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wnbvi evev nvwkg wgqv wQ‡jb w`bgRyi| mvivw`b wZwb MZi LvUv‡Zb Ñ A‡b¨i evwo‡Z, M‡Ä, evRv‡i| Ges mvivivZ GKUv Kv‡Vi ¸uwoi g‡Zv Nygv‡Zb| wKš‘ Nyg †_‡K GKmgq †R‡MI DV‡Zb, †Kv‡bv †Kv‡bv gvSiv‡Z, A_ev †fvi hLb iv‡Zi †NvgUv mwi‡q Aí-Aí †gj‡Q wb‡R‡K Ñ Ges ¯¿x‡K RvwM‡q, Zv‡K e¨wZe¨¯— K‡i, wb‡g‡li iwZwµqv †m‡i wb‡Zb Ñ Ges Avevi Nywg‡q co‡Zb| d‡j we‡qi `k eQ‡i Qq mš—v‡b Zvi Ni f‡i †Mj| Ni gv‡b Qvcov g‡Zv GKUv Ni, kb Avi UzKiv-UzKiv cwjw_b w`‡q QvIqv| `yB †ev‡bi ci R‡b¥wQj kvwnbv, Zvici GKUv fvB, Bw`ªm| Zvici Av‡iv `y‡Uv †evb| kvwnbvi gv nVvr wZb w`b R¡‡i fy‡M bv g‡i †M‡j nvwkg wgqvi QvcovNi Qvwo‡q Av‡iv mš—vb-mš—wZ †h GKUzKiv DVvbI fwi‡q w`Z, Zv †Zv cuvP eQ‡ii kvwnbvI RvbZ, †h‡nZz nvwkg wgqv †QvU `yB †g‡qi w`‡K ZvwK‡q gv‡S gv‡SB wejvc K‡i ej‡Zb, Zzgiv cyjv nBjv bv K¨vb? Av‡iv †Q‡ji kL wQj †jvKUvi, wKš‘ †Q‡j‡g‡qi gy‡L †h wZb‡ejv Lvevi Zz‡j †`‡eb, †mB mvg_©¨ †Zv Zvi wQj bv| GRb¨ †mB GMv‡iv eQi eq‡m, ¶zavq KvZi †QvU `yB †ev‡bi Kvbœv ïb‡Z-ïb‡Z Ges GKmgq nvwkg wgqvi AvKvk-dvUv‡bv ag‡K Pg‡K wM‡q, Ges GKwU †evb‡K nVvr †hb wKQyUv Ici †_‡K gvwU‡Z AvQ‡o co‡Z ï‡b, Ges GK fqvbK AvZ‡¼ Zvi Kvbœv wM‡j †djvi Ges AgvbywlK GK wPrKv‡i AvKv‡ki w`‡K GKUv dwiqv` Qy‡o †`Iqvi kã ïb‡Z-ïb‡Z Ñ †h-dwiqv` GKUv KzKzi‡K Ici †_‡K 3


AvQ‡o †dj‡jI mPivPi †m Rvbvq Ñ kvwnbv wm×vš— wb‡qwQj, †m Rxe‡b we‡qi wcuwo‡Z em‡e bv, A_ev, em‡jI †Kv‡bv mš—vb †b‡e bv| ZZw`‡b eo `yB †evb‡K †Rvi K‡i we‡qi wcuwo‡Z ewm‡q‡Qb nvwkg, GKwU‡K Zz‡j w`‡q‡Qb Pwj­k eQ‡ii GK †`vRe‡ii nv‡Z, Ab¨wU‡K wZb MÖvg c‡ii †Rvqv`©vievwoi Kvgjv bï †k‡Li Kv‡Q, hvi m¤ú‡K© †jv‡Ki bvbv aviYv, Z‡e †h-aviYvwU me‡P‡q f‡qi, Zv n‡”Q, bï †kL Aíeqmx †g‡q‡`i we‡q K‡i, †Kv‡bv UvKv-cqmv †hŠZzK †bq bv, Ges GK eQ‡ii gv_vq Zv‡`i Zz‡j †`q Ab¨ gvby‡li nv‡Z, hviv eW©v‡i wb‡q Zv‡`i cvPvi K‡i †`q IBcv‡ii wKQy Ab¨ gvby‡li nv‡Z| GMv‡iv eQ‡ii kvwnbv Aek¨ we‡q bv Kivi Zvi wm×v‡š— GKw`bI AUj _vK‡Z cviZ bv, hw` nvwkg wgqv Zv‡K we‡qi wcuwo‡Z emv‡Z PvB‡Zb| wZwb Pvbwb, KviY kvwnbvi †Pv‡Li Av‡jv †Kb Rvwb ax‡i-ax‡i g‡i hvw”Qj| Rb¥ †_‡K wKQyw`b fv‡jvB †`‡L‡Q kvwnbv| gv‡qi givgyLUvI ¯úó †`‡L‡Q| Zvici GKw`b-GKw`b K‡i A¯úó n‡Z ïi“ K‡i‡Q Zvi RMrUv| †mRb¨, GMv‡iv eQi eq‡m, QvcovN‡ii GKdvwj wmuwo‡Z e‡m †m ïay `yB †ev‡bi Kvbœv ï‡b‡Q, gvwU‡Z AvQ‡o c‡o GKRb †h f‡qi wPrKvi w`‡q‡Q, †mwUI †m ï‡b‡Q Ges ï‡b‡Q nvwkg wgqvi µz× MR©b| GKmgq nvwkg wgqvi nVvr bxieZv Ges cwo †Zv gwi †`Šo †`Iqvi kã ï‡b‡Q, Ges Gi gvSLv‡b GKUv me©bv‡ki Mig N~wY©i kã ï‡b‡Q Ñ ï‡b‡Q, wKš‘ †`L‡Z cvqwb| A_ev †c‡jI LyeB A¯úó, AwbwðZ wKQy Qvqv‡iLvi g‡Zv, hv‡`i wN‡i †Kv‡bv Av‡jv †bB, ïayB AÜKvi| GKmgq e‡m-e‡mB †m ïbj, Bw`ªm ej‡Q, KYvi bvK-gyL †d‡U i³ †e‡ivw”Qj| IB fqvbK wPrKvi †`Iqvi ci KYvi kix‡i wLuPzwb G‡mwQj| gyLUv mv`v n‡q †PvL `ywU Dj‡U wM‡qwQj| Bw`ªm ejwQj Avi Kvbœvi m‡½ hy× KiwQj| kvwnbvi GMv‡iv eQi eqmKvjUv ¸i“Z¡c~Y©| nvwkg wgqv KYv‡K wb‡q †mB †h †`Šo w`‡qwQ‡jb, Avi wd‡i Av‡mbwb| wKQyw`b bv †L‡q, wKQyw`b cÖwZ‡ekx‡`i `qvq GK-†`o †ejv K‡i †L‡q kvwnbv hLb Kvb †c‡Z Av‡Q AvRivBj †d‡ikZvi Wvbvi kã †kvbvi Rb¨, †m ïbj, Zvi eo Lvjv Zv‡K WvK‡Qb, I cyovigyLx, fvBUv‡i WvK, Avi †MvQMvQ Ki| kvwnbvi gv gviv hvIqvi ci eo Lvjv, hvi †Kv‡bv bvg Av‡Q wK bv, †m Rv‡b bv, Zv‡`i Aš—Z `ywU †evb‡K wb‡Z G‡mwQ‡jb| Zvi cQ›` wQj eo `ywU, wKš‘ nvwkg wgqv ivwR nbwb| Zvi Auv‡Z Nv †j‡MwQj, †h‡nZz Zuvi ¯¿xi GB †evbwUi Kcv‡j Ry‡UwQj m”Qj cwievi, †h cwiev‡i `ywU †Kb, PviwU †g‡qi Lvev‡ii †Kv‡bv Afve nIqvi K_v bq| †evbwU ivM-weiw³‡Z †Kv‡bv K_v bv e‡j P‡j wM‡qwQj| GLb hLb Lei †c‡q‡Qb, nvwkg cvwj‡q‡Q, wZbwU mš—vb‡K aŸs‡mi Lv‡` †d‡j, wZwb G‡m‡Qb Zv‡`i D×vi Ki‡Z| kvwnbv Avkv K‡iwQj, evev wdi‡eb| wKš‘ eo Lvjv Rvbv‡jb, IB B÷zwcWUv‡K cywjk a‡i‡Q| †g‡q‡K Lyb Kivi gvgjvq| Ges B÷zwcWUvB Lei cvwV‡q‡Q, Kvi Kvi †hb nv‡Z-cv‡q a‡i, wZwb †hb GKUz mnvq nb, wZb gvmyg ev”Pvi GKUz †`Lfvj K‡ib| Lvjvi evmvq kvwnbvi VuvB n‡jv| Zv‡K wb‡q GKUv kn‡iI †M‡jb LvjyRvb, Bw`ªm‡K m‡½ wb‡q| Wv³vi †`‡L Ilya-Ulya w`‡jv, ejj XvKvq wb‡q hvb| Lvjy evwo wd‡i XvKvq wb‡q hvIqvi welqUv †P‡c †M‡jb| aiv Mjvq ej‡jb ¯¿x‡K, m¤¢vebv bvB| Ilya LvB‡Z KB‡Q, Avi cxi-dwK‡ii †`vqv gvs‡Z

KB‡Q| Bw`ªm e‡jwQj kvwnbv‡K, Wv³vi †h KBj XvKvq †M‡j †Zvgvi †PŠL fvj ABqv hvBZv‡i, Lvjy‡q GB K_v †Mvcb Kij K¨vb? kvwnbv Bw`ª‡mi nv‡Z Av›`v‡R GKUv evwo gvij| XvKvq †M‡jB †PŠL fvjv ABe, Z‡i †K KB‡Q? †m ejj, XvKv wb‡Z LiP Rvbm? †UKvUv ZzB w`we, bv Lvjy‡q w`e? GB NUbv †_‡K `ywU my‡Zv †e‡iv‡jv| GKwU kvwnbv‡K Zvi N‡ii `vIqvi GK †Kvbvq A_ev DVv‡bi †jeyMvQUvi wb‡P †eu‡a ivLj| Ab¨wU †hb GKUv jvUvB †_‡K Qvov †c‡q Bw`ªm‡K wb‡q AvKv‡k Doj| Bw`ªm K_v Kg ejZ, †mB †QvU‡ejv †_‡KB| †m wm×vš— wbj, Avcyi †PvL mvivevi Rb¨ †m Zv‡K XvKv †b‡e, Ges †mRb¨ hZ UvKv jv‡M, †m DcvR©b Ki‡e| Bw`ª‡mi kixi Zvi evevi g‡ZvB j¤^v Ges PIov, nvZ `ywU †hb †KD evwb‡q‡Q Zvi †cuwP‡q, Ggwb k³| Lvjy Zv‡K ¯‹z‡j fwZ© K‡iwQ‡jb, wKš‘ ¯‹z‡ji ci †m KvR Ki‡Z †hZ M‡Äi evRv‡i| evevi g‡ZvB| GKmgq M‡Äi †njy wgqvi `„wó‡Z †m coj| †njy wgqvi †fZi mgKvwgZvi GKUv ¯ú„nv wQj| †mUv Aek¨ M‡Äi wf‡o jywO Zz‡j Bw`ª‡mi c¨v›U bvwg‡q †gUv‡bv gykwKj, evwo‡Z †Zv cÖkœB I‡V bv| Z‡e Bw`ªm †h cÖwZw`b Zvi kix‡i GK NÈv WjvBgjvB KiZ, Zv‡Z †mB `y‡ai ¯^v`Uv kieZmy‡LB wgUZ| GB GKUv NÈv Zvi kix‡i GKUv wkiwki †mªvZ... _vK †M, †njy wgqvi g‡Zv e¾vZ †jvK‡K wb‡q Gi †ewk wKQy †jLvUvI weiw³Ki| †m Rvnvbœv‡g †h‡Z cv‡i| Z‡e, †njy wgqv‡K G-Mí †_‡K †Qu‡U †djv m¤¢e bq, hw`I Zv m¤¢e Av‡iKwU gvby‡li †ejvq| †m Avgv‡`i gbv, AvQvo †L‡q gviv cov KYvi eo †evb| †mI eo n‡Z _vKj Lvjvi evwo‡Z, GKmgq ¯‹z‡j †h‡ZI ïi“ Kij| wKš‘ GB M‡í gbvi †Kv‡bv f~wgKv †bB| nvwkg wgqv nq‡Zv Zv‡KI AvQvo w`‡q †g‡i †dj‡Zb, †m-I †h‡nZz Kuv`wQj, KYvi †_‡K GKUz †Rv‡iB eis, †h‡nZz ¶zavUvI Zvi †ewk wQj, wKš‘ †Kb Rvwb KYv‡ZB wZwb AvU‡K wM‡qwQ‡jb| wKš‘ nvwkg wgqv Zv‡K bv Qyu‡jI Avgv‡`i Qyu‡Z n‡”Q, Ges ej‡Z n‡”Q, we`vq, gbv| Lvjy gv‡S gv‡S ZK© Ki‡Zb eo Lvjvi m‡½, kvwnbv‡K wb‡q| M‡Ä Zvi AvoZ Av‡Q, †mB Avo‡Z Aek¨ wZwb hvb Kv‡jf‡`ª; Zvi Drmvn Zvi †Z‡ji KjUv‡Z| †mUv wZwbB Pvjvb| AvoZUv †`‡L wgRy †RvqvÏ©vi| wgRyi ¯¿x g‡i‡Q Pvi eQi n‡jv, Pvi †Q‡j‡g‡qi PviUviB MwZ n‡q‡Q| †m GLb we‡qi Rb¨ Db¥yL| Lvjyi K_v n‡jv, kvwnbvi †h‡nZz †Kv‡bv fwel¨r †bB, wgRyi m‡½ we‡q w`‡j †Kgb nq? wgRyI †g‡qwU‡K †`‡L‡Q| ZviI AvcwË †bB| wKš‘ kvwnbvi Lvjv †eu‡K e‡m‡Qb| Zvi eo †Q‡j AvmMi, †h Gevi g¨vwUªK †`‡e, †mI nVvr †eu‡K e‡m‡Q| †m evev‡K e‡j‡Q, wUwf‡Z †m †`‡L‡Q evj¨weevn w`‡j cywjk G‡m a‡i wb‡q hvq| kvwnbv‡K †RvqvÏ©v‡ii m‡½ we‡q w`‡j †m wb‡R cywj‡k Lei †`‡e| kvwnbv ZZw`‡b Zvi GMv‡iv eQi †_‡K †ewi‡q G‡m‡Q K‡qK eQi nq| G-evwo‡Z hZ¸‡jv kã †m †kv‡b, Zvi g‡a¨ me †_‡K †ewk Zv‡K Avb›` †`q Avi Avk¦¯— K‡i †h kã Zv AvmM‡ii cv‡qi| †m hLb cv‡k G‡m `uvovq, Ges e‡j, nvZUv GKUz evovI †Zv Avcy, kvwnbv fv‡e, AvmMi hv-B Zz‡j w`K Zv‡Z Ñ GKUv †gvqv, GKUv †cqviv A_ev GKUv wPi“wb Ñ Zv †Zv m‡½ m‡½ GKUv Puv‡`i AvK…wZ †c‡q hv‡e| †mB Puv`Uv nv‡Z wb‡q †m e‡m _vK‡e, Zvi A_©nxb `ywU †PvL w`‡q cvwb co‡e|

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†m QvBcvk KweZv †jLvi ARmª welq †c‡q †M‡Q| G¸‡jv †_‡K †e‡Q †e‡Q K‡qKwU Zvi KweZvq hvIqv-Avmv Ki‡Z _vKj Gici| ÔAvwg †mB A‡c¶vi cyi“lÕ bv‡g GKUv KweZv wj‡L †m Av‡iKwU wjL‡Z emj, Ôwe‡Kj‡ejvi giv Av‡jvq †Zvgvi †PvLÕ| wKš‘ ÔgivÕ K_vUv cQ›` bv nIqvq wjLj, Ôwe‡K‡ji †jeyZjvq Zzwg I AvwgÕ BZ¨vw`| AvmMi‡K fq cvq g‡qR| †m Rv‡b, kvwnbvi Rb¨ GKUv KweZv Zvi nv‡Z Zz‡j †`Iqv Avi G-evwoi mxgvbvq wPiw`‡bi Rb¨ wbwl× nIqv GKB wRwbm| GRb¨ †m fve Rgv‡jv Bw`ª‡mi m‡½| mܨvq hLb g‡qR wd‡i hvq, Bw`ª‡mi m‡½ c‡_ †`Lv nq Ñ Bw`ªmI †h‡nZz †m-mgq MÄ †_‡K evwoi c_ a‡i| GKw`b †m Bw`ªm‡K wR‡Ám Kij, kvwnbv KweZv co‡Z fv‡jvev‡m wKbv| cÖkœUv ï‡b Bw`ªm cÖPzi AevK n‡jI mnR DËiUv w`‡jv, Avcy coZv‡i bv| `yevi wR‡Ám K‡i wbwðZ n‡q g‡qR Lye Kó †c‡qwQj| bv, †g‡q‡`i cov‡kvbv †kLv wb‡q †Kv‡bv Av`k© wPš—v wQj bv g‡q‡Ri Ñ †m Kó †c‡qwQj Zvi KweZv Zvi ¯^‡cœi †g‡qwU co‡Z cvi‡e bv, †mB `yt‡L| Bw`ªm Kg K_vi gvbyl, †m e¨vL¨v K‡iwb †Kb kvwnbv co‡Z cv‡i bv| AvmMi †_‡K †Kv‡bv e¨vL¨v cvIqv hv‡e, †miKg Avkv KivUvI e„_v| †mRb¨ g‡qR Zvi g‡bi `ytL †P‡c QvBcvk KweZv wj‡L †h‡Z _vKj, Avi ¯^cœ †`Lj, GKw`b †m kvwnbv‡K wb‡q b`xi cv‡ii Xv‡j GKUv AvK›` †Sv‡ci cv‡k e‡m Zv‡K KweZv¸wj †kvbv‡”Q| kvwnbvi bvgUv †m Bw`ªm †_‡K ï‡b‡Q| Zvici Zvi e¨vMÖ †PvL Uzw½N‡ii KcvU †cwi‡q kvwnbv‡K Lyu‡R‡Q| `y-GKevi Zvi Kcv‡ji KcvU Ly‡j w`‡q‡Q mgq| †jeyMv‡Qi wb‡P wbðj gwngvq e‡m _vKv kvwnbv‡K †`‡L g‡q‡Ri †fZiUv nvnvKvi K‡i‡Q| †jeyZjvi Av‡jvQvqv‡K ZLb †m Cl©v K‡i‡Q| KZ mn‡R Zviv ¯úk© K‡i †M‡Q kvwnbvi Pzj| nvZ †i‡L‡Q kvwnbvi Mv‡j, Pzgy w`‡q‡Q Zvi †Vuv‡U| Avi Zvi cv‡k e‡m GK nv‡Z Zv‡K Rwo‡q ïwb‡q‡Q Zv‡`i KweZv|

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GKw`b Ñ Ges GB GKw`bUv G‡m‡Q `xN© `xN© me cÖZx¶v, Kó, KvZiZv Avi nZvkvi w`b¶Y cvi n‡q, †h Kvjµ‡g GK Qv·bZvi m‡½ ZK© Kivi Aciv‡a g‡q‡Ri evev‡K Zvi †mjvB †gwkbUvmy× iv¯—vq †d‡j †`Iqv n‡q‡Q; †`vKvbUv‡ZI, ej‡Z †M‡j, Ges †mB K‡ó wKQyw`‡bi g‡a¨ evev †PvL ey‡R‡Qb, Ges msmv‡ii `vwqZ¡Uv G‡m c‡o‡Q g‡q‡Ri Kuv‡a, Ges kn‡i PvKwi Kiv GK gvgv‡Zv fvB Zv‡K GKUv †QvULv‡Uv PvKwi †RvMvo K‡i w`‡q‡Q GK cwjwK¬wb‡K Ñ g‡qR †f‡e‡Q kvwnbv‡K Zvi K_v¸‡jv Rvbv‡ZB n‡e| Rvbv‡bv Qvov †Kv‡bv weKí wQj bv Zvi mvg‡b| AvmM‡ii evev‡K †m e‡j‡Q, mvZw`‡bi g‡a¨ Zv‡K Kv‡R †hvM w`‡Z n‡e, hw`I hLbB †m evwo Avm‡e, AvmMi‡K cov‡e, Ges GRb¨ †Kv‡bv cqmv †m †b‡e bv| AvmMi‡K †m e‡j‡Q, gb w`‡q A¼ Ki‡Z, Ges Bw`ªm‡K e‡j‡Q kvwnbvi m‡½ †m GKUzLvwb K_v ej‡e| Bw`ªm wR‡Ám K‡i‡Q, K¨vb? g‡qR e‡j‡Q, DËiUv †m kvwnbv‡K †`‡e| Bw`ªm K_vUv wM‡q e‡j‡Q kvwnbv‡K| kvwnbv nu¨v bv wKQz ejvi Av‡M eo Lvjv †mwU jy‡d wb‡q‡Qb| K¨vb? K¨vb? e‡j wZwb GKUv †kvi‡Mvj Zzj‡jb| wKQy¶‡Yi g‡a¨ AvmM‡ii evevI Zv ïb‡jb| Ges Uzw½N‡i g‡q‡Ri †kl w`bUv †kl nIqvi Av‡MB AvmM‡ii evev Zv‡K wR‡Ám Ki‡jb, K¨vb? wKQz¶Y Pzc K‡i AKw¤úZ Mjvq g‡qR ejj, kvwnbv‡K Avgvi g‡b a‡i‡Q| GB K_vUv Zv‡K KB‡Z PvB| g‡q‡Ri DËi ï‡b weg~p n‡jb AvmM‡ii evev| Zzwg Zv‡i †`LQ? wZwb weg~p cÖkœ Ki‡jb| GK-`yB w`b| Uzw½Ni _vB°¨v| †m ejj| AvmM‡ii evev weg~pZv KvUv‡Z gv_v PzjKv‡jb| Avgv‡Mv cwiev‡i †Kv‡bv gvBqv‡i GB iKg K_v KIqvi wbqg bvB| wZwb ej‡jb, Zzgvi g‡b a‡i‡Q, fvjv K_v, Gnb GB g‡b aiv g‡b‡Z ivBL¨v PBj¨v hvI| Lye †h Kov K‡i K_v¸wj e‡jwQ‡jb AvmM‡ii evev, Zv bq, wKš‘ g‡q‡Ri Kv‡b †m¸‡jv †hb Mjv‡bv †jvnv n‡q XyKj| wKQz¶Y Pzc †_‡K †m ejj, Avi hw` Avwg Zv‡i weevn Ki‡Z PvB? AvmM‡ii evev Gevi †Pqvi †Q‡o D‡V `uvov‡jb| KI wK wgqv, weevn Kiev? wZwb nZevK n‡q cÖkœ Ki‡jb| wR, hw` Avcbviv AbygwZ †`b| Avwg †Zv GKUv PvKwi cvBwQ, kn‡i| GBPGmwm cvk KiwQ †m‡KÛ wWwfk‡b| weG‡ZI coZvwQ| g‡q‡Ri cÖvq gy‡Li mvg‡b gyL bvwg‡q Avb‡jb AvmM‡ii evev| Zvi †Pv‡L GKUv wSwjK †`Lv †Mj| wSwjKUv mnvbyf~wZi, bv †e`bvi, bv ïayB Zxh©K GKUv gRvi, g‡qR eySj bv| wZwb ej‡jb, wKš‘ gvBqvUv †h †PŠ‡L †`‡L bv? AvÜv? †PŠ‡L †`‡L bv? g‡q‡Ri cÖkœUv GKUv AvZ©bv‡`i g‡Zv †kvbv‡jv| bv| AvÜv? KBjvg †Zv| gv_vUv gvwUi w`‡K bvwg‡q wKQy¶Y fvej g‡qR| Zvi fvebvq †jeyZjvi we‡K‡ji wPÎcU †f‡m DVj| mg‡qi c`©vUv GKUzLvwb m‡i wM‡q Acvw_©e `y-GK gyn~‡Z©i gwngv aiv coj| kvwnbvi Mv‡j-†Vuv‡U †Ljv Kiv Av‡jvQvqvq †mB gwngv GK Zxeª Kuvcb awi‡q w`‡jv| †mB Kuvc‡b GKUv nvZ ivLvi GKUv cÖej

B”Qv g‡q‡Ri †fZ‡i †R‡M DVj| †m †PvL Zz‡j ejj, Avwg hw` kvwnbv‡K weevn Ki‡Z PvB, Avcbv‡`i AvcwË Av‡Q? AvmM‡ii evevi g‡b n‡jv, †Q‡jUv A¼ fv‡jv Rvb‡jI †fZ‡i-†fZ‡i GKUv Av¯— QvMj, kvwnbvi QvMjUvi g‡ZvB| GKUv AvÜv †g‡q‡K †R‡bï‡b we‡q Ki‡Z Pvq, Gi †_‡K AevK nIqvi g‡Zv †Kv‡bv K_v nq‡Zv kvwnbvi QvMjUvB GKgvÎ ej‡Z cv‡i, hw` QvMjUv †Kv‡bvw`b K_v ej‡Z cv‡i| kvwnbvi eo Lvjv ïay ej‡jb, gvBqvUv Kx Kq, †kv‡bb| cyjvUv‡i Kb, kvwnbvi j‡M KZv KB‡Z| AZGe g‡qR‡K K_v ej‡Z n‡jv| kvwnbv‡K Uzw½N‡i wb‡Z †P‡qwQj AvmMi, wKš‘ g‡qR †jeyZjv‡K †e‡Q wbj| ejj, fvB AvmMi, Zzwg Avi Bw`ªm GKUz Zdvr hvI| Zviv Zdv‡Z †Mj| †jeyZjvq _vKj ïay g‡qR Avi kvwnbv|

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kvwnbvi GL‡bv g‡b c‡o Lye Mvp AÜKv‡i GKUv A¯úó wKš‘ fivU Qvqv †hb †f‡m G‡jv †Kv_v †_‡K, wKš‘ Zvi †Pv‡Li †fZ‡i Zvi Avfvm †cuŠQv‡Z bv †cuŠQv‡Z Avevi A`„k¨gvbZvi AÜKv‡i Zv Wy‡e †Mj| wKQy G‡jv‡g‡jv kã n‡jv, Ges GKUv AwbwðZ Mjv †f‡m G‡jv| †h K_v ej‡Q †m †hb jw¾Z A_ev KzwÉZ, wKš‘ ejvi GKUv ZvwM`I Av‡Q †m-Mjvq| A‡bK¶Y †mB Mjv ïbj kvwnbv| GKmgq g‡b n‡jv †g‡Ni Icvi †_‡K el©vi avivi g‡Zv †hb Zvi K_v¸wj Si‡Q| Ges Zvi †fZiUv‡K †fRv‡”Q| hvi Rb¨ Zzwg A‡c¶v K‡iv, Avwg †mB gvbyl, †jvKUv ejj| kvwnbv weeªZ n‡jv| Kvi Rb¨ Avwg A‡c¶v Ki“g? †m ejj, A‡c¶v A‡b¨iv Ki‡Z cv‡i, Avgvi g‡Zv gvBb‡li A‡c¶v Avevi Kx? gvbylUvi Mjv Gici fvwi n‡q wM‡qwQj| Zzwg hw` ivwR nI, GB `yBb¨v‡Z ZvB‡j AvwgB ngy me _vBK¨v myLx| eySjv? †m Mvp¯^‡i e‡jwQj| A‡bK w`b †mB AevK Kiv weKvjUv wb‡q kvwnbv †f‡e‡Q| GKwU we‡Kj Zvi RxebUv‡K GiKg cvj‡U †`‡e, AÜKvi †_‡K GKUv Av‡jvi w`‡K wb‡q hv‡e, GKRxe‡bi AcÖvwßi Kó NyPv‡e, †m wK KL‡bv fve‡Z †c‡iwQj? mܨvq hLb eo Lvjv Zvi gv_vq nvZ †i‡L ej‡jb, wK †i gvBqv? †jvKUv‡i g‡b ai‡Q? kvwnbvi g‡b nw”Qj †hb †jvKUvB mvg‡b `uvwo‡q, Avi Zvi Mjv †_‡K Si‡Q Rv`y, Ges †mB Rv`y Zvi gy‡Li me K_v †K‡o wb‡q Zv‡K GKUv †Nvi wec‡` †d‡j w`‡q‡Q| gv_vUv wbPz K‡i kvwnbv ïay Kuv`‡Z †c‡iwQj, eo Lvjvi K_vi Dˇi|

wZb kn‡i GKUv GK Kvgivi evmv fvov wb‡qwQj g‡qR| GKUv Mwji †kl gv_vq GKUv †QvU f`ª‡Mv‡Qi ew¯—‡Z| †mB Kvgivi evB‡i GKUv DVvb Aek¨ wQj, wKš‘ Zvi gvwjKvbv wQj Avi `kUv GK-`yB Kvgivi gvbylR‡bi mK‡ji| DVv‡b †jeyMvQI wQj bv, †mLv‡b e‡m _vKvi K_vI †KD fve‡Z cviZ bv| mvivw`b †mLv‡b PjZ †Kvjvnj, ev”Pv‡`i †Ljvayjv, SMov, wPrKvi| KvgivUvi †cQ‡b GKUv `iRv Aek¨ wQj, Ges `iRvi cv‡k GKUv ev_i“g, mœv‡bi RvqMv| `iRvi m‡½ GKUv wmuwo,

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Pvi dzU `~‡i DuPz †`qvj, GB wmuwo‡Z em‡Z Amyweav wQj bv kvwnbvi, †h‡nZz Gw`‡K Kv‡iv Avmvi m¤¢vebv wQj bv| ejv hvq GB Pvi dz‡Ui mvgvb¨ GKwU f~‡Mv‡j Zvi GKwU GKK AwaKvi wQj| wKš‘ kvwnbvi Kv‡Q Pvi dzU hv, Pwj­k dzUI Zv| Zvi †Pv‡L G `~iZ¡ †Kv‡bv ZviZg¨ m„wó KiZ bv| g‡qR †ewi‡q †hZ mKv‡j, wdiZ mܨvq| wbqg K‡i| mܨvq wd‡i †m Pzjv R¡vjv‡Zv| kvwnbv nv‡Zi Av›`v‡R gkjv wclZ, ZiKvwi KvUZ, ivbœv KiZ| g‡qR cv‡k e‡m Z`viwK KiZ| Zvi nv‡Zi ¯ú‡k© kvwnbvi mvivw`‡bi Kó D‡e †hZ| Zvi g‡b n‡Zv, ¯^M© wb‡q G‡Zvw`b †m †hme K_v ï‡b‡Q bvbvb R‡bi gy‡L, Zvi Zzjbvq GB GK Kvgivi NiUv Kg wKQy †Zv bq| g‡qR Zvi w`‡bi Mí ejZ, kvwnbvi mvivw`‡bi LwZqvb wbZ| kvwnbv Aí `y-GK K_v e‡jB †kªvZvi Avm‡b P‡j †hZ| Avcwb Kb, Avwg ûwb, †m ejZ| GKw`b g‡qR Zv‡K ejj, †njy wgqv Bw`ªm‡K GKUv †`vKvb K‡i w`‡q‡Q| Av‡iKw`b ejj, Bw`ªm GKUv †Z‡ji Kj w`‡q‡Q| Ges Gi Q-gvm ci Rvbvj Bw`ªm GKUv †gvUimvB‡Kj wK‡b‡Q| K_v¸wj kvwnbv †h Rv‡b bv, Zv bq| Bw`ªm gv‡S g‡a¨ kvwnbv‡K †`‡L hvq, Zvi Rb¨ GUv-†mUv wb‡q Av‡m| †klevi G‡m‡Q †mB †gvUimvB‡K‡j P‡o| kvwnbv‡K e‡j‡Q, Zvi KcvjUv †njy wgqv Ly‡j w`‡q‡Qb| Zv‡K GKUzKiv RwgI w`‡q‡Qb, †hLv‡b †m GKUv Ni Zz‡j‡Q| GLb †m IB N‡iB _v‡K, hw`I gbv Av‡Q eo Lvjvi m‡½| Bw`ª‡mi K_v¸‡jvI bZzb bq| Gme †m ï‡b‡Q eo Lvjvi †_‡K| g‡qR Zv‡K GKUv †gvevBj †dvb w`‡q‡Q, †h †dvbUv GK Pvjvb †dv‡bi m‡½ wK¬wb‡Ki GK Wv³vi †c‡qwQ‡jb GK GbwRI †_‡K, A܇`i e¨env‡ii Rb¨| †mB Wv³vi †`‡L‡Qb kvwnbv‡K, Ges Zvi g‡b n‡q‡Q mgm¨vUv RwUj| GwU Zvi c‡¶ mviv‡bv m¤¢e bq| XvKvq n‡j n‡Z cv‡i, A_ev we‡`‡k| Bw`ªm‡K wb‡q Gi Av‡M hLb K_v e‡j‡Q g‡qR, Zvi Mjvq kvwnbv †mœn ï‡b‡Q, mg_©b ï‡b‡Q, D”Pvkv ï‡b‡Q| Zvi Mjv Av`ª© n‡q‡Q, D”Q¡wmZ n‡q‡Q| g‡q‡Ri nvZ k³ K‡i a‡i kvwnbv e‡j‡Q, GB GKUv fvB Avgvi GKkUv| fvB‡qi g‡Zv fvB †Zvgvi, eD, g‡qR e‡j‡Q, Ges kvwnbv †m K_vq ï‡b‡Q cwiZ…wß Ges cÖksmv| wKš‘ †hw`b †_‡K Bw`ª‡mi †Zj Kj †`Iqvi Avi †gvUimvB‡Kj †Kbvi Mí ïb‡Q kvwnbv, Zvi g‡b n‡q‡Q, Av‡Mi †mB D”Pvkv A_ev cwiZ…wß A_ev cÖksmv †hb †m †kv‡bwb| †mœnUv †h Av‡Q, †m †Ui †c‡q‡Q, wKš‘ Zv Avovj K‡i w`‡q‡Q bZzb GKUv myi, hvi m‡½ GB cÖ_g cwiPq kvwnbvi| K‡qK w`b Zvi †fZi GKUv A¯^w¯— †Ljv K‡i‡Q| GKUv KuvUv †hb LPLP K‡i‡Q, GKUv bv eyS‡Z cvivi Amg_©Zv Zv‡K wecbœ K‡i‡Q| wVK Kx †mB myi, †Kb †mB myi, †m †f‡e‡Q| e¨vcviUv Av‡iv RwUj n‡q‡Q g‡q‡Ri Avi me K_vq cyi‡bv, gb fiv‡bv myi †e‡R hvIqvq| iv‡Z weQvbvq ï‡q Zvi Kv‡bi Kv‡Q †mB †Pbv K_vi gxo, Ny‡gi †fZi Zwj‡q †h‡Z †h‡Z †g‡Ni Icvi †_‡K el©vi avivi g‡Zv gb wfwR‡q †`Iqv myi| wKš‘ Bw`ª‡mi K_v DV‡j ZvjUv †Kb KvUv hvq? †mB KvUv Zv‡ji bvgUv wK? DËiUv †c‡Z †`wi n‡jv bv kvwnbvi| GKw`b †m eySj, GB bZzb myiUv, A_ev my‡ii AfveUv Avm‡Q GKUv wbwðwZ‡eva †_‡K| Bw`ªm GLb cvi‡e, Bw`ªm GLb ˆZwi| hw` cÖ‡qvRb nq

Ñ hw` Ñ Bw`ªm Av‡Q| GB wbwðwZ‡evaUv †Zv GZw`b wQj g‡q‡Ri GK‡PwUqv gvwjKvbvq| †m hLb ejZ, GB Avgvi nvZ, GB nv‡Z †Zvgvi nvZ| e¨m, `yBb¨vUv DBëv †M‡jI GBUv †KD QvovB‡Z cvie bv, ZLb GB wbwðZ‡evaUv †fvi‡ejvq cvLcvLvwji †R‡M IVvi k‡ãi g‡Zv Zv‡K Avkv RvMv‡Zv| AvR †Kb Bw`ªm‡K GB wbwðwZ‡ev‡ai †fZi †U‡b Avbv? Bw`ªm Zvi bZzb †Kbv †gvUimvB‡Kj Pvwj‡q P‡j †M‡j g‡qR †ek cyjwKZ ¯^‡i ejj, Anb Avi †`L‡Z ABe bv| Bw`ªm Anb Lvwj Dc‡i DVe| `yevi †m K_vUv ejj, Ges `yeviB g‡q‡Ri Lywk Mjvq kvwnbv ïbj wbwðwZ| †m nVvr cÖkœ Kij, Bw`ªm GLb Avgv‡iI †`BL¨v ivL‡Z cvi‡e, Avcwb GB K_vB wK KB‡Z Pvb? g‡q‡Ri Mjv †b‡g G‡jv| Ggb K_v †Kb KBjv eD? gvwUi w`‡K ZvwK‡q ejj kvwnbv, Avgiv bv GKUv evey PvBwQjvg? Avcwb eveyi K_v Avi GKw`bI Kb bv K¨vb? Bw`ª‡mi j‡M eveyi Kx m¤úK© eD? Kx Dëvcvëv KI? kvwnbv Pzc K‡i _v‡K| evey wb‡q Zv‡`i GKUv cwiKíbv wQj| †mB cwiKíbv hw` wVKVvK G‡Mv‡Zv, Zvn‡j GZw`‡b eveyUv Zvi †c‡Ui †fZ‡i Qq gv‡m cv w`Z| wKš‘ Qq gvm n‡jv Bw`ª‡mi MíUv ïi“ n‡q‡Q, A_ev g‡qR ïi“ K‡i‡Q, Ges Zvici †_‡K eveyUvI P‡j †M‡Q Zv‡`i cwiKíbv m‡gZ| AvcwbB Kb, †m Av‡¯— K‡i ejj| iv‡Z Ny‡gi †fZi Zwj‡q hvIqvi Av‡M kvwnbv ïbj, GKUv bv eD, `yBUv evey w`gy †Zvgv‡i| Zvici GKUz mgq wb‡q ejj, Avi KqUv w`b| wKš‘ †Kb Rvwb g‡q‡Ri K_v¸‡jv el©vw`b †_‡K QywU wb‡q ˆP‡Î P‡j †Mj, Ges ˆP‡Îi N~wY©i g‡Zv wKQy név Qwo‡q †Mj| kvwnbvi Ny‡g nvbv w`‡jv névw`‡bi `yt¯^cœ|

Pvi GKw`b g‡qR Zv‡K Rvbvj, †kv‡bv eD, ga¨cÖvP¨Z GKUv PvKwi nB‡Q| ga¨cÖvP¨Z? ûu| KvZv‡iv| KvZv‡ivi nvmcvZv‡j| A‡bK A‡bK †UKv †eZb| bvg ûbQ KvZv‡ivi? bv| A‡bK †UKv| wZb eQ‡ii Kvg| Zvici †`‡k wdBiv GKUv e¨emv w`gy, evwo evbvgy| ZLb †Zvgvi †Kvj RyBov AvBe `yB evey| kvwnbv ga¨cÖv‡P¨i f~‡Mvj wel‡q AvmMi †_‡K ï‡b‡Q| AvmMi e‡j‡Q, ga¨cÖvP¨Ry‡o ayay gi“f~wg| ïay evwjqvwo| KvZv‡i g‡q‡Ri PvKwi cvIqvi K_v ï‡b kvwnbvi g‡b n‡jv, Zvi Ny‡gi g‡a¨ ˆP‡Îi †h N~wY© Zz‡jwQj g‡qR, GLb Zv †hb gi“f~wgi †dv¯‹vQov‡bv nvIqv n‡q Zvi †fZiUv †cvov‡”Q| †Kb, †m wR‡Ám K‡i, †Kb †h‡Z n‡e g‡qR‡K KvZv‡i? †h‡Z n‡e KviY †m mvivRxeb AvBwWqvj cwjwK¬wb‡K A¨vKvD›Um A¨vwm÷¨v›U wn‡m‡e KvUv‡Z Pvq bv| Zvi A‡bK ¯^cœ Av‡Q, wb‡R‡K wb‡q kvwnbv‡K wb‡q, AvMvgx‡Z †h `yB evey Avm‡e Zv‡`i msmv‡i, Zv‡`i wb‡q| KvZv‡i †h‡Z Gici gvm wZ‡bK mgq jvMj g‡q‡Ri| wKš‘ cÖwZiv‡Z hLb Zvi ¯^‡cœi K_v¸‡jv Av‡iKevi K‡i ejZ g‡qR, †Kb Rvwb Zvi Mjvq Av‡Mi †mB fivU fveUv _vKZ bv| †Kv_vI †hb GKUv myi †K‡U hv‡”Q, GKUv RvqMvq GKUv duvK


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fv‡jvevmvi bvg 2


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bv, bv, KvUvi `iKvi bvB, Kq U¨vKv, KI? Zvici cuvP UvKv Kg `v‡g †Kbvi R‡b¨ †h-gvQUv‡K 10-15 wgwbU a‡i †Póv K‡i hvw”Qj †nWgv÷v‡ii †Q‡j, wVK †mwUB Zvi †Pv‡Li mvg‡b wewµ n‡q hvq wظY `v‡g| †`‡L Zvi nvZ-cv‡q UvmwK †j‡M hvq, ZvovZvwo m‡i wM‡q P¶zj¾v mvgjv‡bvI n‡q I‡V| Avi wVK ZLbB wRqv` Zvi w`‡K mivmwi ZvKvq, Avc‡b wb‡Z PvBwQ‡jb bv wn? GB Zcv Ñ w`qv †`, Ibvi e¨v‡M Zzj¨v †`| †nWgv÷v‡ii †Q‡j, bvgUv †hb Kx, GKevi Zv‡K j‡R‡Ýi †Lvmvq BU f‡i †L‡Z w`‡qwQj, GKevi Zv‡K Kzw¯—‡ZI nvwi‡q w`‡qwQj, Z‡e GKevi †m Bu`iy ivRvi ¸u‡ov Qwo‡q w`‡qwQj Ii c¨v‡›Ui g‡a¨, wPrKvi K‡i jvdv‡Z jvdv‡Z †`Š‡o wM‡q I‡K ZvB bvg‡Z n‡qwQj †Wvevi R‡j, wKš‘ ZviciI wRqv` Ii bvg fz‡j †M‡Q, ïay ¶Z¸‡jv g‡b Av‡Q| Avi IiI wbðq Av‡Q! ZvQvov f`ªZv †`Lv‡bvi R‡b¨ n‡jI UvKv †ei K‡i `vgUv w`‡q †`Iqvi fw½ Kiv Ñ ZvI †Zv m¤¢e bv, AZ UvKvB †Zv bvB Zvi c‡K‡U| †m ZvB `ª“Z e‡j, bv-bv Ñ `iKvi bvB, `iKvi bvB Ñ bv, bv, Ñ GB Zcv Zzj¨v †`| wRqv` e¨vMUv cÖvq †Rvi K‡i †U‡b †bq Ii KvQ †_‡K| Zvici wewPÎ GK nvwm w`‡q †mUv gvQIqvjv‡K †`q| GiKg NUbv †m cÖvqB NUvq| eQ‡ii ci eQi Avie-e¨vUv‡`i PUKvwb †L‡jI †`‡k wd‡i GBfv‡e `y-PviRb‡K eeŸi evwb‡q w`‡Z †c‡i fv‡jv jv‡M Zvi| fv‡jv jv‡M †mBme Avevi DuPzMjvq Mí K‡i mv‡R`v‡K †kvbv‡Z| Avi mv‡R`v PzcPvc †kv‡b| ïb‡Z ïb‡Z †m Akvš— n‡q I‡V| g‡b nq GBfv‡e GKw`b Zv‡KI wRqv` Acgvb Ki‡e, Aviee¨vUv‡`i Kv‡Q PUKvwb LvIqvi M­vwb gyQ‡e Zvi †Pv‡L-gy‡L| bvn&, wRqv` Gevi G‡j AvU‡K †dj‡Z n‡e Ñ †Q‡j‡c‡j wb‡Z n‡e| †cvjvcvb bv n‡j cyi“l gvby‡li †kKo MRvq bv, wcQyUvb Av‡m bv| †g‡qgvbyl †Zv cyi“‡li wcQyUvb bv, †g‡qgvbyl n‡jv cyi“‡li mvg‡bi Uvb Ñ GK †g‡q wc‡Q co‡ZB Av‡iK †g‡q `~‡ii AvKvk n‡q †f‡m I‡V Zvi mvg‡b| †cQb fy‡j `~i AvKv‡ki w`‡K cyi“l cv‡q cv‡q G‡Mv‡Z _v‡K Ñ hZ¶Y bv †m bvixi Av¯^v` †g‡j| wKš‘ mš—vb Zvi wcQyUvb n‡q †R‡M _v‡K, weË-ˆef‡ei fwel¨r cÖwZcvjK n‡q †e‡o DV‡Z _v‡K| †mB cÖwZcvjK‡K Qvqv w`‡Z cyi“l ZvB evievi wcQy †d‡i| bvwK mv‡R`v fyj fve‡Q! jeY¸‡jv wf‡R-wf‡R D‡V‡Q cwjw_‡bi c¨v‡K‡Ui g‡a¨ Ñ niwj‡·i duvKv eqv‡g †m¸‡jv †m Xvj‡Z _v‡K| wgbwgb K‡i wRqv` †hfv‡e Zvi m‡½ jU‡K c‡owQj, Zv †_‡K Zvi †Zv IiKgB g‡b nq| †m wK Avi †Zgb my›`ix, bvwK KviLvbvq KvR Kiv †g‡q‡`i †eZb †ewk? Avevi GgbI †Zv bv, hviv Avie-Kz‡qZ hvq Mv‡g©›U‡mi †g‡q Qvov Zv‡`i †Kv‡bv cvÎx †Rv‡U bv| GK A‡_© †Zv Zvi eqm 22 †cwi‡qB †M‡Q, wiKkvIqvjv †nvK Avi hvB †nvK, GKUv ¯^vgx Av‡Q Zvi| kixi †_‡K Nvg S‡i Zvi Avi evwo wd‡iB fvZ Lvq Av‡M| A_P wRqv` ¸b¸wb‡q auvav wR‡Ám K‡i, ÔnvZzo evUvj evBkLvb, †Pv‡i wb‡jv wZbLvb, Zv n‡j _v‡K Avi KqLvb?Õ ï‡b mv‡R`v nvm‡Z nvm‡Z igbv cv‡K©i Nv‡m wg‡k hvq cÖvq| igbv, Ñ GB GKUv RvqMvB †Zv Av‡Q Zv‡`i g‡Zv gvbyl‡`i GiKg cÖvY Ly‡j nvmevi R‡b¨, Avi †KvbLv‡bB ev †h‡Z cv‡i Zviv! †mB igbvi meUzKz meyR GLb R¡jR¡j Ki‡Q mv‡R`vi Kv‡jv †Pv‡L, Avwg KBj †Mivg †_K¨vB AvBwQ| GBme Avgvi Rvbv Av‡Q| †mw`bB Zv‡`i †evSvcov n‡q wM‡qwQj Ñ KviLvbvi QywUi †mw`bwU‡Z, Rv`yN‡i Ny‡i wQj| mv‡R`v‡K bvwK wRqv‡`i g‡b n‡qwQj Rv`yN‡ii e‡¶v`¨Z cÖvPxbKv‡ji bvix‡`ex, hvi Aie †Pv‡Li w`‡K †P‡q _vKv hvq NÈvi ci NÈv| A_P wRqv‡`i nv‡Z AZ mgq bvB, gvÎ gvmLv‡b‡Ki R‡b¨ †m ZvBd †_‡K evwo wd‡i‡Q| Avie Gwg‡iUm, Mvjd RvZxq wegvb¸‡jv _vg‡jB Gqvi‡cv‡U©i

evB‡i mvov c‡o hvq| me‡P‡q †ewk mvov c‡o evsjv‡`k wegvb _vgvi c‡i| †hb c„w_exi Zver hvÎx GB GKUv GqvijvB‡ÝB hvZvqvZ K‡i, Zviv G‡`‡k Avm‡Q my¨U‡KmfwZ© KZ wKQy wb‡q| Zv‡`i †mB †h-†Kv‡bv GKUv my¨U‡Km Pvjvb K‡i w`‡Z cvi‡jB wbwðZ _vKv hvq mßvnLv‡bK| Uvbv Pvi eQi evB‡i KvwU‡q †mw`b †`‡k wd‡i Avm‡Q wRqv` Ñ GB Pvi eQ‡i KZ wKQy e`‡j †M‡Q, wegvbe›`‡i Av‡iv KZ wfo †e‡o‡Q, dzjMvQ †e‡o‡Q, `xNj †`‡ni MvQ K‡g‡Q Avi cÖmªv‡ei MÜI GKUz K‡g‡Q †evanq| hvIqvi mgq Rvbv wQj bv Kx n‡e we‡`‡k †M‡j, GLb Rvbv †bB evB‡i †_‡K Avmvi c‡i Kx NU‡e Ñ e°vifvB ïay e‡j w`‡q‡Q, Lei`vi my¨U‡Km Kv‡iv Kv‡Q w`we bv| my¨U‡Km wRqv` Kv‡iv Kv‡Q †`q bvB| wKš‘ ZviciI Sv‡gjv n‡jv| Aek¨ Gqvi‡cv‡U©i †fZ‡i bv Ñ evB‡i †ewi‡q G‡j| GLb †KvbLv‡b hv‡e †m? †PbvRvbv `y-PviRb Av‡Q Aek¨ GB kn‡i, Zv‡`i evwoN‡i wM‡q `y-GK‡ejv _vK‡jI mgm¨v †bB, wKš‘ wegvbe›`‡i Zv‡K Zviv wb‡Z Avm‡e †Kvb `yt‡L? MÖvg †_‡KB ev Avm‡e †K? Zvi eo `yB fvB cy‡ivcywi Kvgjv gvbyl, wek¦ GR‡Zgvq Zv‡`i XvKv kn‡i Avbv m¤¢e, Avbv m¤¢e evqZzj †gvKviig gmwR` †`Lv‡Z, wKš‘ fvB‡K MÖv‡g wb‡q hvIqvi R‡b¨ wegvbe›`‡i Zviv KL‡bv Avm‡e bv| m½x †h KqRb wQj, Gqvi‡cv‡U© bvg‡Z bv bvg‡ZB Zviv Zv‡`i AvZ¥xq¯^Rb‡K wb‡q e¨¯— n‡q †Mj| Avi †m Av‡¯— Av‡¯— Zvi `yBLvbv my¨U‡Km, GKLvbv e¨vM wb‡q G‡Mv‡Z ïi“ Kij c‡_i w`‡K Ñ †ewe¯‹zUvi †b‡e, Kj¨vYcy‡ii †g‡m hv‡e Ñ †hLv‡b iweiv _v‡K| wegvbe›`i †_‡K †ewi‡q dzUcvZ w`‡q †gv‡o G‡m‡Q Ñ ZviciB NUbvUv NUj| `yRb Kv‡jv U¨vw·K¨veIqvjv Zv‡K wb‡q ÔKB hv‡eb, Av‡mb, Av‡mbÕ e‡j Uvbv‡nuPov ïi“ K‡i w`‡jv| ZLb †Kvb my¨U‡Km ev` w`‡q †m †KvbUv iv‡L? †KvbUv‡K AvUKvq? Ôbv, bv, hvgy bv...Õ ej‡Z ej‡Z GKevi GKUv‡K, Av‡iKevi Ab¨Uv‡K Uvb w`‡q Kv‡Q Uv‡b †m, wKš‘ ZZ¶‡Y Av‡iKUv Avevi K¨veIqvjv cÖvq `Lj K‡i †bq| †m DVyK ev bv DVyK, my¨U‡Km¸‡jv K¨v‡e †Zvjvi AvMÖnB †ewk Zv‡`i| my¨U‡Km Uvb‡Z Uvb‡Z Zviv e‡j P‡j, Av‡mb, Av‡mb fvB, Avc‡bB cqjv L¨vc, Kg ivLyg‡b Ñ Av‡mb, Av‡mb...| †mB Kg †h KZ Kg n‡e, Zv Zv‡`i Uv‡bi †Rvi †_‡KB wRqv` eyS‡Z _v‡K| Av‡iv eyS‡Z _v‡K, my¨U‡Km `y‡Uv hw` `yB K¨v‡e I‡V, Zvn‡j Aš—Z GKUvi Avi nw`m _vK‡e bv| Mv‡g©›U‡mi †g‡qiv ZLb mvZmKv‡ji wb¯—äZv mwi‡q nuvU‡Z ïi“ K‡i‡Q KviLvbvi w`‡K| Zv‡`i †ewkifvMB _v‡K KviLvbvi KvQvKvwQ ew¯—¸‡jvq, hv‡Z wiKkv ev evmfvov †eu‡P hvq, cv Pvwj‡qB Kv‡R hvIqv hvq| mv‡R`vivI †mB `‡ji gvbyl, †nu‡U †nu‡U KviLvbv‡Z hvq| Z‡e Zv‡`i g‡a¨ gybœxi gvqv`qv GKUz †ewk| Uvbv‡nuPov †`‡L †m `uvwo‡q c‡o Ges Pov Mjvq e‡j, my¨U‡KBm aBiv Uvb cviZv‡Qb Ñ wQbZvB KBievi Pvb bvwn? †n, Avcv, `¨v‡nb bv, UvbvUvwb ïi“ KBi‡Q Ñ KB‡ZwQ hvgy bv, hvgy bv, n¨viciI Ñ wRqv` a‡o cÖvY wd‡i cvq| †Q‡j †nvK †g‡q †nvK, Aš—Z GKRb NUbvUv bR‡i wb‡q‡Q, GUvB A‡bK Pvi eQi ci XvKvq †div wRqv‡`i Kv‡Q| hvB‡eb bv †Zv `yBWv my¨U‡Km wbqv evBi nB‡Qb K¨vb? XvKv kni fv‡jv RvqMv bv, Rvbv bvB Avc‡bi? Ñ gybœx Dj‡Uv wRqv`‡KB Svwo gv‡i Ñ †KvbLv‡b hvB‡eb? GB †h fvB, Qv‡ob †Zv Avc‡biv Ñ AZGe mv‡R`v‡`i Pvi-cuvP wgwbU mgq bó nq| gybœx †ewe¯‹zUvi †W‡K `i`vg wgwU‡q Zz‡j †`q my¨U‡KmIqvjv we‡`k‡diZv wRqv`‡K| Zviv KviLvbvq †Xv‡K| KviLvbvi †MU

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evB‡i †_‡K eÜ n‡q hvq| evB‡ii c„w_ex‡Z Kx nq, Zv Zv‡`i Avi Rvbv nq bv| GgbwK evB‡i G‡jI bv| evB‡i †_‡K evmvq wd‡i †m ev‡i‡Ki Rb¨ ivbœv K‡i| ev‡iK †Kej Nv‡g, Nvg‡Z Nvg‡Z evwo †d‡i Avi evwo wd‡iB fv‡Zi _vjv Uvb †g‡i wb‡q e‡m c‡o| ZvQvov ZLb †Zv gv‡R`v MÖv‡gB _v‡K| A_ev, XvKv‡ZB wK wQj gv‡R`v? Avi †m wQj MÖv‡g, kni †_‡K `~‡ii MÖv‡g| gv-evevi m‡½, K‡qKUv Nvmdz‡ji m‡½, K‡qKUv cÖRvcwZi m‡½| wKš‘ cÖRvcwZ me ¸wU‡cvKv n‡q hvq, Nvmdzj G‡jv‡g‡jv n‡q hvq Avi Zvi gv‡R`v‡K g‡b c‡o| Zvi gv‡R`vi Kv‡Q P‡j hvIqvi B‡”Q Rv‡M, fvZNªvY bv‡K wb‡q Nywg‡q covi B‡”Q Rv‡M, KPzkv‡Ki wcVvjy †L‡q N‡ii †Wvqvq †Vm w`‡q †ZuZzjMv‡Qi f~‡Zi m‡½ K_v ejvi B‡”Q Rv‡M| GB †Zv, GBUzKzB Ñ Avi wKQy †Zv bq| wKš‘ ZviciI ev‡i‡Ki m‡½ Zvi wVK †g‡j bv, †fZi-evB‡ii G-RMr GZ ¶z`ª, ZviciI †m-RM‡ZI †m Avjv`v n‡q co‡Z _v‡K| Avi gybœx GKw`b Zvi N‡i G‡m ev‡i‡Ki mvg‡bB Zv‡K Po_vào gvi‡Z _v‡K| GKw`b gv‡b ÔnvZzo evUvj evBkLvb/ †Pv‡i wb‡jv wZbLv‡biÕ †mBw`b ivZ 11Uvq| kvš—-my‡eva gybœx, RvgvB‡qi m‡½ Zvi QvovQvwo n‡q †M‡Q Ñ mv‡R`v Zv‡K †`vl w`‡Z cv‡i bv| wKš‘ ZviB ev †`vl †Kv_vq? Kx †`vl AvKv‡jI hw` †m ¯^cœ †`L‡Z ïi“ K‡i bZzb K‡i? †m †Zv Rvb‡ZvB, wRqv‡`i m‡½ gybœx †gjv‡gkv Ki‡Q Ñ wRqv` cvÎx †`Lv ev` w`‡q‡Q, wKš‘ ZviciI †Kvb f~Z †h P‡o e‡mwQj Zvi Nv‡oi Ici! wegvbe›`i †_‡K Kj¨vYcyi n‡q MÖv‡g hvIqvi Av‡MB wRqv` †gvevBj †dvb wK‡bwQj Avi †dvb K‡iwQj gybœxi Kv‡Q Ñ †ewe¯‹zUv‡i Povi Av‡M †h bv¤^vi †m wj‡L wb‡qwQj ej‡cb w`‡q GKUv g¨vPe‡·i Ic‡i| Lvwj wb‡Ri bv¤^viB bv Ñ mv‡R`vi bv¤^viI; gybœxi †gvevBj †Zv eÜI _vK‡Z cv‡i! KZR‡bi KZ †gvevBj bv¤^vi GLb Avkcv‡k MovMwo Lvq, Muv‡Ui cqmv LiP K‡i †K Avi †eû`v K_vevZ©v e‡j Ñ wRqv`‡K †gvevBj bv¤^vi wj‡L wb‡Z †`‡L GiKgB †f‡ewQj †m| A_ev †miKgI fv‡ewb| gv_v Zvi NyiwQj| Rxeb Zvi a~mi n‡”Q ZLb, MÖv‡g UvKv cvVv‡bv eÜ n‡q †M‡Q ev‡iK‡K N‡i †Zvjvi c‡ii gv‡mB| ev‡iK Lvwj Nv‡g, N‡i G‡mB fv‡Zi _vjv Uvb †g‡i wb‡q e‡m c‡o †g‡S‡Z| Avi fvZ bv †c‡j Zvi Pzj a‡i Uvb †g‡i kixiUv‡K nv‡Zi bvMv‡j wb‡q †cUv‡Z _v‡K| Gfv‡eB GKw`b g„Zz¨ Avm‡e, Rvbv wQj Zvi| Gfv‡eB †g‡qiv g‡i, Rvbv wQj Zvi| gvi †L‡Z †L‡ZB GKw`b Zvi g‡Zv †g‡q‡`i †c‡U mš—vb Av‡m, ZviciI Zviv gvi †L‡q P‡j, ZviciI Zv‡`i †Q‡j‡g‡q eo nq, A_ev Zviv eo nIqvi Av‡MB gvi †L‡Z †L‡Z Zvi g‡Zv †g‡qiv g‡i hvq Uzc K‡i Ñ Rb¥ †bIqv gv‡b †Zv Avm‡j GKUv Pµe„w× my`-Avm‡ji LvZv Ly‡j emv Ñ Ggb GK LvZv †h GKevi Lyj‡j wnmve ivLviI †Kv‡bv `vq _v‡K bv, Avcb wbq‡gB Pµe„w× NU‡Z _v‡K| gybœxi Po_và‡o †m e¨_v cvqwb, Z‡e gybœxi ¶wZc~iY Ki‡Z ev‡iK GKUzI †`wi K‡i bvB| hZ bv Po_vào w`‡qwQj, ZviI †ewk Zvi¯^‡i gybxœ hv hv e‡jwQj ev‡iK Zv g‡b †Mu‡_ wb‡qwQj Ges gybœx P‡j hvIqvi Av‡MB Pz‡ji gywV a‡i Kâv K‡i wb‡qwQj Zv‡K| gy‡L †Kv‡bv Mvwj †`q bvB ev‡iK, GKUv K_vI †ei K‡i bvB †c‡Ui g‡a¨ †_‡K| Aek¨ eiveiB ZvB K‡i †m gvivi mgq, PzcPvc, †hb mv`vgvUv †Kv‡bv NUbv NUv‡”Q, GKUv Kvco †K‡P eD‡qi Kó Kgv‡”Q, Kvc‡oi g‡a¨ Kx Av‡Q †mUv wb‡q Zvi we›`ygvÎI AvMÖn †bB Ñ Zey kvš— wkó gybœx Zv‡K Zvi¯^‡i Drmvn w`w”Qj, gv‡ib, Avc‡b AK gvBiv d¨vjvb| LvbwK gvwM, fvZvi Av‡Q bv †Zvi? †niciI bvs LyuwRm? LvDRvwb _v‡g bv? fvZvi Zi LvDRvwb _vgvq bv? †niciI bvs LyuwRm?

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†ewÂi cvUvZb gy‡Q †`q| †QvÆ GKwU Kv‡Vi Avjgvwi‡Z M­vm †`Iqv, †`Lv hv‡”Q _vwj‡Z mvRv‡bv wgwó| Avgiv hLb R¸i †`vKv‡b XzwK ZLb gvMwi‡ei AvRv‡bi aŸwb evRwQj| wgwói Avjgvwii Dj‡Uvcv‡k †`eZvi Qwe‡Z AvMievwZ R¡vwj‡q cÖYvg Ki‡Q R¸| Avi GK nv‡Z NÈv evRv‡”Q LvwbK cici| Avgv‡`i wgwbU cuvP A‡c¶v Ki‡Z nq| mܨv-AvwýK †m‡i †m e‡j Ñ GKUzLv‡bK emvq ivLwZ nB‡jv| Avc‡biv wK-B LvB‡eb? AvKei ev`kv ej‡jb, Qvbvi m‡›`k| Kjvi cvZvq K‡i GKUz m‡›`k `ynv‡Z a‡i Avb‡jb R¸| †hb cig h‡Zœ AvKei ev`kvi mvg‡b gwYgy‡³v nvwRi Ki‡Qb| Avgv‡`i nv‡Z Zz‡j w`‡Z wKQyUv Szu‡K co‡jb wZwb| Rvgvj †hb Ggb `„‡k¨i A‡c¶vq wQj| mnmv Zuvi K¨v‡giv wSwjK w`‡q DVj| hw`I R¸ Zuvi wgwó wbg©v‡Y I cwi‡ek‡b a‡i †i‡L‡Qb cyi‡bv ixwZ wKš‘ eZ©gvb mg‡q Zvi emevm| ZvB mnmv e‡j I‡V, A¨vnb Avi Qwe Zzwj Kx Ki‡eB‡b? †mBig RvwZi wgwó wK Avi A¨vnb evbvwZ cvwi| Pj‡eI bv‡b| evc-`v`vi e¨emvcvwZ, ZvB Pvjvq wbwZ nwZ‡”Q| Avgiv Av‡iv GK ivDÛ wgwó †L‡q †ewi‡q cwo| wew”Qbœ †nu‡U †eovB, LyP‡iv Mí Kwi| AvKei AvKÉ KweZvq Wz‡e Av‡Qb GL‡bv, K_vq Zvi Avfvm †g‡j| wZwb e‡jb, P‡jb Avgv‡`i AvÇvi RvqMvq wb‡q hvB| bZzb †Q‡jiv wjUjg¨vM wb‡q Kx fve‡Q, †`L‡eb| Avgiv †nu‡U-†nu‡U wm‡gwUª †ivW †cwi‡q †h‡Z-†h‡Z ewj, eo evRviUv Avm‡jB eo| AvKei e‡jb, Pvi‡kv eQ‡ii cyi‡bv evRvi| WvKevs‡jv †cQ‡b †i‡L †cuŠ‡Q hvB †`vj‡Lvjv| GKwU Pv‡qi †`vKv‡b Zv‡`i AvÇv| mvg‡bB †K‡ivwm‡bi Pzjv, †fZ‡i †QvU wZbLvbv †ewÂ| Zvi †cQ‡b gkvwi †MvUv‡bv| wb‡P `y-wZbUv Kjvi Kuvw`, †evSv hvq gvwëcvicvm e¨env‡ii RvqMv GUv| †`qv‡j †`wL me `‡jiB †cv÷vi muvUv‡bv Av‡Q| †mw`‡K ZvwK‡q ejjvg Ñ me©f~K| AvKei †mUv j¶ K‡i wKQy ej‡jb bv, GKUv wmMv‡i‡U Av¸b wb‡jb| Avwg PvBwQjvg Gevi wZwb gyL Lyjyb| AvwgI Kvw•¶Z cÖm‡½ †h‡Z PvB| wKš‘ wZwb ej‡jb, Avm‡j Avgiv BD‡ivcxq mvwnZ¨ e‡j e‡j Mvwj w`w”Q, Avevi j¨vwUb Av‡gwiKvi mvwnZ¨ e‡j Avcb fvewQ| wKš‘ IB ch©š—B, Avm‡j Avgiv Kx KiwQ? ejyb †Zv| Avwg ejjvg, K¨v‡bv AvRKvj A‡b‡KB †Zv mveAjUvb© wb‡q K_v ej‡Q| wZwb welqUv gvb‡Z ivwR bb, ej‡jb, IB Uvg© wb‡q Uªv¤úKvW© †Lj‡Q| hvi-hvi ivR‰bwZK ¯^v_© nvwmj Ki‡Q| Avwg Gevi Avkvev`x n‡q DwV, hvK Gevi ivR‰bwZK cÖm‡½ Avmv hv‡e| Dm‡K w`‡Z ewj, wKš‘ Gfv‡eB GKw`b wel‡q †XvKv hv‡e nq‡Zv| wZwb e‡jb, bv †mvenvb, Gfv‡e †Kej ivR‰bwZK †Ljv Pj‡Z cv‡i| mvwnZ¨ bq| ivRbxwZwe`‡`i †Lj‡ZB nq wKš‘ mvwnwZ¨K‡`i †Zv GK‡Pv‡L we‡k­l‡Y P‡j bv| Zv‡`i KvQ †_‡K gvbyl mwZ¨Uv Rvb‡Z Pvq| Avwg ewj, mvwnwZ¨K‡`i wKš‘ ivR‰bwZK e³e¨ me mgq wQj| AvKei e‡jb, nu¨v †mUv we‡k­lY ev wb‡f©Rvj †cÖ¶vc‡U cÖ‡qvM| wKš‘ GLb n‡”Q c¶cvwZZ¡| mvwnZ¨B ev n‡”Q †Kv_vq?

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Ô†Kv_vq wQ‡jb †QvU Pv”Pz? Avgiv Lyu‡R giwQ!Õ mܨvq GK`dv n‡q‡Q GLb GB ivZ 11Uvq Avevi Kx! Rvbv †Mj 12Uvi mgq gwji eo †g‡q †Z‡iRvi Rb¥w`b| †mB wb‡q weivU Kvievi| evwoi mevB G‡m‡Q| †Uwe‡j wekvj †KK| †K‡K n¨vwc ev_© †W Uz †Z‡iRv †jLv| Zv‡Z 12wU †gvgevwZ R¡j‡Q| cy‡ivevwo‡Z Ggb Drme Av‡M n‡q‡Q e‡j g‡b c‡o bv| eo fvBRvb †nv-†nv nv-nv K‡i †n‡mB P‡j‡Qb| ivZ 12Uv evRvi Av‡M wZwb `uvov‡jb bvZwbi nvZ a‡i| Zvici cÖPÊ k‡ã †ejyb dvUj| m‡½ nvZZvwj Avi n¨vwc ev_© †W Uz BD †Z‡iRv| †KKUv gy‡L w`w”Q‡jb eo fvBRvb| Zvi nVvr Kx n‡jv Ñ bvZwb Avi †g‡q‡K Rwo‡q a‡i û-û K‡i †Ku‡` †dj‡jb| nVvr GKUv fvix Aven Qwo‡q co‡jI Zvwj ZL‡bv _v‡gwb| bvwRe †ek wKQy¶Y gwj Avi †Z‡iRv‡K Rwo‡q a‡i wb‡R‡K Av‡Mi g‡Zv mvg‡j wb‡jb| Zvici K‡qKw`b †Zv cvi n‡q †M‡Q| mv‡qKviv ciw`bB P‡j G‡mwQj| †`vnvi †_‡K `k †KwR bvbvb Rv‡Zi wgwó G‡b Zv wejv‡bv n‡jv| bvwRg †`L‡jb mv‡qKvi kix‡i †hb bZzb jveY¨ Qwo‡q‡Q| †Q‡j‡g‡q‡`i Av‡iv dzUdz‡U my›`i jvM‡Q| me gv‡qi †Pnviv †c‡q‡Q| my›`i ¯^v¯’¨ mevi| mvivevwo‡Z Lywki Av‡gR †hb †j‡MB wQj| gwjiv P‡j hvIqvi Av‡Mi w`b iv‡Z Zv‡K bvwRe Lei †`b| Zv‡K GKUz AevK K‡i Rvb‡Z Pvb, ÔAvm‡j †Zvi Kx n‡qwQj IB w`bUvq? hvK GLb †Zv g‡b nq fv‡jv AvwQm|... fv‡jv _vK‡Z nq †i| Avi GRb¨ GKUv fv‡jv gb n‡jB P‡j| Avi wKQy jv‡M bv| Rxe‡b nvwm G‡j nvmwe, Kvbœv G‡j Kuv`we, ZvB bv? nvwmKvbœv hv‡`i †bB, Zviv gvbyl bvwK! GB †h †g‡qUv G‡Zvw`b ci G‡jv! KZ Avb›` n‡”Q| Kw`b ci me wb‡f hv‡e; wKš‘ Rxeb

†Zv †_‡g _vK‡e bv| †h-Kw`b euvwP wb‡Ri gbUv‡K fv‡jv ivLv, wb‡Ri gvby‡li m‡½ fv‡jv m¤úK© ivLv Ñ GB †Zv, Avi Kx!Õ bvwRg wKQyB ejwQj bv| eo fvBRvb Ggb K_v Av‡MI A‡bK e‡j‡Qb, wKš‘ AvR‡K ejvi †fZ‡i Kx †hb wQj, bvwR‡gi †PvL †d‡U Kvbœv cvw”Qj| eofvB‡K a‡i †m nvDgvD K‡i †Ku‡` †d‡j| bvwRg‡K c‡iI G wb‡q Avi wKQy wRÁvmv K‡ibwb eofvB| †Kv‡bv †Rvi K‡ibwb| †Rvi K‡i †Kv‡bv wKQy Kivi †Kv‡bv gv‡b †bB| GUvB bvwRe Rv‡bb I gv‡bb| wb‡Ri †g‡q, Zv‡K wK †Rvi K‡i a‡i ivLv †hZ! nvf©vW© †_‡K cvk Kiv †g‡q| Kx mij †g‡qUv Zvi| RvgvB †mLv‡biB cÖ‡dmi| meviB wb‡Ri Rxeb Av‡Q, wb‡Ri `ywbqv`vwi Av‡Q| GKR‡bi Ici Av‡iKR‡bi RxebUv Pvcv‡bv hvq bv| gwjiv P‡j †M‡Q| evwoi †cQ‡b †MvjvKvi weivU eviv›`vq Avivg †K`vivq †njvb w`‡q K_v¸‡jv Zvi gv_vq hvIqv-Avmv KiwQj| Kw`b Av‡MI evwoUv Kx nBnj­vq †g‡Z D‡VwQj| Avevi †h-Kvi †mB| wZwb GKevi Qv‡`i w`‡K Av‡iKevi †g‡Si w`‡K ZvKvb| †gvRvB‡Ki †g‡S| IBLv‡b `uvwo‡q gwji †QvU †Q‡jUv Kx jvdv‡bvUvB bv †mw`b jvdvw”Qj| †m-`„k¨Uv gy‡Q wM‡q bvwR‡gi gyL P‡j Av‡m| Kx n‡qwQj †mw`b Ii? Ggb NvgwQj? Avi IBw`b Ggb K‡i Kuv`‡jvBev †Kb? bv _vK, Rvb‡Z PvBe bv| mewKQy Rvb‡Z PvB‡Z †bB| _vKzK bv wKQy, wKQy inm¨ _vKzK| gv‡S gv‡S Rxeb f‡i DV‡e, GB †Zv Kw`b †Mj, GLb Avevi me k~b¨, GB †Zv n‡q Avm‡Q| wZwb †g‡Si w`‡K ZvwK‡q _v‡Kb| `„wómxgvi †fZi GKUv †Zjv‡cvKv Xy‡K c‡o| †`‡Lb †Zjv‡cvKvUv wciwci K‡i GB wekvj duvKv eviv›`vUv †cwi‡q evMv‡bi w`‡K GwM‡q hv‡”Q| 

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