƒ rfjpUq clf rhy ny[[[aijhIaF keI bUtF dIaF dukfnF ny ijhnF ƒ CINby clf rhy ny[[[aijhIaF keI drËI dIaF dukfnF ny ijhnF ƒ bfxIeyN clf rhy ny[[[aijhIaF keI kirafny dIaF dukfnF qy hotl ny ijhnF ƒ bRfhmx clf rhy ny. iehnF pRsiQqIaF ivc jy koeI mIt dI dukfn clf irhf ey qF AusdI jfq CotI ikvyN ho geI beI? ieMj koeI jfq CotI jF vwzI huMdI ey Blf?''
''bfAUjI, qF Pyr ieMj kro[[[qusIN mIt dI dukfn sMBflo qy mYƒ mMdr sMBfln idE. myrI KuÈI leI ieMj krn ivc Èfied quhfƒ koeI duÈvfrI nhIN hovygI. mYN jfxdf aF ik quhfƒ bRfhmx hox df koeI ivÈyÈ mfn nhIN[[[eIÈvr ivc vI koeI afsQf nhIN qy bkry dy kwtx, imximxfAux df vI quhfzy 'qy koeI asr nhIN huMdf.''
ieh suJfa sux ky kuJ icr leI prsrfm hYrfn-pRyÈfn ijhf rih igaf. Pyr Éud ƒ sMBflidaF hoieaF Ausny ikhf, jmMdr df pujfrI bnxf koeI ibhqr jIvn ijAUx df ËrIaf nhIN bytf. ieh koeI iqrUpqI df bflfjI mMdr jF jgnnfQ mMdr nhIN, ijwQy aigxq Dn qy sony cFdI df cVHfvf cVHdf ey. ieh qF grIbF qy dilqF df mMdr ey, ijwQy mËbUrI vws rih ky mYN afpxf iZwz pfl sikaf, ''mYN ies mMdr ƒ vI iek vwzf mMdr bxfAuxf cfhuMdf aF bfAUjI. mYN iesƒ cmqkfrI qy aqI pRiswD bxfAuxf cfhuMdf aF[[[aijhf ik dUr-dUr qk iesdf nFa hovy...dUroN-dUroN lokI iewQy afAux. mMdr ƒ mYN iek aijhy afriQk kyNdr ivc qbdIl krnF cfhuMdf aF, ijs dy sfhmxy koeI vI dukfn jF koeI vI nOkrI quwC iswD hovygIY''
prsrfm pFzy isl-pwQr ho igaf sI. mMdr dy aijhy vpfrIkrx df iÉafl Ausdy idmfÊ ivc kdI nhIN sI afieaf. ies mMqv nfl AusdI kqeI sihmqI nhIN sI, Pyr vI Auh jfxdf sI ik ies muMzy ƒ smJfAuxf Ausdy hwQ-vws nhIN.
jgnI pihlF qF iDafn nfl AuhnF dIaF gwlF suxdI rhI, Pyr Ausny vI puwqr df smrQn kIqf, jjdoN iesny mMdr ivc bihx df mn bxf ilaf ey qF bihx idE, ikAuN mnHF krdy E qusIN?[[[mnHF qF glq qy mfVy kMmF qoN kIqf jFdf aY. BgqI-Bfv qy pUjf-pfT qF awCfeI qy nykI dy rsqy aY, hY nf jI?
prsrfm ƒ mihsUs hoieaf ieh pihlf mOkf hY jdoN jgnI Ausdy kihx dy mMqk ƒ awKoN-proKy kr rhI hY. Ausƒ qF ies mMÈf ivc srfsr Kot qy burfeI hI burfeI idKfeI dy rhI sI. pr jdoN jgnI ny kih idwqf qF Ausny hor kuJ nhIN ikhf.
prsrfm ny kdI iesdI klpnf vI nhIN sI kIqI ik iek idn ies mMdr ivcoN vI Ausƒ htxf pvygf qy Auh vI afpxy puwqr dy kfrx.
agly idn qoN Auh dukfn 'qy bYTx lwg ipaf. AuWQy iqMn JtkeI kMm krdy sn. AuhnF df kMm vfrI vfrI nfl bwkry kwtxy, KwlF lfhuxIaF, botIaF krnIaF qy qol ky gfhkF ƒ dy dyxf sI. prÈurfm df kMm isrP kfAUNtr AuWqy bYT ky dukfn dIaF sfrIaF gqI-ivDIaF Aupr nËr rwKxI qy ihsfb krky gfhkF qoN pYsy lY lYx qk sIimq sI. hOlI-hOlI Ausƒ mihsUs hox lwigaf ik bwkry df kwitaf jfxf, Ausdf cIkft, Ausdf lhU vgxf, Ausdf tukiVaF ivc qbdIl hoxf afdI ikRafvF ƒ dyK ky iblkul inrlyp rih skxf koeI afsfn kMm nhIN. Ausƒ ieMj lwigaf ik Ausdy idl AuWqy hr roË iek boJ ijhf vDdf jf irhf hY. Auh bYT ky isrP dyK irhf hY qy AusdI ieh hflq hY, qF ijhVy AuhnF ƒ hwQIN vwZ-tuwk qy vrqf rhy ny, AuhnF 'qy kI bIqdI hovygI?
kihx ƒ qF Ausny kih idwqf sI ik bkry qy murgy isrP iek Auqpfdn ny, pr hux jdoN Auh Éud AuhnF ƒ hlfl huMidaF dyKdf qF ieh soc iksy BMvr ivc PsI ikÈqI vFg zolx lwgdI. Ausƒ aksr mMdr dI Xfd afAux lwg pYNdI. eIÈvr ivc afsQf nf hox dy bfvjUd roË iÈv ilMg ƒ Doxf, Pl-Puwl cVfAuxy, mMqr Aucfrx krxy, afrqI krnI, pRÈfd vrqfAuxf afdI sfh lYx vFg AusdIaF afdq ivc Èfiml ho gey sn[[[AusdI inwq ikRaf ijvyN iksy rfg dIaF bMidÈF ivc bwJ geI sI qy AuWQoN dy kx-kx nfl iek sFJ ijhI ho geI sI. koeI boJ nhIN sI huMdf idl-idmfÊ AuWqy.
hux idl-idmfÊ AuWqy vwDdf jf irhf boJ ijvyN AusdI rg-rg ƒ bysurf krn lwg ipaf sI. ikqy Ausdy aMdr suwqy hoey bRfhmxI sMskfr qF nhIN sI jfgx lwg pey?
prsrfm ny afpxy icwq ƒ krVf kIqf, jfg rhy sMskfrF dy pRyq ƒ mMdr leI Cwz idwqf qy pwkf PYslf kIqf ik Éud ƒ zolx nhIN dvygf...qy dukfn 'qy bYTxf ËfrI rwKygf.




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lfl pwg vfly ny mYƒ rok ilaf hY.
''ikwDr jf irhYN Eie[[[?''
myrI smJ ivc nhIN af irhf ik Ausƒ kI dwsF.
''jfh. Kbrdfr, jy eyDr AuDr vyiKaf[[[nwk dI sID ivc quiraf jfvIN.''
clo, CuwtI hoeI. ieh lok pqf nhIN ikAuN mYƒ rok-rok ky Kbrdfr krdy rihMdy ny. mYN koeI aYsf-vYsf afdmI vI nhIN! hmyÈf afpxI nwk dI sID ivc qurdf hF. koeI iksy pfsy vI vyKy, qurnf qF Ausƒ Ausy pfsy pYNdf hY nf, ijwDr Ausdy nwk ny mUMh kIqf hoieaf hovyaOiswDI qy sfdI ijhI gwl hY, pr grIb ivcfrf boly qF kI boly?
mYN isr ihlf-ihlf ky ijvyN lfl pwg vfly ƒ vfrIEvfrI slfm krdf hoieaf nwk dI sID ivc qur irhf hF qy ÈrimMdf hF ik kuJ nf krn 'qy vI PiVHaf igaf hF.
''rukIN Eie!''
AusdI afvfË sux ky myry pYr, qurdy-qurdy, myrI iewCf jF axiewCf dy ibnF hI Xkdm ruk gey ny. mYN hF kOx, ijhVf afpxI mrËI nfl rukF jF qurF? Ausny kfhl nfl myry kol af ky puwiCaf hY, ''ies Joly 'c kI aY?'' mYN afpxy kMm 'qy inkldf hF qF cfdr df Jolf ijhf bxfa ky swjy moZy AuWqy lmkfa lYNdf hF.
''bol!''
mYN Gbrf ky Joly ƒ ipwT vwl srkf ilaf hY. eynf Ehlf qF hoxf hI cfhIdf hY ik idl tuwty qF Kwl 'coN bfhr af ky nf iKwlry!
'boldf ikAuN nhIN? Joly 'c kI lukfieaf hoieaf aY?''
lfl pwg vfly ny Jpt ky Joly ƒ kfhl nfl ttoilaf hY qy Pyr mUMh ltkfa ky ikhf hY, ''ieh qF ÉflI af Eie.''
Ausdf mUMh guwsy ivc Puwl ky pfty-purfxy Putbfl vrgf ho igaf hY...muƒ kbfVIey kol lY jfvF qF ies hflq ivc vI cvfnI qF dy hI dvygfaOBYBIq hox dy bfvËUd mYN Èfied inMmHF-inMmHF muskrf irhf hF.
'hws ikAuN irhYN Eie? mYƒ mUrK smJdf ipaf aYN!''
mYN 'nhIN' kihx leI bVI siBaqf nfl isr ihlfieaf hY, pr iksy mUrK ƒ JUT-mUT ieh ivÈvfs idvfieaf jfvy ik Auh mUrK nhIN hY qF Ausƒ afpxI mUrKqf AuWqy hor vI guwsf afAux lwg pYNdf hY.
'quhfƒ bdmfÈF ƒ mYN ÉUb jfxdF. ÉflI Jolf lmkfeI, mOky dI qfV ivc GuMmdy iPrdy E.''
ieh gwl AusdI JUTI nhIN sI, pr sfry lok hI ieMj krdy ny. hryk afpxy idl ivc Jolf ltkfeI iesy qfV ivc BONdfEBtkdf iPr irhf hY ik kI pqf, kdoN kI hwQ lwg jfvy!
''dOV jf, vrnf ÉUn pI jfvFgf.''
mYN ieh socdf hoieaf awgy qur ipaf hF ik hËfr guwsy ivc vI jMglI jfnvr pIx qF pfxI hI pINdy ny, Pyr afdmI ikAuN afpxf pfrf cVHidaF hI afdmI dy ÉUn df ipafsf ho jFdf hY? awj svyr dI gwl hY ik Kfx leI rotIaF vflI potlI Kohl ky mYN ijvyN hI Ërf ipwT moVI sI, PkIry ny Jptf mfr ky rotIaF mUMh ivc cuwkIaF sn qy dOV igaf sI. PkIrf myrf kuwqf hY ijhVf myrI gYrhfËrI ivc myrI JuwgI dI rKvflI krdf hY...mYN Ausdy ipwCy gflHF dI pUrI POj dOVf idwqI sI, pr sBnF qoN bc-bcfa ky inkl igaf sI Auh. dwsx, mYN ieh lwigaf sF ik PkIry ƒ gflHF bkidaF hoieaF myrI jIB dMdF hyT af ky kwtI geI sI qy ÉUno-ÉUn ho geI sI qyaOpqf nhIN BuwK lwgI hox krky jF koeI hor kfrx sI ik ÉUn df svfd mYƒ bVf hI cMgf lwigaf sI qy mYN kfPI dyr qIk afpxf hI ÉUn mËy lY-lY ky aMdr lMGfAuNdf irhf sF. afpxI Kurfk df jugfV, jy afpxy srIr ivcoN hI huMdf rhy qF bMdf sfry JMjtF qoN muwkqI pf jfey[[[
afpxy ivcfrF dI rOa ivc mYN iewQy koTIaF awgy sVk AuWqy af igaf hF. myrf iewQy kI kMm? sVk dy dovyN pfsIN pfilÈ kIqy hoey pwQr dIaF suMdr iemfrqF ny qy iehnF dy awgy cfr ku Puwt dI bfhrlI kMD qIk pQrIly PrÈ AuWqy bgIcy lwgy hoey ny, ijhnF dy rMg-ibrMgy PuwlF ny kMD ipwCoN isr cuwk ky myry vwl vyiKaf hY qy Pyr afps ivc Gusr-musr krky hwsx lwg pey ny.
mYN ÈrimMdf ho ky isr Jukfa ilaf hY.
myry pYrF hyTlI sVk eynI sfP hY ik Aus AuWqy quridaF hoieaF mYƒ afpxf srIr iksy Dwby vrgf lwg irhf hYaOhF, eyny sfP-suQry afly-duafly ivc myrf kI kMm? iek mYN hI hF ijhVf iewQy gMdf, gMd lwg irhf hF, ijvyN iksy koTI vfly ny afpxf kUVf-kcrf koTI dI ipClI glI dy bjfey awgy suwt idwqf hovy. muƒ kbfVIey ƒ mYN keI vfrI ikhf hY, kbfV Gwt hY qF mYƒ vI ies nfl rwK lY, pr pYsy pUry dyvIN. pr muƒ mYƒ korf jvfb idMdf hY, 'pYsy qF kMm dI cIË dy imldy aY, qUM iks kMm dYN Eie?' so mYN iehnF koTIaF dIaF ipClIaF glIaF ivc suwtI, AuhnF dI Zyr sfrI gMdgI ivcoN, Ausdy kMm dIaF cIËF CFt-CFt ky Joly ivc Brdf rihMdf hF.
mYN ipClI glI ivc jfx leI GuMm igaf hFaOqy AuWQy phuMc ky nfsF ivc jfxI-pCfxI bU-bfs GusidaF hI myry aMdr cusqI pYdf hox lwg peI hY. iehnF jfxIaF-pCfxIaF bUaF dy vroilaF ivc myrf idl cfhuMdf hY ik by-aÉiqafr hwsxf ÈurU kr idaF. ipCly hPqy eysy dÈf ivc myrf hfsf rukx ivc hI nhIN sI af irhf ik iek murgf aO Auh-hF, EhI hYaOAuh murgf afpxI murgI ipwCy nwsdf hoieaf acfnk AuWCl ky myry moZy 'qy af bYiTaf qy ihwk df pUrf Ëor lf ky bFgF dyx lwg ipaf, qy AudoN mYƒ ieMj lwigaf sI ijvyN iek krfrI bFg qy KMBF dI PVPVfht hyT mYN aFzy vFg afpxy afp Puwt igaf hF qy hnyry 'coN bfhr af ky cfnx dy jl-Ql ivc nhfa irhf hF.
bfbU kuwqf vI myry ipwCy-ipwCy hI glI ivc af phuMicaf hY. bfbU ƒ Ausdf nFa myrf hI idwqf hoieaf hY, hor dyx leI myry kol hY hI kI? iewQoN dy nOkrF qy kuwiqaF ƒ bfbU afK ky bulFdf hF qF bVy KuÈ huMdy ny. iek vfrI cfr nMbr vfilaF dy nOkr df mUMh afpxy GrvfilaF dIaF gflHF Kf-Kf ky suwijaf hoieaf sI ik mYN bVy ipafr nfl Ausƒ ikhf, 'dvfeI leI pYsy nf hox qF bfbU, bImfrI hws Kyz ky Jwl lYx nfl vI TIk ho jFdI ey.' Auh ivcfrf rox lwg ipaf 'ro nf bfbU.' bfbU! mYƒ kI pqf sI bfbU kuwqf vI kol hI KVHf hY? Ausny mYƒ afpxf nFa Aus muMzU dy hvfly kridaF dyiKaf qF guwsy ivc BVk ky Aus ivcfry bydosy dI ipMjnI ƒ jf mUMh pfieaf sI! bfbU ikqy vI hovy, myry iewQy phuMcidaF hI hvf ivc myrI bU sMG ky pUC ihlfAuNdf hoieaf af jFdf hY.
myrf iDafn afpxy vwl nf dyK ky bMd mUMh ivc GurGurfAuNdf ['hF, hF, dyK ilaY mYN bfbU[[[dws kI gwl af?'
mYN Aus vwl mUMh BuMaF ky vyiKaf hY qy Ausdy mUMh ivc pUrI zblrotI dyK ky myrf iZwz ÉflI ZolkI vFg vwjx lwg ipaf 9H'Aury af!'
mYN glI dy ivckfr hI bYT igaf hF qy Ausny afpxf mUMh Kohl ky zblrotI myry awgy imwtI ivc hI suwt idwqI hY.
E mUrKf, imwtI 'c ikAuN suwt idwqI? Kfx vflI cIË ƒ qF aKF 'qy ibTfeI rwKxf cfhIdf af, kmilaf.'
mYN zblrotI qoN imwtI JfV ky awDI Ausƒ pf idwqI hY qy awDI AuWqy afpxf mUMh mfridaF hoieaF mYƒ cyqy afieaf hY ik awj mYN CotU dy hwQ PkIry ƒ rotI ByjI sI. BuwKf afdmI hY. Ausny afp hI Kf leI hovygI.aOmYN hwsx lwigaf hF, KflI iZwz ivc zblrotI phuMcx 'qy jF afpxy ies ivcfr AuWqy ik ijsƒ asIN kuwqf kihMdy hF, AusdI qF BuwK nfl jfn inkl rhI huMdI hY, pr asIN ieh cfhuMdy hF ik Auh afdmIaF vFg ipClIaF do lwqF 'qy KVHf ho jfvy qy aglIaF ƒ hwQF vFg joV ky sfQoN afpxI imhnq dI BIK mMgdf rhyaOmYN ijvyN PkIry ƒ ipafr krn Kfqr bfbU dI ipwT AuWqy hwQ Pyiraf hY qy Aus byËubfn ny BONk ky mYQoN puwiCaf hYaOhor ilafvF?
mYƒ pqf hY ik bfhrlI sVk vflf icVicVf, buwZf hlvfeI jdoN gwdI 'qy bYTf AuNG irhf huMdf hY, bfbU mOkf qfV ky AusdIaF QflIaF ivcoN kuJ nf kuJ Auzfa lYNdf hY. buwZf ivcfrf hr cIË igx ky rwKdf hovygf, pr Ausdy Gt jfx ipwCoN afpxI buwZI XfdafÈq qy jvfn muMzy AuWqy kuVHdf rihMdf - '''hrfm dI aOlfd, afvfrfgrdI krdf iPrdY. sfrf kMm sMBfl ley qF mYN ikAuN hwzIaF ƒ kuwt-kuwt lwzU vwtdf rhF?'
iqMn cfr idn pihlF myrI jyb pYisaF nfl BrI hoeI sI. mYN bfbU ƒ ikhf ''af, awj buwZy ƒ pYsy vtfa ky KFdy aF.'' bfbU myry awgy-awgy, ijvyN sUt-bUt pf ky qur ipaf qy buwZy dI dukfn sfhmxy jf ky bVI Èfn nfl BONikaf ijvyN kih irhf hovy ''do zblrotIaF dya[[[jldI kr.'
bfbU ny Pyr mYQoN puwiCaf hYaObs, jF hor[[[?
''nhIN, eynI eI bVI aY. af hux afpxf kMm krIey.''
sB qoN pihlF mYN kUVy dy zrwm ƒ Ault idMdf hF, qy bfbU myrI shUlIaq leI pMjy mfr-mfr ky sfrf kuVf ÉUb, iKlfr idMdf hY...qy Pyr mYN afpxy mqlb dIaF cIËF cux-cug ky, kUVf iekwTf krky Ausƒ EvyN hI zrm ivc pf idMdf hF. hr koTI df zrwm AultidaF hI AuhnF dI sfrI gMdgI myrIaF awKF sfhvyN af jFdI hY. rwb bcfvy, myrf DMdf hI ieh hY. mYƒ pqf hY, hornF dI gMdgI AuGfVnf koeI cMgI gwl nhIN huMdI. jy gMd Zikaf, kwijaf nf rhy qF keI rog PYldy ny, pr kI krF? AuhnF dy kUVydfnF dy Zwkx nfl KolHdf rhF qF BuwKf mr jfvF.
'af!'' mYN iqMn nMbr vfly df zrwm Ault ky bfbU ƒ afiKaf hY. mYƒ pihlF hI pqf hY ik ies zrwm ivcoN rwdI kfgË, Èrfb dy ÉflI aDIey-pAUey qy isgrytF dy byihsfb toty inklxgy. muƒ kbfVIaf kihMdf hY ik aÉbfrI kfgË ilafieaf kr. ikwQoN ilafvF aÉbfr df kfgË? Grvfly ƒ ÉbrF dI Bus vI hovy. Ausƒ qF eynf vI pqf nhIN ik Ausdy Gr ivc kI vfpr irhf hY! pRoÌYsr sfhb jdoN rfq idn afpxIaF AUl-jlUl socF nfl kory kfgË kfly kr-kr ky rwdI dI tokrI Br rhy huMdy ny qF nfl vfly kmry ivc AuhnF dI pqnI jvfn nOkr ƒ grmfa rhI huMdI hY[[[sB qoN pihlF mYN ÉflI boqlF cuwk ky Joly ivc pfAuNdf hFaOkI mËfl iksy ivc Èrfb dI iek bUMd vI bfkI bcI hovy. sflf nOkr hr boql ivcoN bcI-KucI ƒ pfxI ivc Gol ky gtfgt cfVH jFdf hY, nhIN qF eynIaF boqlF ivcoN bUMd-bUMd vI iekwTI kr ilaf krF qF hÌqy ivc iek vfr qF mYƒ vI mOËF lwg jfieaf krn. hF, Aus idn mYƒ ies zrwm ivcoN iek pUrf awD-KuwilHaf aDIaf imilaf sI. glqI nfl suwt idwqf igaf hovygf, vrnf Aus mF dy Xfr dy hwQy cVH jFdf qF kI Ausƒ afpxy ipE dI Kfqr iewQy suwt dyNdf? mYN Ausy pl kMm-DMdf Cwz ky KuÈI ivc hONkdf hoieaf iswDf afpxI JuwgI ivc af igaf sF qy ÉflI pyt boql ÉflI krky sfrf idn qy sfrI rfq PrÈ AuWqy mUDy mUMh ipaf irhf sF. PkIrf guwsy ivc Gurk-Gurfa ky myry dMdIaF vwZdf irhf sI, pr nÈy ivc mYƒ ieMj hI lwgdf irhf sI ijvyN myry Bfg KuwlH gey ny qy duDIaf-cmVI ivc ilptI hoeI myrI GrvflI swcmuc ikqoN myry nfl vwsx leI af geI hY qy myry ipMzy ƒ cuMm-cwt ky myrI jnmF-jnmF dI Qkfx cUsI jf rhI hY....dUjy idn myrI awK KuwlHI qF PkIry ny mYƒ idl Kohl ky suxfeIaF qy mYN pihlF qF nmoÈI ivc ipaf AusdIaF suxdf irhf, pr Pyr isr Aupr cuwky ibnF Ausƒ ?9>'hux bs vI kr ipEaf myiraf, jo ho igaf, so ho igaf.' pRoÌYsr dIaF rwdI socF df bMzl bMnHidaF hoieaF quhfƒ dwisaf hY ik mYN afp ikMnF boJl ho igaf sF, pr muƒ ies dy ds pYsy dyx leI vI iqafr nhIN hoeygfaOhux isgrytF dy toitaF vwl iDafn idwqf. eyny Coty-Coty toty ik jdoN qIk AuNglF nhIN sVx lwg pYNdIaF hoxIaF, afpxy ierd-igrd DUMeyN dy bwdl iekwTy krdf rihMdf hoeygf.aOE Brf, kuJ socxf hI hY qF bfhr af ky KuwlHy swc ƒ dyK ky soc, ijs leI socxf bxdf hY. ieh kI ik afpxIaF socF ivc hI vVI jfE qy socI jfEaOmYN do cfr isgrytF dy Ërf vwzy tukVy cuwk ky jyb ivc pf ley ny. iek-iek do-do sUty qF inkl hI afAuxgy. aOEie bs! aOmYN bfbU ƒ ikhf hY qy mlvy ƒ dubfrf zrwm ivc pfAux leI iekwTf krn lwg ipaf hF.
ajy qIk mYN iehI smJ irhf sF ik afp hI afpxy idmfÊ ivc bolI jf irhf hF. asl ivc ho ieh irhf sI ik iek zwzU agly Gr dI ZwkI hoeI nflI dI sVHFd ivc Pudkdf hoieaf, Ëor-Èor nfl tr-tr krI jf irhf sI. eyny ivc, myry dyKdy hI dyKdy, iek swp ikqoN PF-PF krdf inkilaf qy Ausdy ipwCy nflI ivc jf GusiVaf.
bfbU BONkx lwg ipaf hY.
ikAuN BONkx izhYN Eie bfbU? zwzU ƒ vI jfn ipafrI af qF jo idsdY Ausƒ cuwpcfp dyKdf rhyaOdyK ky tr-tr ikAuN krn lwg pYNdY?aOiek gwl cyqy rwKIN bfbU, ieh sfrIaF kMDF ies leI surwiKaq KVHIaYN ik kuJ vI ho jfvy sdf cuwp rihMdIaYN. bolx lwg pYx qF Ausy iCx Zih-ZyrI ho jfx. awCf ieh dws, ies Gr dI aOrq rfq ƒ eynI dyr nfl ikwQoN afAuNdI aY? ijsdy nfl afAuNdI aY AusdI gwzI QoVHI dUr rukvf lYNdI aY qy ibwlI vFg pwbF Bfr qurdI hoeI ipCly gyt QfeIN afpxy Gr aMdr vV jFdI aYaOnhIN Eie mUrKf, iesdy pqI ƒ sB pqY! AuhI qF iesdI gYrhfËrI ivc bwicaF ƒ sMBfldf, sMvFdf aYaOjdoN ieh muVdI aY qF drvfËf Kohldf eI iesdI Auh bFh aMdr iKwc lYNdY ijs Aupr Ausdf prs JUl irhf huMdY. eynI dyr AuzIk krn ipwCoN hux ikqy jf ky ivcfry dI vfrI afeI aY ik pqnI nfl sMvyNaOnhIN, cuwp. afpF kI lYxY?...klrk afdmI aY qF kI hoieaf? kyzI afx-bfx nfl rihMdY.aOhF, dÌqr dI qnÉfh nfl gujfrf vI muÈikl nfl hI huMdf af. jo krdY TIk eI krdY. eynI Èfndfr koTI ivc rihMdY qy afpxf sfrf kUVf roË dI roË sfP krky bfhr suwt idMdYaOE Brf, ies nfloN qF cMgY ik bMdf lflF suwt-suwt ky hornF df kUVf DoNdf rhy.
ies koTI df zrwm aksr ÉflI hI huMdf hY, ikAuNik ieh lok afpxy ipCvfVy df vI awgf sfP idKfAux leI afpxI gMdgI afsy-pfsy vfilaF dy zrwmF ivc pf idMdy ny. mYN ies zrwm KolHy ibnF hI awgy qur jFdf hF, pr Pyr iÉafl afAuNdf hY ik iek vfrI dyK hI lvF. zrwm ivc pey vflF dy iek sunihrI kilwp ny mYƒ dyK ky awK mfrI hY, Èfied sony df hY. mYN kfhl nfl Ausƒ cuwk ilaf hYaOnhIN, qFby df hovygf[[[mYƒ sony dI pCfx hY; nf qFby dI[[[muƒ kbfVIaf qF Krf sonf vI lvy qF qFby df Bfa hI dvygf. mYN kilwp ƒ afpxI jyb ivc pf ilaf hY qy socx lwgf hF ik ruldU dI GrvflI dy vflF ivc iesdI Pwbq kYsI lwgygI. jy sony df hY qF iek nhIN, ds 'qy sOdf pwkf krky idaFgf[[[myry nyVy hI iek JuwgI ivc ruldU vI afpxI GrvflI qoN DMdf krvfAuNdf hY. pr AusdI ieh ivÈyÈqf hY ik Auh Èryafm sB kuJ krdf hY. E BrfaOiek idn Auh mYƒ dws irhf sI ik 'jd mYƒ Èwk hoieaf ik myrI qIvIN dy lwCx TIk nhIN qF mYN Ausƒ vyÈIaf smJ ky Aus nfl pyÈ afAux lwg ipaf. iksy hor kol jfvF qF pUrf sO lY ky vI eynf iÉafl nf rwKy[[[Auh qF keI sO dyNdI vI hY, qy myry psIny AuWqy ÉUn vI vhfAuNdI hY, smiJaf?'[[[mYN afpxy afp ƒ ikhf hY ik mYN Blf kI smJF aijhIaF bfqF ƒ! koeI iml jfvy qF ieh sB myrI smJ ivc vI af jfvy.
ieh dyK ky ik mYN Ausy nflI dy mUMh kol KVHf hF ijs ivc swp viVaf sI, mYN zr ky eynI qyËI nfl agy vwl vD igaf hF ik nyVy qurI iPrdI iek murgI myrIaF lwqF ivcoN PVPV krky myry awgy inkl geI hY qy Aus vwl dyKidaF hoieaF mYƒ lwigaf hY ik mYN ruldU dI qIvIN dy ipwCy dOV irhf hF.
agly zrwm ivclf kUVf Br-Br ky hyTF ËmIn AuWqy zuilHaf hoieaf hY. zrwm ƒ Aultx qoN pihlF mYN bYT igaf hF qy ajy myrIaF awKF ËmIn AuWqy afpxy mqlb dI cIË lwB hI rhIaF ny ik ies koTI vfly dI nOkrfxI acfnk drvfËy 'coN inklI qy myry isr AuWqy Gr dI gMdgI ies qrHF Ault geI hY ijvyN kuVy dy Zyr AuWqy hI kUVf suwt geI hovy. mYN Audo qIk sfh rok ky Zyr df Zyr bixaf bYTf irhf jdoN qIk Ausny afpxy drvfËy aMdr vfps Gus ky aMdroN ictkxI nhIN lf leI, qy Pyr srIr ƒ CMzdf hoieaf KVHf ho igaf hF qy zrwm ƒ AultidaF hoieaf bfbU ƒ ieÈfrf kIqf hY ik afpxf kMm ÈurU kry.
ies zrwm dy Grvfly do Brf ny, ijhVy kwpVy df vpfr krdy ny. vwzy dy dOlq dy nÈy ivc hoÈ gvfcy rihMdy ny qy Cotf hY hI pfgl. vwzf hyTly ihwsy ivc rihMdf hY qy Cotf pihly mMiËly Aupr[[[qy sB qoN AuprlI Cwq AuWqy iek kmrf hY ijs ivc iehnF dovF dI buwZI qy apfhj mF rihMdI hY. keI vfrI buwZI dy rox dIaF afvfËF sux ky mYN afpxf kMm rok ky, mUMh AuqFh cuwk ky dyKx lwgdf hF qy myrI nËr awKF ivcoN inkl ky buwZVI kol jf phuMcdI hY[[[aih dyK, qyry leI guV vfly Coly ilafieaF, mF! dMd nhIN qF guV hI cUs lY[[[KIr! [[[KIr ikwQoN ilafvF mYN?...iehnF BrfvF dy nOkr ny iek vfrI mYƒ dwisaf sI, buwZI hr vyly KIr mMg-mMg ky roNdI rihMdI hY[[[qy jdoN cuwp huMdI hY afsmfn vwl isr cuwk ky, mUMh KolH-KolH ky ihlfa rhI huMdI hY ijvyN AuproN mUMh ivc KIr tpk rhI hovy...afpxI mF ƒ qF ieh Brf qrsfa-qrsfa ky mfr rhy ny, pr iehnF dy zrwm ivc eynI jUT huMdI hY ik ds jixaF df iZwz afrfm nfl Br jfvy. muƒ kbfVIaf ijs idn muwTI grm nhIN krdf, Aus idn iewQoN hI mYN afpxy pyt leI bflx cux lYNdf hF qy mUMh bxf-ivgfV ky Kfxf ÈurU kr idMdf hF, Pyr KFdy-KFdy ƒ mËf afAux lwg pYNdf hY qy AudoN qIk bfbU ƒ nyVy nhIN PVkx idMdf jdoN qIk ÉUb rwj nf jfvF. dovF dIaF pqnIaF afp qF Kt-imTIaF hY hI ny, Kfxf Auh afpxy nfloN vI vwD Kwtf-imwTf bxf lYNdIaF ny, Èfied eysy leI dovF BrfvF dy iZwz eyny Puwly hoey ny. afpxy nOkr bqIey ƒ AuhnF kwZ idwqf hY. Auh mYƒ bIVI vI ipafAuNdf huMdf sI qy bIVI dy DUMey ivc iehnF dIaF DUMaFDfr gwlF vI sunfAuNdf huMdf sI. cMgf hI hoieaf jo Auh clf igaf, vrnf mYN afpxf kMm-DMdf Cwz ky Ausdy kol ivhlf bYTf rihMdf sI. vwzf Brf afpxy kmly Brf ƒ ieMj qfVdf-JfVdf rihMdf hY ijvyN afpxy muMizaF ƒ, pr AusdI pqnI ƒ iewQy-AuWQy iekwlI vyK lYNdf hY qF hwQ pfAuxoN bfaË nhIN afAuNdf. Coty dy pMjy dy pMjy muMzy vwzy BfeI dy nyaObqIey ny mYƒ dwisaf sI[[[lY, hor bIVI pI[[[qy sux[[[vwzI vI afpxy afdmI nfloN Gwt nhIN. Ausny afpxy kmly idEr ƒ ieMj sYWt kIqf hoieaY ik AusdI smJ ivc hor kuJ afvy BfvyN nf afvy, Auh afpxI ipafrI BfbI dI sYnq ƒ qurMq smJ lYNdf hY. vwzI dy dovyN Coty bwicaF df muhFdrf hU-b-hU afpxy kmly cfcy 'qy igaf hY. eynI CotI Aumr ivc vI Auh eyny gMBIr dy kTor ny ik iehnF ƒ dUroN dyK ky hI kmly ƒ do-do ipE idKfeI dyx lwg pYNdy ny qy zrdy mfry df mUq ivcy inkl jFdf hY.
bqIey ƒ BrfvF ny ies leI kwZ idwqf sI ik rMgBUmI dy qyvr dyK ky iek idn Aus ivcfry dI KopVI vI Ault geI sI qy vwzI dy nFh-nFh kihx dy bfvËUd vI Auh Ausƒ luwt df mfl smJ bYTf sI, qy afpxy kmly mflk vFg hI mUMh ivc aMgUTf pf ky Aus vwl vDdf clf igaf sI. pr CotI hovy jF vwzI, mfl qF BrfvF df hI sI. bqIey ƒ mfr-mfr ky bfhr kwZ idwqf igaf. ÈrIÌF dy GrIN guMizaF df kI kMm! jfh...jfh, jo eyQy krnf cfhuMdf sYN afpxI mF-BYx nfl jf ky kr.
mYN AuhnF dI gMdgI ƒ Prol-vrol ky vyK irhf hF. muƒ kbfVIey ny mYƒ dwisaf sI ik vwzy-vwzy dukfndfrF dy zrwm iDafn nfl vyiKaf krF. ieh lok kflf DMdf krdy ny qy jdoN puils dy Cfpy df zr hovy, jfn bcfAux leI notF dIaF guwtIaF vI kUVy ivc suwt idMdy ny. pqf nhIN ikAuN mYƒ ivÈvfs ijhf ho igaf sI ik kdI nf kdI ËrUr iewQoN not hI not hwQ lwgxgy, pr eyny sfry notF df mYN krFgf kI?[[[muƒ kbfVIey kol lY jfvFgf?[[[Auh qF sfry notF dI kImq vI rupeIey do rupeIey qoN vwD nhIN lfvygf[[[hux qF KuÈ ho jf PwjU! ryt nfloN pUry pwcI pYsy vwD dy irhF[[[
awj mYƒ BfeIaF dy zrwm ivcoN kuJ vI nhIN sI iml irhf. CotI qy vwzI dI mhfvfrI dIaF suwkIaF kfqrF AuhnF dI jUT ivc ilbVIaF hoeIaF ny, jF Pyr inroD dy kuJ bulbuly ny ijhnF ƒ mYN sfP krky QYly ivc suwt ilaf hY. hr Gr dy zrwm ivc kuJ ku TIk-Tfk bulbuly vI ËrUr iml jFdy ny mYƒ. keI vfrI qF koVI qoN vI AuWqy ho jFdy ny. mYN iehnF ƒ vI muƒ ƒ hI PVfa afAuNdf hF[[[iehnF ƒ sfbn nfl Qo ky ilafieaf kr PwjU[[[qy mYN AuNj hI dy afAuNdf hF. eyny pYsy vI nhIN idMdf ik dysI sfbn df iek totf hI af jfvy. CotI qy vwzI dy vflF dy guwCy vI mYN sfP krky afpxy Joly ivc suwt ley ny. muƒ afKdf hYaOsunihrI vfl ilafieaf kr[[[sunihrI vfl ilafAux leI hux vlYq jfvF?[[[jo iml jFdf hY AuhI lY-lY ky Èukr krdf rhu muƒ Brf! aOrqF dI buwDI BrÈt huMdI jf rhI hY. iehI hfl rhy qF sBnF dIaF KopVIaF gMjIaF ho jfxIaF ny. Pyr sunihry qF kI icwty vfl vI vyKx ƒ qrisaf krFgy[[[acfnk mYƒ AuproN BfeIaF dI buwZVI dy rox dI afvfË sunfeI idwqI hY. dovyN puwqr iek dUjy dI pqnI ƒ corI-corI leI pey hoxgy...buwVZI dI Ébr kOx ley?
mYN socx lwgf hF ik buwVZI jy afpxy Gr vfilaF leI kUVf bx ky rih geI hY qF Auh Ausƒ GVwp krky bfhr kUVy vfly zrwm ivc ikAuN nhIN suwt dyNdy? mYN iÉaflF ivc hI buwVZI ƒ JfV-pUMJ ky afpxI JuwgI ivc lY afieaf hF[[[lY Brf PkIiraf, dyK, afpxI dovF dI mF af geI af. myrI JuwgI ivc ipaf hI kI sI, ijs Aupr pihrf idMdf rihMdf sI[[[? Gr qF hux BiraY! jIa Br ky hux mF dI dyK Bfl kiraf krIN[[[lY mF qyry leI aih guV vfly Coly ilafieaF[[[guV vfly Coly mYƒ bVy cMgy lwgdy ny qy PkIry AuWqy aksr iesy leI ihrK jFdf aF ik mYƒ guV vfly Coly KFidaF vyK lYNdf aY qF AuWcI AuWcI BONkx lwg pYNdY[[[E Brf, qYƒ cMgy nhIN lgdy, pr mYƒ qF Kfx dya-Kfh mF, dMd nhIN qF guV eI cUs lY[[[hor lY[[[
mF guV vfly CoilaF df guV cUs rhI hY qy Ausdf svfd myry ÉflI mUMh ivc Gul irhf hY qy PkIrf mËfk AuzfAux leI BONk irhf hY[[[Eie cl, prHF ht![[[kuwqy dI jfq[[[! qYƒ kI pqf, afdmIaF df Kfxf kI huMdY?[[[qUM Kfh, mF[[[hor idaF?[[[nhIN, nhIN myrI mF nhIN, kdy nhIN sI...myrf ipE? mF sI, qF hI qF iksny qF Ausƒ gly lf ky mYƒ pYdf kIqf hovygf?[[[jF iksy mlvy ivcoN afpxy afp hI ivlHkdf hoieaf Puwt ipaf hovFgf[[[lY mF, hor lY[[[mYN aYvyN hI kUVf ProlI jf irhF. AuWQy kuJ hovy qF imly[[[iek TMzf sfh iKwc ky mYN goizaF df shfrf ilaf qy AuWT KVHf hoieaf hF qy ajy kuJ kdmF hI quiraf hF ik iksy bwcy dy rox dI brIk ijhI afvfË sux ky myry kMn KVHy ho gey ny. mYN bVy iDafn nfl afpxy afly-duafly vyiKaf hY[[[koeI vI qF nhIN[[[afvfË Pyr afeI[[[asIN dovyN jfnvr[[[bfbU aqy mYN[[[iekdm iek idÈf vwl ahuly hF qy iek KuwlHy zrwm dy kol af KVy hoey hF, ijs ivc kUVy dI syj AuWqy iek nv-jfieaf bwcf afpxI ipwT Bfr lyt ky inwky-inwky hwQ pYr mfr irhf hY qy Ausƒ dyK ky mYƒ ieMj lwigaf hY ik myrI CfqI duwD nfl Br ky cU rhI hY qy mYN Ausƒ afpxIaF awKF dy sfry inwG nfl afpxy hwQF ivc cuwk ilaf hY qy socx lwgf hFaOkI smF af igaf hY! pwQr-idl lok afpxIaF nslF ƒ pYdf hox sfr kUVy ivc suwt idMdy ny.


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            ieh AudoN dI gwl hY jd ivnfiek dwqfqRRyX srkfrI klf aqy sMsikRqI ivBfg ivwc nOkr sn, hflFik AunHF nUM qnKLfh qfkq aqy shUlqF dy kfrx aPLsr ikhf jFdf sI, ikAuNik Auh mMndy sn ik klfvF aqy sMsikRqI aiqaMq zUMGIaF sMvydnfqmk mnuwKI ikRirafvF hn, ies leI AunHF nUM iblkul sMsikRqk jF klfqmk nf lwgdf ik Auh afpxy myjL dy lwgy plfsitk dy iewk Coty ijhy btx nUM dwbx aqy Aus ivwcoN pYdf hox vflI ajIb ijhI avfjL nfl koeI ijAuNdf jfgdf, iewk vwKrf ivakqIqv, jIvn gfQf, ivcfr, suBfa aqy sMvydnf df mnuwK dOVdf hoieaf AunHF dy kol afvy aqy Auh Aus koloN pfxI, cfh, isgrt, kfgjL jF koeI dUjI aijhI hI iblkuwl mfmUlI, quwC nkl aqy byjfn ijhI cIjL mMgvfAux.
            ieh AunHF nUM TIk nf lwgdf ik ijwQy afdmI hox dy bfvjud Auh plfsitk dy iewk ingUxy aqy byjfn btn nUM dwbdy hn. AuWQy iewk dUjf AunHF vrgf hI ijAUNdf mnuwK, mnuwK hox dy bfvjUd AusdI msLInI avfjL sux ky afpxf smuwcf srIr leI Bwjdf hPLdf AunHF dy myjL qwk afAuNdf hY. ieh qknIk duafrf pRikRqI aqy mnuwK nUM gulfm bxfAux dI iewk aiqaMq ihrdyvyDk aqy dihlf dyx vflI Audhfrx sI. qRfsdI ieh sI ik Kud mnuwK ies hI sLfijsL ivwc sLfml sI.
            coxF afid huMdIaF rihx qoN ipwCoN vI ieh TIk mnuwKI lokqMqr nhIN hY aqy ieh afDuinkqf qF iblkul nhIN sI. sgoN ieh qF drasl mnuwKI smfj ivwc inrMqr imlx vflI aijhI aswiBak asmfnqf ijwQy kmjLor aqy grIb muwK qfkqvr aqy amIr mnuwK dy sfhmxy gulfm dI ies isLKLr qwk phuMcf idwqf igaf hY ik Auh rfijaF dI sYnf aqy puils jF mhfjn dy TwlbfjF aqy gmfsLiqaF dy zr kfrn nhIN sgoN iewk inwky ijhy plfsitk btn qy hox vflI iewk AuNglI dI mfmUlI ijhI hrkq qy Bwijaf dOiVaf afAUNdf hY aqy hwd qF ieh hY ik ieh kMm AuhI lok krdy hn ijhVy afpxy afp nUM kvI jF sMsikRqk kfmy jF klfkfr afid kihMdy hn. ieMJ Auh socdy.
            pRivDI drasl afdmI nUM ijafdf qoN ijafdf gulfm bxfAux df qrIkf hY aqy ieh qrIkf AunHF bhuq QoVy ijhy lokF ny hI ivkisq kIqf hY ijhVy bhuqy bMidaF nUM QoVy ijhy bMidaF dy brfbr nhIN dyKxf cfhuMdy. aijhf ivnfiek ny afpxI zfierI ivwc iliKaf hoieaf sI. ies leI jd AunHF nUM ipafs lwgdI qF Auh Kud jFdy aqy kUlr jF jwg ivwcoN pfxI iglfs ivwc pf ky pI lYNdy. isgrt pIxI huMdI qF sVk qoN pfr isgrt dI dukfn qy cly jFdy. AuWQy hI qIlI bfl ky AusnUM sulgfAuNdy aqy sUty mfrdy. keI vfr AunHF dI bIVI pIx dI iewCf huMdI qF Auh bIVI pIx lwgdy. cft jF cfh dI qlb huMdI qF dPqr dy kol iewk Zfby dy gMdy ijhy bYNc qy ijwQy hr Auh afdmI bihMdf sI, ijhVf AuWQy cfh pIx afAuNdf, Auh vI bih ky qswlI nfl cfh pINdy jF cft KFdy. jy ies dOrfn AuWDroN AunHF df koeI jfxU lMG irhf huMdf qF AusnUM Auh jor nfl avfjL mfr ky puwCdy BfeI sfhb qusIN cfh pIEgy jF cft KfEgy? AunHF ny dyiKaf sI ik AunHF dy ies qrHF bulfAux qy cpVfsI jF sPLfeI krmcfrI jF bfbU tfeIp afdmI AunHF dy kol af jFdy,pr AunHF dy pd dy brfbr jF AunHF qoN AuWprly ahudy dy lok kqrf ky jF koeI bhfnf bxf ky awgy inkl jFdy.iesy qrF dIaF keI hor cIjLF vI Auh krdy. ieh Auh kMm sn, ijMnHF dy bfry ivwc mfnqf sI ik ieh iksy aPLsr nUM nhIN krny cfhIdy. BfvyN ik aijhf AunF dI srivs buwk ivwc jF rfj srkfr dy iksy rsmI afPLIsLIal pwqr ivwc ikqy nhIN sI iliKaf, pr aijhf hI axilKq inXm pRcwlq sI.
            mYN iewk idn ieh pqf kr ky rhFgf ik ieh inXm iksny bxfieaf-aMgRyjF ny, mugLlF ny, bRfhmxF ny, sfmMqvfd ny, lokqMqr ny, smfjvfd, nOkrsLfhI jF prmfqmf aQvf sLYqfn ny? AunHF ny ieh vI afpxI zfierI ivwc iliKaf hoieaf sI. BfvyN ik ivnfiek dwqfqRyX bhuq Xog, krqwv pflx vfly aqy eImfndfr aPLsr sn, pr Auh srkfr ivwc lgfqfr ivvfdgRsq aqy sLwkI huMdy qury gey. AunHF dy bfry ivBfg ivwc keI qrF dy mjLfkIaf ikwsy aqy cutkly cwldy.
            AuhnIN idnIN iewk aKLbfr ivwc sMsikRq ivBfg ivwc PLYly iBRsLtfcfr, ainXmqqf aqy BfeI-BqIjfvfd dy bfry hr rojL inXmq lyK Cpx lwgy. AunHF lyKF nUM koeI bMdf 'aMqrjfmI KLYrnfr' dy nklI nF nfl ilKdf sI. ieh lyK bhuq qwQpUrk, snsnIKyjL, ivcfr-AuqyjLk, pRmfixk aqy sfhsI huMdy.
            ivBfg ivwc aPLrf qPLrI mwc geI. bfs ny mIitMg ivwc ikhf, ieh kMm koeI aijhf afdmI kr irhf hY ijsnUM ivBfg dy bfry bhq sfrIaF jfxkfrIaF hn. AusdI BfsLf ivwc sfihq dIaF nYiqk prMprfvF aqy AuWcqm sLYlI df pRBfv hY. pRMqU ijho ijhf rfjnIiqk aqy pRsLfsink jn qMqr asIN ienHF pcvMjf sflF ivwc ivkisq kIqf hY. Aus ivwc aijhy bMdy qoN KLqrnfk koeI nhIN ho skdf, ijhVf jnqf nUM srkfr dy bfry aijhI gYr-prMpirk BfsLf aqy isLlp ivwc sUicq kry. aKLbfrF ivwc Cpx vflIaf sUcnfvF dI BfsLf qF hux isrPL aKLbfrF leI gfhk jutfAux jF mflk leI ivigafpn aqy sMprk iBVfAux dy kMm afAuNdI hY, jdik ienHF lyKF dI BfisLk sMrcnf aqy AunHF dI sjfvt nUM iDafn nfl dyKIey qF AunHF df AudysL iekwTf mnuwKI, smfijk aqy aiDafqmk lwgdf hY. srkfr dI ivsLvfsL Xogqf aqy sfzy ivBfg nfl juVy buwDIjIvIaF dy mfx snmfn nUM bcfeI rwKx leI ies afdmI df qurMq pqf lfieaf jfxf cfhIdf hY.
            bfs ny ikhf ik ieh afdmI sfzy jnqMqr, pRsLfsn aqy sfzy sMsQfgq ZFcy leI AunHF hI KLqrnfk hY, ijMnF amrIkf leI pihlF, rUs , iPLr vIaqnfm, iPLr ierfk aqy awgy jf ky Esfmf ibn lfdyn hoieaf.
            agly idn iewk sQfnk aKLbr ivwc, ijs ivwc srkfrI iesLiqhfr KLbrF qoN ijLafdf Cpdy sn, iewk inwkI ijhI KLbr CpI. ies KLbr dy muqfbk 'sLihr dy kwJ lyKLk iksm dy buwDIjIvIaF dI rfie ivwc Aus srkfr ivBfg aqy Ausdy aiDkfrIaF dy iBRsLt aqy anYiqk kMmF dy bfry ivwc ieh lyK koeI hor nhIN, sgoN ivBfg dy klfs vMn aPsr sRI ivnfiek dwqfqRyX ilKdy hn.
            kuwJ idnF bfd kuwJ gMBIr aqy aiq AuWqm khy jfx vfly sfhiqk rsfilaF ivwc vI ijhVy srkfrI ivigafpnF aqy AuWc aPLsrF dy isrjx aqy afriQk shfieqf kfrn pRkfsLq huMdy sn, aijhy lyK Cpy, ijhnHF ivwc aMqrjfmI KLYrnfr dy AunHF lyKF aqy ivnfiek dwqfrqRyX dIaF rcnfvF dy qulnfqmk aiDaYn aqy AuWqr afDuink pfT locn  aqy ivKMzn ivDI duafrf ieh iswD kIqf igaf sI ik BfsLk sMrcnf, sLYlI, sLbd-pRIqI, sjfvt aqy aDfr afqmk smrUpqf dy aDfr qy ieh pRgt huMdf hY ik ienHF nUM ilKx vflf koeI iewk hI lyKk hY aqy ikAuNik sRI aMqrXfmI KLYrnfr nfmI iksy lyKk dI hoNd df koeI BOiqk sbUq ikqy pRfpq nhIN hY. aMq ibnF sLwk sMsikRqI ivBfg,Aus dy aiDkfrIaF aqy AunHF dy cIPL dy afcfr, gYrkfnUMnI kMm kfj aqy iBRsLt afcrx nfl sbMDq ieh lyK sRI ivnfiek dwqfqRyX ny hI ilKy hn.
            ivnfiek dwqfqRyX cuwp rhy. Auh sLurU qoN mMndy afey sn ik JUT dy pYr nhIN huMdy aqy swc dI sdf ijwq huMdI hY. ies leI Auh sdf vFgUM nON vjy dPLqr jFdy, afpxf kMm krdy aqy Gr af ky ilKdy, pVHdy gfAuNdy vjfAudy jF icwqr bxfAuNdy.
iewk idn AunHF nUM sMsikRq ivBfg dy bfs ny afpxy kmry ivwc bulfieaf.
            bfs ny gihrIaF awKF nfl AunHF nUM dyiKaf aqy muskrfieaf. dwqfqRyX vI muskrfey. bfs jvfb ivwc hor ijLafdf muskrfieaf. ies jLvfb dy AuWqr ivwc ivnfiek vI hor ijLafdf muskrfey.
            ieMJ do iqMn vfr hoieaf. lwgdf hY ik ivnfik dwqfqRyX dI muskrfht Aus inXMqrx ryKf qwk phuMc geI sI, ijs qoN awgy muskrfht ies leI sMBv nhIN sI ikAuNik hux ibnF dMd kwiZaF ies df jLvfb nhIN sI idwqf jf skdf?
            ies leI hux bfs nUM afpxy dMd kwZxy pey. Auh hwisaf. ies dy AuWqr ivwc ivnfiek dwqfqRyX nUM ijLafdf hwsxf ipaf. ijs ivwc AunHF nUM hor ijLafdf dMd kwZxy pey. iesdy jLvfb ivwc bfs nUM QoVHf hor hwsxf ipaf. ijs ivwc AunHF nUM hor ijLafdf dMd kwZx dI loV peI. ies qrHF Auh inXMqrx ryKf jF lfeIn afPL kMtrol af geI, ijs ivwc hux dMdF dI QF vfjL dI BUimkf ÈurU huMdI sI.
            "hh[[[hhh[[[[hh." bfs hwisaf.
            "hh[[[hh[[hh[[[[hh[[[[[hh." bfs hor ijafdf hwisaf.
            "hh[[[hhh[[[[hhh[[hhh[[[[hh[[[hhh." bfs hor hwisaf.
            "hfhf[[[[hfhf[[[[hfhf[[[[[[hfhfhfhfh." ivnfiek dwqfqRyX nUM ijafdf hwsxf ipaf .
            "hfhfhfhfhfhf[[[[[hU hU hU hU hU h Uhf hf h Uhf ." hor ijLafdf hwsx dI koisLsL ivwc ies vfr dwqfqRyX nUM KMG af geI. AunHF df sfh gly ivwc ikqy PLs igaf aqy AuWQoN isrPL 'AUaf-afAU [[.' dI avfjL inkl rhI sI. bfs ny jyqU dy idRsLtI nfl AunHF nUM dyiKaf. dwqfqRyX swcmuwc hfr cuwky sn. Auh asl ivwc ijwq igaf sI.
            ivnfiek dwqfqRyX ny bVI musLikl nfl afpxf sfh moiVaf aqy hfry hoey bMdy dIaF awKF nfl bfs nUM dyiKaf.
            bfs df ichrf sKLq ho cuwkf sI. pwQr vrgf spft aqy Kurdfr. AusnUM dyK ky koeI soc vI nhIN sI skdf ik ajy kuwJ iCx pihlF hI ieh bMdf dMd kwZ irhf sI.
            "quhfnUM aijhf kMm nhIN sI krnf cfhIdf. mYnUM sLwk qF sI pr XkIn nhIN sI." ieh bfs dI kfPLI motI aqy prf mnuwKI avfjL sI.
            "ikhVf kMm?" ivnfiek dwqfqRyX ny bVI koisLsL kr ky Auho ijhf hI prf mnuwKI avfjL afpxy gly ivwcoN kwZxI cfhI. pr ikAuNik huxy huxy Auh KMG ky hty sn aqy AunHF df sfh bVI musLkl nfl muiVaf sI. ies leI iewk KrKrfAuNdI, bfrIk aqy grIb ijhI avfjL AunHF dy gly ivwcoN inklI. AunHF ny iewk koisLsL hor kIqI-'quhfnUM kI sLwk aqy XkIn sI?' ieh kuwJ TIk avfjL sI. pr Auho ijhI nhIN ijs leI AunHF ny koisLsL kIqI sI. Auh ijafdf sMqusLt nf hoey.
            bfs swjy pfsy Juikaf aqy afpxy myjL dy drfj nUM iKwc ky kfgjL df totf kwZ ky myjL qy rwK idwqf. ieh mnIafrzr dI rsId sI. Aus qy iliKaf sI:
            sRI aMqrjfmI KLYrnfr
            duafrf sRI ivnfiek dwqfqRyX
            aiDkfrI sMsikRqI ivBfg
            ies qoN bfd Aus dPLqr aqy sLihr df nF sI, ijwQy dwqfqRyX kMm krdy sn. ieh mnIafrzr Ausy rsfly dy dPLqr ivwcoN Byijaf igaf sI. ijwQy ivvfdq lyK Cpdy sn aqy AusnUM dwqfqRyX dy inwjI skwqr ny irsIv kqf sI. isWD sI ik dwqqRyX aqy aMqrXfmI KLYrnfr dovyN iewk hI afdmI sI.
            "ieh JUT hY. mYnUM nhIN pqf aMqrjLfmI KLYrnfr kOx hY. mYN aijhyy iksy bMdy nUM nhIN jfxdf."
            ivnfiek dwqfqRyX ny ikhf.
            bfs QoVI dyr qwk Aus kfgjL dy toty vwl dyKdf irhf. iPr Aus ny ikhf,"hux qusIN jfAu. quhfzy nfl hwisidaF hwsidaF myrf glLf drd krn lwgf hY. Ausny Aus kfgjL nUM vfps drfjL ivwc rwK ilaf."
            dUjy idn ivnfiek dwqqRyX ny srkfrI nOkrI qoN asqIPLf dy idwqf. AunHF ny afpxI zfierI dy iewk pMny qy iliKaf hY:
            swc ieh hY ik mYN ieh nhIN jfxdf ik aMqrXfmI kOx hY aqy swc ieh vI hY ik ies nF nfl mYN kdy koeI lyK nhIN iliKaf.pr ies swc nUM pRmfixq krx leI myry kl koeI sbUq nhIN hY. jd ik ieh JUT hY ik mYN hI aMqrXfmI KLYrnfr hF, pr ies JUT df BOiqk sbUq mOËUd hY aqy Auh srkfr dy sMsikRqI ivBfg dy Aus iBRsLt aiDkfrI dy myjL dy drfjL ivwc iPLlhfl bMd hY.'
            ies qoN bfd dwqfqRyX dI zfierI dIaF keI sqrF ivwc kfPLI kwt vwZ hY. vfkF nUM kwtidaF hoieaF AunHF AuWpr klm ieMnI GsfeI geI hY ik ieh smJ ivwc nhIN afAuNdf ik AuWQy afKLr kI iliKaf igaf sI lgdf hY ik Aus smyN dwqqRyX kfPLI mfnisk AulJx aqy qxfa ivwc sn. pMny dy aMq ivwc kuwJ vfk aijhy hn, ijhVy pVHy jf skdy hn:
            'asIN mnuwKI swiBaqf dI ijs avsQf qwk af phuMcy hF Aus ivwc hux qwk swc dI sbUqF nfl pusLtI nhIN ho skdI. pusLtI isrPL JUT dI huMdI hY. myrf iswtf hY ik eIsLvr dI pusLtI nhIN kIqI jf skdI ikAuNik Ausdf koeI BOiqk sbUq ikqy mOjUd nhIN hY, ies leI myry afpxy jIvn anuBv qoN ieh iswD huMdf hY ies leI eIsLvr swc hY aqy ijMnHF ijMnHF cIjLF df BOiqk sbUq mOjUd hY, Auh ijaLfdfqr JUT hn BfvyN ik lok AunHF nUM swc mMnx. Auh ivcfry qF ieh vI nhIN jfxdy ik Auh isrPL JUT dy puqly hn. Auh afpxy afp nUM mnuwK ies leI kihMdy hn ikAuNik ies df BOiqk pRmfx AunHF dy srIr dy rUp ivwc sfiraF dy sfhmxy hY. swc ieh hY ik Auh asl ivwc aijhy JUT hn ijnHF dI pusLtI isrP AunHF dI dyh nfl huMdI hY.
            ivnfiek dwqfqRyX dy vYrfg aqy ipMnqf df kfrx sMBv qOr qy AunHF dI zfierI dy ienHF vfkF duafrf smiJaf jf skdf hY.
            ivnfiek dwqqRyX dI zfierI dy ies pMny qy vIhvIN aqy iewkIvIN dovF sdIaF dIaF qrIkF peIaF hn.