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1404 ShrvIzh 'SXK'fy iciTpá pZ_hfz fvKlhm, klkhyh fYfk S/Irhjhfghphl cfûhphV]hz ilfKfCn, ahfmirkhbhsI bhxhlIr iv=yIz p/jf@mr fCflfmfzrh "bh}lh flfKnh bh ilKfy chz nh ... ." ahro fvKlhm, s$phvk uäfr ilfKfCn, w ibAfz Ziv fku icëhBhbnh yÑfl Vrhr p/zhs kfrn Bhl Hz. we p/sf¤ fbS kfzk bCr ahfg wkjn bh}lhfvSIz Bv/flhfkr ahfqp mfn pfR fgl. iyin mHh v[:fKr sf¤ wk piákhz ilfKiCfln, klkhyhr iSiSrbhb[r v[e fCfl wb} wfvfS-j@mhfnh cIfn ipiêcåflh abiV gRgiRfz yhfvr bhbh-mhfzr BhAh bfl cflfC; aYc o~r sëhn v[itfk sbe e}frjIfy an[bhv kfr ivfy Hz! wChRh, 1993 shfl inu jhis_ fYfk p/khiSy mhisk 'ahëirfk' ahmhre wkit kiYkh - 'uär fmfl nh' - pfR v[jn phTk ahmhfk iciT ivfziCfln. kiYkhitr ibAzbïÑ iCl - ahmhfvr icëhVhrhr sf¤ pfrr p/jf@mr shmhijk b]bHhfrr s}Ghfyr fbvnh.   
     ahmhr b]i|gy Vhr>h, 50-60 wr vSfk Z~hrh fvS fCfRfCn y~hrhe sb fcfz fbSI BÑ|fBhgI. fvfSr smhjo v/ºy bvfl ZhfêC; khfje pfrr ivfk Z~hrh wfvfS wfsfCn, y~rh fvfKiC afnk sHfj wfvfSr shmhijk rIiy-nIiy fmfn infzfCn. Zhe fHhk, phTk v[jfne pfrr p/jf@mr m{l]fbhV s$pfk_ ibfSA ufñbg p/khS kfriCfln wb} wkjn ilfKiCfln, ahmrh Ziv fCflfmfzfvr infjfvr BhAhth iTkmy iSiKfz yÑlfy sqm He, yhHfl Hzy orh ahmhfvr mfnhBhb Khinkth b[Jfy phrfb. we sb mëb]åflhfk iBiä kfr we inbnß rcnhz Hhy ivlhm. jhinnh kyKhin sPl Hb.   
     cilLS bCr ahfg ZKn p/Ym wfsiC we mHhfvfS, yKn wKhfn BhryIz upmHhfvfSr flhks}K]h fnHhQe km; bhxhlIr s}K]h fyh ngn]. rhïhz 'v]hfSr mhn[A' fvKfle 'l}-l*t' Bhe-BignI ôhfn ahil¤n kryhm pr*prfk. Pfl sbhe sklfk icfn fPfliClhm infjfvr SHfr. mfn ibsMz jhgy ZKn ânyhm, fvSBhAhBhAI p/hz sb mh-bhbh wke v[:K p/khS kfr Hh-H[yhS kfr cflfCn, 'ahmrh fyh bhiRfy infjfvr BhAhthe bil, ikëÑ fCflfmfzrh blfy chznh fmhfte.' ahmhfvr Gfr yKn sëhn iClnh, khfje bhbh-mh ahr sëhnfvr mfV] 'mhyéBhAh'z kYhbhy_h fZ iTk kIBhfb cfl fsth b[Jbhr fc&tho kirin; ahr b]hphrth yilfz fvKbhro ahg/H iClnh fymn. eiymfV] wkit ibfSA s[fZhg wl ahmhr yQkhlIn km_fqá mi@tàzl iSâ Hhsphyhflr wkit ahflhcnh sBhz fZhg fvbhr. fs sBhr p/Vhn b|h iCfln s=g_y: d: ozhe%dhr fpn\iP%d\ - miïfƒr af*áhpchfrr ivkphl ibfSAô fse smzkhr. ahjo sNhz[ ibfSAôrh y~hfk fBhflin khr>, iyine p/Ym siTkBhfb fb/> m]hip} kfriCfln; aY_hQ miïfƒr fkhn\ fkhn\ a}fSr opr ahmhfvr fvH o fcynhr ibiB» i÷zh kIBhfb inB_rSIl, fsit iyin p/mh> kfr fviKfziCfln. wKn ahfrh s{q±hiys{q±Bhfb m]hip} HfêC; ikëÑ d: fpn\iP%d\ wb} y~hr sHkmI_rhe w ibAfz piYkéQ.   
     Zhe fHhk, we ahëj_hiyk K]hiys$p» Fbôhink y~hr ahfrh an]hn] smshmizkfvr my ikC[ injs= myhmy fphA> krfyn. yhr mfV] wkit iCl iSâfk wke sf¤ ibiB» BhAh iSqh fvbhr pvßiy o yhr PlhPl. p/fSNhäfrr pZ_hfz ahim sibnfz fpS krlhm yhbQ BhryIz upmHhfvSIfvr fbvnhr ahij_. uin prm uQshfH ahmhfk blfln, "mhe idzhr che%d, e}frjI fyh fyhmhr mhyéBhAh nz; yb[ fbS fyh bfl cflC gRgiRfz! wfvfS ahsh HfzfC kiñvn?" bllhm, "we sfb wk bCr fHhl." "H[~, yh fvfSo ik frhj wBhAh blfy fHhy? in^cze nz. yhHfl w BhAhitfy - ibfSA kfr kY] BhAhz - vKlth s$Bb HfzfC kI kfr?" wktÑ Bhbfy fHhl. pfRiC p/hk\-s=hVInyh Z[fg uärbf¤r mPs=l SHfrr bh}lh ƒÑfl. e}frjI ChRh an] sb ibAze pRhfnh Hy bh}lhz. yhr opr ahmhfvr pirbhrit iCl ay]ë s=fvSIBhbhp»; fkhnrkm shfHbIzhnh cly nh kYhz bh chflclfn. ahmhr bhbh-mh, ThkÑm_h, ipsImhrh mfn krfyn, e}frjI yhRhfnhth aiy p{>] km_. ikëÑ o~rh ibS=hs krfyn, e}frjI BhAhitr Phzvh oThfnhth b[ivßmhfnr khj. Pfl o~rh ibfSA p/Zfyú ahmhfk bhiRfy oe BhAhit iSiKfziCfln. kYh blh, phT]be wr bhefro nhnhVrf>r e}frjI be pRh - w sbe iCl iny]ivfnr rºitn. d: fpn\iP%d-wr p/fSNr uäfr fBfbicfë oe e}frj ibyhRf>r b]hphrth sëp_f> phS khitfz bhik kYhåflh bfl fPllhm.   
     shfHb mfnhfZhg ivfz âniCfln; oe 'ibfSA p/Zyú' kYhth âfne lhiPfz uTfln. blfln, "oe, oe fyh fHhl iv=yIz BhAh iSqh fvbhr fghRhr kYh! fyhmrh Ziv mfn kr, bhbh-mh blfCn bfle fsth iSâr mhyéBhAh Hfb, fsth BÑl Vhr>h. 'mhyéBhAh' fHhl fse BhAh, fZ BhAhz fs ƒÑfl pRhânh krfC; b@V[fvr sf¤ kYh blfC; itiB-fridofy fZ BhAh ânfC - aY_hQ 'fththl emhs_hn' fZ BhAhz HfêC fs BhAhe iSâ p/Ym blfy iSKfb. fsth ChRh an] fkhn BhAh Ziv fSKhfy cho, yhHfl fsthfk iv=yIz BhAh iHshfb iSqh fvbhr kfzkit pvßiy fmfn clfye Hfb. yÑim wb} fbSIrBhg iSiqy upmHhfvSIze b<itS rhjfyü bR HfzC. ƒÑfl-kflfj e}frjIth fkhn nh fkhnBhfb khfn wfsfC. yhr opr ibfSA p/Zyúit fyhmhr bhbh-mh kfriCfln bfle kY]BhAhthfy vKl wfs fgfC." we kYhåflh mfn frfK ahj fYfk 30 bCr ahfg ahmhfvr fmfzitfk bh}lh iSiKfz yÑfliC wb} fse kit kYh ahpnhfvr shmfn Vfr iviêC. Ziv yhfy khfrh ikC[mhá upkhr Hz, K[iS Hb.   
 upfrh| Gtnhr pfr ahim fvSI b@V[fvr bhiRfy fgfle o~rh fCflfmfzfvr sf¤ kIBhfb kYh blfCn, yh Bhl kfr fShnhr fc&th kryhm. Sykrh 99 jnfk ânyhm imiS/y BhAhz kYh blfCn. Pfl HfêC kI? fCflfmfzrh oe ahVfK~cRh BhAhe ânfC. ikëÑ e}frjIr p/Bhb wy p/bl, ofvr icëhr jgfy yYhkiYy 'mhyéBhAh'r fkhn Chpe pRfCnh. wre phShphiS fvKlhm, bhik Sykrh 1 Bhg bhbh-mhfzrh fCflfmfzfvr sf¤ sHj fvSI BhAhz kYh bfl cflfCn, wmnik yhfvr b@V[fvr shmfno. mhfJ mhfJ v[wkth kYhr e}frjI bflo ivfêCn. Pfl BhAhth fZ 'bhbh-mhfzr BhAh' wb} yhfvr sf¤ oe BhAhfye kYh blfy Hz, fsthfy fCflfmfzrh infjr ajhfëe aB]ï Hfz ZhfêC. Hzy uêchrf> ibfvSI thn YhkfC, ikëÑ 'fsth infz mhYh nh Ghmhfnhe Bhl' - bfliCfln d: fpn\iP%d\. 'ibfvSI BhAh' iSKfC orh; ahmhfvr m[fKr e}frjIr my ofvro iv=yIz BhAhitfy nh Hz wktÑ thne rel! thn blfy ahim accent fbhJhfy cheiC - uêchr> nz; fsth ZYhs$Bb âvßBhfb fSKhfnhr fc&th krhe uicQ.   
     d: fpn\iP%d\-wr mfy, iSâr jIbfnr p/Ym C'-shy bCr bhiRfy wb} bhefr bhbh-mhfk y~hfvr BhAhit sb smz blfy Hfbe. wmnik, G[mphRhnI ghno fZn fse BhAhfye Hz. wfy Ziv y~hrh ib@v[mhá kÑ«h fbhV kfrn, yhHfle sb fBfï Zhfb. ahmhfvr ibfvSI b@V[fvr p/Yfme bfl inyhm kYhth, wb} y~hrh ikëÑ fbS uQshHe ivfyn. ahmhfvr fmfzr fChû b@V[rh p/Ym p/Ym p/SN kry; yhfvro Bhl kfr fbhJhyhm. yhrho mhfJ mhfJ v[chr kYh bh}lh bfl fPly.   
     fCflfmfzrh fZe ƒÑfl Zhfb, yKn bhiRfy iPfre ang_l e}frjI blfbe. HThQ Vmfk Yhimfz nh ivfz, ikC[q> pfr fmhlhfzmBhfb ahbhr bh}lhth chl[ kfr fvozhthe Bhl. Zyq> fCflfmfzrh bhbh-mhr sf¤ YhkfC, sfcynBhfb bh}lhz kYhbhy_h chlhfnh ibfVz - e}frjIr fPhRn nh fkft. blb ik mShe - fmfzfk bh}lh fSKhfy igfz ahmhr m[fKr BhAhthe rIiymy u»ymhfnr Hfz fgl!   
     ahfrh wkit kYh bfliCfln d: fpn\iP%d\. fZ fkhn iv=yIz BhAh Ziv fkhnBhfb fSKhfnh Zhz iSâfk, fs iSâr pfq ahfrh nyÑn BhAh fSKh afnkth sHj Hfz Zhfb. e}frjIfy b]¶nb>_åflh uêchrf>r Vrn afnkfqfá wke rkm. fZmn Vrºn t, T, y, Y, V - wsfbr ibfSA uêchrf>r bhlhe fne. fZsb fCflfmfzrh bh}lh bfl, yhrh s=êCf@v PrhsI, *p]hinS bh ahfrh an] frhmh@s l]h¤[fzjåflhr uêchr> Vfr fPfl.   
     iyirS-p~ziyirS bCr ahfg w mHhfvfSr fkhYho bh}lh ƒÑl iClnh. wKn ibiB»BhAI sh}ƒéiyk p/iyìhfnr mhV]fm bhbh-mhfzr s}ƒéiyr sf¤ fZhgs{á gfR ufTfC fCflfmfzfvr. ahmhr fmfz bh yhr smshmizkfvr fChtfblhz bhxhlI yYh BhryIz b@V[bg_ iClnh - fsito gfR ufTfC wKn. we s{fá bfl rhKh Bhl, orh infjfvr mfV] bh}lh blfbnh; fs ahSh krhe b<Yh. yfb bhbh-mhfzr sf¤ bh fse s{fá fcnhjhnh khkh-mhsI-fmfshfvr sf¤ y~hfvr BhAhth blfb Ziv p/Ym fYfk oe ibfSA p/Zyúit krfy rhij Yhfkn bhbh-mh.   
     kY]BhAhr mhV]fm S+vs$Bhr 150-200'r fbSI Hozh s$Bb nz. BhAhitr gBIfr fZfy Hfl shiHy] nh pRfl Hfb nh. ahjkhl uär ahfmirkhr fkhn fkhn pá-piákhz fChtfvr fbS fghChflh bh}lh BhAhz flKh fchfK pfR. wfvr bhbh-mhfzrh in^cze ayKhin pRhfy smY_n kfrfCn. y~hfvr ahim ahëirk aiBn@vn jhnhiêC. kI pvßiyfy wit s$Bb HfzfC, wibAfz Ziv fku flfKn, Bhl Hfb. ahim abS] fs fc&the kirin; fmfz rbI@v/nhY pRfb, yho Bhibin. Zyivn fvfS pirbhfrr p/hcIn mhn[Arh fb~fc Yhfkn, nhiy-nhynIfvr bh}lhz ahvr kfr kYh blfl uärth bh}lhz fpfl m[gß Hfz Zhn. yhfvr Hhfyr v[chr HrP fghth fghth bh}lh flKh fvKfl K[iS Hn - oetÑkÑe fc&th kfriClhm. s$p/iy ahmhfvr nbjhy nhiyitfk yhr k]hfnidzhn shfHb-bhbh ânfy fplhm ånån kfr kI blfC! khn fpfy âin, fs yhr injs= uêchrf> blfC, 'ahmhr åbdÑ fshnh, ghbdÑ fshnh.' mhfntho fbhfJ. bll, "mhe ril pil dhril}. yhr mho yhfk fse nhfme dhfk." b[Jlhm, fmfz yhr FSSfbr s[K*m<iyr ahfmj ivfz sëhnfk ahvr kfr. oe fyh ZfY&t - aëy: ahmhfvr khfC.   
 ahjkhl bR SHråflhfy bh}lh ƒÑl gfR ufTfC. k]hnhdhfy ahfrh afnk BhAhr sf¤ bh}lhfko 'fHirftj\ l]h¤[fzj\' iHfsfb Vfr iSqhibBhg. HheƒÑfl f÷idto phozh s$Bb Hz iTkmy fkhs_ infl. khfje bhbh-mhfzr khj afnkth sHj Hfz fgfC. p/Vhn vhizyü ikëÑ wKno y~hfvre. sèhfH v[-iyn G@th bh}lh ƒÑfl igfz sbth Hznh. fmhñvh kYh fHhl, bh}lh ahmhfvr fCflfmfzfvr 'mhyéBhAh' nz; Hfbo nh fkhnivn. fSA abiV Ziv 'ibfSA p/Zfyú' bh}lh blhth chl[ kfr ivfy phfrn yhHfl BhAhth orh b[Jfy phrfb icrkhl, aY_hQ listening comprehension wr iByth phkh Hfz Zhfb. fkhn khrf> bhxhlI phirphiS=_fk vIG_ivn Ziv nh Yhfk fs smfz blhth Hzy wktÑ ahtfk Zhfb p/Yfm. ikëÑ  wkbhr blfy ar$B krfle ikC[qf>r mfV]e ahbhr sRgR Hfz Zhfb. yhr khr> mhYhr wkit ibfSA a}fS oe kY] BhAhr V=in o gTn fg~fY bfs fgfC. cIfn ipiêcåflhr kYh abS] ahlhvh; afnk fqfá wKno ofvr mh-mhsIrh shrhjIbn wfvfS fYfko wkb>_ e}frjI fSfKnnh. Pfl bhiRfy fDhkhmhá cIfn BhAh o s}ƒéiyr gHIn ghfx Hhb[dÑb[ Khz orh - BhAh nh iSfK Zhfb fkhYhz! ikëÑ wy v/ºy bvfl ZhfêC; ahr bRfjhr wkth p/j@m. yhrpr ofvro 'ibfSA p/Zyú' krhe wkmhá p¢h v~hRhfb.   
     wKn p/SN fHhl, we fZ 'ibfSA p/Zyú' infz bh}lh fSKhfnh, yhr BibA]y kI? ahmhfvr fCflfmfzrh ofvr sëhnfvr wBhAh fSKhfy phrfbnh. BhAhth iSKfle fZ orh ahmhfvr m{l]fbhVthfk aër fYfk g/H> krfb, wr fyh fkhne in^czyh fne. sb rkm bhxhlI an[ìhfn a}S g/H> krfle fZ fsth bjhz Yhkfb yh fbhVHz mfn krh BÑl. br} bhbh-mhfzr injs= eêChp[rf>r jn] Ziv sëhnfvr fjhr kfr we sfb a}Sg/H> krhfnh Hz, pfr fvKh Zhfb orh ikC[th bR Hfz smï kéi&tthfke phS khitfz Zhbhr fc&th krfC. Zivo ahmhfvr fmfz ahjo bh}lh bfl, yb[ blb, nh iSKfl kIe bh qiy! bhbh-mh wb} sëhfnr mfV] Bhfbr ahvhn-p/vhnit fZ BhAhfye fHhk nh fkn, yh Ziv fKhlhK[ilBhfb Hz, fsthe fbhVHz p/Vhny: khm]. orh kI BhbfC fsth b[fJ, ahmhfvr BhbnhtÑkÑ yÑfl Vrhthe ahmhfvr vhizyü. yhrpr ofvr b[ivßmäh wb} mnnSIlyhr opr ibS=hs o Brsh rhKhthe wkmhá pY bfl mfn Hz ahmhr. jIbfn fkhn nh fkhnivn infjfvr uärhiVkhfrr snßhn orh krfbe. fsivn BhAhth ikëÑ bR Hfz uTfbnh; bhbh-mhfzr kéi&tgy iBythre snßhn krfb orh. jghiKcÑRI kéi&tr uvhHr> nh ivfz Zh ikC[ s=êC, sHj, fsth ivfz Zhbhr vhizyü ahmhfvre. nhnhrkm p/iybhfvr mhV]fm fjfniC, B]h}kÑbhr wb} s]hn\ Pàhn\iss\fkhr yéyIz-cyÑY_ p/jf@mr cInh fCflfmfzrh BhAhthfk ahr Vfr rhKfy sqm Hzin, ikëÑ bhbh-mhfzr s}ƒéiyfk ay]ë gfb_r sf¤e s=Ikhr kfr yhrh. we p/sf¤ ahmhr wkit p/SN - fvfS e}ilS imidzm ƒÑfl pRhbhr iHiRfk fvfK wlhm bH[ pirbhfrr fCflfmfzrh bh}lhth bflnh Bhl kfr; pRfy fyh phfre nh. ahr itiB o iH@vI Cibr kl]hf> nkl ahfmirkhn Hfz Zhbhr fc&thz ufTpfR flfgfC yhrh. cyÑiv_fk bh}lhr Czlhp Hozh sfyüo wth kI kfr fHhl? fku Ziv phfrn fyh wibAfz ahflhkphy krfl K[iS Hb.   
     Zhe fHhk, bh}lhth fSKhbhr wkth mï b]bHhirk s[ibfV ahfC bfle ahmhr ibS=hs. fse s{fá v[it Gtnhr uflLK kfr fSA krb.   
     ahmhfvr SHfrr wkit fchñv bCfrr fmfz v['bCr bzs fYfk 'fd-fkzhfr' Zhozh sfyüo bhbh-mhfzr ibfSA p/Zfyú ahjo bh}lhth s=êCf@ve bfl. s$p/iy yhr bhbh itiBfy fkhn wkth fp/hg/hm fvKhz bhVh fvozhfy fs ay]ë ibri| sHkhfr v[m\v[m\ kfr ph fPfl opfr ufT Zhbhr ahfg bfl fgl, 'wrkm as=hÆ]kr pirfbfS ahim ahr Yhkfy chenh.' yKnkhr my yhr bhbh-mh aiykf&t Hhis fcfp pfr p/SN kfrn, 'fkhYhz âfniCs wkYh?' fmfzr uär, 'fkn, oe fZ p{fjhr iYfzthfr imyhlImhsI s[BhAfmfshfk bfliCl!' iv=yIz Gtnhit ahmhfvre pirbhfrr. fmfz ahmhfvr 1989 fYfk SHfrr bhefr Yhfk km_Æfl. bh}lh blhr s[fZhg yhr Hznh wfkbhfre. km_jIbfnr p/Ym ivfkr kYh. fkhn wkjn ky_hb]i|r sf¤ mfy fmflnh. aYc chkrIth yKno phkh Hzin. wkivn fmfz ahr sH] krfy phfrin; Bv/flhk fZe nh fpCn iPfr Gr fYfk fbirfzfCn, kn]h v~hy ikRimR kfr bfl ufTiCl, 'Shlhfk (or BhryIz b@V[fvr abvhn) wk cR fmfr Th@dh kfr ivfy Hz!' pfr fs ahmhfk bfliCl, 'o mh, jhnnh kI ahrhm fZ Hl!' ahmhro mfn Hl - 'ahHh! bh}lh fSKhfnhth shY_k HfzfC!'  
 
 
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