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EL gLOBO LE gLOBE THE gLOBE O gLOBO

VOTE! RÖSTA! ¡VOTA!

PRIX DES ENFANTS DU MONDE POUR LES DROITS DE L’ENFANT

PREMIO DE LOS NIÑOS DEL MUNDO POR LOS DERECHOS DEL NIÑO

PRÊMIO DAS CRIANÇAS DO MUNDO PELOS DIREITOS DA CRIANÇA

THE WORLD’S CHILDREN’S PRIzE FOR THE RIgHTS OF THE CHILD

# 52–53 • 2010/2011


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Thanks! Tack! Merci ! ¡Gracias! Obrigado! Principal Child Rights Partners The Swedish Postcode Lottery, Save the Children Sweden (distributing funding from the

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Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency).

Altor, Ericsson, eWork & the Crown Princess Margareta Memorial Foundation.

Bernadotte Academy, the Dahlströmska Foundation, Cordial, Bodman LLP, Olle Remaeus Set & Design and Artn Dito, Centas, HM Queen Silvia Child Rights Sponsors Stockholm International Fairs, Child Rights Partners Bengt Norman & AB Stockmarket, Mässrestauranger AB, Twitch The Hugo Stenbeck Foundation, Sweden Thailand Support, the Health Capital, MISA AB, Floristen the Survé Family Foundation, Helge Ax:son Johnson Foundation, i Mariefred, ICA Torghallen Marie­ Swedish Television–Radio­ the Swedish Society for Nature fred, Gripsholm Inn, Gripsholms­ hjälpen, Body Shop Sweden, Conservation, the Folke viken, Företagare iMariefred.nu,


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Adoptionscentrum, Lilla Akademien and all individual Child Rights Sponsors. Thanks also to: The Child Jury, all students and teachers at Global Friend schools, all Honorary Adult Friends and patrons, Adult Friends, focal points and partners (see pages 130–131), the board of directors and advisory board of the World’s Children’s Prize Foundation, and the boards of directors of Children’s World and the World’s Children’s Prize US.

Editor­in­chief and legally responsible publisher: Magnus Bergmar Contributors to issues 52–53: Carmilla Floyd, Kim Naylor, Monica Zak, Andreas Lönn, Bo Öhlen, Johanna Hallin, Tora Mårtens, Chris Sampaio, Eh Thwa Bor, Britt­Marie Klang, Sofia Marcetic, Lucky Letshwene, Harshit Walia, Jan­Åke Winqvist, Lotta Mellgren Translation: Semantix (English, Spanish), Cinzia Gueniat (French), Glenda Kölbrant (Portuguese), Boonyanuj Pongisavaranun (Thai), Preeti Shankar (Hindi), M.A. Jeyaraju (Tamil) Design: Fidelity

The Globe is published with support from Sida (the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency) and Save the Children Sweden. PO Box 150, SE­647 24 Mariefred, Sweden Tel: +46 (0)159­12900 Fax: +46 (0)159­10860 e­mail: prize@worldschildrensprize.org www.worldschildrensprize.org

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“xU kjpa Ntiyapy; ghl;b ,we;Jtpl;ljhfTk;> mjw;FNky; FLk;gj;jpy; vtUk; vd;id ftdpj;Jf;nfhs;s tpUk;gtpy;iy nad;Wk; nrhd;dhu;fs;. jq;fSf;Fk; n`r;Itp njhw;wpf; nfhs;Sk; vd;W mtu;fs; gae;jdu;. ehd; vg;gb thog; NghfpNwndd;W njupatpy;iy. ehd; cjtpNfl;Nld;. Mdhy;

...gs;spr; rPUilapy;

ehq;fs; xU FLk;gk; “kw;w igad;fs; vd; ez;gu;fs;> vd; rNfhjuu;fs;. ehq;fs; xU FLk;gk;. ehq;fs; ,utpy; xUtUf;nfhUtu; fijfs; nrhy;Yk;NghJ> rpy igad;fs; ehd; mtu;fspd; gLf;ifapy; mkuf;$lhJ> mjw;Fgjpy; jiuapy; mku Ntz;Lnkd;W nrhy;fpd;wdu;. n`r;Itp njhw;wpf; nfhs;Sk; vd;W mtu;fs; mQ;Rfpd;wdu;. ,J kdijg; Gz;gLj;JfpwJ>” vd;whu; Nkhghl;.

mtu;fs; kWj;jdu;. mijtpLj;J> vd; ghl;bapd; tPli ; ltpl;L vd;idf; fl;lhakhf ntspNa Nghfitj;jdu;. vdf;F taJ gjp%d;W”. Nkhghl; fpuhkj;ijtpl;L ntspNawpdhu;. mUfpypUe;j xU rpwpa efuj;jpd; njUtpw;F te;J Nru;ej ; hu;. jhd; mzpe;jpUe;j cilkl;LikNa mtu; vLj;J tu Kbe;jJ: miuf;fhy;rl;il> xU b-\u;l; kw;Wk; xU N[hb nrUg;G. mtuplk; xU igrh $l fpilahJ. vQ;rp tho;tjw;fhf> NfhopfisAk;

ez;gu;fSf;Fg; gpbj;j fhyzpfs;! Nkhghl;bDilait…. mtupd; ez;gu; NldpaYf;Fg; gpbj;jit….

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“vdf;Fg; gpbj;j fhyzpfs; gioa fhu; lauhy; nra;ag;gl;lit. jw;NghJ kpfg; gpugykhdit NknyOk; tpuy; gFjpiaf; nfhz;l fhyzpfshFk;. ,tw;wpw;F mfhyh fhyzpfs; vd;W ngau;>” vd;fpwhu; XtpNdh> 14.

Nfhopf;FQ;RfisAk; jpUb re;ijapy; tpw;f Muk;gpj;jhu;. Mdhy; mtu; gpbgl;lhu;. “%d;W fhtyu;fs; vd;idf; fhty; epiyaj;jpw;F mioj;Jr; nrd;wdu;. vd; iffisAk; fhy;fisAk; fl;bg;Nghl;L vd;id mbf;f Muk;gpj;jdu;. fhtyu;fs; vd;idr; rhl;ilahy; mbj;jdu;. jpULgtu;fSf;F vd;d elf;Fnkd;W vdf;F xU ghlk; Gfl;lg;Nghtjhff; fj;jpdu;. ehd; rhg;gpLtjw;F VjhtJ ngw mJ xd;Wjhd; top vd;W mtu;fSf;F tpsf;f Kad;Nwd;> mtu;fs; mbg;gij epWj;j Kad;Nwd;. Mdhy; mtu;fs; nrtprha;ff ; tpy;iy. ehd;


gir Ntz;lhk;! jhd; Kd;G cwq;fpa NgUe;J epWj;jj;jpy; Nkhghl; ,d;dKk; mq;Nf trpf;Fk; jd; ez;gu;fis re;jpf;fpwhu;. “mtu;fspy; gyu; jq;fs; gpur;rpidfis kwf;fTk; Fspuhky; ,Uf;fTk; giria cwpQ;Rfpd;wdu;. Mdhy; ehd; mijr; nra;jNjapy;iy. mg;gir mtu;fis tpNehjkhfTk; MNtrkhfTk; ele;J nfhs;s itf;fpwJ. MfNt> mijr; nra;a vdf;F tpUg;gNkapy;iy>” vd;fpwhu; Nkhghl;.

,we;JtpLNtNdh vd;W mtu;fs; gag;gLk;gb ehd; kpfTk; ,UKk; tiu mtu;fs; vd;id tpLtpf;f tpy;iy. ,J gyKiw ele;jJ. xU Kiw mtu;fs; vd; rpj;jg;ghit mioj;Jte;jdu;. Mdhy; mtNuh vd;id ahnud;W njhpatpy;iy vd;W $wptpl;lhu;” xU njUf;Foe;ij Mfpwhu;

“,Wjpahf> ehd; jpULtij epWj;jhtpl;lhy;> vd; cliyr; Rw;wp xU laiu itj;J> mjd; kPJ ngl;Nuhy; Cw;wp> jP%l;btplg; Nghtjhf mtu;fs; vd;id gaKWj;jpdu;. mJ cz;ikapNyNa vd;id gaKwr; nra;jJ. fpRKTf;Fj; jpUk;gp> xUNtis gs;spf;Fj; jpUk;gp tho;fi ; fia Muk;gpf;fyhk; vd;W ehd; KbT nra;Njd;”.

Mdhy; Nkhghl; vjpu;ghu;jj ; J Nghy vJTk; elf;ftpy;iy. efuj;jpy; njUtpy; trpj;j Foe;ijfs; kl;LNk mtiu xU ez;guhf Vw;Wf; nfhz;ldu;. “gfy; Ntiyapy; ehq;fs; cztfq;fspd; ntspapypUe;j Fg;igj; njhl;bfspy; czTf;fhfj; NjbNdhk;. khiy Ntiyapy; NgUe;J epWj;jj;jpy; gpr;irnaLj;Njhk;. ,utpy; fhfpj rhf;Ffis Nghu;itfshf;fpf; nfhz;L kpf neUf;fkhf gLj;jpUe;Njhk;. vdJ FOtpy; VONgu; ,Ue;jdu;. ehq;fs; xUtnuhUtiug; ghJfhf;f Kad;Nwhk;. mJ NjitahdNj. Vndd;why; xt;nthU ,uTk; fhtyu;fs; te;J vq;fis vOg;gpdu;. mtu;fs; vq;fis mbj;jhu;fs;. ehq;fs;

capUf;Fg; gae;J XbNdhk;. ahuhtJ gpbgl;lhy; mtu; fhty; epiyaj;jpw;F mioj;Jr; nry;yg;gl;L mbf;fg;gl;lhu;. mjd;gpd; ,isQu; rpiwahd Foe;ijfspd; fhty; itg;G ,y;yj;jpw;F mioj;Jr; nry;yg;gl;lhu;”. Nkhghl; vt;tsT fhyk; njUtpy; trpj;jhNuh me;j msTf;F mtuJ cly; epiy NkhrkhfpaJ. mtu; kUe;J VJk; cl;nfhs;stpy;iy. mtu; cly; KOtJk; xUtpj jbg;G Vw;gl;lJ. NkYk; mtUf;F ,iltplh ,Uky; ,Ue;jJ. ikaj;jpy; tho;ej ; hu;

xU ehs; mtu; rpy ez;gu;fSld; N`htpf; vd;w ngaUila njUf; Foe;ijfSf;fhd gfy; ikaj;jpw;Fr; nrd;whu;. mq;F mtUf;F czT fpilj;jJ. mtu; kWgbAk; gs;spf;Fr; nry;y Muk;gpj;jhu;. “mq;fpUe;j jiytu;fis ehd; ek;gpNdd;. MfNt xU thuk; fopj;J vdf;F

Nkhghl; kd pq ;fh> 14 tpUk;GtJ : g;Ns ];Nl\d;

urpg;gJ!

ntWg;gJ : kf;fs; Nkhrkhf elj;jg;gLtijg; ghu;gg ; J. ele;j kpfr; rpwe;jJ : vd; gs;spAld; ehd; ,k;gg ; hyh g+q;fhtpw;Fr; nrd;wNghJ. ,k;gg ; hyh khd;fs; ek;g Kbahj msTf;F mofhapUf;fpd;wd. vdf;F td tpyq;Ffisg; gpbf;Fk;! ele;j kpf NkhrkhdJ : ehd; kUj;Jtkidf;Fr; nry;yNtz;ba msTf;F cly;eyk; nfl;Ltpl;l Nghnjy;yhk;. vdf;F gakhf ,Uf;fpwJ. ehd; rhf tpUk;gtpy;iy. Mf tpUk;GtJ : xU kUj;Jtuhfp capu;fisf; fhg;ghw;w. fdT : cyfpYs;s midj;Jf; Foe;ijfSf;Fk; ey;y tho;fi ; f mika.

n`r;Itp ,Ug;gij mtu;fsplk; nrhd;Ndd;. mtu;fs; vd;id cldbahf xU kUj;Jtkidf;F

vq;fSf;F fhy;ge;J gpbf;Fk; “ehq;fs; mbf;fb fhy;ge;J tpisahLfpNwhk;. mJ vdf;Fg; gpbj;jpUf;fpwJ. Mdhy; Ml;lj;jpy; Nrh;eJ ; nfhs;s rf;jp vdf;F vy;yh NeuKk; ,Ug;gjpy;iy. ehd; ,UKfpNwd;. mjpfk; Xbdhy; vdf;Fj; jiyRw;WfpwJ”> vd;fpwhu; Nkhghl;.

“,e;jg; ge;ij ehNd nra;Njd;!”

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mioj;Jr; nrd;W> vdf;F NkYk; kUe;J fpilf;f top nra;jdu;. ehd; njhlu;eJ ; njUtpy; trpj;jhy; ,we;J tpLNtd; vd;W kUj;Jtu; tpsf;fpdhu;. Vndd;why;> NtisjtwhkYk;> rj;jhfTk; ehd; rhg;gplNth> rupahd ,ilntspAld; kUe;J rhg;gplNth KbahJ vd;W mtu; vz;zpdhu;. MfNt> N`htpf;fpd; jiytu;fs;> ehd; tpUk;gpdhy;> njUtpy; trpj;j igad;fSf;fhd mtu;fsJ ,y;yj;jpy; Nru;eJ ; nfhs;syhk; vd;wdu;. ,g;NghJ ehd; Xuhz;lhf ,q;F trpj;J tUfpNwd;. ,g;NghJ ,Jjhd; vd; tPL”. xt;nthU khiyAk; 19-30f;F igad;fs; $Lfpd;wdu;. mg;NghJ mtu;fs; xd;W Nru;eJ ; cyfk; ,jiog; gbf;fpd;wdu;. “vq;fs; $l;lq;fs; cz;ikapNyNa Kf;fpakhdit. vq;fspy; Mq;fpyk; Ngrj; njupe;jtu;fs; njhpahjtu;fSf;fhf ];th`pypapy; nkhopngau;ff ; yhk;. cyfshtpa thf;fspg;G neUq;Fk; NghJ> efupd; midj;J njUf;Foe;ijfSf;fhd ikaj;jpy; gfypYk; cyfk; ,jOld; gzpapy; <Lgl;bUf;fpNwhk;. MfNt ehq;fs; vq;fs; chpikfs; gw;wp> [dehafk; gw;wp kw;Wk; Nju;jy;fs; vg;gb elf;fpd;wd vd;gJ gw;wp mwpe;J nfhz;Nlhk;.” E}Nfh]p xU tPuu; “vdf;F cyfk; ,jopidg; gbg;gJ gpbf;Fk;. vdf;Fk; cupikfs; ,Uf;fpd;wd vd;Wk;> midj;J Foe;ijfSf;Fk; xU ey;y tho;fi ; f tho cupik ,Uf;fpwJ vd;Wk; vdf;F ,g;NghJ njupAk;. njd; Mg;upf;fhtpd; E} Nfh]p [hd;ridg; gw;wpg; gbj;jjhy; ehd; kpfTk; J} z;lg;gLfpNwd;. mtu; vdJ tPuu;! mtUf;Fk; vdf;Fk; xNu khjpupahd gpd;dzpfs; ,Uf;fpd;wd. vq;fs; FLk;gq;fs; vq;fisr; Rw;wp ,we;jd. kdpju;fs; gae;J Ngha; vq;fSf;F cjttpy;iy. Mdhy; E}Nfh]p ijupaj;JlDk; typikAlDk; jdf;F va;l] ; ; ,Ug;gijg; gw;wp ntspg;gilahfg; Ngr Kw;gl;lhu;> n`r;Itp kw;Wk; va;l] ; ; cs;s Foe;ijfs; kw;w Foe;ijfisg; NghyNt ed;whf elj;jg;gl Ntz;Lnkd;W Nfhupdhu;. mtu;fSf;F kUj;Jt rpfpr;ir> fy;tp> md;G kw;Wk; el;Gngw cupik ,Uf;fpwJ vd;W mtu; nrhd;dhu;. ehd; mtiug; NghyNt ,Uf;f tpUk;GfpNwd;! mg;gbg;gl;l xU eguhFk; typikia E}Nfh]p vdf;Ff; nfhLj;jpUf;fpwhu;. n`r;Itp kw;Wk; va;l] ; hy; ghjpf;fg;gl;l midj;Jf; Foe;ijfSf;fhfTk;> njUtpy; trpf;Fk; Foe;ijfSf;fhfTk; Nghuhl ehd; ,g;NghJ tpUk;GfpNwd;.”

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Nkhghl; cyfk; ,jopidg; gbf;fpwhu.;

epiwa kUe;J ',g;NghJ Njitg;gLk; Nghnjy;yhk; ehd; xU kUj;Jtiug; ghu;ff ; KbAk;. ,q;Nf Neuk; jtwhky; cz;zTk;> kUe;J rhg;gplTk; vd;dhy; KbAk;. njUf;fspy; ,Ue;jNghijtpl ,g;NghJ ehd; mjpf MNuhf;fpakhf ,Uf;fpNwd;. jpUk;gTk; xU ep[ gs;spf;Fr; nry;yf;$l vd;dhy; Kbe;jJ. xNu gpur;rpid vd;dntd;why;> mJ xU cs; ciwtplg;gs;sp nad;gjhy; vd; cly; eyk; rpwpJ Fd;wpdhYk; ehd; ikaj;jpw;F mDg;gg;gLfpNwd;. ehd; gs;spapy; ,Ug;gij mtu;fs; tpUk;gtpy;iy. mjdhy; ehd; epiwa tFg;Gfis ,of;f Ntz;bAs;sJ>” vd;fpwhu; Nkhghl;.

07.00 VO khj;jpiufs;

13.00 %d;W khj;jpiufs; 19.00 gjpndhU khj;jpiufs;


E}\hj; %o;fp tpLNthnkd;W gag;gLfpwhu; E

}\hj;> njw;F tq;fNjrj;jpy; guprhy; vd;w rpwpa efuj;jpy; trpf;fpwhu;. xt;nthU ehs; fhiyapYk; mtu; jd; gs;spr; rPUilia mzpe;J nfhz;L> xU irf;fps; upf;\hit mioj;J> gs;spf;Fr; nry;fpwhu;. “gs;spf;Fr; nry;tJk; tp\aq;fs; fw;gJk; vdf;Fg; gpbf;Fk;. vd; tho;fi ; fapy; ele;j kpf Nkhrkhd epfo;T rpju; ngUk; R+whtspahy; vq;fs; gs;sp mopf;fg;gl;L tpl;lJ vd;W ehd; vz;zpaNghJjhd;.” R+whtspfs; -- kpff; fLikahd Gay;fs; -tq;fNjrj;ij xt;nthU Mz;Lk; ghjpf;fpd;wd. me;ehL jahuhf ,Uf;fpwJ. mq;Nf xU ey;y R+whtsp vr;rupf;if mikg;G ,Uf;fpwJ. “xU fLikahd R+whtsp neUq;fpf; nfhz;bUf;fpwJ vd;W vq;fSf;Fj; njupAk;. mjpu;\l ; trkhf vq;fSf;F tPL ,Uf;Fk; kw;Wk; vq;fs; cwtpdu;fs; trpf;Fk; fpuhkj;jpypUe;J ehq;fs; ,lk; ngau;eJ ; tpl;bUe;Njhk;. ehDk; vd; rNfhjupAk; xU ey;y

gs;spf;Fr; nry;y Ntz;Lnkd;gjw;fhf vq;fs; ngw;Nwhu; xU efuj;jpy; xU miwf;fl;bid thliff;F vLj;jpUe;jdu;. ehq;fs; gpwe;jNghJ> fpuhkj;jpYs;s vq;fs; tPli ; lr;Rw;wp vd; je;ij epiwa kuq;fis el;bUe;jhu;. mk;kuq;fisg; gpw;fhyj;jpy; nfhQ;rk; nfhQ;rkhf ntl;b tpw;W vq;fisg; gbf;fitf;fj; jpl;lkpl;bUe;jhu;. vd; Foe;ijg; gUtk; KOtJk; vq;fs; fpuhkj;J tPli ; lr;Rw;wp tsUk; mk;kuq;fisg;gw;wp vz;Zk; Nghnjy;yhk; vdf;F xU ghJfhg;ghd czu;T Vw;gLk;.

Mdhy; ,g;NghJ xU gaq;fukhd Rwhtsp neUq;fpf; nfhz;bUf;fpwJ. mjw;Fj; jahuhf vq;fs; miwf;fl;by; Njitahd czTk; jz;zU P k; ,Ug;gij cWjp nra;Njhk;. khiyapy; ehd; mku;eJ ; > nkOFjpup ntspr;rj;jpy; gbj;Jf; nfhz;bUe;jNghJ R+whtsp vq;fisj; jhf;fpaJ. vq;fs; mz;il tPll ; hupd; jfuf;$iw gpa;jn ; jupag;gl;L ehd; mku;ej ; pUe;j [d;dy; mUNf tpOe;jJ. vdf;F ve;j jPqF ; kpy;iy. Mdhy;> xU mz;iltPlL ; r; rpWkp xU tpOe;j kuj;jhy; nfhy;yg;gl;lhs;. ehd;

“flypd; kl;lk; cau;ej ; hy; tq;fNjrj;jpd; ,g;gFjp ePUf;Ff; fPo; Ngha;tpLk;>” vd;W tpsf;Ffpwhu; E}\hj;.

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 ciu : Nkhdpf;fh ]hf; Gifg;glq;fs; : fpk; Nea;yhu;

“flypd; kl;lk; ,d;Dk; xU kPl;lu; cau;e;jhy;> ehd; trpf;Fk; tq;fNjrj;jpd; njd;gFjp ePUf;Ff; fPo; nrd;WtpLk;. ehd; mijg; gw;wp mbf;fb Nahrpf;fpNwd;>” vd;fpwhu; E}\hj;> 13. cyf ntg;gkakhjy; tlf;F kw;Wk; njw;F JUtq;fspYk; ,kaj;jpYKs;s gdpf;fl;bia cUf itf;fpwJ. mjd; tpisthf ehq;fs; R+whtspahYk; nts;sj;jhYk; fLikahfj; jhf;fg;gLfpNwhk;. rpju; ngUk; R+whtspf;F mLj;j ehs; ehd; gs;spf;Fr; nrd;wNghJ vq;F ghu;j;jhYk; ,we;jtu;fSk; fhaKw;wtu;fSk; ,Ue;jdu;”. E}\hj;> cyfpd; Foe;ijfspd; guprpd; Foe;ijfspd; jPug;Gf; FOtpy; xU Gjpa mq;fj;jpdu;. ,aw;ifahd NguopTfs; kw;Wk; Rw;Wr;R+oy; rPuoptpdhy; jq;fspd; cupikfs; gho;gLj;jg;gLk; Foe;ijfs; kw;Wk; rpWkpaupd; cupikfSf;F kupahij NfhUk; Foe;ijfspd; gpujpepjpahf mtu; ,Uf;fpwhu;.


jhd; nry;Yk; topapy; jdf;F nfl;lJ VJk; ele;Jtplf;$lhJ vd;gjw;fhf E}\hj; vg;NghJk; gs;spf;F irf;fps; upf;\htpy; nry;fpwhu;.

rPNjh\;z epiyf;F vd;d Neu;fpwJ vd;gijg; Gupe;Jnfhs;s E}\hj; jpdk; nra;jpj;jhisg; gbf;fpwhu;.

gae;JNghNdd;. Mw;wpypUe;j ePu; cau;eJ ; ehq;fs; midtUk; %o;fptpLNthnkd;W ehd; vz;zpNdd;. me;j gaq;fukhd ,uT KOtJk; me;j Rwhtspia epWj;Jk;gb my;yhit Ntz;bNdd;. ehq;fs; mjpu;\l ; rhypfs; -vq;fs; efuj;jpy; ePu; kl;lk; cautpy;iy. Mdhy; rpju; R+whtsp gy;yhapuf;fzf;fhd kf;fisf; nfhd;wJ”.

xU nfhLq;fdT Nghy fhiyf;Fs; Gay; mlq;fptpl;lJ. E}\hj;jpd; xNu

vz;zk; jd; gs;spf;$lk; ,d;dKk; ,Uf;fpwjh vd;gJjhd;. mtu; tPlb ; ypUe;J ntspNawp gaq;fu fhl;rpfisf; fz;lhu;. ,be;j tPLfs;> tPoe ; j ; kuq;fs;> njUf;fnsy;yhk; rpij $sk;. “E}w;Wf;fzf;fhd ,we;j cly;fisAk;> epiwa fhaKw;w kf;fisAk; ehd; fz;Nld;. mJ xU nfhLq;fdT Nghy ,Ue;jJ. Mdhy;> ehd; nrd;W nfhz;NlapUe;Njd;. vd; gs;spf; $lk; ,d;dKk; ,Uf;fpwjh vd;W mwpa tpUk;gpNdd;. mJ ,Ue;jJ”. fpuhkj;jpypUe;j mtu;fspd; tPL R+whtspahy; jiukl;lkhf;fg;gl;L tpl;ljhfTk;> mtuJ je;ij el;L itj;j kuq;fs; midj;Jk; rha;eJ ; tpl;ljhfTk; E}\hj; gpd;du;

Nfs;tpg;gl;lhu;.

me;j nehbapy; jhd; Rw;Wr;R+oy;> rPNjh\;\zk; kw;Wk; vjpu;fhyk; gw;wpa E}\ hj;jpd; mu;gg ; zk; Muk;gpj;jJ. mtUk; mtuJ je;ijAk; kpfTk; ghjpf;fg;gl;ltu;fisr; re;jpj;jdu;. mtu;fspd; ek;gpf;ifapoe;j Kfq;fis mtu; vd;WNk kwf;fkhl;lhu;. mtu;fsplk; tPL> czT> Rj;jkhd ePu>; cil vJTNk ,y;iy. rpju; R+whtspf;Fk; mjw;fLj;j R+whtspf;Fk; gpd;du; mtUk; mtuJ rpNefpjpAk; kpfTk; ghjpf;fg;gl;ltu;fSf;fhf epjp jpul;bdu;. “mJKjy; rPNjh\;z epiyf;F vd;d epfo;fpwJ vd;gijg; Gupe;J nfhs;s ehd; Kad;W tUfpNwd;. ehd; nra;jpj;jhs;fis jpdk; gbf;fpNwd;. ehd; gbg;gijg; gw;wp vd; jha; kw;Wk; je;ijaplk; NgRfpNwd;.

E}\hj; jhghRk; GNuhkp> 13 tpUk;GtJ: Gj;jfk; gbg;gJ. kpfg; gpbj;j Gj;jfk;: n\u;yf; N`hk;]; tpUk;ghjJ: rpWkpfs; nkr;rg;ghlky; tpLgLk; NghJ khjpupahf fUJtJ: md;id njurh ntWg;gJ: rpWkpfis Nfyp nra;Ak; kw;Wk; mkpyk; vupAk; igad;fis Nerpg;gJ: vd; FLk;gk; MftpUk;GtJ: xU Mrpupia

g+kp NkYk; ntg;gkhf> tq;fNjrk; %o;fpwJ

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\uj;J 18 cq;fSila tsu;gG ; f;Fk; tsu;rr ; pf;Fk; cq;fs; ngw;Nwhu;

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gw;wp ntl;fg;gLfpd;wdu;> vq;fis kw;w Foe;ijfSld; tpisahl mDkjpg;gjpy;iy. rpy Neuq;fspy; ehk; kdpj [Ptd;fs;jhdh vd;W re;Njfg;gLfpNwhk;. Mdhy;> ,d;W> cly;jpwd; FiwghLfs; ,y;yhjf; Foe;ijfSld; Nru;eJ ; vq;fsJ cupikfs; gw;wp mwpe;J nfhs;fpNwhk;. ehq;fSk; kw;w vy;Nyhiug;Nghy;jhd; ,Uf;fpNwhk; vd;gij mtu;fs; fhz;fpd;wdu;.”

“cly; jpwd; Fd;wpa Foe;ijfs; kPjKs;s ek;ikg; Nghd;w Foe;ijfNs vd;W \uj;J 23 nrhy;fpwJ> mtu;fs; Kf;fpakhdtu;fnsd;Wk;> tpNr\khd Kiwapy; ftdpf;fg;gl Ntz;batu;fnsd;Wk;. Mdhy; ,q;Nf nfdpahtpy; epiyik vg;NghJk; mg;gbapUg;gjpy;iy. Mdhy; ,d;W ,q;Nf ,Uf;Fk; midj;Jf; Foe;ijfSf;Fk; xU cd;djkhd ehs;. midj;Jf; Foe;ijfSf;Fk; xNu khjpupahd cupikfSk;> gbf;f> tpisahl> nrtpkLf;fg;gl> vy;yhtw;wpw;Fk; Nkyhf> Nerpf;fg;gl xNu khjpupahd NjitfSk; cs;sd vd;W mwpfpNwhk;. ,e;ehs; ehq;fs; ez;gu;fshFk; jpdk;. ehq;fs; xd;WgLfpNwhk;! ,J Kjd; Kiwahf cyfshtpa thf;fspg;gpd; NghJ elf;fpwJ. ,J kpfg;gpukhjkhf ,Uf;fpwJ. ehd; ,d;Dk; epiwa Neuk; xd;whff; fopf;f KbAnkd;Wk; xUtnuhupd; cupikfSf;fhfg; Nghuhl KbAnkd;Wk; ,g;NghJ ehd; ek;GfpNwd.;”

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“vq;fSf;F Ntz;Lk;!” “vq;fs; cupikfs;!!!” “vq;fSf;F Ntz;Lk;!” “vq;fs; cupikfs;!!!” “Foe;ij ciog;G!” “epWj;J> epWj;J!!!” “ghypay; J\;gpuNahfk;!” “epWj;J> epWj;J!!!”

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Foe;ijfs; jq;fs; cyfshtpa thf;fspg;ig xU Foe;ijfspd; cupikfs; Mu;ghl;lj;Jld; Kbf;Fk; NghJ Foe;ijfspd; ,ireakpf;f $f;Fuy;fs; ntFJ}uk; xypf;fpd;wd. Kw;gFjpapYs;s rpWkpfs; typik kpf;f Fuy;fSld; mzptFg;ig Ke;elj;Jfpd;wdu;. E}w;Wf; fzf;fhd Foe;ijfs; ele;Njh my;yJ rf;fu ehw;fhypapNyh jpuz;L njUf;fspy; nry;Yk;NghJ> rpte;j kz; rhiyfspd; J}rp Rod;W vOfpwJ.

ez;gu;fshd Nf];lN; uh> Nltpl; kw;Wk; N[d; xUtnuhUtu; Kfj;jpy; gspr;rpLk; tz;zq;fspy; WCPRC vd;W vOjp> cyfshtpa thf;fspg;gpw;Fj; jahuhfpd;wdu;. “Foe;ijapd; cupikfSf;fhd cyfpd; Foe;ijfspd; guprpy; gq;Ftfpg;gjpy; ehq;fs; ngUik nfhs;tjhy; vq;fs; Kfq;fspy; WCPRC vd;W vOjpf; nfhz;Nlhk;. thf;fspg;gJ xU Kf;fpakhd kw;Wk; Gdpjkhd nrayhfj; njhpfpwJ. Vndd;why; Foe;ijapd; cupikfSf;fhfg; NghuhLk; kf;fSf;F ek; Mjuitj; njhptpf;fpNwhk;. NkYk;> thf;fspg;gjhNyNa ehKk; Foe;ijapd; cupikfSf;fhfg; NghuhLfpNwhk;>” vd;fpwhu; Nf];lN; uh. “kpfr;rup! ,JNt cyfpd; Foe;ijfspd; guprpd; mu;jj ; k;. midj;Jf; Foe;ijfSf;Fk; ey;y tho;fi ; f mikag; Nghuhl cynfq;fpYKs;s Foe;ijfs; xd;W Nru;tJ>” vd;fpwhu; Nltpl;. “ehq;fs; vq;fs; Kfj;jpy; WCPRC vd;W vOjpaJ kpfKf;fpak;. ehq;fs; vjw;fhfg; NghuhLfpNwhk; vd;W xt;nthUtUk; ghu;ff ; Ntz;Lnkd;W ehq;fs; tpUk;GfpNwhk;>” vd;fpwhu; N[d;.

N[];lN; uh N[];gg; u;> 11> Nltpl; nfd;dj;> 13> kw;Wk; N[d; XNkhd;b> 15> N[hay; XkPNdh Jtf;fg;gs;sp.

12 gs;spfspypUe;J Foe;ijfs;! [ha;yd;l; cly;jpwd; Fd;wpNahUf;fhd tpNr\ gs;spapy; ele;j cyfshtpa thf;fspg;gpw;F> ghu;itFd;wpNahUf;fhd fpNgh]; gs;sp> %isj;jpwd; Fd;wpNahUf;fhd Y}j;jud; tpNr\ gs;sp> eq;fh> ftdd;l>; $Njh> N[hay; XkpNdh kw;Wk; Mfhfhd; gs;spfspypUe;J Foe;ijfs; miof;fg;gl;bUe;jdu;. 27


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d; jhAk; je;ijAk; ,we;jgpd; vd;idg; guhkupf;Fk; trjp vd; ghl;bf;F ,y;iy. MfNt ehd; ieNuhgpapYs;s vd; khkh tPlb ; w;Fr; nry;y Ntz;Lnkd;W mtu; nrhd;dhu;. Mdhy; khkh mq;Nf ,y;iy. mtu; NtnwhU tPlb ; w;fF ; r; nrd;Wtpl;lhu; vd;W xU mz;il tPll ; hu; nrhd;dhu;. ehd; mtiuj; Njb efu; KOtJk; jpupe;Njd;. ,uT 10 kzp tiu mtiuf; fz;Lgpbf;f Kbahjjhy; ehd; fhty; Jiwia ehbNdd;. mtu;fSf;Fk; mtu; vq;fpUf;fpwhnud;W njupatpy;iy. mtu;fs; vd;id xU Foe;ijfs; fhty; fhg;gfj;jpy; g+l;bg; Nghl;ldu; -- xU rpiw. “xU khjj ;jpw ;Fg ; g pwF ehd ; ,e ;j Foe ;ijfs ;

fhty ; fhg ;gfj ;jpw ;F NtW 4 NgUld ; mDg ;gg ;gl;Nld ;. Vndd ;why ; ehq ;fs ; ,g ;gFjpiar ; Nru ;e ;jtu ;fs ;. ehd ; ,q ;F xU khjkhf ,Uf ;fpNwd ;. ehd ; ,e ;jg ; gFjpf ;F jpUk ;g p te ;Jt pl;lg pd ; vd ;id Vd ; vd ; ghl;bt Pl;bw ;Fg ; Nghf mDkjpf ;ft py ;iy vd ;W vdf ;Fg ; Gu pat py ;iy. mjw ;Fgjpy ; vd ;id ,q N; f g+l;bitj ;Js ;sdu ;. ve ;j Fw ;wKk ; nra ;ahj> ve ;j jtWk ; nra ;ahj Foe ;ijfs ; Fw ;wk ; Gu pe N; jhUld ; g+l;bitf ;fg ;glyhk ; vd ;gJ t pNehjk ; vd ;W ehd ; vz ;ZfpNwd ;. ,J Vd ; elf ;fpwJ vd ;W vtUk ; t psf ;fpajpy ;iy. ,J vdJ cu pikfis k PWfpwJ> taJte N; jhu ; vd ; cu pikfis k PWfpd ;wdu ;

vd ;w czu ;it vdf ;Ff ; nfhLf ;fpwJ. mjdhy ;jhd ; vd ; cu pikfSf ;fhfTk ;> kw ;w Foe ;ijfs pd ; cu pikf ;fhfTk ; NghuhLk ; xUtUf ;F ,d ;W thf ;fs pg ;gJ vdf ;F Kf ;fpakhfj ; nju pfpwJ. ehk ; cyfk ; ,jopy ; gbf ;Fk ; thf ;fhsu ;fs ; vdf ;fhfNt Neu pilahfg ; NghuhLtJ Nghy ; nju pfpwJ. Vndd ;why ;> cynfq ;fpYKs ;s xU ey ;y tho ;;f ;if fpilf ;f mtu ;fs ; t pUk G; fpd ;wdu ;. “vdf;F vd;d Neug;Nghfpwnjd;W vdf;Fj; njupahJ. Mdhy; ,d;W fhiy cyfshtpa thf;fspg;gpw;F xU tof;FiuQu; te;jhu;. mtu; ehq;fs; tPl;bw;Fr; nry;y

cyfshtpa thf;fspg;G ehspy; nku;rpAk; mtuJ ez;gu;fSk; Foe;ijfs; fhty; itg;gfj;jpy; g+l;b itf;fg;gl;lhYk;> mtu;fs; me;ehis tpisahl;LfSk; Foe;ijfspd; cupikfSk; epiwe;j xU tpNr\ ehshf Mf;fptpl;ldu;.

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Foe;ijfs; fhty; tg;gfj;jpy; cyfshtpa thf;fspg;gpy; nku;rp thf;fspf;fpwhu;.

cjTtjhfr; nrhd;dhu;. mJ cz;ik vd;W kpfTk; ek;GfpNwd;. ehd; ngupatdhdgpd; ,tiug;Nghy; Mf tpUk;GfpNwd; -- Foe;ijapd; cupikfSf;fhfg; NghuhLk; xU tof;FiuQuhf.”

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kw;Wk; vq;fs; Kfq;fspy; rhak; g+rpf;nfhz;Nlhk;. mJ xU FJ}fykhd ehshf ,Ue;jJ>” vd;fpwhu; fhy;ypd;].;

nrhy;fpd;wdu;. Mdhy; vg;NghJ vd;W vdf;Fj; njupahJ. Foe;ijfis ,t;thW rpiwapy; milg;gJ ey;yjy;y. mjw;Fgjpy; ehq;fs; tPlb ; w;Fr; nry;y fhty;JiwAk; kw;wtu;fSk; vq;fSf;F cjt Ntz;Lk;. Foe;ijfis ,g;gb elj;jf;$lhJ”. “,d;W fhiy ehq;fs; cyfshtpa thf;fspg;gpy; thf;fspj;Njhk;. mJ kpfg; gpukhjkhf ,Ue;jJ. ehd;

cyfk; ,jiog;gbj;j NghJ> Foe;ijfSf;F ey;y tho;fi ; f mika cz;ikapNyNa NghuhLk; taJ te;Njhu; ,Uf;fpd;wdu; vd;W mwpe;Njd;. mJ vd;id re;Njh\g;gLj;jpaJ. mg;gbg;gl;l xUtu; vd;idg; Nghy; Jd;GWk; midj;Jf; Foe;ijfSf;Fk; cjTthnud;W tpUk;GfpNwd; -- g+l;bitf;fg;gl;l Foe;ijfs;”.

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Foe;ijfs; fhty; itg;G epiyaj;jpy; Foe;ijapd; cupikfSf;fhf cyfshtpa thf;fspg;gpy; thf;fspf;f jd; Kiwf;fhf fhy;ypd;]; (kj;jpapy;) fhj;jpUf;fpwhu;.

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NgUe;J epiyaj;ij nrd;wile;jJk; fhtyu; vd;idf; ifJ nra;jdu;. mtu;fs; vd;id tprhupj;jdu;. ehd; jdpNa ,Uf;fpNwd; vd;W Nfl;lJk; vd;idg; gazpf;f mDkjpf;f kWj;Jtpl;ldu;. mjw;F gjpy; vd;idf; ifJ nra;J taJte;Njhu;ff ; hd xU rpiwapy; vd;idg; g+l;b itj;jdu;. mq;Nf ehd; %d;W thuq;fs; ,Uf;f Ntz;bapUe;jJ. mJ gaq;fukhf ,Ue;jJ. Vndd;why; ehd; Vd; mq;F ,Uf;fpNwndd;W vdf;Fj; njupatpy;iy. ieNuhgpapy; ,Uf;Fk; vd; khkh vd;idg; guhkupf;f tpUk;Gfpwhu; vd;w tpsf;f Kad;Nwd;. Mdhy; fhtyu;fs; Nfhgg;gl;L> vd;id mbj;jdu;. jhq;fs; vd;d nra;fpNwhk; vd;W jq;fSf;Fj; njupAk; vd;wdu;. Foe;ijfs; fhty; itg;G epiyaj;jpy; ,uz;Lkhjq;fshf ,Uf;fpd;Nwd;. ehd; vd; khkh tPlb ; w;Fr; nry;y mDkjpf;fg;gLNtd; “cyfshtpa thf;fspg;gpy; eldkhbNdhk;> tpisahbNdhk; vd;W mtu;fs;


N[l;L cyfk; ,jioAk; MrpupaiuAk; Ma;T nra;fpwhu; Mrpupau; jd; gzpiar; nra;fpwhuh vd;W Ma;T nra;a> Foe;ijfspd; ehlhSkd;wj;jpd; gpujku; khiyg; gs;spf;F te;Js;shu;. ,d;W khiy khztu;fs; cyfk; ,jiog; gbj;Jf; nfhz;bUf;fpd;wdu; kw;Wk; cyfshtpa thf;fspg;gpw;F jahu; nra;J nfhz;bUf;fpd;wdu;.

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nghjp Rkf;Fk; xU xl;lfk;

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N[l;L Kjypy; jd; rNfhjupfs; kJuh kw;Wk; rKj;uhTld; taypy; xd;gJ kzp Neuk; Ntiy nra;fpwhu;.

vd;W Ma;tJ ke;jpupfspd; Kf;fpag; gzp.

igad;fs; gs;spf;Fr; nry;fpd;wdu; “ehd; gpujkuhfj; Nju;en ; jLf;fg;gl;l NghJ ehd; kpfTk; kfpo;rr ; paile;Njd;. Vndd;why; ehd; vq;fs; cupikfSf;fhfg; Nghuhl tpUk;GfpNwd;!” gpujku; vd;w Kiwapy; ehd; thuk; xU gs;spiaahtJ Ma;T nra;fpNwd;. khjk; xU Kiw khiyg; gs;sp cs;s xU fpuhkj;jpy; ehlhSkd;wk; $LfpwJ. ehd; mf;$l;lj;jpw;Fj; jiyik jhq;FfpNwd;. fpuhkj;jpYs;s taJ te;NjhiuAk;. $l;lj;jpw;F miof;fpNwhk;. ngw;Nwhu;fs;> fpuhkj; jiytu;fs; kw;Wk; murpay;thjpfs;> mtu;fs; Foe;ijfis Ntiy nra;tij tpLj;J gs;spf;Fr; nry;y mDkjpf;Fk;gb mtu;fSf;Fr; nrhy;fpNwhk;. Foe;ijfis mbg;gJ Fw;wk; vd;Wk;> Foe;ijfis ed;whf ftdpj;Jf; nfhs;s Ntz;Lnkd;Wk; 32

cjtpah my;yJ Foe;ij ciog;gh “ek; FLk;gk; gapu;tsu;ff ; cjTtjw;Fk;> gzk; rk;ghjpg;gjw;fhf njhopw;$lq;fSf;Fg; ngw;Nwhu; jq;fs; Foe;ijfis mDg;Gtjw;Fk; ngupa tpj;jpahrkpUf;fpwJ vd;W ehd; epidf;fpNwd;. ,J Foe;ij ciog;G. mJ jtwhdJ. Foe;ijfs; ehlhSkd;wj;jpy; ehq;fs; vjpu;jJ ; g; NghuhLk; xd;W mJ>” vd;fpwhu; N[l;L.

tpsf;FfpNwhk;. khiyg; gs;spf;Fr; nry;tjhYk;> Foe;ijfs; ehlhSkd;wj;jpy; gq;Nfw;gjhYk;> vq;fs; cupikfs; gw;wpAk; [dehafk; gw;wpAk; ehq;fs; mwpfpNwhk;>” vd;W tpsf;Ffpwhh; N[l;L. khiyg; gs;spfspy; Foe;ijapd; cupikfs; gw;wpa gbg;gpidapy; cyfk; ,jiog; gbg;gJk;> xt;nthU Mz;Lk; cyfshtpa

...gpd;du; mtu; Jg;GuT nra;fpwhu;> ePu; nfhz;L tUfpwhu;> kw;Wk; ,uT czT rikf;fpwhu;...


thf;fspg;gpy; gq;Nfw;gJk; mlq;Fk;. “cyfpd; gy;NtW gFjpfspy; rpWkpfspd; Rje;jpuj;jpw;fhfg; NghuhLgtu;fs; gw;wpg; gbg;gJ vdf;Fg; gpbf;Fk;. mJ vd;id Cf;Ftpf;fpwJ. – ehd; ngupatshFk;NghJ mJ Nghy ,Uf;f tpUk;GfpNwd;. rpWkpfshfpa vq;fSf;fhfg; Nghuhl ,q;F kf;fs; Njitg;gLfpd;wdu;. Vndd;why;> igad;fSk; rpWkpfSk; vg;gb elj;jg;gLfpd;wdu; vd;gjpy; epiwa NtWghL cs;sJ”. rpWkpfs; tho;fi ; fapy; xNu khjpupahd re;jug;gq;fs; ngWtjpy;iy. “,q;F igad;fs; jhd; gs;spf;Fr; nry;y KbfpwJ. Vndd;why; jq;fs; kfd;fs; vjpu;fhyj;jpy; ey;y Ntiy ngw;W FLk;gj;jpw;F rk;ghjpf;f KbAnkd;W ngw;Nwhu;fs; ek;Gfpd;wdu;. rpWkpfshfpa vq;fisg; gw;wp mtu;fs; mg;gb epidg;gNj ,y;iy. Vndd;why; ehq;fs; NtW xU FLk;gj;jpy; jpUkzk; nra;J nfhLf;fg; glg;NghfpNwhk; vd;gNj. jq;fs; kfs;fspd; fy;tpapy; KjyPL nra;tjpy; ve;jg; gaDk; ,Ug;gjhf ngw;Nwhu; epidg;gjpy;iy. mJ jtW vd;W ehd; vz;Zfpd;Nwd;. vd;

rNfhjuu;fs; fhiyapy; gs;spf;Fr; nrd;W Kf;fpakhd tp\aq;fis mwpAk; NghJ ehd; tay;ntspf;Fr; nrd;W cioif;f Ntz;L nkd;gJ mepahakhdJ. vd; fdT cyfpy; rpWkpfs; gs;spf;Fr; nry;tJ igad;fs; gs;spf;Fr; nry;tJNghyNt ,aw;ifahdjhf ,Uf;Fk;. NkYk; tPlL ; Ntiyapy; Mz;fSk; ngz;fSk; xUtUf;nfhUtu; cjt Ntz;Lk;. Vndd;why;> mjdhy; rpWkpfshfpa vq;fs; tho;fi ; f RygkhdjhFk;. ehq;fs; flf;f Ntz;ba J}uk; epiwa cs;sJ. Mdhy;> nky;y nky;y igad;fSf;Fk; rpWkpfSf;Fk; ,ilNa NkYk; rkj;Jtk; Vw;gLk; vd;W ehd; ek;GfpNwd;. vq;fspy; khiyg; gs;spf;Fr; nrd;W cyfk; ,jiog; gbj;jpUf;fpd;wtu;fSf;F epiyik vg;gbapUf;f Ntz;Lnkd;W njupAk;>” vd;fpwhu; N[l;L.

cyfshtpa thf;fspg;G ghlk; Kbit neUq;FfpwJ. N[l;LTk;> MrpupaUk; jpUg;jpailfpd;wdu; -- Ma;T ntw;wpfukhf ele;Jtpl;lJ. “,e;j tp\aj;jpy; xU Foe;ijahf ,Ug;gjhy; vdf;F xU taJ

...mNj Neuk; mtuJ rNfhjuu;fs; ru;Nt];tu; kw;Wk; gyuhk; gs;sp Kbe;J jq;fs; ez;gu;fSld; tpisahLfpd;wdu;.

N[l;L FLk;gj;jpd; vUikiag; guhkupf;f jd; je;ijf;F cjTfpwhu;.

te;jtiutpl mjpfhuk; mjpfk;. vd; nrhy;Yf;F epiwa kupahij cz;L. Foe;ijfs; ehlhSkd;wj;jpw;Fk; khiyg; gs;spfSf;Fk; ntspNa epiyik mg;gb ,y;iy. ,q;F xU Foe;ijapd; fUj;Jf;F kjpg;Ng fpilahJ. mJ jtWk; klj;jdkhdJkhFk;. Vndd;why; vq;fshy; vt;tsNth nra;a KbAk;. mjdhy;jhd; ehisa cyfshtpa thf;fspg;gpy; thf;fspg;gJ Kf;fpakhfj; njupfpwJ. ehq;fs; vq;F trpj;jhYk; ed;whf

elj;jg;gLtjw;Fk;> vq;fs; Fuy;fs; Nfl;fg;gLtjw;Fk; NghuhbtUgu;fis ehq;fs; Mjupf;fpNwhk;> nkr;RfpNwhk; vd;W fhl;Ltjw;F mg;NghJjhd; vq;fSf;F xU re;ju;gg ; k; fpilf;fpwJ!” 

...ghiytdj;jpy; cyfshtpa thf;fspg;gpw;F Foe;ijfis Vw;wp tUjy;...

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xU xl;lfk; Rikjhq;fp te;jilfpwJ... ...ghiytdj;jpy; cyfshtpa thf;fspg;gpw;Fr; nry;Yk; Foe;ijfSld;...

nrhe;jkhf NahrpAq;fs;! cyfshtpa thf;fspg;gpw;F Neuk; neUq;fptpl;lJ. Foe;ijfs; ehlhSkd;wj;jpd; mikr;ru;fs; khiyg; gs;sp khztu;fis gy;NtW rpW FOf;fshf jpul;bf; nfhz;L te;Js;sdu;. N[l;L jd; FOTld; xU kuj;jpd; fPo; mku;ej ; pUf;fpwhu;.

Foe;ijfs; ehlhSkd;wk; Rje;jpuk; nfhLf;fpwJ

,Njh cyfshtpa thf;fspg;gpw;F te;Jtpl;Nlhk;

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“tPlb ; Nyh taypNyh Ntiy nra;ahky; ehq;fs; Xa;thf ,Uf;Fk; Neuk; Foe;ijfs; ehlhSkd;w $l;lq;fSk; khiyg; gs;spg; ghlq;fSk; elf;Fk; Neuq;fs; kl;LNk. mg;NghJ ehq;fs; vq;fs; ez;gu;fisr; re;jpf;f KbAk;. mjpu;\l ; kpUe;jhy; tpisahlTk; eldkhlTk; $l vq;fSf;F Neuk; fpilf;Fk;!” vd;fpwhu; N[l;L.

“ek];fhu;! `p!” “`p!!!” “ehd; ahnud;W njupAkh?” “Mk;> njupAk;. ePqf ; s; gpujku; N[l;L!” Foe;ijfspy; ngUk;ghyhNdhUf;F> Kf;fpakhf ,sk; rpWkpfSf;F> N[l;L xU


 ciu : Md;lN; uah]; Nyhd; Gifg;glq;fs; : ghy; g;shk;fn ; ud;

Foe;ijfspd; ke;jpupfs; khiyg; gs;spfspd; khztu;fis ghiytdj;jpy; rpy kuq;fspd; epoypy; xd;W jpul;Lfpd;wdu;. mtu;fs; tpiutpy; cyfshtpa thf;fspg;ig elj;Jtu;.

fw;gpg;G cjhuzk;. “,t;tpjo; Foe;ijapd; cupikfSf;fhfg; NghuhLgtu;fs; gw;wpaJ. Foe;ijapd; cupikfs; vd;gjpd; nghUs; ahUf;fhtJ njupAkh?” vd;W Nfl;fpwhu; N[l;L. gj;J taJ rpWkpahfpa [pk;F> jaf;fj;Jld; jd;ifia cau;jj ; p gjpyspf;fpwhu;: “tpisahlTk; ghlTk; re;ju;gg ; k; ngWtJ vd;W ehd; epidf;fpNwd;!” N[l;L rpupj;Jf; nfhz;Nl

jiyia Ml;Lfpwhu;: “ehd; xj;Jf; nfhs;fpNwd;! MdhYk; mjw;F NkYk; czTk; jz;zU P k; ngWtJ gw;wp vd;W ehd; vz;ZfpNwd;. trpf;f xU ,lk;> ek;ikg; guhkupf;f xU FLk;gk;> gs;spf;Fr; nry;y re;ju;gg ; k; ngWtJ. xU Kf;fpakhd tp\ak; vd;dntd;why; Foe;ijfshfpa ehk; ek; fUj;Jf;fisf; $w Kba Ntz;Lk;. Kf;fpakhd tp\ aq;fs; gw;wp ehk; NgRk; NghJ taJ te;Njhu; ekf;F nrtpkLf;f Ntz;Lk;. ehk;

cyfshtpa thf;fspg;gpy; thf;fspf;Fk; ,d;W Nghy. ePqf ; s; thf;fspf;Fk; NghJ nrhe;jkhf Nahrpg;gJ Kf;fpak;. cq;fs; ez;gu;fs; ahUf;F thf;fspf;fpd;wdnud;Nwh cq;fs; Mrpupau;fs; vd;d nrhy;fpd;wdu; vd;Nwh ftiyg;glhjPuf ; s;. nrhe;jkhf NahrpAq;fs;!” 

fhyzpapy;yhf; fy;Y}upAk; Foe;ijfs; ehlhSkd;wKk; Viof; Foe;ijfs;> Kf;fpakhf rpWkpfs;> gs;spf;Fr; nrd;W> jq;fs; cupikfs; gw;wp mwpe;Jnfhs;s Kbtjw;fhf 30 Mz;L Kaw;rpf;fhf fhyzpapy;yhf; fy;Y} upAk;> Foe;ijfs; ehlhSkd;wKk; 2001,y; cyfpd; Foe;ijfspd; nfsut tpUijg; ngw;wd. www.worldschildrensprize. org ,y; NkYk; gbAq;fs;. cyfshtpa thf;fspg;gpy; gpujku; N[l;L thf;fspf;fpwhu;.

ehlhSkd;w $l;lj;jpw;Fj; jiyik jhq;Ffpwhu; gpujku; N[l;L $l;lj;jpw;Fj; jiyik jhq;Ffpwhu;. mtUf;F gf;fj;jpy; ,Ug;gJ cs;tptfhuq;fs; Jiw mikr;ru; r[hdh> mtUf;F mLj;J rf;jp mikr;ru; gpq;ff ; p.

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 ciu : Md;lN; uah]; Nyhd; Gifg;glq;fs; : ghy; g;shk;fn ; ud;

thf;fspg;gJ ey;yJ!

jz;zPu; mikr;ru; ghiytdj;jpy; thf;fspf;fpwhu;

“,d;W thf;fspj;jJ ed;whf ,Ue;jJ. cyfshtpa thf;fspg;gpy; gq;Nfw;gjhNyNa> cynfq;fpYKs;s gpur;rpidfs; cs;s Foe;ijfSf;F xU topapy; cjtKbAnkd;W njupfpwJ>” vd;fpwhu; kj;jhuh.

khiyg; gs;spfspd; Foe;ijfs; jq;fs; cyfshtpa thf;fspg;gpid ghiytdj;jpy; elj;jpaNghJ epoypNyNa ntg;gk; 40 bfpupahf ,Uf;fpwJ. thf;fhsu;fspy; xUtu; Foe;ijfs; ehlhSkd;wj;jpy; jz;zPu; mikr;ruhd 14 taJ kj;jhuh Njtp. “,uz;L khjq;fSf;FKd; xU rpwpa kio tpOe;jJ. mJ Kjy; xU nrhl;L $l tpotpy;iy>” vd;fpwhu; mtu;. “

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q;Nf uh[];jhdpy; Foe;ijfshd vq;fSf;F kpfg;ngupa gpur;rpidfspy; xd;W kioapy;yhik. vq;fs; tho;fi ; f KOtJNk mjdhy; ghjpf;fg;gLfpwJ. kioapy;iynad;why; ehk; Rygkhf NehAw KbAk;. Vndd;why; Rj;jkhf ,Ug;gJk;> Fbf;Fk; ePu; fpilg;gJk; fbdk; kio nga;ahtpl;lhy; vq;fs; FLk;gq;fspd; gapu;fs; tsu;tjpy;iy. vq;fSf;Fk; vq;fs; fhy;eilfSf;Fk; Nghjpa czT fpilg;gJkpy;iy. kf;fs; jq;fs; kpUfq;fis tpw;f Ntz;ba fl;lhaj;jpw;F Mshfpd;wdu;. gyu; vq;fs; 36

Vo;ikahd fpuhkq;fis tpl;L ntFJ}uk; gazpj;J epyr;Rthd;jhu;fspd; nraw;ifahf ePug ; ha;rr ; g;gLk; epyj;jpy; Ntiy nra;a Ntz;bAs;sJ. nrd;w Mz;L vq;fs; FLk;gk; KOtJk; mg;gbr; nra;a Ntz;bajhapw;W. mJ kpff; nfh^ukhf ,Ue;jJ. tPlb ; ypUe;J ntFJ}uj;jpy; ,Ue;jjhy; vdf;F ez;gu;fs; vtUkpy;iy> vd;dhy; gs;spf;Fr; nry;yTk; Kbatpy;iy. Mdhy; ehd; fhyzpapy;yhf; fy;Y}upapd; khiyg; gs;spfspy; xd;wpy; gbg;gjhy; ehd; jpUk;gp te;jNghJ jpUk;gTk; fy;tpia Muk;gpg;gjpy; gpur;rpid VJkpy;iy. ehd;

rpe;Jtijj; jLf;f Jzp tisak; ,e;j mofpa Jiz tisaj;jpw;F ,e;Njhdp vd;W ngau;. jz;zuP ; Rke;J tUtij rTfupakhfTk; ];jpukhfTk; Mf;f ngz;fSk; rpWkpfSk; ,tw;iwj; jk; jiyapy; mzpfpd;wdu;. “,jid gioa Jzpfs; kw;Wk; mofpa Jzpnfhz;L ehNd nra;Njd;. Nghjpa msT Jzp ,Ue;jhy; vd;dhy; xU ehisf;F Ie;J nra;a KbAk;. mJ kpf vspJ!” vd;fpwhu; kj;jhuhtpd; mf;fh ,e;jpuh> 18.

Foe;ijfs; ehlhSkd;wj;jpy; cyfshtpa thf;fspg;gpw;fhf kj;jhuh thf;Ffis vz;Zfpwhu;.


vq;fSf;Fj; jz;zuP ; Njit xt;nthU kjpaKk; jz;zuP ; nfhz;Ltu kj;jhuh MWKiw fpzw;Wf;Fr; nry;fpwhu;. fhiyapy; mtuJ rNfhjup ,e;jpuh mjidr; nra;fpwhu;.

me;euP ; rikg;gjw;Fk; NjePu; jahupf;fTk; gad;gLj;jg;gLfpwJ...

...jl;Lfisf; fOt...

xU rhjhuz gs;spapypUe;jpUe;jhy;> mtu;fs; mjid xU NghJk; Vw;wpUf;f khl;lhu;fs;. Mdhy; kpf Nkhrkhd epfo;rr ; p vd; je;ij epyr;Rthd;jhuhYk; mtuJ Ml;fshYk; mbf;fgl;lJjhd;. ehd; mtu;fSf;F mQ;RfpNwd;. kWgbAk; mq;Nf vd;Wk; Nghf tpUk;gtpy;iy. “fhyzpapy;yhf; fy;Y}upapy; twl;rpfhyq;fspy; epiyik vt;tsT fbdkhf ,Uf;Fnkd;W njupe;jpUf;fpNwhk;. xd;whfr; Nru;eJ ; cioif;fTk; xUtUf;nfhUtu; cjtTk; KaYfpNwhk;. cjhuzkhf khiyg; gs;spfspd; $iuNky; tpOk; rpwpjsT kio> fPNo nfhz;Ltug;gl;L ePuj ; n ; jhl;bfspy; Nrfupf;fg;gLfpwJ. gpd;du; ntapypy; Mtpahtjw;Fg; gjpy; mJ FbePuhf gad;gLj;jg;gLfpwJ. khiyg;gs;spfs; cs;s fpuhkq;fspy; kioePiu Kbe;j msT gad;gLj;JtJ kf;fspilNa gutptUfpwJ. Foe;ijfs; ehlhSkd;wj;jpd; jz;zuP ; mikr;ru; vd;w Kiwapy; ehd; xt;nthU thuKk; gs;spfSf;Fr; nrd;W> Foe;ijfs; midtUf;Fk; Nghjpa msT Rj;jkhd jz;zuP ; ,Uf;fpwjh vd;W Ma;T nra;fpNwd;. fpzWfspYk; ePu; njhl;bfspYk; jz;zuP ; Fiwthf ,Ue;jhy; mjid Foe;ijfs; ehlhSkd;wj;jpw;F mwpf;if rku;gg ; pf;fpNwd;. mjd;gpd; fhyzpapy;yhf; fy;Y}upAld; Nru;eJ ; > fpuhkj;jpYs;s xt;nthU Foe;ijf;Fk; Njitahd jz;zuP ; fpilf;Fk; tifapy; ehq;fs; Rj;jkhd FbePu; thq;FfpNwhk;. Mdhy; mjdhy; nryT mjpfk;. Mjyhy; khiyg; gs;spfspy; khztu;fshfpa ehq;fs; kpf mjpfk; gad;gLj;jhky; ftdkhf ,Uf;fpNwhk;”. 

...Fspf;fTk; fOtTk... ...Jzp Jitf;f... ...Fbf;f...

kj;jhuhtpd;; je;ij xU fld; mbikahdhu; “ehDk; vd; FLk;gKk; xU epyr;Rthd;jhuplk; gzpGupe;jNghJ ehd; czTf;fhf mtuplkpUe;J nfhQ;rk; gzk; fld; thq;f Ntz;bapUe;jJ – ehq;fs; vQ;rp tho. ,Wjpapy; ehq;fs; ehd;F khjq;fs; kpff; fbdkhf cioj;jgpd; mtu;> vd; fld; vt;tsT ngupaJ vd;why; vdf;F mWtilapy; gq;F nfhLf;f KbahJ vd;W nrhd;dhu;. vd; ciog;Gf;fhfg; gzKk; nfhLf;f KbahJ vd;whu;. ehd; gpur;rpid gd;dhky; Nghfhtpl;lhy; mbf;fg;gLNtd; vd;Wk>; vd; kfs;fis mtu; vLj;Jf; nfhs;thu; vd;Wk; mtu; nrhd;dhu;. ehd; epu;ff ; jpahNdd;. Vndd;why; vd; kidtpf;Nfh vd; Foe;ijfSf;Nfh nfhLf;f vd;dplk; gzk; VJkpy;iy.

...gy; Jyf;f... ...NkYk; tPlb ; w;F mUNfAs;s kuj;jpypUf;Fk; gwitfSf;F Fbg;gjw;F ,dpikahd xd;iwf; nfhLf;fTk;!. “mit fhl;Lg; gwitfs;. Mdhy; mit FLk;gj;jpy; mq;fj;jpdu;fs; Nghyj; njupfpd;wd! vdf;F kpfTk; gpbj;jit gpukhjkhd tz;zq;fisAila gr;irf; fpspfs;”.

MfNt> ehd; mq;NfNa ,Ue;Jnfhz;L mtu; vdf;Fg; gzk; nfhLf;f Ntz;Lnkd;W NfhupNdd;. gpd;du; ehd; gj;J kdpju;fshy; jhf;fg;gl;Nld;. mtu;fs; vd;id cijj;jhu;fs;> fk;Gfshy; mbj;jhu;fs;. ,g;NghJ vq;fs; tho;fi ; f fbdkhdJ. vd;dplk; epyKk; vUikAk; cs;sd. Mdhy; kio nga;atpy;iy. Kw;fhyj;jpy; Mz;bw;F ,uz;L mWtilfs; nra;Nthk;. ,g;NghJ xU ey;y

mWtil$l fpilg;gjpy;iy. ,aw;iff;Fk; rPNjh\;zj;jpw;Fk; VNjh fLkikahf ele;Jtpl;lJ. fhyzpapy;yhf; fy;Y}upapy; cyfshtpa ntg;gkakhjyhy; ,J elf;fpwJ vd;fpd;wdu;”> vd;fpwhu; kj;jhuhtpd;; je;ij \u;td;. ,q;Nf mtu;fs; xd;W Nru;eJ ; > FLk;gj;jpd; vUikfspy; xd;wpw;F ,d;dKk; tuz;L Nghfhj xU fpzw;wpypUe;J jz;zuP ; fhl;Lfpd;wdu;.

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rf;jp mikr;ru; nfhSj;Jk; “

cyfshtpa thf;fspg;G jpdk; KOtJk; ghiytdj;jpy; R+upad; NkfNk ,y;yhj thdj;jpypUe;J Rl;nlupf;fpwJ. “,q;F vg;NghJNk ,t;tsT ntspr;rkhfTk; ntg;gkhfTk; ,Uf;Fk;” vd;fpwhu; Foe;ijfs; ehlhSkd;wj;jpd; rf;jp mikr;ruhf ,Uf;Fk; gpq;f;fp ntu;kh.

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xt;nthU Foe;ijAk; <Lgl;lhy; cyfpy; mikjpAk; xw;WikaAk; epyTk; “ehd; Foe;ijfspd; cupikfSf;fhd mikr;ru;”. ehd; ehlhSkd;wj ; j ; py; kpfg;Gjpa mikr;ru;! ,J re;Njh\khf ,Uf;fpwJ. Vndd;why; Foe;ijfshfpa vq;fSf;F ey;ytw;iwr; nra;a ,g;NghJ vdf;F mjpfhuk; ,Uf;fpwJ. vq;fs; khiyg; gs;spfspy; midj;Jf; Foe;ijfSk; ed;F elj;jg;gLtij cWjp nra;tJ vd; Ntiy. kpf Kf;fpakhf xU Mrpupau;$l xU Foe;ijiaf; $l mbg;gjpy;iy vd;gij ehd; cWjp nra;fpNwd;. xU gs;spapy; cly; uPjpahd jz;lid nfhLf;fg;gl;lijf; fz;Lgpbj;jhy;> ehd; mjid Foe;ijfs; ehlhSkd;wj;jpw;Fj; njuptpf;fpNwd;. mjw;Fg; nghWg;ghd Mrpupau; clNd gzpePff ; k; nra;ag;gLfpwhu;. ,e;jpahtpy; Foe;ijfs; tPlb ; Yk; gs;spapYk; mbf;fg;gLtJ kpfg; gutyhdJ. mJ vd;id NfhgKk; tUj;jKKwitf;fpwJ. Gupe;J nfhs;shj xU Foe;ijia xU Mrpupau; vg;gb mbf;f KbAk;? xU Foe;ij gbf;f Ntz;Lnkd;why;> Mrpupau; njspthfTk; mikjpahfTk;> mf;Foe;ijapd; Ntfj;jpy; tpsf;f Ntz;Lk;! “ehd; ,g;NghJ vq;fs; fpuhkj;jpd; khiyg; gs;spapy; 4MtJ Mz;by; ,Uf;fpNwd;. ehq;fs; mbf;fb cyfk; ,jiog; gbf;fpNwhk;. mjidg; gbf;Fk; NghJ> mJ vd;id Cf;Ftpf;fpwJ. ehd; ngupatshd gpd; Foe;ijfspd; cupikfSf;fhfg; NghuhLk; xU eguhf Ntz;Lnkd;W vd;id tpUk;g itf;fpwJ. Foe;ijfshfpa vq;fSf;fhf mupa fhupaq;fisr; nra;fpwtu;fSf;F vdJ Mjuitf; fhl;Lk; tifapy; ,d;W thf;fspj;jJ kpf ed;whfj; njupe;jJ. ehq;fs; ,g;gbNa ele;Jte;jhy;> cyfpYs;s midj;Jf; Foe;ijfSk; cyfshtpa thf;fspg;gpy; Nru;ej ; hy;> ,Wjpapy; mikjpahfTk; xw;WikahfTk; thOk; xU cyfk; cUthFk; -- xU Gdpjkhd ,lk;! kPuh Njtp> 12> Foe;ijfspd; cupikfSf;fhd mikr;ru;> Foe;ijfspd; ehlhSkd;wk;.

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fhl;LfpNwhk;. cynfq;fpYk; Foe;ijfs; vt;tsT Nkhrkhf elj;jg;gLfpd;wdu; vd;gij ehq;fs; mwpNthk; vd;gijAk;> mjid ehq;fs; Vw;Wf; nfhs;sNth kwf;fNth kWf;fpNwhk; vd;gijAk; ehq;fs; fhl;LfpNwhk;”.

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Foe;ijfspilNa rkj;Jtkpd;ikia xUNghJk; cUthf;fhjPu;fs; “cyfpd; Foe;ijfspd; gupR gyJd;GWk; Foe;ijfSf;F xU Gjpa> re;Njh\khd tho;f;if mika top nra;Ak; tpjk; vdf;Fg; gpbj;jpUf;fpwJ. ,jiog; gbf;Fk; NghJ gy Foe;ijfspd; Jd;gkhd tho;f;if epiyiaawpe;J ehd; tUe;jpNdd;. mf;fzNk midj;Jj; Jd;GWk; Foe;ijfspd; Fuy;fSf;fhfTk; vd; KO MjuitAk; mspf;f KaYNtd; vd;W KbT nra;Njd;. midj;Jf; Foe;ijfspd; midj;J cupikfs; kw;Wk; NjitfSf;fhf ehk; xd;W Nru;e;J vOe;J epw;fNtz;Lk;. Foe;ijfSf;fpilNa ehk; xUNghJk; rkkpd;ikia cUthf;ff; $lhJ. midj;Jf; Foe;ijfspd; midj;J cupikfis kjpg;gjw;fhd gbg;gpidia cyfpd; Foe;ijfspd; gupR ekf;Fj; jUfpwJ.”

rNyhkp Nuh]p Vf;fh> 13> FU ehzf; gg;spf; gs;sp> &u;f;Nfyh> xup]h

taJte;Njhu; Foe;ijfspd; vz;zq;fis kjpf;f Ntz;Lk; “Foe;ijf;F vJ kpf ed;W vd;gijg; gw;wp Nahrpg;gjhy; cyfpd; Foe;ijfspd; gupR xU rpwe;j gzpiar; nra;Js;sJ. xt;nthU Foe;ijf;Fk; jd; fUj;ij ntspg;gLj;jTk>; kjpf;fg;glTk; cupik ,Uf;fpwJ vd;W mtu;fSf;Fj; njupAk;. vq;fs; gs;sp cynfq;fpYk; cs;s cyfshtpa ez;gu; gs;spfspy; xd;W vd;gJ gw;wpAk;> mJ Foe;ijfspd; cupikfspy; ek;gpf;iff; nfhz;Ls;sJ vd;gJ gw;wpAk; ehd; reNjh\g;gLfpNwd;. ,jopy; cs;s Foe;ijfspd; ,f;fl;L epiyfisg; gw;wpg; gbj;jJ vq;fs; kdjpy; xj;Jzu;it epug;gpaJ. taJte;Njhu; Foe;ijfspd; cupikfs; gw;wp mwpe;Jnfhs;sTk; Foe;ijfspd; vz;zq;fis kjpf;fTk; Ntz;Lk;.”

[h];kpd; R+u;[h> 14> FU ehzf; gg;spf; gs;sp> &u;f;Nfyh> xup]h

vd;id xU cyfshtpa gpui[ahf;fpaJ “cyfpd; Foe;ijfspd; gupR fhuzkhf ehq;fs; Foe;ijapd; cupikfs; gw;wp mwpag;ngw;Nwhk;. ek; ehl;bYs;s xt;nthU Foe;ijAk; gs;sp nry;yTk;> fy;tpawpT ngwTk; Ntz;Lk;. Foe;ijfis vt;tpjj;jpYk; gpupf;fNth> [hjp ghFghL nra;aNth $lhJ. gupR ,jiog; gbj;jjpypUe;J Foe;ijfs; cupikfs; gw;wp vdf;F epiwa fUj;Jfs; cjpj;jd. vd; fUj;Jfis ehd; midtu; Kd;Dk; itj;Njd;. xU cyfshtpa gpui[ahtjw;F mJ xU nghd;dhd re;ju;g;gk;. xU khztdpd; kdjpw;Fs; CLUtpg; ghu;f;f cyfshtpa thf;fspg;G xU ey;y top. Foe;ijfs; jq;fs; cupikfs; midj;ijAk; ngWtjw;Fk; ,e;jpah xU mwpTrhu;e;j ehlhtjw;Fk; cyfshtpa thf;fspg;G cjTk; vd;W ek;GfpNwd”

khu;tpd; [hd;> 13> Mjpj;ah gpu;yh gg;spf; gs;sp> uhtd;> nua;g;g+u;

tho ;t py ; xU mDgk ; “Foe;ij ciog;G Foe;ijaplkpUe;J mjd; Foe;ijg; gUtj;ijg; gwpf;Fk; xU Fw;wkhFk;. cyfpd; Foe;ijfspd; gupRk; mjd; cyfshtpa thf;fspg;Gk; vdf;F xU gpukhjkhd mDgtkhf ,Ue;jJ. cyfpYs;s midj;Jf; Foe;ijfSf;Fk; rkkhd cupikfisg; ngw;Wj;ju gy Kaw;rpfis vLf;Fk; xU mikg;gpy; xU gq;fhspahf ,Ug;gjhy; ehd; nfhLj;Jitj;jtd; vd;W czu;e;Njd;. mJ vd; tho;tpNyNa ehd; vd;idg;gw;wpg; ngUikg;glitj;j xU mDgtkhf ,Ue;jJ. NkYk; Foe;ij ciog;G Nghd;w r%fjPikfis vjpu;f;Fk; vd; Nghuhl;lj;ij Muk;gpf;f cyfpd; Foe;ijfspd; gupR vd;idj; J}z;bapUf;fpwJ.”

rpjhe;j; \u;kh> ju;ghupyhy; khly; gs;sp> gPj;jhk;g+uh> nly;yp

Foe;ijapd; cupikfis mwpe;J nfhs;s Ntz;Lk; “ehd; Foe;ijfspd; cupikfs; gw;wp cyfpd; Foe;ijfspd; gupR %ykhf mwpag;ngw;Nwd;. thf;fspj;jJ ehd; tho;f;ifapy; ngw;wpUf;Fk; midj;jpw;fhfTk; ed;wpAilatshf;fpaJ. Ntl;ghsu;fs; vdf;F ijupak; kw;Wk; cWjpapd; kjpg;igf; fw;gpj;jdu;. gupR ,jiog; gbj;jgpd; cyfpYs;s eRf;fg;gl;l Foe;ijfisg; gw;wpa vd; vz;zk; khwptpl;lJ. cyfshtpa thf;fspg;G jpdj;jpw;fhf Kd;Ndw;ghLfs; nra;jJ xU ey;y mDgtkhf ,Ue;jJ. mJ xU tpNr\ khd ehs;.”

upj;jpfh jh]; it\;zt;> 12> Mjpj;ah gpu;yh gg;spf; gs;sp> uhtd;> nua;g;g+u;


rpWkpfs; kpfNkhrkhd epiyapy; “vdJ Nehf;fpy; vd;Dila ve;;j cupikAk; gwpf;fg;gl;ljhf ehd; czutpy;iy. Mdhy; ,e;jpahtpy; xU ngz; Foe;ijjhd; kpfNkhrkhd gypahs;. Mz; Foe;ijjhd; Ntz;Lk; vd;w vz;zj;jpdhy; mts; ngUk;ghYk; Gwf;fzpf;fg;gLfpwhs;> vjpu;kiwahf ghFgLj;jg;gLfpwhs;. cyfpd; Foe;ijfspd; gupR %ykhf ekJ cupikfisg; gw;wp mwpaTk; mtw;wpw;F kupahij NfhuTk; ekf;Fr; re;ju;g;gk; fpilf;fpwJ. kw;w Foe;ijfs; mj;jpahtrpakhd Foe;ij cupikfisg; gw;wp ,dpikahd topapy; mwpe;J nfhs;s cjTtjw;F ,J xU Nkilahf mikfpwJ.”

Md;r;ry;> 14> ju;ghupyhy; khly; gs;sp> gPj;jhk;g+uh> nly;yp

kdpjhgpkhdk; ,d;Dk; ,Uf;fpwJ “,e;jpahtpy; Foe;ij tpahghuKk; ciog;Gk; ,sk; gpQ;Rfspd; kuzk; kw;Wk; mtjpapd; Kbtpy;yh ngUq;fijia ,d;Dk; elj;jpf; nfhz;Ljhd; ,Uf;fpd;wd… mJ cz;ikapNyNa cyfpy; Vw;gLk; xU gpusak; (Nguplu;)> Kf;fpakhf rpWkpfSf;F cyfpd; Foe;ijfspd; gupR vLj;Js;s Kidg;ig ghu;j;jjhYk; cyfpd; r%f ,Of;fpw;F vjpuhf NghuhLgtu;fisg; gw;wp mwpe;jjdhYk;> thf;fspg;gjw;Fk;> mtu;fis nfsutpg;gjw;Fk; vd;gq;ifr; nra;tjw;Fk; ngUikailfpNwd;. cyfk; tho;tjw;F mt;tsT Nkhrkhd ,lky;y vd;W mtu;fs; ek;ik czu itf;fpd;wdu; … kdpjhgpkhdk; ,d;Dk; ,Uf;fpwJ.”

rhd;dh rhtpah> 16> gprpvk; Mupa khly; Nky;epiyg; gs;sp> Y} jpahdh

785 tFg;GfSk; 39>483 khztu;fSk; nfhz;l ,e;jpahtpy;> yf;NdhtpYs;s> rpl;b khd;l;b Nrhup gs;sp cyfpd; kpfg; nghpa gs;sp. xt;nthU Mz;Lk; mg;gs;spapd; khztu;fspy; Rkhu; ghjpNgu; cyfshtpa thf;fspg;gpy; gq;Nfw;fpd;wdu;

cyfpd; kpfg;ngupa gs;sp thf;fspf;fpwJ murhq;fk; gupR Ntl;ghsu;fisg; Nghy; nray;gl Ntz;Lk;

ehk; xU khw;wj;ij Vw;gLj;jKbAk;

“cyfpd ; Foe ;ijfs pd ; gu pR jpdk ; Kf ;fpakhdJ. Vndd ;why ; Foe ;ijfs ; Kf ;fpakhdtu ;fs ;. mjd ; %ykhf Foe ;ijfSf ;fhfg ; NghuhLfpwtu ;fs ; gw ;w p ehk ; mw pe ;J nfhs ;fpNwhk ;. ,e ;jpaht py ; epiwa Viof ;Foe ;ijfs ; gs ;s pf ;Fr ; nry ;tjpy ;iy. murhq ;fk ; cyfpd ; Foe ;ijfs pd ; gu pR Ntl;ghsu ;fs ; Nghy nray ;gl;L Foe ;ijfs ; fy ;t paw pT ngw cjt Ntz ;Lk ;. 18 taJf ;Fl;gl;ltu ;fs ; thf ;fs pf ;f xU tha ;g G; ngWtjhy ; ,J xU Kf ;fpakhd ehs ;. mNj Neuj ;jpy ; ,d ;W Foe ;ijfSf ;F Kf ;fpakhd t p\aq ;fs ; kw ;Wk ; vq ;fs ; cu pikfs ; gw ;w pAk ; ehq ;fs ; mw pe ;J nfhs ;fpNwhk”.

rd;];fhu; kN`];tup> 14> rpl;b khd;l;bNrhup gs;sp> yf;Ndh

cyfshtpa thf;fspg;G vq;fs; ehl;by; elg;gjhy; ngUik “Foe ;ijfs pd ; eyd ; gw ;w p Nahr pf ;Fk ; kf ;fs ; ,d ;Dk ; ,Uf ;fpd ;wdh ; vd ;W cyfpd ; Foe ;ijfs pd ; gh pR ep&g pf ;fpwJ. ehq ;fs ; ,isQh ;fs ; vd ;whYk ; vq ;fSf ;F mjpfhuk ; ,Uf ;fpwJ vd ;gij mJ vq ;fSf ;Fr ; nrhy ;fpwJ. xt n ; thU Foe ;ijf ;Fk ; fpilf ;fNtz ;baJ fpilf ;Fnkd ;Wk ;> ,jw ;FNky ; mth ;fs ; cw pQ ;rg ;glkhl;lhh ;fs ; vd ;Wk ; ekf ;F ek ;g pf ;ifA +l;LfpwJ. cyfpYs ;s Foe ;ijfSf ;fhf ey ;ynjhU gz p nra N; thUf ;fhf ek ; ehl;by ; cyfsht pa thf ;fs pg G; eilngWtJ vdf ;Fg ; ngUikahf cs ;sJ.”

“vq ;fs ; gs ;s pa py ; ele ;j cyfsht pa thf ;fs pg G; jpdk ; vdf ;F xU cyfsht pa g pui[ vd ;w czh ;itf ; nfhLj ;jJ. cyfpd ; Foe ;ijfs pd ; gh pR gw ;w p gbj ;jNghJ> cyfsht pa khw ;wk ; xU jd p egh pd ; Kaw ;r pfshy ; Muk ;g pf ;fKbAk ; vd ;W ehd ; Gh pe ;J nfhz N; ld ;: xU Ntis vd ;Dilait. cyfpd ; Foe ;ijfs ; gh pRjhd ; vd ; Gjpa Kd ;khjph p. VjhtJ nra ;tJ mtr pak ; vd ;W ehd ; ,g N; ghJ czh ;fpNwd ;. mg ;gb xU t popg G; Vw ;gl;lJgw ;w p ehd ; kfpo ;r ;r pailfpNwd ;. ek ;igg N; ghy ; yl;rf ;fzf ;fhNdhh ; mw pe ;J nfhz ;lhy ;> ehk ; midtUk ; Nrh ;e ;J xU khw ;wj ;ij Vw ;gLj ;jKbAnkd ;W ehd ; ek G; fpNwd.”

k`hf; nk`;Nuhj;uh> 15> rpl;b khd;l;bNrhhp gs;sp> yf;Ndh

cyfk; ,jopy; xUtnuhUthpd; fUj;Jfis fz;lwpAq;fs; “cyfsht pa thf ;fs pg ;g py ; ehd ; ,d ;W thf ;fs pj N; jd ;. mJ g pukhjkhd czh ;itf ; nfhLj ;jJ. ek ; Fuy ;fs ; Nfl;fg ;gLtjw ;F cyfpd ; Foe ;ijfs pd ; gh pR ekf ;F cjtKbAnkd ;W ehd ; cz ;ika pNyNa ek G; fpNwd ;. cyfk ; KOtJk ; Foe ;ijfs ; vg ;gb tho ;fpd ;wdh ; vd ;Wk ; ekJ ch pikfs ; gw ;w pAk ; ehk ; mw pfpNwhk ;. Mdhy ; mjpKf ;fpakhdJ vd ;dntd ;why ;> cyfk ; ,jo ; %ykhf> cynfq ;fpYk ; cs ;s Foe ;ijfs ; Kf ;fpakhd t p\aq ;fs ;gw ;w p xUtnuhUth pd ; fUj ;Jf ;fis mw pe ;J nfhs ;fpNwhk ;. ehk ; xUtnuhUth plkpUe ;J mw pe ;J nfhs ;Sk ; NghJ ehk ; epiwa tsh ;fpNwhk.”

,e;j;Nu\; rpq;> 15> rpl;b khd;l;bNrhhp gs;sp> yf;Ndh

\pthq;fp \h;kh> 16> rpl;b khd;l;bNrhhp gs;sp> yf;Ndh

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[dehafj;jpw;fhf Foe;ijfspd; Fuy;

ie[Pupahtpy; Foe;ijfs; thf;fspf;fpd;wdh; vq;fs; chpikfis kPWk; taJ te;Njhiu ifJ nra;Aq;fs; “cyfpd; Foe;ijfspd; ghprpd; ew;gzpfs; gw;wpg; gbg;gij ehd; tpUk;GfpNwd;. ehDk; vd; gs;sp ez;gh;fSk; cyfk; ,jio vq;fs; fy;tpapd; xU gFjpahfg; gbf;fpNwhk;. vq;fs; gs;spapYs;s khzth;fs; midtUk; WCPRC FOtpy; mq;fj;jpduhf cs;sdh;. vq;fs; fy;tpgw;wp vdJehL fUj;J}d;wp nray;gltpy;iy> Viof;Foe;ijfshy; gs;spf; fl;lzk; nrYj;j Kbatpy;iy. gs;spf; fl;lzj;ijr;nrYj;j gzk; rk;ghjpg;gjw;fhf> Fwpg;ghf rpWkpfshfpa ehq;fs;> gs;spapy; ,Uf;fNtz;ba Neuj;jpy; njUf;fspy; fhhp> epyf;fliy kw;Wk; Rj;jkhd ePh; tpw;fpNwhk;. ehd; ie[Phpahtpd; [dhjpgjp Mfpdhy; vq;fs; chpikfis kPWk; kw;Wk; vq;fs; gzj;ijj; jpULk; taJte;Njhh; midtiuAk; ifJ nra;Ntd;. vq;fSf;F JNuhfk; nra;jjw;fhf mth;fis rpiwapyilg;Ngd;. NkYk; vq;fSf;F ,ytr fy;tpAk; kUj;Jtkidfspy; ,ytr rpfpr;irAk; jUtjw;F xU rl;lk; ,aw;WNtd.”

g;iul; mGgf;fh;> 12> tpj;jahrkhd Fow;ijfs; mfhlkp> ,gpy;Nyh – vL. ie[Phpah

cyfpd; Foe;ijfspd; ghpR fl;lhakhf;fg;gl Ntz;Lk; “cyfsht pa thf ;fs pg ;g pw ;fhf vq ;fs ; Mr ph pah ; cyfpd ; Foe ;ijfs ; gh pR ,jiog ; gs ;s pf ;Ff ; nfhz ;Lte ;j NghJ tiu Foe ;ijfs pd ; ch pikfs ; vd ;dntd ;W vdf ;Fj ; njh pahJ. Foe ;ijfs pd ; ch pikfs ; gw ;w pAk ; mit vg ;gb k w P g ;gLfpd ;wd vd ;gJ gw ;w pAk ; mJ vdf ;F epiwa fw ;g pj ;Js ;sJ. ehd ; ie[ Ph paht pd ; [dhjpgjpahdhy ; midj ;J Foe ;ijfSf ;Fk ; ,ytrf ; fy ;t p mw pt pg N; gd ;. mth ;fSf ;F gs ;s pa pNyNa czT ms pg N; gd ;. cyfpd ; Foe ;ijfs pd ; gh pr py ; gq N; fw ;gJ ie[ Ph paht py ; fl;lhakhf ,Uf ;f Ntz ;Lnkd ;W ie[ Ph paht pd ; fy ;t p mikr ;rfq ;fSf ;Fr ; nrhy N; td ;. vL khepyj ;jpy ; xU Foe ;;ij ch pikfs ; rl;lk ; ,aw ;wg ;gl;L t pl;lhYk ; ,q ;F Foe ;ij ch pikfs ; kjpf ;fg ;gLtjpy ;iy. vq ;fs ; ch pikfs ; vg N; ghJk ; kw P g ;gLfpd ;wd. vq ;fs ; jiyth ;fs ; vq ;fisg ;gw ;w p mf ;fiw nfhs ;tjpy ;iy. Mdhy ; vq ;fs ; ngw N; whh ; vq ;fis Ner pf ;fpd ;wdh ;. mth ;fs ; vq ;fSf ;F cjt mth ;fshy ; Kbe ;jijnay ;yhk ; nra ;fpd ;wdh. ;”

[Pg;hpy; mGgf;fh;> 14> tpj;jpahrkhd Foe;ijfs; mfhlkp> ,gpy;Nyh – vL> ie[Phpah 44

“cyfpd ; Foe ;ijfs pd ; gh pR> Foe ;ija pd ; ch pikfs ;; cynfq ;fpYk ; gut Cf ;Ft pf ;fpd ;w xU g pukhjkhd fUj ;J. cyfk ; ,jiog ; gbg ;gJ vdf ;F cz ;ika pNyNa g pbf ;Fk ;. mijg ; gbj ;Jf ; nfhz ;bUf ;Fk N; ghJ vdf ;Fg ; gr pnaLg ;gjpy ;iy> cwq ;fNtz ;ba mtr pakpy ;iy. NkYk ; ehd ; thf ;fs pf ;ff ; fw ;Wf n ; fhz N; ld ;. mjdhy ; ehd ; ngh patdhFk N; ghJ> ehlhSkd ;wj ;jpw ;Fk ; [dhjpgjpf ;Fk ; vg ;gb thf ;fs pf ;fNtz ;Lnkd ;W vdf ;F md ;W njh pAk ;. cynfq ;fpYk ; cs ;s Foe ;ijfs ; Foe ;ija pd ; ch pikfSf ;fhfg ; NghuhLfpd ;wdh ; vd ;Wk ;> [dehafj ;jpw ;fhf Foe ;ijfs ; vOg G; k ; Fuyhfpa cyfpd ; Foe ;ijfs pd ; gh pr py ; gq N; fw ;fpd ;wdh ; vd ;Wk ; mw pAk N; ghJ vd ; kdk ; ,sFfpwJ. ,e ;epfo ;r ;r p ed ;whf jahh n ; ra ;ag ;gl;Ls ;sJ. NkYk ; mJ Foe ;ijfs pd ; ch pikfis Mjh pf ;fpwJ. ehq ;fs ; cyfk ; ,jiog ; gbj ;jg pd ; xd ;W$b xU Njh ;jy ; Mizak ; mikj ;J> thf ;fs pg ;g pw ;Fj ; Njitahd midj ;ijAk ; jahh n ; ra N; jhk ;. Foe ;ija pd ; ch pikfs ; k w P g ;gLtijj ; jLf ;f fLikahd jz ;lid Njit. ehd ; [dhjpajpahf ,Ue ;jhy ; midj ;Jf ; Foe ;ijfSf ;Fk ; ,ytr kUj ;Jtg ; NgZjy ; ms pg N; gd ;> $lhug ; gs ;s pfSf ;F KbTfl;LNtd ;> kw ;Wk ; Kiwahd gs ;s pfs ; fl;b> Njitahdtw ;iw toq ;FNtd”.

md;NlhdpNah N[N] f;nu]; nl fh;thNyh> g];N]h> fpdp gp];N]ht;.

fpdp – gp];N]htpy; Foe;ijfs; thf;fspf;fpd;wdh; cyfpd; kpf ntw;wpfukhd Kidg;G

“cyfpd ; Foe ;ijfs pd ; gh pR cyfpNyNa kpf ntw ;w pfukhd Kidg G; . ,jopy ; Ntl;ghsh ;fs pd ; gz pgw ;w pg ; gbg ;gJ kpf kfpo ;r ;r pahf ,Uf ;fpwJ. Nkhrkhf elj ;jg ;glhj tho ;f ;iff ;F ch pikAk ;> gs ;s pf ;Fr ; nry ;Yk ; ch pikAk ; Foe ;ijfSf ;F cs ;sJ vd ;W gh pR vdf ;Ff ; fw ;g pj ;Js ;sJ. thf ;fs pg ;gJ> kw ;Wk ; ahh ; gh pirg ; ngwNtz ;Lnkd ;W KbT nra ;tjpd ; mh ;j ;jk ; vq ;fs ; ch pikfis nts pr ;rkpl;Lfhl;LtJk ;> taJ te N; jhiu mtw ;iw kjpf ;f itg ;gJNk. ehd ; ngh patshFk ; NghJ> ehd ; gh pRf ;F xU Ntl;ghsuhFk ; tifa py ;> vd ; ehl;by ; Foe ;ijfs pd ; ch pikfSf ;fhfg ; Nghuhlg ; NghfpNwd ;. ,q N; f cly ; h j P pahd jz ;liz kpfg ; gutyhdJ> gs ;s pfs py ; $l Foe ;ija pd ; ch pikfis k PW k ; taJte N; jhiu murhq ;fk ; jz ;bf ;fNtz ;Lnkd ;W ehd ; vz ;ZfpNwd ;. NkYk ; Mr ph pah ;fs ; Ntiy epWj ;jk ; nra ;ahjtz ;zk ; mikr ;rh ; mth ;fSf ;Fr ; rk ;gsk ; ju Ntz ;Lk ;. ehd ; fpd p-g p] N; ]ht pd ; [dhjpgjpahf ,Ue ;jhy ;> Nghh ;t Puh ;fis gilt Puh ; Fba pUg G; kida py ; tho ;tijAk ; Nghh pLtijAk ; t pl;Lt pl;L epyj ;ij co itg N; gd ;. mth ;fSila gilt Puh ; Fba pUg G; kidfis mehijf ; Foe ;ijfSf ;fhd ,y ;yq ;fshfTk ;> Foe ;ijfs pd ; gfy N; tis guhkh pg G; ikaq ;fshfTk ;> t pisahl;L ikjhdq ;fshfTk ; khw ;w pt pLNtd. ;”

mf;Nkhlh fh> 13> gp];N]ht;> fpdp-gp];N]ht;


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Nlhhp]; ,uz;L csfshtpa thf;FfSld;

kw;wtiug;gw;wp Nahrpg;gjw;fhd ngQ;R ,e;j ngQ;R kPJ mkh;eJ ; jhd; Nlhhp];> gpy;yp]; fhl;tpy;> 16> kw;Wk; nfh;l& ; l; Fthkh> 16> jq;fs; taNjAila jq;fs; ez;gh;fSf;fhf jq;fspd; nrhe;j khiyg; gs;spia Jtf;f KbT nra;jdh;. “mth;fs; gzk; rk;ghjpf;fTk; jq;fs; Foe;ijfisg; guhkhpf;fTk; Ntz;bAs;sjhy; mth;fshy; gs;spf;Fr; nry;y ,ayhJ”> vd;W tpsf;Ffpwhh; gpy;yp];. “tho;fi ; f mth;fSf;F kpfTk; fbdkhf cs;sJ. MfNt ehq;fs; mth;fSf;F cjt Ntz;bAs;sJ” vd;fpwhh; nfu;l& ; l;.

fhdhtpy;> bahNgNdtpy; trpf;Fk; Nlhhp]; vf;Fth N`d;rd; jd; ,uz;L cyfshtpa thf;Ffs; gw;wp Nahrpf;f Ntz;bAs;sJ. mth; Vw;ghL nra;a cjtp nra;J thf;fspf;Fk; rhjhuz gs;spapy; xd;W cs;sJ. kw;nwhd;W gfy; Ntisapy; fy;Fthhpapy; Ntiy nra;Ak; rpWkpfSf;fhf Nlhhp]; ,uz;L ez;gh;fSld; Nrh;eJ ; Muk;gpj;j gs;spapy; cs;sJ. Mdhy; khiyg;gs;spapd; thf;fspg;gpy; Nlhhp]; thf;fspf;fKbahJ. Vndd;why; cyfshtpa thf;fspg;gpy; ehk; thf;fspf;f KbAk;. Nlhhp]pd; new;wpapYs;s G+r;Rf;NfhL mth; Vw;fdNt thf;fspj;Jtpl;lhh; vd;gij ep&gpf;fpwJ…

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%d;W ez;gh;fSk; ifFYf;Ffpd;wdh;. mth;fs; xU gs;sp Muk;gpf;fg; Nghfpd;wdh;! Nlhhp];> gpy;yp]; kw;Wk; nfl;&Lf;Fg; gs;spf;Fr; nry;tJ gpbf;Fk;. Mdhy; ,dpNky; gs;spf;Fr; nry;y Kbahj rpWkpfs; epiwaNgh;

mf;fpuhkj;jpy; ,Uf;fpd;wdh; vd;W mth;fSf;Fj; njhpAk;. mth;fspy; gyh;> 15 taJ $l Mfhtpl;lhYk;> Foe;ijfs; ngw;W tpl;ldh; vd;gjhy; gbg;igf;; iftpl;Ltpl;ldh;. “ehk; mth;fSf;F cjtNtz;Lk;”> vd;fpwhh; Nlhhp];. “fy;tp

fy;fplq;fpw;F me;ez;gh;fs; fpuhkj;jpw;F ntspNaAs;s fy;fplq;fpw;Fr; nry;fpd;wdh;. ,q;Fjhd; gy ,sk; jha;khh;fs; ehs; KOtJk; ciof;fpd;wdh;. Kjypy; mth;fs; fy;fplq;fpypUe;J xU FWfpa ghij topahf ghiwfis Rkf;fpd;wdh;. gpd;dh; xU rpwpa Rj;jpay; nfhz;L ghiwfis [y;ypahf cilf;fpd;wdh;. mj; jha;khh;fs; xU kzp  ciu: n[h`hd;dh `hy;ypd; Gifglq;fs;: Nlhuh khh;ll ; d;];

lhhp]{k; mtuJ kpfr; rpwe;j ez;gh;fs; ,UtUk; gs;spapd; gpd;dhy; cs;s xu ngQ;rpy; mkh;eJ ; s;sdh;. mth;fs; cyfk; ,jopy; Ke;ehs; ghpR thif #bath;fshd ,f;ghy;> ENfhrp kw;Wk; Lq;fh jha;khh;fs; gw;wpg; gbj;Jf; nfhz;bUf;fpd;wdh;. “mth;fspd; tho;fi ; fNa vt;tsNth f\;lkhdjhf ,Ue;Jk;> Foe;ijfspd; chpikfSf;fhf mth;fs; vt;tsT rhjpf;fpd;wdh; ghUq;fs;”> vd;fpwhh; Nlhhp];. “ehKk; nra;a KbAk;!”.

,y;yhtpl;lhy; mth;fSf;F xU ey;y tho;fi ; f mikahJ.”

xt;nthU ghlj;jpYk; cyfpd; Foe;ijfspd; ghpR … kuNtiyapYk;! gl;liwapy; f;hp];baDk; ikf;NfYk; thf;Fg; ngl;bfs; nra;fpd;wdh;.

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gs;spf; fl;lzj;jpw;fhf jz;zhP ; “vd;Dila gs;spf;fl;lzj;ij Nlhhp]; Neuj;jpw;F 0.15A+v]; lhyh;fs; rk;ghjpf;fpd;wdh;. mJ czT> Jzpfs; kw;Wk; kUe;Jf;Nf rhpahfg; NghjhJ. epr;rakhf gs;spf; fl;lzk; nrYj;jg; NghjhJ. rpW Foe;ijfspd; rpte;j fz;zhP ; frpAk; fz;fisg; ghh;ff ; Nlhhp]{f;F tUj;jkhf cs;sJ. xt;nthU ehSk; mt;tps jha;khh;fSk;

cs;spUf;Fk; gs;spapy; ez;gh;fs; Nlhhp]{k; gpy;yp]{k; gs;spapd; Njhl;lj;jpy; eLfpd;wdh;. Nlhhp]PfF ; gs;spapYs;s ez;gh;fs;jhd; FLk;gk; 46

nrYj;jTk; Gj;jfq;fs; thq;fTk; ehd; njUf;fspy; jz;zhP ; tpw;f Ntz;bapUf;fpwJ>” vd;fpwhh; mth;fsJ Foe;ijfSk; fw;fspypUe;J vOk; Mgj;jhd J}rpiar; Rthrpf;fpd;wdh;. mJ nfhQ;rk; nfhQ;rkhf mth;fspd; EiuaPuiy mopf;fpwJ. mJ VjhtJ nra;aNtz;Lnkd;W Nlhhpi] NkYk; cWjpg;gLj;JfpwJ. “ehq;fs; cq;fSf;fhf xU gs;sp Muk;gpf;fg; NghfpNwhk;. mJ ,ytrkhdJ. ePqf ; s; tutpUk;GfpwPhf ; s;> ,y;iyah?” Mk;> mr;rpWkpfs;

tutpUk;Gfpd;wdh;. Mdhy; re;Njh\j;jpy; $f;Fu ypl Kbahj msTf;F mth;fs; fisg;ghapUf;fpd;wdh;.

khefuj; jiythplk; mLj;J Nlhhp]{k; mtuJ ez;gh;fSk; khefuj; jiytiug; ghh;ff ; r; nry;fpd;wdh;. mth; jhaurp vd;W miog;gLfpwhh;. muz;kid vd;W miof;fg;gLk; mtuJ ,sQ;rptg;Gepw tPlb ; d;

ntspNa mth;fs; mr;rj;Jld; epw;fpd;wdh;. “rpWkpfs; gs;spf;Fr; nry;tJ Kf;fpankd;W gy taJ te;Njhh; epidg;gjpy;iy. Mdhy; mJ vq;fs; chpik. MfNtjhd; ehq;fs; vq;fs; ez;gh;fSf;fhf xU khiyg; gs;sp Muk;gpf;f tpUk;GfpNwhk;. cq;fshy; vq;fSf;F cjt KbAkh?” vd;W Nfl;fpwhh; Nlhhp];. jhaurp Mk; vd;W nrhy;fpwhh. mLj;j ehNs fpuhkj;jpd; xypngUf;fpapy; mwptpf;fg;gLfpwJ: “,sk; jha;khh;fs; midtUk; xU Gjpa khiyg; gs;spf;F jhuskhf tuyhk;!” khiyg;gs;sp jpdk; #hpa m];jkdj;jpd; NGhJ Muk;gpf;fpwJ. xw;iw Fz;Ltpsf;fpd; xspapy; Nlhhp]{k; mtuJ ez;gh;fSk; khzth;fSf;F gbf;f> vOj kw;Wk; vz;z fw;Wj;ju KaYfpd;wdh;. cjtpf;F> xU cjtpfukhd Mrphpah; mspj;j cyfk; kw;Wk; NtW ,jo;fspd; gioa gpujpfis mth;fs; gad;gLj;Jfpd;wdh;.

gs;spiag; gw;wp ftiy Nlhhp]{k; mtuJ ez;gh;fSk;


,ufrpaj;jpw;fhf thf;Fr; rhtbfs; cyfshtpa thf;fspg;G [dehafkhd xd;W. ehk; ahUf;F thf;fspj;Njhk; vd;gij vtUk; mwpahtz;zk; midtUf;Fk; xU re;ju;gg ; k; fpilf;fpwJ. bahNgNdtpd; khztu;fspd; thf;fpd; ,ufrpaj;ijg; ghJfhf;fg;NghFk; thf;Fr; rhtbfs; nra;ag;gLtJ ,q;Fjhd;

cyfshtpa thf;fspg;gpw;F tUf!

“,d;W ehk; thf;fspf;fg; NghfpNwhk;. NkYk; cynfq;fpYk; Foe;ijfshfpa ekf;fhf epiwa gzpGupAk; kf;fis nfsutpf;fg; NghfpNwhk;>” vd;W bahNgNdapy; cs;s gs;spapy; jd; ez;gu;fsplk; Nlhup]; nrhy;fpwhu;

Vkhw;WtJ KbahJ mtuJ new;wpapypUf;Fk; Nfhl;bd; fhuzkhf NlhupN]h my;yJ NtW ahNuh ,uz;LKiw thf;fspf;f KbahJ. “vd;dhy; gs;spf;Fj; jpUk;gp jhq;fs; gbf;Fk; gs;spapy; tu KbahJ vd;W ehd; fbdkhf cioj;J ey;y vg;NghJk; gag;gLfpNwd;>” FwpaPLfs; thq;Ffpd;wdu;. vd;fpwhu; Nlhup];. “mJjhd; Mdhy; mtu;fs; fy;tpia vdJ kpf Nkhrkhd Kbg;ghu;fs; vd;W ve;j nfhLq;fdT”. cj;jputhjKk; fpilahJ. “vdf;F NtW xUtu; xt;nthU gUtj;jpw;Fk; nra;thu; vd;W ek;Gtijj;jhd; gs;spf;fl;lzj;jpw;F ehd; nra;fpNwd;. ehd; mtu;fsplk; Nghjpa gzk; vg;NghJNk rpWkpfSf;F ,y;iy. ,jdhy; jiyik khiyg; gs;spf;F Mrpupau; mtu;fs; xt;nthUtuplKk; fLikahfg; tUtjw;fhd jplj;ijAk; ijupaj;ijAk; nfhLf;f NgRfpwhu;. jhd;> jd; ez;gu;fSld; Nru;eJ ; Muk;gpj;j khiyg; gs;spapy;> Nlhup]; ,sk; jha;khu;fSf;F fw;gpf;fpwhu;

mikjpAld; thf;fspAq;fs; fhdhtpy; taJ te;Njhu; thf;fspf;Fk;NghJ midtUk; mikjpAld; thf;fspf;f Kbtij fhtyu; cWjpgLj;Jfpd;wdu;. bahNgNdtpy; elf;Fk; cyfshtpa thf;fspg;G gs;spapd; gapw;rr ; pg; gilapduhy; fz;fhzpf;fg;gLfpwJ. fhdhtpd; tpkhdg;gil ,g;gs;spiaj; jj;njLj;Js;sJ. mjdhy; njupe;njLj;j igad;fisAk;> rpWkpfisAk; gs;spr;rU P ilfs; kw;Wk; fy;tp toq;fp Mjupf;fpwJ. f;nsnkd;l; kw;Wk; ,g;u`Pk>; 16> tupirfis mikj;J> kuj;Jg;ghf;fpfs; Ve;jp eltbf;iffis fz;fhzpf;fpd;wdu;. ,d;W ve;j jiyaPLk; Njitapy;iy! khiyg; gs;spapd; cyfshtpa thf;fspg;gpy; Nlhup]; khztu;fspd; kPJ FwpapLfpwhu;. mjpy; xU [dehakhf Nju;jypd; vy;yh mk;rq;fSk; cs;sd

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Foe;ijfspd; cupikfs; gw;wp cyfk; ,jopy; mwpAq;fs; “Foe;ijfspd; cupikfs; gw;wp ekf;Ff; fw;Wj;jUfpw cyfk; ,jopy; ekf;Ff; fy;tpfw;f cupikAz;L vd;W nrhy;yg;gl;bUf;fpwJ. vq;fs; khiyg; gs;spf;F thUq;fs;. ehq;fs; cq;fSf;Ff; fw;gpf;fpNwhk;. mjdhy; ePqf ; s; fy;tpia kWgbAk; Muk;gpf;fyhk;>” vd;W fy;fplq;fpy; cs;s jd; ez;gu;fSf;F Nlhup]; nrhy;fpwhu;. KaYfpNwd;.” “Vndd;why;> vdf;Nf mJ Njitg;gLk;NghJ ahuhtJ vd;idg; ghu;jJ ; vdf;F cjTthu;fs; vd;W ek;GfpNwd;”. “Foe;ijfshfpa ekf;F fytpngw cupikAs;sJ. fy;tpapy;iynad;why; ehk; g+[;ak;jhd;. fy;tpjhd; ntw;wpf;F jpwTNfhy;. fy;tpapUe;jhy; ehk; ehlhSkd;wj;jpy; $l Eioayhk;> [dhjpgjpaplk; Ngryhk;. cz;ikapNyNa

xU fz; kUj;Jtuhf tpUk;Gfpwhu; “ehd; fy;fplq;fpy; jpdk; gzpGupfpNwd;. Mdhy; Foe;ijfs; coif;ff; $lhJ. vd; ,~;lg;gbtpl;lhy; ehd; gs;spf;Fr; nrd;W xU fz; kUj;JtuhNtd;. fy;fplq;fpy; taJte;Njhu; kl;LNk gzpGupa Ntz;Lk;. fy;ypd; rpk;Gfs; fj;jpfs; Nghy $u;ikahAs;sd. vf;Foe;ijAk; ,q;Nf tuNtz;bapUf;ff; $lhJ.”

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ehd; vjpu;fhyj;jpy; xU nrtpypahfp kw;wtu;fSf;F cjt tpUk;GfpNwd;.” mehij Nlhup]; xU mehij. Nlhup]; MWkhj Foe;ijahf ,Ue;jNghJ mtuJ jha; ,we;Jtpl;lhu;. mtuJ je;ijAk; mjd;gpd; tpiutpNyNa ,we;Jtpl;lhu;. mtuJ mf;fh mtiug; guhkupg;gjhf cWjpaspj;jhu;. Mdhy; mtiug; gs;spf;Fr; nry;y mDkjpf;f mtuplk; gzkpy;iy. mjw;F gjpyhf mtu; xU njU tpw;gidahsuhf gzpGupa Ntz;bapUe;jJ. xt;nthU

vd;idg;gw;wp mwpfpNwd;

ehSk; mtu; 60 jz;zuP ; igfis xU njhl;bapypl;L jiyapy; Rke;J nfhz;L> jdpahf thfdg; ghijapy; elf;f Ntz;bapUe;jJ. fdkhd RikahYk;> ntg;gj;jpdhYk; mtu; fisj;Jg; Nghdhu;. MdhYk;> mtu; tPlb ; w;Fr; nry;y tpUk;gtpy;iy. mtuJ rNfhjupapd; fztu; tPlb ; ypUe;jhu;. Fbj;Jtpl;L> mUtUg;ghf. Nlhup]; 14 tajhf ,Ue;jNghJ> xU khiyg; nghOJ> mt;tl P b ; d; kfd; tPlb ; d; ,Uz;l %iy xd;wpy; mtuJ cilia fpopj;njwpa

“fy;tpngw vdf;F cupikAz;L! ehq;fs; khiyg; gs;spapy; cyfk; ,jiog; gbf;fpNwhk;. ehd; vq;fs; cupikfs; gw;wpAk;> cyfj;ijg; gw;wpAk;> kw;Wk; vd;idg; gw;wpAk; mwpfpNwd;. vd; kfs; f;up];lngy;Yf;F MWkhjkhfpwJ. ehq;fs; ehs; KOtijAk; fy;fplq;fpy; fopf;fpNwhk;. vdf;F NTW topapy;iy. f;up];lgy; mbf;fb NehAWfpwhs;. Vndd;why; fw;fspypUe;J vOk; J}rpia Rthrpg;gJ Mgj;jhdJ. MfNt> mg;gzj;ijf; nfhz;L ehd; kUj;JtUf;Ff; fl;lzk; nrYj;JfpNwd;> cilfs; kw;Wk; czT thq;FfpNwd;. Mdhy; vd; ez;gu;fSld; khiyg; gs;spf;Fr; nry;Yk;NghJ> ehd; vg;NghJk; re;Njh~khf ,Uf;fpNwd;. ehd; fisj;Jk; grpahf ,Ue;jhYk; $l> ehd; gbf;fTk; vOjTk; fw;f tpUk;GfpNwd;. ehd; vdf;F cupj;jhd fy;tpiag; ngw tpUk;GfpNwd;.”

Nkup nkd;]h> 16> fhdh


cyfshtpa thf;fspg;G eldk; bahNgNd gs;spapy;> cyfshtpa thf;fspg;gpd; Kbitf; Fwpf;Fk; tifapy;> nfhl;bd; ,irf;Nfw;w> Jbg;ghd eldk; $ba nfhz;lhl;lq;fs; eilngWfpd;wd Kaw;rpj;jhu;. mtu; tPwpl;Lf; fj;jpdhu; kw;Wk; vjpu;jj ; hu;. Mdhy; mg;igadpd; je;ij Nlhup]; kPJ Nfhgg;gl;lhu;. “eP vd; kfid rPzL ; fpwha;. ,J midj;Jk; cd; jtNw!” vd;W fj;jpf;nfhz;L mtiu rikayiwf;Fs; ,Oj;Jr; nrd;W xU tlrl;bahy; mtiu mbj;jhu;. md;W es;spuT Nlhup]_f;F> rikayiwapy; epidT jpUk;gpaJ. mtu; vOe;jNghJ mbthq;fpajpy; mtu; jiy Rw;wpaJ. mjd; gpd; mtu; ntspNa Xbdhu;.

re;Njh~k; rpy cwtpdu;fs; Nlhup]_f;F xU mehijfSf;fhd cs;spUg;Gg; gs;spapy; Nru cjtpdu;. mtu; ,g;NghJ mq;Fjhd; trpf;fpwhu;. mtuJ rNfhjup rpy Neuq;fspy; gzk; mDg;Gfpwhu;. Mdhy; jd; gs;spf; fl;lzj;ijr; nrYj;Jtjw;fhf mtu; ,d;Dk; thu ,WjpapYk; tpLKiwehl;fspYk; rhiyNahuj;jpy; jz;zU P k; nuhl;bAk; tpw;f Ntz;bapUf;fpwJ. tho;fi ; ff; fbdkhdJ jhd;> Mdhy; Nlhup]; Kd;igtpl kpfTk; re;Njh~khf ,Uf;fpwhu;. mtUf;nfd;W ez;gu;fs; ,Uf;fpd;wdu;. mtu;fs; xd;W Nru;eJ ; xt;nthU khiyAk; fpuhkj;jpd; ,sk; jha;khu;fis jq;fspd; nrhe;j gs;spf;F tuNtw;fpd;wdu;. 

Fuy; ngUf;fp thndhyp

cyfshtpa thf;fspg;gpd; NghJ cyfpd; Foe;ijfspd; guprpd; epUgu;fs; ehy;tu; gzpGupfpd;wdu;. Mdhy;> mg;gs;spapy; Kiwahd thndhypj;jlk; ,y;iy. MfNt> mtu;fs; xyp thq;fpfisAk; xU Fuy; ngUf;fpiaAk; gad;gLj;Jfpd;wdu;. “thf;F gw;wp ePqf ; s; vd;d epidf;fpd;wuP f ; s;?” vd;W epUgu; nku;rp Nfl;fpd;whu;. “ehk; midtUk; thf;fspg;gJ Kf;fpak;. jk; ngw;Nwhiu ,oe;j Foe;ijfs;jhd; kpf Kf;fpakhd tp\ak; vd;gJ vd; jdpg;gl;l fUj;J>” vd;W xyp thq;fpapy; ehjh gjpyspf;fpwhu;.

khiyg; gs;sp vd;id re;Njh~g;gLj;JfpwJ

“fy; fplq;fpw;F ele;J nry;y 45 epkplq;fs; MfpwJ. xt;nthU ehSk;> ehd; vd; kfd; Vu;d];il vd; KJfpy; Rke;J nfhz;L mq;F nry;fpNwd;. Kjypy; fy;fplq;fpypUe;J ghiwfisj; J}f;fpr; nry;fpNwhk;. gpd;du; mtw;iw miwj;J [y;ypahf;FfpNwhk;. ,J fbdkhd Ntiy. Mdhy;> czTk;> vd; Foe;ijf;F Jzpthq;fTk; ehd; coif;fj;jhd; Ntz;Lk;. ehd; ehd;F iftz;b [y;ypf;F 3.5 nrb]; (2.4 Av]; lhyu;) ngWfpNwd;. ,jw;F ,uz;L ehl;fs; MfpwJ. ehd; gs;spf;Fr; nry;y tpUk;GfpNwd;. Mdhy; ehd; fu;gg ; Kw;wJk; vd; ngw;Nwhu; vd;id tPli ; ltpl;L tpul;btpl;ldu;. xU mofpa gs;spf;Fr; nrd;W xU fzf;fhsuhtJ jhd; vd; fdT. mjdhy;jhd; vq;fs; fpuhkj;jpy; khiyg;gs;sp jpwe;jNghJ kpfTk; re;Njh~g; gl;Nld;. mJ vd; fdTf;F xU gb neUf;fkhdJ”.

nu[pdh Xf;uhd;> 16> fhdh.

ehd;fhtJ J}z; Clfq;fs; rpyrkaq;fspy; “ehd;fhtJ J}z;” vd;W miof;fg;gLtJz;L. Kjy; J}z; Njrpa muR> ,uz;lhtJ J}z; cs;shl;rp> %d;whtJ MjuT jpul;Lk; FOf;fs;. Clfq;fs; -nra;jpj;jhs;fs;> ,jo;fs;> thndhyp> btp> ,izajsk; -- xU fz;fhzpg;G rf;jpahf ,Ue;J nghJ eyidf; fhf;f Ntz;Lk;. Clfq;fs; thapyhf taJte;Njhu; murpay;thjpfspd; nray;fs; gw;wp mwpfpd;wdu;. mjd;%yk; mtu;fs; mLj;j Nju;jypy; mwpTrhu;ej ; KbTfs; vLf;f KbAk;.

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Nlhu p]pd Milj ; njhFg ;G

gs;spr; rPUil

“jpdk; mzpAk; gs;spr; rPUil ePyepwj;jpyhdJ. Mdhy; ,jd; Nky; gs;spapd; rpd;dk; nghwpf;fg;gl;Ls;sJ. tpNrrkhd re;ju;gg ; e;jfspy; ,ij mzpfpNwhk;.”

tPlL ; Mil

 ciu : n[h`hd ;dh `hy ;y pd ; Gifg ;glq ;fs ; : Nlhuh khu ;l;ld ;] ;

cs;spUg;Gg; gs;spapy; ghlq;fs; Kbe;jgpd; midj;Jr; rpWkpfSk; ,jid mzpfpd;wdu;

gs;spg; ig

Nlhup]; vf;Fth N`d;]d; ,16 ngUikg;gLtJ : vd; ez;gu;fs;

gpy;yp]; kw;Wk; nfu;l;&Lld; Nru;e;J ehd; Muk;gpj;j khiyg; gs;sp gw;wp. tUj;jg;gLtJ : ehd; gs;spiatpl;L epw;f Ntz;b tuyhk;. gpbj;j ,ir : RtpNr~k; Mf tpUk;GtJ : xU nrtpyp gl;lg; ngau; : XN]hNgh khNk> ghjpupahupd; kidtp; Vndd;why; ehd; vg;NghJk; vjpu;fhyj;ijg; gw;wp ek;gpf;ifAld; ,Ug;gjhy;. nkr;RtJ : nfdpahtpd; Lq;fh jha;khu;fs;. mtu;fs;> jhq;fNs kpf Vioahf ,Ue;jNghJk; mehijf; Foe;ijfisg; guhkupf;fpd;wdu;.

cd; fhdh ngau; vd;d? fdhtpy; midj;Jf; Foe;ijfSk; mtu;fs; gpwe;j ehspd; ngaiug; ngWfpd;wdu;. Nlhup]; vf;Fth vd;Wk; miof;fg;gLfpwhu;. Vndd;why; mtu; xU Gjd; fpoik gpwe;jhu;. cq;fs; ngau; vd;d? rpWkp jpq;fs; mNlhth nrt;tha; mNgdh Gjd; vf;Fth tpahod; ahh nts;sp mgpah rdp Mkh QhapW mNfhRth

igad; f;thl;Nth f;thNgdh f;Tf;F aht; Nfhgp f;thkh f;thrp

fdT Mil Nlhup]plk; tpNrrkhd tpUe;J Mil VJkpy;iy. gs;spf;Fr; nry;Yk; ruisr; rhiyapYs;s rpwpa Jzpf;filapy; mtu; jdJ fdT Miliag; ghu;jj ; pUf;fpwhu;. ,sQ;rpfg;G Nky;rl;il> ,sQ;rpfg;G fhyzpfs;> xj;j ig

tpisahl;L Mil Nlhup]_f;F kpfTk; gpbj;j tpisahl;L XLtJ.

Mya Mil Njhy; ciu nfhz;l tptpypak; Nlhup]pd; mf;fh nfhLj;j gupR.

rdpf;fpoik Mil rdpf;fpoikfspy; ehq;fs; xU nts;is Nky;rl;ilAk; fUg;Gg; ghthilAk; mzpfpd;Nwhk;. ntspNa Fspuhf ,Ue;jhy; ehd; vd;Dila KOf;ifAila ];ntl;liuAk; mzpe;J nfhs;fpNwd;.

Nlhu p]_f ;Fg ; g pbj ;j nghUs ;fs ; NLhup]_f;Fg; gpbj;jg; nghUl;fs; mtuJ fzf;Fg; Gj;jfKk; rpwpa fzpg;ghDk;. mtw;iw mtu; vg;NghJk; jd; jiykhl;by; itj;jpUf;fpwhu;. Gj;jfq;fSk; mtUf;Fg; gpbj;j nghUl;fspy; mlq;Fk;.

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fhdhtpd; ghuk;gupa cil nfd;lN; l Jzpapy; nra;ag;gLfpwJ. mJ nfhz;lhl;lkhd re;ju;gg ; q;fspy;jhd; mzpag;gLfpwJ – cjhuzkhf ngdbf;lh> 17> cyfshtpa thf;fspg;G jpdj;jd;W epfo;rr ; p toq;fg;NghFk; NghJ!


Nlhu]_f;Fg; gpbj;j nehWf;F czTfs; thiog;gok; …

rj;NJw;wpa Nrhah ghy; … thiog;go nehWf;Fj; Jz;Lfshf khw;wpaJ!

ntz;nza; nehWf;Ffs;

Gjpa nryTfs;

jd; fz; ghu;it rf;jp Fiwgl;lJ vd;w Nlhup]pd; gaj;ij fz; ghu;it kUj;Jtu; tpiutpy; Cu;[pjg;gLj;Jfpwhu;. fPNo jug;gl;Ls;s rpfpr;ir cj;jutpy; mtUf;F vd;d fz;zhbfs; Njit vd;W mtu; vOJfpwhu;. “Mdhy; ehd; vq;fpUe;J fz;zhbfSf;fhfr; nrytopg;Ngd;?” vd;W Nlhup]; tpaf;fpwhu;

cyfsht pa thf ;fs pg ;Gld ; njs pthfg ; ghUq ;fs ; Nkw;F fhdhtpy; Nfj;jhd;

cyfk; ,jNo> Mq;fpspf;fd; gs;spapy; ,d;W thf;fspg;G cdf;F ed;wp! cyfshtpa jpdk;. mg;gFjpapy; cs;s “midj;Jf; Foe;ijfSf;Fk; ey;y kUe;Jf;Fk; MNuhf;fpak; NgZjYf;Fk; cupik cz;L vd;W cyfpd; Foe;ijfspd; gupR vq;fSf;Ff; fw;gpj;Jtpl;lJ. mJ Kf;fpankd;W ehd; vz;ZfpNwd;. cyfk; ,jNo> cdf;F ed;wp!”

ngdbf;Nl tpy;gu;Nghu;> 12

vd; fdT fz;zhbfs;!

ehd;F gs;spfs; jq;fs; thf;Ffis mspf;fTk; jq;fs; fz;ghu;itia Ma;tjw;Fk; xd;W $bAs;sd! jiyefu; Mf;uhitr; Nru;ej ; xU fz;ghu;it kUj;Jtu; khztu;fs; midtUf;Fk; ,ytr fz;ghu;it Ma;T elj;Jfpwhu;. mtu;fspy; gyUf;F fz;zpy; gpur;rpidfs; ,Uf;fpd;wd. rpyUf;F fz;ghu;it FiwghLs;sJ. mtu;fSf;F fz;zhbfs; Njit. Mdhy; mijtpl mjpfkhNdhUf;F fz;zpy; njhw;W tpahjp cs;sJ. fy;fplq;Ffspy; gzpGupNthu; Fwpg;ghf Mgj;jpw;Fl;gl;ltu;fs;. Vndd;why; fw;fspypUe;J

khztu;fs; mzpe;J ghu;gg ; jw;fhf fz;ghu;it kUj;Jtu; fz;zhb rl;lq;fs; itj;Js;shu;.

vOk; J}rp fz;fspy; xl;bf; nfhz;L vupr;riy cz;L gz;ZfpwJ. fz;ghu;it kUj;Jtu; rpfpr;ir cj;juTfs; vOJfpwhu;. mtu;fSf;Fj; Njitahd fz;zhbfis thq;f Njitg;gLk; gzj;jpw;fhf mtu;fspy; ngUk;ghyhNdhu; ntFfhyj;jpw;F Nrkpf;f Ntz;Lk;. rpyuhy; xUNghJk; mtw;iw thq;f ,ayhJ.

Nlhup]_f;F fz;zhbfs; Njit

“X> ,y;iy. ,d;ndhd;wh!” vd;W vz;Zfpwhu; fz;ghu;it kUj;Jtupd; ehw;fhypapy;> tpNehjkhd Ma;T fz;zhbfis mzpe;J nfhz;L mku;ej ; pUf;Fk; Nlhup];. mtu; fz; Ma;Tf;fhf kl;LNk te;jhu;. mtUf;Ff; fpl;lg;ghu;it cs;sJ vd;Wk; J}uj;jpypUf;Fk; nghUl;fis cw;W Nehf;FtJ mtUf;F

rpukk; vd;Wk; fz;ghu;it kUj;Jtu; ,g;NghJjhd; tpsf;fpapUf;fpwhu;. ,J mtUf;F Mr;rupaj;ijj; jutpy;iy. Vndd;why; mtu; fz;fspy; mbf;fb ePu; tbfpwJ. NkYk; tFg;giwapd; gpw;gFjpapy; mtu; mku;ej ; pUf;Fk;NghJ fUk;gyifapy; vOjpapUg;gij ghu;gg ; J mtUf;Fr; rpukkhf ,Uf;fpwJ. ,Ue;jNghjpYk; ,r;nra;jp mtiu fyf;fKwr; nra;fpwJ. “vd; gs;spf; fl;lzj;jpw;Nf vd;dplk; ruptu gzk; ,y;iy. fz;zhbfis ehd; vg;gb thq;FNtd;?”

Nlhup]; ,UNtW N[hbfis mzpe;J ghu;ff ; pwhu;! NkYk; mtuJ fz;zhbfis itj;Jf; nfhs;s xd;W.

ypz;lh> 13

nu[pdh> 13

ngdhu;l>; 13

kpy;ypnrd;l>; 13

%rh> 13

v];Nju;> 15

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gpypg;gpDila cyfshtpa thf;fspg;G jpdk;

g pypg ; lfhL> 15 re N; jh~khf ,Ug ;gJ : ehd ;

,ir Nfl;Fk ; NghJ> t pUg ;gkhf nrypd ; bNahd ; Nfhgg ;gLtJ : ahuhtJ vd ;d plk ; Nftykhf ele ;J nfhs ;Sk ; NghJ Nghw ;WtJ : ENfhr p [hd ;rd ; Mf t pUk G; tJ : xU fl;blf ;

fiyQu ; fdT : midj ;J mehijfs ; kw ;Wk ; njUf ; Foe ;ijfisAk ; guhku pg ;gJ.

gpypg; tPby;yhjtu;> mtuJ khw;whe;jha; mtiu ntspNaw;wptpl;lhu;. ,g;NghJ mtu; fpuhkj;jpy; xU kJf;filapy; xU gyifapd; kPJ cuq;Ffpwhu;. jiyaidf;Fg; gjpy; xU b-\u;l; itj;jpUf;fpwhu;. ,utpy; nfhRf;fs; mtiuf; fbf;fpd;wd. kiof;fhyk; jhd; kpfNkhrkhd Neuk;. mg;NghJ kio nfhl;LfpwJ. mJ epw;Fk; tiu gpypg; xU Nki[apd; fPo; mku;ej ; pUf;fpwhu;. “vd; mk;kh ,q;fpy;iy. vd; mg;gh vd;id vd; khw;whe;jhaplk; tpl;L tpl;lhu;. mtu; nra;Ak; xNu fhupak; vd; gs;spf; fl;lzj;jpw;fhf rpy fhRfs; nfhLf;pwhu;. mJ NghjhJ. MfNt> rpy Neuq;fspy; vd;dhy; gs;spf;Fr; nry;y Kbtjpy;iy. vd; khw;whe;jha; vt;tsT nfhLikahdtnud;why; mtiug; ghu;fF ; k;Nghnjy;yhk; ehd; gugug;gilfpNwd;”. Mdhy;> gpypg; Nghuhl KbT nra;J tpl;lhu;. mtUk; gs;sp ez;gu;fSk; cyfk; ,jiog; gbj;jpUf;fpd;wdu;. mjdhy; jdf;F fy;tpngw cupik ,Uf;fpwnjd;W mtu; mwpthu;

05.15 gfy; nghOJ fOTtJld; Muk;gpf;fpwJ

05.00 nts;isg; gw;fs; gpypg; JapnyOe;J> kJf;filapy; gy; Jyf;Ffpwhu;

06.30 gs;spf;F ePzl ; gazk; gpypg;> flw;fiuNahu fpuhkkhfpa bahNgNdapypUe;J ele;Jk;> NgUe;J gpbj;Jk; gs;spf;Fr; nry;y Ntz;Lk;. mtu; ngUk;ghYk; xU ez;gUld; ele;J nry;fpwhu;. mtUf;Fj; jdpNa elg;gJ gpbf;ftpy;iy. mJ mtUf;F kdr; Nrhu;itj; jUfpwJ

gpypg; jdJ clk;ig> jd; Jzpfis kw;Wk; jd; fhyzpfisf; fOTfpwhu;. mtu; gs;spf;F Rj;jkhfTk; kpLf;fhfTk; nry;y tpUk;Gfpwhu;. mJ Kf;fpak;. Vndd;why;> mtu; xU vjpu;fhyf; fl;blf; fiyQu; Nghy; njupa tpUk;Gfpwhu;> xU gyifNky; cwq;Fk; igad; Nghy; my;y.

 ciu :n[h`hd ;dh `hy ;y pd ; Gifg ;glq ;fs ; : Nlhuh khu ;l;ld ;] ;

13.30 vdJ kjpa czT gpypg; ve;jf; fhiy czTk; rhg;gpLtjpy;iy. NkYk; rpy ehl;fspy; kjpa czT thq;Fk; trjp mtuplk; ,y;iy. mg;NghJ gy`Pdkhf czu;eJ ; NfhgKWfpwhu;. Mdhy; ,d;W mtuhy; xU igapy; rhf;Nyl; ghdKk;> nuhl;bAk; thq;f KbAk;

06.00 ,];jpupg; ngl;b gpypg; ,];jpupg; ngl;bapy; rpy R+lhd fupj;Jz;Lfisg; Nghl;L jd; gs;spr; rPUilia ,];jpup NghLfpwhu;

09.25 ,Wjpahf> cyfshtpa thf;fspg;G! 52

gpypg; xU tupirapy; ePzl ; Neuk; fhj;jpUe;Jtpl;lhu;. ,Wjpahf cyfshfpa thf;fspg;gpy; thf;fspf;f mtuJ Kiw te;Jtpl;lJ


14.00 gs;spg; gbg;G Kf;fpak; gpypg; jd; gs;spapy; fbdkhf ciof;fpwhu;. Vndd;why; mtu; xU Nkyhd vjpu;fhyj;ij tpUk;Gfpwhu;

15.30 NkYk; jz;zuP !; gpypg; kJf;filapy; gad;gLj;jg;gLk; jz;zi P ur; Rke;J tUfpwhu;. jz;zuP f ; F ; oha; mLj;j tPlL ; f;fhuUf;Fr; nrhe;jkhdJ. gpypg; thsp tPjk; fl;lzk; nrYj;Jfpwhu;.

17.00 xU %iyapy; gbf;fpwhu; khiyapy;> kJf;fil KOf;f taJte;Njhu; cs;sdu;. mtu;fs; Giff;fpd;wdu;. kJ Fbf;fpd;wdu;> kw;Wk; fhy;ge;J njhiyf;fhl;rp ghu;ff ; pd;wdu;. mg;NghJ gpypg; jd; gs;spg; Gj;jfq;fis vLj;Jf; nfhz;L mLj;j tPlL ; f;fhuupd; kidapd; xU %iyf;Fr; nrd;W> jdJ tPlL ; g; ghlj;ijr; nra;fpwhu;. kJf;fil %Lk; tiu mq;NfNa mku;ej ; pUf;fpwhu;.

22.30 ey;ypuT! gpypg; kJf;filapy; jd; gyif kPJ gLf;fpwhu;. mtUf;F flypd; Xir Nfl;fpwJ. Mdhy;> mr;rj;jk; mtUf;Fg; gpbf;ftpy;iy. jd;id mbf;fb cwq;ftplhky; tpopj;jpUf;f itf;Fk; Fspuhd fly;fhw;iw mJ mtUf;F Qhgf %l;LfpwJ

14.30 flyUNf Xl;lk; gpypg;Gf;F Xl;lk; gpbf;Fk;. mtu; kjpa czT rhg;gpl;l ehl;fs; nfhQ;rk; RWRWg;ghf czu;fpwhu;. MfNt> flNyhukhf Xlr; nry;fpwhu;. XLk; fhyzpfs; VJk; mtuplk; ,y;iy. jd; ghjq;fSf;F gf;fgyj;jpw;fhf Jzpfis Rw;wpf; nfhs;fpwhu;

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,e;ehspd; jq;f mWtil N[hrg;> Mgj;jhd nku;fF ; upia thspapy; Nghl;lgpd; jq;ff; FUizfs; kPjkpUf;fpd;wd. ,d;W mtu; %d;W fpuhk; jq;fk; Nrfupj;Js;shu;

jqfj ; ;ijt pl gs ;s p Kffpak ; ; N[hrg; kzy; jl;il Rw;wp Rw;wp Row;Wfpwhu;. tpau;it mtu; new;wptopNa XLfpwJ> mtuJ fz;fis vupaitf;fpwJ. mr;rpwpa Fsj;jpy; ,Uf;Fk; jz;zuP py; nku;fF ; up cNyhfk; cs;sJ. mJ mtuJ ghjq;fspypUf;Fk; Gz;fis Mwtplhky; jLf;fpwJ. mtu; jd; gs;spf;fl;lzj;Jf;fhfj; jq;fk; Nrfupf;fpwhu;

N

[hrg; jhd; fz;nlLf;Fk; jq;fj;jpdhyhd n[hypf;Fk; fOj;jzpfs;> Nkhjpuq;fs; my;yJ jq;ff; fpuPlq;fs; gw;wp fdT fhztpy;iy. “ehd; xt;nthU kjpaKk; mj;jq;fj;ij tpw;fpNwd;. vd; gs;spf; fl;lzj;jpw;fhfj;jhd; mg;gzk; vdf;Fj; Njitg;gLfpwJ”. N[hrg; xt;nthU thu ,WjpapYk;> gs;sp tpLKiw ehl;fspYk; jq;fk; Nrfupf;Fk; Ntiyiar; nra;fpwhu;.

Mdhy; mJ xU rl;lj;jpw;F tpNuhjkhd rpwpa jq;fr; Ruq;fk;. kj;jpa fhdhtpy; cs;s rpy ngupa Ruq;fq;fs; kl;LNk murhq;fj;jplkpUe;J mDkjp ngw;Ws;sd. ,q;Nf flw;fiuapYs;stu;fs; mDkjpapy;yhky; jq;fk; ntl;bnaLf;fpd;wdu;. fhty;Jiw ngUk;ghYk; ,jidf; fz;L nfhs;tjpy;iy> Mdhy;> vg;NghJk; mg;gbapy;iy. N[hrg; kziy ntl;bnaLj;J> jq;fj;ijj;

Njb Row;Wfpwhu;. jq;fj;Jfs;fs; fUk; kzypy; kpd;Dfpd;wd. mtu; jput nku;fF ; upiar; Nru;jJ ; njhlu;eJ ; Row;Wfpwhu;. me;j cNyhfk; jq;fj; Jfs;fis <u;ff ; pwJ. gpd;du; xU gioa miuf;fhy; rl;iliaf; nfhz;L nku;fF ; upia tbfl;Lfpwhu;. nku;fF ; up thspapy; nfhl;LfpwJ. mtu; Jzpiaj; jpwf;Fk;NghJ jq;f FUizfs; kPjkpUf;fpd;wd. mtu; mtw;iw xU g;sh];bf; igapy; Nrfupf;fpwhu;. R+upa m];jkdj;jpd; NghJ mtuplk; %d;W fpuhk; jq;fk; cs;sJ.

je;ij rz;ilapy; nfhy;yg;gl;lhu; N[hrg; Ntiyapy;yhj; jd; mz;zZld; trpf;fpwhu;. N[hrg; Vwf;Fiwa ve;NeuKk; gs;spf; fl;lzj;ijg; gw;wpNa Nahrpj;Jf; nfhz;bUf;fpwhu;. jhd; gzk; nrYj;jj;

Foe;ijfspd; cupikfs; gw;wp N[hrg;gpd; gs;sp ez;gu;fs; MNuhf;fpa NgZjYf;F cupik “vdf;Fj; jLg;g+rpNghl;lJk; vd; fz;zpy; RUf;nfd;W typj;jJ. ehd; kaq;fptpl;Nld;. ,g;NghJ vd; tyJ fz;zpdhy; ehd; vijAk; ghu;ff ; KbahJ. vdJ ngw;Nwhu; ,Ue;j gzk; mj;jidiaAk; kUj;JtUf;Ff; nfhLj;jdu;. Mdhy; xU mWitr; rpfpr;irf;F mJ NghJkhdjhf ,y;iy. ,g;NghJ Ntis jtwptpl;lJ. mf;fz;zpdhy; ehd; ,dp xU NghJk; ghu;ff ; KbahJ. cyfpYs;s midj;Jf; Foe;ijfSf;Fk; MNuhf;fpag; NgZjy; cupik fpilf;f Ntz;Lnkd;W tpUk;GfpNwd;!”

mdpjh fl;N[h> 16

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ngw;Nwhu; ngw;wpUf;f cupik “ehd; xU thuf; Foe;ijahf ,Ue;jNghJ vd; ngw;Nwhu;fs; vd;idf; iftpl;ldu;. ehd; mtu;fisg; ghu;jj ; Nj fpilahJ. cyfpd; Foe;ijfspd; gupR> ekJ cupikfs; gw;wp ekf;F fw;gpf;fpwjw;fhf ehd; ed;wpAilatshf ,Uf;fpNwd;. midj;Jf; Foe;ijfSf;Fk; guhkupf;fg;gLtjw;Fk;> ngw;Nwhu; ngw;wpUg;gjw;Fk; cupikapUf;fpwJ vd;W ,g;NghJ ehd; mwpe;Js;Nsd;. Mdhy;> vd; ngw;Nwhu; vd;idf; iftpl;lijg; gw;wp epidf;Fk; NghJ ehd; NrhfkhfpNwd;.”

klby;lh> lhl]p> 16

fy;tp ,ytrkhdjhf ,Uf;f Ntz;Lk; “vd; gs;spf;fl;lzj;ijr; nrYj;Jtjw;Fj; Njitahd gzj;ijr; rk;ghjpf;f ehd; gs;sp Kbe;jgpd; FbePu; tpw;fpNwd;. midj;Jf; Foe;ijfSk; fl;lzk; nrYj;jhky; gs;spf;Fr; nry;y KbaNtz;Lnkd;W ehd; vz;ZfpNwd;!”

Y}rp mNkhth> 17

jtwptpl;ljhy; jiyik Mrpupau; jd;id tPlb ; w;F mDg;gptpLthu; vd;W ftiyg; gLfpwhu;. Mdhy; vg;NghJNk ,JNghypUe;jjpy;iy. N[hrg; rpWtdhf ,Ue;jNghJ> mtUk; mtuJ FLk;gKk; xU Njhl;lj;jpy; trpj;jdu;. mtuJ je;ij ghk; kug; gok; mWtil nra;jhu;. mJ ghk; vz;nza; nra;a gpopag;gl;lJ. Mdhy; N[hrg;gpd; je;ij NehAw;whu;. mjdhy; mtu;fs; Njhl;lj;jpypUe;J ntspNaw;wg;gl;ldu;. mjw;F rw;Wgpd; mtuJ je;ij xU rz;ilapy; <Lgl;lNghJ xU fy;yhy; mbf;fg;gl;L %u;ri ; rahfpdhu;. mf;FLk;gj;jpy; xU btpAk;> Fspu;rhjdg; ngl;bAk; ,Ue;jd. mtu;fspd; je;ijia kUj;Jtkidf;F vLj;Jr; nry;y mtw;iw tpw;f Ntz;baJ

cyfshtpa thf;fspg;G N[hrg;> kNghN`hu; Nky;epiyg; gs;spapy; ele;j cyfshtpa thf;fspg;gpy; jd; thf;if mspj;jhu;. thf;fspg;gjw;F mq;Nf xU ePzl ; tupir ,Uf;fpwJ. “thf;fspg;gJ ekf;F Kf;fpa mwpit mspf;fpwJ. ehk; ngupatu;fshd gpd; fhdhtpd; [dhjpgjpiaj; Nju;en ; jLf;f thf;fspg;Nghk;>” vd;fpwhu; N[hrg;. “ehd; [dhjpgjpahdhy;> Foe;ijfspd; cupikfSf;fhfg; NghuhLNtd;. ngw;Nwhiu ,oe;j midj;Jf; Foe;ijfSf;fhfTk; ehd; gs;spfs; fl;LNtd”.


gs;spia Nerpf;fpwhu; mg;NghjpUe;J N[hrg; jq;fk; Nrfupj;Jf; nfhz;bUf;fpwhu;. mg;gzj;ijAk; tpiyAau;ej ; nku;fF ; upiaAk; xU g;sh];bf; igapypl;L jd; gLf;iff;F

N[hrg ; Fthd pf N; fh> 16 re N; jhrg ;gLtJ : ehd ; XLk ; NghJ my ;yJ fhy ;ge ;J t pisahLk ; NghJ Nrhfkhf ,Ug ;gJ : vtUila je ;ijahtJ ,we ;J t pl;ljhff ; Nfs ;t pg ;gLk ; NghJ Nfhgg ;gLtJ : vd ; mz ;zd ; vd ;id mbf ;Fk ; NghJ g pbj ;j czT : Nrhw ;Wld ; ENfhNlh kau ; Fok G; fye ;jJ t pUk G; tJ : ,ir ehd ; xU ew n ; ra ;j p ghlfdhf t pUk G; fpNwd ; ntWg ;gJ : Foe ;ijfis Raeyj ;j pw ;fhf jtwhfg ; gad ;gLj ;Jk ; kf ;fs ; Mf t pUk G; tJ : tq ;fp Nkyhsh ;.

fPNo Nrkpj;J itf;fpwhu;. xt;nthU jpq;fl; fpoikAk; mtu; jiyik Mrpupaupd; fjitj; jl;b> jd; gs;spf; fl;lzj;jpy; NkYk; nfhQ;rk; nrYj;Jfpwhu;. “vdf;F Mq;fpyk;> tpQ;Qhdk;> fzpjk; kw;Wk; Ntshz;ik nghwpapay; gpbf;Fk;. NkYk; ,ilNtisapd; NghJ vd; ez;gu;fSld; fhy;ge;J tpisahLtJ vdf;Fg; gpbf;Fk;. ehd; Kd;gFjpapy; tpisahLtjhy; epiwa Nfhy;fs; mbf;fpNwd;. gs;spjhd; vdf;F kpfTk; gpbj;j ,lk;.” “vd; Mrpupau; vd;id xU fz;fhzpg;ghsu; Mf;fpdhu;. mjdhy; ruf;F mykhup kw;Wk; foptiwfspd; rhtpfs; vd; nghWg;gpy; cs;sd. ,J xU ey;y gapw;rp. Vndd;why; ehd; xU tq;fp Nkyhsuhf tpUk;GfpNwd;. me;j Ntiyapy; ek;khy; Vw;ghL nra;aTk; jpl;lkplTk; KbaNtz;Lk;. NkYk; ehk; thbf;ifahsu;fsplk; ,dpikahf ele;J nfhs;s Ntz;Lk;. ngw;Nwhuhy; jq;fs; Foe;ijfisg; gs;spf;F mDg;g KbAk;gb mtu;fs; midtUf;Fk; fld;fs; nfhLg;Ngd;.” 

vr;rupf;if! nku;fF ; up! nku;fF ; up> jq;fj;ij kzypypUe;J gpupg;gjw;F N[hrg; gad;gLj;Jk; xU fdkhd jput cNyhfk;. nku;fF ; up kf;fSf;Fk;> Rw;Wr; R+oYf;Fk; Mgj;jhdJ. Fwpg;ghf mJ jz;zU P ld; Nru;ej ; hy; kpfTk; Mgj;jhdJ. Vndd;why; mg;NghJ mJ tpNrrjd;ik nfhz;l nkj;jpy; nku;fF ; upahf khwf;$Lk;. nku;fF ; up euk;Gkz;lyj;ij gho;gLj;jTk; fw;gjpy; rpf;fy;fis Vw;gLj;jTk; $Lk; vd;W xU Ieh mwpf;iff; $WfpwJ.

Ke;ehspy; jq;ff; flw;fiu fhdh Kw;fhyj;jpy; xU gpupl;b\; FbNaw;w ehlhf ,Ue;jJ. mg;NghJ mjd; ngau; jq;ff; flw;fiu. Vndd;why; ,q;F epiwa jq;fk; ,Uf;fpwJ. ,d;Dk; jq;fk; xU Kf;fpakhd gz;lk;. fhdh mjid kw;w ehLfSf;F tpw;fpwJ

gs;sp MuQ;Rfs;

mikjp tPL

gs;spapd; Kw;wj;jpy; xU MuQ;R Njhg;G cs;sJ. khztu;fs; mq;Nf Ntz;LksT MuQ;Rfs; gwpj;J cz;zyhk;

N[hrg;Gk; mtuJ rNfhjuUk; jq;fs; je;ijapd; tPli ; l thuprhfg; ngw;Ws;sdu;. mjw;F “mikjp tPL” vd;W ngau;. Vndd;why; mJ xU ghJfhg;ghd jpwe;j ntspapy; mike;Js;sJ

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 ciu : n[h`hd;dh n`y;ypd; Gifg;glq;fs; : Nlhuh khu;ll ; d;];

“vdf;F mg;NghJ gd;dpnuz;L taJ. vd; kdk; vq;fs; tPli ; lg; NghyNt fhypahfj; njupe;jJ. “vd; je;ij ,Ue;jNghJ ehq;fs; ve;NeuKk; re;Njhrkhd Jbg;g+l;Lk; fhupaq;fisr; nra;Jnfhz;bUe;Njhk;. ehq;fs; fhy; ge;J kw;Wk; tpisahl;Lfs; tpisahbNdhk;. mtu; xU re;Njhrkhd mwpthsp kdpju;. mtupy;yhky; ,g;NghJ tho;fi ; ff; fbdkhf cs;sJ.”


thf;fspg;gjw;F ePzl ; tupir.

gu;khtpd; uhZtj;jplkpUe;J jg;gpNahLfpd;wdu.

Gifg;glk; : g;uP gu;kh NuQ;ru;];

thf;fspf;Fk; tupirapypUe;J jg;gpNahlYf;F ru;thjpfhu ehlhd gu;khtpy; fpuhkg; gs;spfspYs;s Foe;ijfs; jq;fsJ nrhe;j [dehafkhd Nju;jYf;F Vw;ghL nra;fpd;wdu;. cyfk; ,jopd; Mq;fpyg; gjpg;G> Nfud; kw;Wk; gu;kpa nkhop ngau;gG ; fSld;> gu;khTf;Fs; flj;jg;gLfpwJ. Foe;ijfs; jq;fs; cupikfs; gw;wp fpsu;rr ; pAld; gbf;fpd;wdu;. Mdhy;> mth;fs; jq;fspd; cyfshtpa thf;fspg;gpy;> gj;jhz;L Foe;ij cupikfs; tPuu;fisj; Nju;en ; jLf;f cjtpa ntFfhyj;jpw;Fg; gpwF vr;rupf;if tUfpwJ: gu;khtpd; uhZtk; te;J nfhz;bUf;fpwJ! midtUk; J}f;f Kbe;jijg; gw;wpf; nfhz;L fhl;Lf;Fs; jg;gp Xbdu;. Mdhy; jd; jhj;jhitg; ghu;ff ; te;jpUe;j 6 taJ eht; ght; jg;gpf;ftpy;iy. mtUk; mtuJ jk;gpAk; Nghu;tuP u;fshy; Rlg;gl;ldu;.

gu;khtpy; xU fpuhkg; gs;spapy;> Foe;ijfspd; [dehafkhd Nju;jYf;F thf;Fr; rhtb nra;ag;gLfpwJ.

Kf;fpakhd Foe;ij cupikfs; KbTfs; vLf;f tpUk;GfpNwd; “18 taJf;Fl;gl;l gy Foe;ijfs; vq;fisg; NghyNt xLf;fg;gl;bUf;fpd;wdnud;Wk;> tho;fi ; fapy; NtW f\;lq;fis mDgtpf;fpwhu;fs; vd;Wk; cyfpd; Foe;ijfspd; gupR vq;fSf;Ff; fw;gpj;Js;sJ. Foe;ijapd; cupikfs; gw;wp epiwa gbj;Jtpl;ljhy; ehd; rf;jp ngw;Ws;Nsd;. mtw;iw midtUk; kjpf;f Ntz;Lk;. mtw;iw kPwpdhy; mtu;fs; jz;bf;fg;gl Ntz;Lk;. cyfk; ,jo; kw;w Foe;ijfisg; gw;wp vdf;Ff; fw;Wf; nfhLj;Js;sJ. ehd; ,isa Foe;ijfSf;F mtu;fspd; cupikfs; gw;wp fw;Wj;ju top nra;Js;sJ. MfNt> mJ kpfr; rpwe;jJ. ehd; muruhfNth> gpujkuhfNth ,Ue;jhy;> Foe;ijapd; cupikfs; jhd; Kd;Dupik ngUk;. Foe;ijapd; cupikfs; gw;wp elf;Fk; tpthjq;fspYk; KbntLg;gjpYk; ehd; gq;Nfw;f tpUk;GfpNwd;. mt;Tupikfisg; ghJfhf;fTk;> mtw;iwg; gw;wpa tpopg;Gzu;it cau;jj ; Tk; ehq;fs; nray;gl tpUk;GfpNwhk;. Foe;ijfshfpa vq;fSf;F fy;tp kpf Kf;fpakhdJ.”

eht; v g;Sl; ght;> 16

Foe;ijfs;> cyfk; ,jopd; Mq;fpyg; gjpg;gpYs;s glq;fisg; ghu;jJ ; f; nfhz;L> midj;J ciufSk; Nfudpy; nkhopngau;ff ; g;gl;l xU Gj;jfj;ijg; gbf;fpd;wdu;.

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kf ;fs ; mw pa Ntz ;Lk ; “Foe;ijapd; cupikfs; gw;wp ,q;F gy kf;fSf;Fj; njupahJ. vd;idg; nghWj;jtiu kpf Kf;fpakhd Foe;ij gpur;rpidfs; Foe;ij Nghu;tuP u;fs;> fl;lha ciog;G kw;Wk; kdpj tpahghuk;. rpyH Foe;ijapd; cupikfs; gw;wp VJk; mwpahjjhy; mtw;iw kPWfpd;wdu;. ekf;F cupikfs; ,Uf;fpd;wd vd;W kf;fs; mwptij ehk; cWjp nra;a Ntz;Lk;. vd; ehl;by; kpf mbf;fb Foe;ijapd; cupikfs; kPwg;gLtJ vd;id tUj;jg;gLj;JfpwJ. epiyikia rupnra;a vd;dhy; Kbe;jij ehd; nra;Ntd; vd;W cWjpaspf;fpNwd;. xLf;fg;gl;l Foe;ijfSf;fhf Nghuhl ehd; tpUk;GfpNwd;. cyfpd; Foe;ijfspd; gupR Foe;ijapd; cupikfs; gw;wp vdf;F epiwa fw;Wf;nfhLj;Js;sJ. ehd; vjpu;fhyj;jpy; xU jiytuhdhy; f\;lkhd tho;fi ; fapy; coYk; Foe;ijfSf;F cjTNtd;. Foe;ijapd; cupikfs; gw;wp epiwa kf;fSf;F fw;Wf; nfhLg;gjhy; mJ kpfr; rpwe;jJ. NkYk; gy;NtW ehLfspy; Foe;ijfspd; cupikfisg; ghJfhf;f kf;fs; vd;d nra;fpd;wdu; vd;W mwpe;J nfhz;Nld;.”

rht; `_l;^ `_l;^ Nya;> 12


ghf ;fp] ;jhd pd ; jhh ; ghiytdj ;jpy ; Foe ;ijfs ; Ntl;ghsh;fshf ghtid nra;jy;

gq;Nfw;gjpy; ngUkpjk; “ehd; xU muruhfNth> gpujkuhfNth my;yJ murpay;thjpahfNth ,Ue;jhy; Foe;ijapd; chpikfSf;fhf nray;gLNtd;. Foe;ijfSf;F cjt KbTfs; vLg;Ngd;> gzj;ij KjyPL nra;Ntd;. ,q;Nf kpf Kf;fpakhd Foe;ijg; gpur;ridfs; xLf;fg;gLjYk;> fl;lha ciog;GNk. Foe;ijapd; chpikfs; ,Ug;gij mwpahkNyNa gyh; tho;ehs; KOtJk; tho;fpd;wdh;. mtw;iwg; gw;wp tpopg;Gzh;it Nkk;gLj;j ehk; ciof;f Ntz;Lk;. Foe;ijfshfpa ekf;F ek; chpikfs; Kf;fpakhdit. cyfpd; Foe;ijfspd; ghpRk; mJ Foe;ijfis Mjhpf;Fk; tpjKk; vdf;Fg; gpbj;jpUf;fpwJ. cyfpd; Foe;ijfspd; ghprpy; xU gq;fhspahf ,Ug;gjpy; n ; gUik nfhs;fpNwd;. vq;fspy; gyUf;F cyfshtpa thf;fspg;G jpdk; xU kwf;f Kbahj mDgtk;. epiwa Ngh; cyfk; ,jiog; gbg;gJk; Foe;ijapd; chpikfs; gw;wp mwpe;J nfhs;tJk; gpukhjkhdJ.”

eht; `P]h; Gntl; th, 12

“ehq;fs; cyfpd; Foe;ijfspd; ghpRld; nray;gLk;NghJ> ehq;fs;jhd; Ntl;ghsh;fnsd;W fw;gidr; nra;fpNwhk;. mJ cz;ikapNyNa fpsh;rr ; pA+l;LfpwJ. xt;nthU Ntl;ghsUk; nra;Js;s ey;y gzpfis ehq;fs; tpsf;f ntz;Lk;. mjdhy; vq;fSf;F ey;y tPuh;fSk; tho;fi ; f khjphpfSk; fpilf;fpd;wdh.;”

ntd;lB ; gh[;> 13> mg;dh gs;sp> uhNfh Nkq;thh;

ngw N; whUf ;Ff ; fw ;g pj ;jy ;

“Foe ;ija pd ; ch pikfs ; gw ;w p ngw N; whUf ;F mjpfk ; njh pahJ. ehk ; mth ;fSf ;Ff ; fw ;g pf ;f Ntz ;Lk ;. ekf ;F thf ;fs pg ;gJ g pbf ;Fk ;. Mdhy ; Kjypy ; ekf ;F njh pa Ntz ;Lk ;. MfNt ehk ; Ntl;ghsh ;fisg ; gw ;w p mw pe ;J nfhs ;fpNwhk ;. ehk ; nrhe ;jkhf Nahr pg ;gJ Kf ;fpak ;. Foe ;ija pd ; ch pikfs ; 18taJf ;Fl;gl;l midtUf ;Fk ; nghUe ;Jk ;. gs ;s pf ;Fr ; nry ;y mDkjpf ;fg ;gLtJ ekJ ch pik. r pWkpfSf ;F gs ;s p nry ;Yk ; ch pik ,Uf ;fpwJ. gzf ;fhuh ;fSf ;Fk ; ViofSf ;Fk ; xNu khjpahd ch pikfs ;jhd ; ,Uf ;fpd ;wd.”

m~ f P ; kw ;Wk ; rhf ;fp> mg ;dh gs ;s p> Ka d P ; `h[k ;

ehkhf KbT nra;fpNwhk;

“Njh;jy; vg;gb elf;fpwnjd;W cyfpd; Foe;ijfs; ghpR ekf;Ff; fw;gpj;Js;sJ. ,g;NghJ vq;fs; gs;spkd;wj;jpw;fhd Njh;jYk; ufrpakhdJ. ehq;fs; midtUk; nrhe;jkhf KbT nra;a KbAk;. Foe;ijapd; chpikfs; gw;wp ekf;Ff; fw;gpg;gjhy; ghpR ey;y xd;W. ehk; nrtpkLf;fg;glTk;> KbTnra;tjpy; Nrh;jJ ; f; nfhs;sg;glTk; ekf;F chpikAz;L.”

ePly ; hy;>15>mg;dh gs;sp> ghk;Ngh rhd;bNah

ngw;Nwhiu ,zq;f itf;f Ntz;Lk; thf;Fg; ngl;bf;Fr; nry;y thpir

Foe;ij chpikfis vdf;F cyfk; ,jo; fw;gpj;jJ

rht; tP `Pl^ ; > 17

`Nu~ ; Fkhh ;> mg ;dh gs ;s p> Nlhghh ;

rkkhd chpikfs;

“cyfpd; Foe;ijfspd; ghpR ekJ chpikfs; gw;wp ekf;Ff; fw;gpf;fpwJ. kw;w ,df; FOf;fisr; Nrh;ej ; Foe;ijfis Nkrkhf elj;j vtUf;Fk; mDkjpapy;iy vd;W ehk; mwpNthk;. midtUf;Fk; rkkhd chpikfs; cs;sd. igad;fs;> rpWkpfs;> ,UtUf;FNk fy;tpngw chpikAz;L.”

khh;tp kw;Wk; ~gp K`kJ> mg;dh gs;sp> KgPd; `h[k; 57

 ciu & Gifg ;glq ;fs ;: g ;h pl;-Nkh p f ;shq ;

“cyfpd; Foe;ijfs; ghpR midj;Jf; Foe;ijfSf;Fk; ey;yJ. mjw;F Kd; Foe;ijapd; chpikfs; vd;d vd;W vdf;Fj; njhpahJ. ,g;NghJ mtw;iwj; njhpe;Jnfhz;ljhy; taJte;Njhh;fF ; mtw;iwg; gw;wpf; fw;gpf;f tpUk;GfpNwd;. mth;fs; mtw;iw kjpg;gjw;fhf Foe;ijapd; chpikfs; gw;wp cyfk; ,jopypUe;J mwpe;Jnfhz;Nld;. mJ midtUf;Fk; ey;yJ. NkYk; Foe;ijfspd; chpikfs;gw;wp gy kf;fSf;F fw;gpf;fpwJ. cyfshtpa thf;fspg;G jpdj;jpy; ahh; vd;d nra;a Ntz;Lk; vd;gJ gw;wp KbT nra;a ehq;fs; $l;lq;fs; elj;jpNdhk;. ehq;fs; xd;W Nrh;eJ ; mij elj;jpNdhk;. ,q;Nf taJte;Njhh; mbf;fb Foe;ijfSf;Fg; nghUe;jhj Ntiyfis nra;Ak;gb fl;lhag;gLj;Jfpd;wdh;. ehd; tsh;ej ; gpd; Foe;ijfSf;F jhq;fshfNt KbT nra;Ak; chpikia nfhLg;Ngd;.”

“ehq ;fs ; Ntl;ghsh ;fs ; midtiug ; gw ;w pAk ; mw pfpNwhk ;. ehk ; vjw ;fhf thf ;fs pf ;fpNwhk ; vd ;W ehk ; mw pe ;jpUf ;f Ntz ;Lk ;. Foe ;ijfSf ;F vd ;d ch pikfs ; ,Uf ;fpd ;wd vd ;W nrhy ;Yk ; t pjpfs ; ,Uf ;fpd ;wd vd ;W mw ptJ ed ;whf ,Uf ;fpwJ. fpuhkj ;jpYs ;s midj ;Jf ; Foe ;ijfSk ; gs ;s pf ;Fr ; nry ;y mDkjpf ;fg ;gl Ntz ;Lnkd ;W ngw N; whiu ,zq ;fitf ;f ehq ;fs ; epiwa ciof ;f Ntz ;ba pUf ;fpwJ. mJ Rygky ;y. gy ngw N; whh ;fs ; jhq ;fNs gs ;s pf ;F nrd ;wjpy ;iy. MfNt Foe ;ijfSf ;F fy ;t p ngw ch pikAz L ; vd ;W mth ;fs ; mw ptjpy ;iy. r py rkaq ;fs py ; ehq ;fs ; xNu FLk ;gj ;ij jpUk ;g jpUk ;g re ;jpf ;f Ntz ;bAs ;sJ.”

Gifg;glk; ghiytdk;: ];Bg; nguhh;l;


Foe;ijg;Nghh; tPuh;fSk; mfjpf;Foe;ijfSk; fhq;Nfh [dehaff; Fbaurpy; elf;Fk; Nghh; cyfr; rhpj;jpyj;jpNyNa kpf Nkhrkhd Nghh;. 1999 ,ypUe;J fpl;lj;jl;l Xa;tpd;wp rz;il ele;J nfhz;bUf;fpwJ. Fiwe;jJ 5.4 kpy;ypad; kf;fs; ,we;Jtpl;ldh;. Mapukhapuk; Foe;ijfs; Nghh;tuP h;fshFk;gb fl;lhag;gLj;jg; gl;bUf;fpd;wdh;. yl;rf;fzf;fhd Foe;ijfs; jq;fs; tPLfis tpl;L jg;gpNahl Ntz;bajhapw;W. ,f;Foe;ijfspy; gyh; cyfshtpa thf;fspg;gpy; gq;nfLf;fpd;wdh;. ]thb> vhpf; kw;Wk; khl;NlNrh> Foe;ijfspd; chpikfs; mikg;G ADEC [r; Nrh;ej ; g]pgpf; fprhfhuhTld; Nrh;eJ ; cyfk; ,jiog; gbf;fpd;wdh;.

Foe;ijg; Nghh;tuP h;fSk; f;hd P ; yhe;Jk; “Foe;ijfisg; gw;wp cyfk; ,jopy; gbg;gJ vdf;Fg; gpbf;Fk; ehq;fs; re;jpj;jpy;iynad;whYk; ep[ tho;fi ; fapy; ehq;fs; ez;gh;fs;>” vd;fpwhh; khl;NlNrh> 15. mtUk;> vhpf;Fk; ]thbAk; Ke;ehs; Foe;ijg;Nghh; tPuh;fs;. rpy rkaq;fspy; mth;fs; xUtUf;nfhUth; vjpuhfg; Nghhpl;ldh;. Mdhy; ,g;NghJ mth;fs; ez;gh;fs; mth;fs; mbf;fb cyfk; ,jiog; gbf;fpd;wdh;. ,d;W mth;fs; f;hd P y ; he;J ehbYs;s Foe;ijfis rPNjh\; vd khw;wk; vg;gb ghjpf;fpwJ vd;W mwpe;J nfhz;bUf;fpd;wdh;.

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hl;NlNrh ,uz;L Mz;LfSf;FKd;> ADEC vd;w mikg;gpdhy; kPlf ; g;gl;L> Foe;ijg; Nghh; tPuh;fSf;fhd xU ikaj;jpy; Ngha; Nrh;ej ; jpypUe;J cyfk; ,jiog; gbj;J tUfpwhh;. “ehd; rpWtdhf ,Ue;jNghJ Ms;flj;jg;gl;L> Nghh; tPudhf ,Uf;ff; fl;lhag;gLj;jg;gl;ljhy; ehd; fy;tpia ,oe;Njd;. vdf;F taJ 15. Mdhy; vd;dhy; gbf;f KbahJ. ikaj;jpYs;s r%f Nrtfh;fs; cyfk; ,jio vq;fSf;fhfg; gbf;fpd;wdh; “Foe;ijfSf;Fj; jq;fs; tho;fi ; fiag; gw;wpAk; kw;w Foe;ijfs; gw;wpa jq;fs; vz;zq;fisg; gw;wpAk; Ngr cyfk; ,jo; xU re;jh;gg ; k; nfhLf;fpwJ>” mJ kpf Kf;fpakhdJ.

kw;Wk; vq;fs; chpikfs; gw;wp vq;fSf;Ff; fw;gpf;fpd;wdh; kw;Wk; vq;fs; chpikfs; gw;wp vq;fSf;Ff; fw;gpf;fpd;wdh;. Foe;ijfis Nghh;tuP h;fshfg; gad;gLj;JtJ jtW vd;W mt;tpjo; vdf;Ff; fw;gpj;jJ. mJ vd;idf; NfhgKwr; nra;jJ. Vndd;why; taJ te;Njhh; vd;idj; jq;fs; Ra eyj;jpw;fhf gad;gLj;jpdh; vd;gij Ghpe;J nfhz;Nld.;” mtuJ ez;gh;fs; vhpf; kw;Wk; ]thb jiyia mirj;J MNkhjpf;fpd;wdh;. “vdf;Fk; cyfk; ,jo; gpbf;Fk;. cyifr; Rw;wpg; gy;NtW ehLfspy; Foe;ijfspd; tho;fi ; f vg;gapUf;fpwnjd;Wk;> ehd; vg;gb taJ te;Njhuhy; elj;jg;glNtz;Lnkd;W NfhUJ vg;gb vd;Wk; mJ vdf;Fr; nrhy;fpwJ.

vhpf khl;NlhNrh

]thb

mt;tpjo; ekf;F fUj;Jj; Jspfisf; nfhLf;fpwJ. ,q;Nf fhq;Nfh [F,y; Vuhskhd Foe;ijfs; Nghh;tuP h;fshf MFk;gb fl;lhag; gLj;jg;gLfpd;wdh;. mJ xU gaq;fukhd tho;fi ; f”> vd;fpwhh; ] thb>16. capNuhL Gijf;fg;gl;Nld;

“vd;Dila Kjy; jhf;Fjypd; NghJ vdf;F xd;gJ taJjhd;. MfNt kpuz;LNghNdd. ehd; mo Muk;gpj;Njd;. vd; ,ae;jpuj; Jg;ghf;fpia jiuapy; tPrpnawpe;Jtpl;L gilj; jsj;jpw;Fj; jpUk;gp jg;gpj;J Xbtpl;Nld;. Nghh; tPuh;fs; kpff; NfhgKw;wdh;. mth; jiuapy; xU Mokhd Fop

neLe;J}u cyfk; ez;gh;fs; fhq;Nfh [F ,y; cs;s ez;gh;fs; jq;fSf;F f;hd P y ; he;jpy; ez;gh;fs; ,Ug;gJNghy; czh;fpd;wdh;…

Njhd;b mjpy; ,uz;L ,we;jth;fSld; vd;id tPrpdh;. gpd;dh; mf;Fopapd; kPJ fw;fis itj;J NkNy kz;izg; Nghl;ldh;. Nghh;tuP h;fs; vd;id mbj;jdh;> Nghij kUe;J cl;nfhs;sTk; gaq;fukhd fhhpaq;fisr; nra;aTk; fl;lhag;gLj;jpdh;. mth;fis ehd; ntWf;fpNwd;”> vd;fpwhh; vhpf;>14. “taJ te;Njhh; ,jw;F Neh; vjph;khwhf ele;J nfhs;s Ntz;Lnkd;W cyfk; ,jo; $WfpwJ. mth;fs; ek;ikg; Ngzpf; fhf;fTk;> ,J Nghd;w> ek;ikg; ghJfhf;fTk; Ntz;Lk;. vq;fSf;F mth;fs; nra;j gaq;fu nfhLikfisr; nra;af;$lhJ. ,g;NghJ cyfshtpa thf;fspg;gpy; gq;Nfw;f ehd; Jbj;Jf; nfhz;bUf;fpNwd;. ehd; thf;fspf;Fk;NghJ taJ te;Njhh; Foe;ijfis J\;gpuNahfk; nra;tij jLj;J epWj;Jtjw;F cjTtJ Nghd;w czh;T vdf;F Vw;gLfpd;wJ>” vd;fpwhh; khl;NlNrh.


cyfshtpa thf;fspg;gpy; gq;nfLf;fpd;wdh; mfjpf; Foe;ijfs; thf;fspf;fpd;wdh; fhq;Nfh [F ,y; ele;j Nghhpy; v];jhpd; KOFLk;gj;ijAk; mopj;jJ. NkYk; Nghh;tuP h;fs; mtiu kpf Nkhrkhf elj;jpdh;. ,d;W mth; cyfshtpa gpy; gq;Nfw;fpwhh;.

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te;Jte;Njhh; cyfk; ,jiog; gbf;f Ntz;Lk;! Foe ;ijg ; Nghh ;t Puh ;fshfpa “ ehq ;fs ; ve N; euKk ; nfhLikg ; gLj ;jg ;gl;Nlhk ;. NkYk ; gaq ;fukhd fhh paq ;fs ; nra A ; k ;gb fl;lhag ;gLj ;jg ;gl;Nlhk ;. Nghh py ; ,uz ;L Mz ;Lfs ; fopj ;jg pd ; ehd ; k Pl;fg ;gl;Nld ;. ,q N; f ehd ; xU Jizaw ;w mfjpahf ,Uf ;fpNwd ;. Vndd ;why ; vd ; FLk ;gk ; vq N; fa pUf ;fpwnjd ;W vdf ;Fj ; njh pahJ. vQ ;r p tho ;tjw ;F ehd ; xU fh] hth Miya py ; gz pGh pfpNwd ;. Mdhy ; vd ; fdT kWgbAk ; gs ;s p nry ;y KbtJjhd ;. vdf ;Fk ; kw ;w Jidaw ;w mfjpf ; Foe ;ijfSf ;Fk ; ADECOR vd ;w epWtdj ;jplkpUe ;J r pw pJ cjt p fpilf ;fpwJ. vq ;fs pd ; ch pikfisg ; gw ;w p mw pe ;J nfhs ;s ehq ;fs ; xd ;W $b cyfk ; ,jiog ; gbf ;fpd N; whk ;. NkYk ; ehq ;fs ; cyfhst pa thf ;fs pg ;g py ; gq n ; fLf ;fpNwhk ;. cyfsht pa thf ;fs pg ;g py ; thf ;fs pg ;gJ vdf ;Fg ; g pbf ;Fk ;” Kf ;fpakhd t p\ aq ;fs ; rk ;ke ;jkhf jq ;fs ; fUj ;Jf ; Nfl;fg ;gLtjw ;F fhq N; fh [Ft py ; Foe ;ijfSf ;Fr ; re ;jh ;g ;gk ; fpilf ;Fk ;. xNu Neuk ; mJNt. cyfk ; ,jo fw ;g pg ;gij vq ;fs ;

murhq ; ;fKk ; kw ;w midj ;J taJ te N; jhUk ; kjpg ;gij cWjpnra ;a ehq ;fs ; NghuhlNtz ;Lk ;. Vndd ;why ; ,q N; f taJ te N; jhh ; Foe ;ijfisg ; Ngz pf ;fhg ;gJ ,y ;iy. mjw ;F Neh ; vjph ;khwhf elf ;fpwJ. vq ;fSf ;F ve ;j kh pahijAk ; fpilg ;gjpy ;iy. MfNt jhd ; fhq N; fht pypUf ;Fk ; taJ te N; jhUk ; cyfk ; ,jiog ; gbg ;gJ Kf ;fpakhfpwJ. mg N; ghJjhd ; jq ;fs ; nrhe ;jf ; Foe ;ijfisAk ; jq ;fs pd ; mz ;il t Pl;lhh pd ; Foe ;ijfisAk ; Ngz pf ; fhg ;gJ cz ;ika pNyNa mth ;fs pd ; flik vd ;W mth ;fs ; mw pth ;.”

g pnad n; tD> 15> fhq N; fh [F.

cuq;fpNdhk;. NkYk; vg;NghJk; gae;J nfhz;NlapUe;Njhk;. jq;Ftjw;F xU ,lKk; cz;Ztjw;F VjhtJk; Ntz;LNk vd;W> Gdpah vd;w xU Cupy; ehd; Rj;jk; nra;aTk;> fOtTk; kw;Wk; Jzp itf;fTk; Muk;gpj;Njd;. ehd; mbf;fb Nkhrkhf elj;jg;gl;Nld.;” te;J re;jpf;fpg;gl tpUk;Gfpwhh; “Gdpahtpy; ,Ue;j rpy taJ te;Njhh;> gs;spf;Fr; nry;yhj Foe;ijfis xd;W jpul;b> vq;fSf;Ff; Foe;ijfspd; chpikfs; gw;wpf; $wpdh;. mth;fs; cyfk; ,jio vq;fSf;F thrpj;Jf; fhl;bdh;. ehd; mDtpj;jtw;iw ve;j Foe;ijAk; mDgtpf;ff;$lhJ vd;W ehd; czh;eN ; jd;. mJ vq;fsJ chpikfSf;F vjpuhdJ. “Foe;ijfshfpa ehq;fs; vg;gb elj;jg;gl Ntz;Lnkd;Wk;> vq;fs; chpikfis vg;gb NfhuNtz;Lnkd;Wk; vq;fSf;F fw;gpg;gjhy; cyfk; ,jiog; gbg;gJ vdf;F re;Njh\khf ,Uf;fpwJ. ehd; ,uz;LKiw thf;fspg;gpy; gq;Nfw;Wtpl;Nld;. Foe;ijfs; guhkhpf;fg;glNtz;Lnkd;w fUj;ij Mjhpg;gJ vdf;Fg; gpbj;jpUf;fpwJ. vd; FLk;gk; KOtJk; ,we;Jtpl;ljhy; vd; tho;fi ; f fbdkhdjhf ,Uf;fpwJ. cyfshtpa thf;fspg;gpy; ehd; thf;fspj;j Ntl;ghsh;fs; vd;whtJ xU ehs; ,q;F te;J vdf;F cjtNtz;Lnkd;gJ vdJ fdT. Vndd;why; ehd; jdpikapy; coy;fpNwd;.”

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 ciu: Md;lN; uah]; Nyhd; Gifg;glq;fs;: Md;lu; ha];Nyhd

df;F xd;gJ tajhFk; NghJ ,ae;jpuj; Jg;ghf;fpapd; Rj;jk; vq;fis vOg;gpaJ. Ie;J MAjk; jhq;fpa Nghh; tPuh;fs; tPlb ; d; Kw;wj;jpFs; Eioe;jdh;. mk;kh> mg;gh> kw;Wk; vd; rNfhjuh;fspy; Ith; vg;gbah jg;gpj;Jtpl;ldh;. Mdhy; ehDk; vd; jk;gpAk; gpd;Nd tplg;gl;Nlhk;. Nghh;tuP h;fs; vd;id mbj;J> jiuapy; fl;lhakhfg; gLf;f itj;jdh;. gpd;dh; vd;idf; fw;gopj;jdh;. xUtd; Kbj;jJk; mLj;jtd; Muk;gpj;jhd;. vd; jk;gp> fl;Lf; flq;fhky; Jbj;jhd;. mtd; $r;rypl;Lf; nfhz;Lk; mOJ nfhz;Lk; Rw;wp Rw;wp Xbdhd;. mtDf;F Ie;J taJ kl;LNk. Nghh;tuP h;fs; %u;ri ; rahd epiyapy; vd;idj; jiuapy; tpl;Lr; nrd;wdh;. vd; jk;gpjhd; vd;id vOg;gpdhd;. vd;id cYf;fp> $f;Fuypl;lhd;. fpuhkk; KOtJk; jPgg ; w;wpaJNghy ,Ue;jJ. “kf;fs; fpuhkj;jpw;Fj; jpUk;gp te;jNghJ> vd; FLk;gj;jpdh;> jg;gpr; nry;y KaYk; NghJ nfhy;yg;gl;L tpl;ldh; vd;W nrhd;dhh;fs;. fUizAs;s xU mz;iltPll ; hh; vdf;Fk; vd; jk;gpf;Fk; czT nfhLj;J cjtpdh;. Mdhy; vd; jk;gp tutuNkhrkhfp te;jhd;. mtd; cly; eykpd;wp ,Ue;jhd;> Nrhfkhf ,Ue;jhd;. MdhYk; vtuhYk; mtDf;F ve;j cjtpAk; nra;a Kbatpy;iy. rpy Mz;LfSf;Fg;gpd; mtd; ,we;J tpl;lhd;. ehDk; ,d;ndhU rpWkpAk; NkYk; ghJfhg;ghd gFjpfisj; Njb mf;fpuhkj;ij tpl;Lf; fpsk;gpNdhk;. ehq;fs; %d;W thuq;fs; ele;Njhk;. topapypUe;j fpuhkq;fspy; “


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“ehd; Nju;jy; FOtpd; jiytuhfTk;> xU Nju;jy; Nkw;ghu;itahsuhfTk; ,Uf;fpd;Nwd;. mg;NghJ gs;spia moF gLj;Jtjpy; cjTfpNwd;. NkYk;> ehd; WCPRC ,irf;FOtpy; gzpGupfpNwd;. ,J kpfg; gpukhjk;>” fpwhu; uhNty.;

thndhypapy; cyfpd; Foe

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hNty; gs;spf;F mUNf trpg;gjhy; rPff ; puNk gs;spf;Fr; nrd;W tpLfpwhu;. “Nfl;Lk; fw;Wk;” vd;w epfo;rr ; pia xyp gug;Gtjw;fhf mtu; B]y; kpd; cw;gj;jp fUtpiaAk; xypf;fUtpfisAk; ,af;f itf;fpwhu;. tpiutpy;> rhe;j ; j ; hnuk; efupypYs;s Clf miwapypUe;J xypf;Fk; 11 tajhd nua;dhd; lh rpy;th]pd; Fuiy mtUk;> fhiy epfo;rr ; papy; gq;nfLf;Fk; kw;w

Foe;ijfSk; Neupilahf Nfl;fpd;wdu;. fy;tp thndhypapd; ,sk; epUgu;fs; mNk]hd; ejpapd; topneLf;f gy;NtW ,lq;fspy; mku;jj ; g;gl;Ls;sdu;. “`P> ez;gu;fsNs! ,d;W ehDk; vd; rfCopau;fSk; ek; gpupakhd jha; ehnlq;fpYk; ,d;W cyfshtpa thf;fspg;G jpdk; vg;gb Vw;ghL nra;ag;gLfpd;wJ vd;W cq;fSf;F nrhy;yg; NghfpNwhk;”. Kjypy; lg;ghuh

f;uhd;Nlapy; cs;s ekJ epUgu; uhNty; R+]htplk; nry;Nthk;. “Cuf thndhyp epiya Clf miwapypUf;Fk; ekJ ez;gu;fSf;F fhiy tzf;fk;!” vd;fpwhu; uhNty;. vdJ gs;sp cyfpd; Foe;ijfspd; guprpy; ehd;fhtJ Mz;lhf ,g;NghJ gq;nfLj;Js;sJ. ,t;thz;L Ieh Foe;ij cupikfs; xg;ge;jj;jpd; ~uj;J 28 If; Fwpg;ghf fz;Nzhf;FfpNwhk;. mJ fy;tpngWk; cupikgw;wpaJ. ,q;Nf mNkNrhdh]py; gy Foe;ijfs; Ntiy nra;J jq;fs; FLk;gj;ij

Mjupg;gjw;fhfNth my;yJ ,isa cld; gpwg;Gfisg; guhkupg;gjw;fhfNth fy;tpia epWj;j Ntz;bapUf;fpwJ. kw;wtu;fs; Nghij kUe;Jk; kJTk; thq;Ftjw;fhf Foe;ij ciog;G %yk; gzk; rk;ghjpf;f ngw;NwhuhNyh my;y Fw;wf;FOf;fshNyh J~;gpuNahfk; nra;ag;gLfpd;wdu;. Foe;ijfspd; cupikfspy; gy ,q;Nf

thf;Fg; ngl;b Nghl;b

uhNty; Neubahfj; njhlu;fpwhu;: “Foe;ijfSf;F jq;fs; Fuy;fs; Nfl;fg;gl cupik Ntz;Lk;! tp~aq;fspy; vq;fSf;Fg; gq;F Ntz;Lnkd;Wk;> vq;fs; fy;tpAupik gw;wpAk;> ehq;fs; tpUk;Gk; gbahd gs;sp gw;wpAk; FjpiukPJ NgrTk; ehq;fs; tpUk;GfpNwhk;. thf ;Fg ; ngl;b Mw;Wg;glF I]hf; Mrpupau;fs; jq;fs; khztu;fisg; gw;wp mf;fiw kpuhz;lh nfhs;sTk; kjpf;fTk; my;nka;lh> 14> cld; thf;Fg;ngl;b nra;aTk>; mbj;jYk;> Nghl;bf;F FjpiukPJ nfhLikg;gLj;jYk; ,y;yhj te;J Nru;ej ; J. mJ xU gs;sp. ey;y fw;gpg;G cs;s xU gs;sp. khztu;fs;> gs;spapd; tUq;fhyj;jpy;> xU ey;y cyfshtpa Ntiy fpilf;Fk; tifapy;> thf;fspg;gpy; mwpitj; Njlf; $ba> gad;gLj;jg;gl;l thf;Fg;ngl;bfspd; Gj;jfq;fisg; gbf;ff;$ba xU E}yfk; cs;s xU gs;sp”. xd;whfpaJ.

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cyfk; ,jOld; cyfk; Rw;wp

rht; Nahu;Nf gs;spapy; ele;j cyfshtpa thf;fspg;gpd; Nju;jy; jiyik mjpfhupahd yhup]h kpuhd;lh Mlk;]>; 15> My; Mw;Wg; glF thf;Fg; ngl;bapYs;s thf;Ffs; midj;Jk; fhypnra;ag;gl;Ltpl;ld.

cyfshtpa thf;fspg;G Muk;gpf;FKd; “jpU. khdyPdN ; `htpd; eldk;” %ykhf midj;J thf;fhsu;fSk; thf;fspg;gtu;fSf;F mwpKfk; nra;J itf;fg;gLfpd;wdu;. jpU. khdyPdN ; `h vd;gtu;> jd; kfh tPujPur; nray;fisg; gw;wpg; Ngrp midtiuAk; F~pg;gLj;Jk; xU ghuk;gupa jkh~; fjhghj;jpuk;. rht; Nahu;Nf gs;spapy;> jpU. khd;yd P N ; `h cyfj;ijr; Rw;wp “gazpj;J”> gupR Ntl;ghsu;fs; midtiuAk; topapy; re;jpf;fpwhu;. ahd;by;rd; Nfhyhnu]; ngd;ll ; ]; xU Ntl;ghsiu khztu;fSf;F Kd;itj;Jf; fhl;Lfpwhu;. mtu;fs; xd;W Nru;eJ ; xt;nthU Foe;ij cupikfs; tPuupd; ngaiuAk; ghLfpd;wdu;.

thf;Fg; ngl;bAld; mz;zd; uhNtypd; mz;zd; nky;f; thd;lN ; u R+]h kPupd;N`h> 16> xU thf;Fg; ngl;biar; Rke;J nry;fpwhu;.

oe;ijfspd; gupR kjpf;fg;gLtjpy;iynad;gjhy;> Foe;ijfspd; cupikfs; kjpf;fg;gLtij cWjpnra;tjpy; mjpfhupfs; NkYk; Kk;Kukhf coif;f Ntz;Lk; vd;W ehd; vz;ZfpNwd;.” “cynfq;fpYk; gy Foe;ijfSf;Fg; gs;spf;Fr; nry;Yk; cupik ,y;iy vd;W cyfpd; Foe;ijfspd; gupR ,jopy; cs;s fijfs; vq;fSf;F mwpTWj;jpd. ,t;Tupikfis epiwNtw;WtJ vt;tsT Kf;fpak; vd;gij ehq;fs; thOk; ,t;tplj;jpYs;s kf;fSf;F mwpaitf;f ehq;fs; tpUk;GfpNwhk;. vq;fs; cyfshtpa thf;fspg;G jpdk; kpf tpNr~khdJ. ,q;Nf lghuhtpy; ehq;fs; xU thf;Fg; ngl;b Nghl;b Vw;ghL

nra;jpUf;fpNwhk;. thf;Fg; ngl;bfis tbtikg;gJk; cUthf;FtJk; vq;fSf;F cz;ikapNyNa gpbj;jpUf;fpwJ. mtw;wpy; kpfr;rpwe;jtw;iw thf;fspg;gpw;F gad;gLj;JNthk;> Foe;ijfspd; cupikfSf;F kwpahijia Mjupg;gjw;fhf>” vd;W mwptpf;fpwhu; uhNty;. “ed;wp uhNty;! lghuhtpYs;s cq;fs; midtUf;Fk; ghuhl;Lfs;. cq;fs; mu;gg ; zj;jhYk; gilf;Fk; jpwdhYk;> cyfshtpa thf;fspg;gpid ePqf ; s; cq;fs; gpui[ nghWg;gpid Vw;Wf; nfhs;Sk; xU tpNr~khd jUzkhf;FfpwPuf ; s;>” vd;fpwhu; rhe;jj ; hnuk; Clf epiyaj;jpYs;s nua;dhd;. 

thf;Fr; rhtbf;Fs;...

taJ te;Njhu;f;F xU cjhuzk; Clf epiyaj;jpy;> 11 tajhd epfo;rr ; p mwptpg;ghsu; nua;dhd; lh rpy;th> “`P> ez;gu;fNs!” vd;Wr; nrhy;yptpl;L> epUgu; uhNtyplk; nfhLj;JtpLfpwhu;. mtNuh jd; gs;spapypUe;J Neubahf xypgug;Gfpwhu;.

cyfpd; Foe;ijfspd; gupRf;F Nks ,ir uhNty; gs;sp ,irf;FOtpy; ,irf;fpwhu;. mjd; jiytu; mtuJ mz;zd; nky;f>; 16. ,irf;FOtpdh; WCPRC (Foe;ijapd; cupikfSf;fhd cyfpd; Foe;ijfspd; gupR) vd;W vOjg;gl;l njhg;gpfs; mzpj;Js;sdu;.

<LgLtjpYk; nghWg;Ngw;gjpYk; taJ te;Njhu;fF ; rht; Nahu;Nf gs;spapYs;s khztu;fs; khjpupfs;. Mrpupau;fs;> Foe;ijfspd; cupikfs; gw;wp tpthjpf;f> ngw;Nwhiu gs;spf;F mioj;jdu;. ,jd; tpisthf> cyfpd; Foe;ijfspd; gupR jq;fs; midtUf;FNk vt;tsT Kf;fpak; vd;gij Foe;ijfs; kw;Wk; ngw;Nwhu;fs; midtUNk Gupe;J nfhz;ldu;.

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me;ez;gu;fs; thf;Fg; ngl;bia gs;spf;F xU Xlj;jpy; vLj;Jr; nry;Yfpd;wdu;. mNjNeuk;> N[h]pahDk;> N[h]pf;y] P Dk; jq;fs; Xlj;ij gs;sp Nehf;F JLg;G typf;fpd;wdu;.

%q;fpy; tPL thf;Fg; ngl;bahfpwJ thf;Fg; ngl;biaj; jahupf;Fk; Nghl;bapy; fye;J nfhs;fpd;wdu;.

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gs;spf;Fj; JLg;G typj;jy; N[h]pahDk;> N[h]pf;y] P Dk; jpdk; gs;spf;Fj; jq;fs; Xlj;ij JLg;G typf;fpd;wdu;. mtu;fs; MWtajpypUe;J ,jidr; nra;J tUfpd;wdu;. gs;spf;Fr; nry;Yk; gazk; tof;fj;ijtpl ,d;W mjpf FJ}fykhf cs;sJ. Gf;FtpypUe;J gs;spf;Fr; nry;Yk; midj;Jf; Foe;ijfSk; jhq;fs; cz;lhf;fpa thf;Fg; ngl;bfis vLj;Jf; nfhz;L xd;W Nru;eJ ; JLg;G typf;fpd;wdu;. gs;spf;Fr; nry;Yk; gazj;jpd; filrpg; gFjpapy; mtu;fs; <uj;jiuapy; tOf;Fk; kuf;fl;ilfs; kPJ ele;J nry;y Ntz;Lk;. rw;W tOf;fpdhYk; mtu;fs;

Mo;ej ; Nrw;wpy; tpOtu;. Gf;FtpypUe;J tUk; khztu;fs;> gs;spf;Fr; nry;Yk; topapy;> lghuh fpuhd;NlapypUe;J tUk; jq;fs; gs;sp ez;gu;fisr; re;jpf;fpd;wdu;. mtu;fs; goKk;> tpijfSk; gwpf;fpd;wdu;. ,iyfs; epiwe;j fpisfis xbj;njLf;fpd;wdu;. “cyfshtpa thf;fspg;G jpdj;jpw;fhf ehq;fs; gs;spia moFg;gLj;jg; NghfpNwhk;”> vd;fpd;wdu; mtu;fs;. ePzl ; gazj;jpw;Fg; gpd; Gf;F Foe;ijfs; gs;spia te;jilfpd;wdu;. ntFJ} uj;jpNyNa cyfpd; Foe;ijfspd; gupR ,irf;FO jq;fs; Nksq;fspy; gapw;rp nra;tJ mtu;fSf;Ff;

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Gifg g; lq f ; s ; : f pk ; Nea y ; hu ;

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Foe;ijfspd; epiyik Nkk;gl Ntz;Lk;. Foe;ijfs; ed;whfTk;> md;GlDk; elj;jg;gl Ntz;Lk;>” vd;fpwhu; mtu;. N[h]pahDf;Fk; mtupd; cld; gpwg;GfSf;Fk; gbf;fTk;> tpisahlTk; NeukpUf;fpwJ. Mdhy; mtu;fs; midtUNk tPlL ; Ntiyapy; cjt Ntz;Lk;. N[h]pahd; gpuhzpfisf; ftdpj;Jf; nfhs;fpwhu; -Nfhopfs;> MLfs;> nrk;kwp MLfs;> kw;Wk; gr;irf; fpspfs;. mNj Neuk; N[h] pf;y] P d; NjdPff ; isf; ftdpj;Jf; nfhs;fpwhu;. “Njd; $Lfis> <f;fSk;> vWk;GfSk; <u;ff ; g;glhjgb ehd; Rj;jg;gLj;j Ntz;Lk;>” vd;W mtu; tpsf;Ffpwhu;.

Gf;FtpYs;s Foe;ijfs; thf;Fg; ngl;b Nghl;bapy; jq;fs; rhjidia itf;fpd;wdu; -- xU rpwpa %q;fpy; Fbir.

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%q;fpy; tPlb ; y; thf;fspj;jy;

tPlb ; y; midtUk cyfk; ,jo;gbf;fpd;Nwhk; N[h]pahdpd; je;ij N[h]pthy;Nlh xU kPdtUk; NjdP tsu;gg ; tUkhthu;. N[h]pf;y] P d; Njd; $l;Lld; mtUf;F cjTfpwhu;. cyfshtpa thf;fspg;G jpdk; neUq;Fk; NghJ mf;Foe;ijfs; vt;tsT fpsu;rr ; paile;Js;sdu; vd;W N[h]pthy;Nlh ekf;Fr; nrhy;fpwhu;. “mtu;fs; <Lgl;lJ ,JNt Kjy; jlit. ,ij cz;ikapNyNa mtu;fs; MtYld; vjpu;ghu;jJ ; f; nfhz;bUe;jdu;. cyfk; ,jio jq;fSld; tPlb ; w;Ff; nfhz;Lte;jdu;. Qhapw;Wf; fpoikfspy; kjpa czTf;Fg;gpd; ehq;fs; xd;W Nru;eJ ; mjidg; gbj;J tUfpNwhk;. kw;w Foe;ijfisg; gw;wp mwpe;J nfhs;tJ mtu;fSf;F Mu;t%l;Ltjhf ,Uf;fpwJ. Foe;ijfs; [dehafj;ijg; gw;wp Gupe;J nfhs;sTk; ,jo; cjTfpwJ. ehq;fs; xU [dehaf ehl;by; tho;fpNwhk;. gpui[fs; vd;w Kiwapy; nghWg;gpid Vw;gJ kpf Kf;fpak;. ,q;F [dehafk; tsu;eJ ; tpl;lJ. kf;fs; jq;fs; fUj;Jfis ntspg;gLj;Jk; cupikiag; gad;gLj;JtJ Kf;fpak;. ,J Foe;ijfSf;F nghUe;Jk;”. gs;spiag; NghyTk; ,q;Fs;s ngUk;ghyhd tPLfs; NghyTk; ,f;FLk;gj;jpd; tPL Fr;rpj; J}z;fspd; Nky; fl;lg;gl;Ls;sJ. xt;nthU Mz;Lk; khu;r; kw;Wk; Mf];Lf;fpilNa mNk]hd; ejpAk; mjd; cgejpfSk; 7-10 kPll ; u;fs; cau;fpd;wd. rpy Mz;LfSf;F Kd; nts;sk; tof;fj;ijtpl Nkhrkhf ,Ue;jJ. jz;zuP ; tPLfisAk; fhy; eilfisAk; mbj;Jr; nrd;wJ.

kuj;jpy; epiwa Njd; $Lfs; cs;sd

Fr;rpj; J}z;fs; Nky;fl;lg;gl;l tPlb ; d; Kd; FLk;gk;

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“xt;nthUtUk; rkkhf elj;jg;gl Ntz;Lk;” gpNurpypy;> rht; NahN] Nlh]; fhk;gN ; gh]pYs;s nkh;rpl]; f;nsa;d; gs;spapy; gbf;Fk; ghkpyh n[h;khNdh f;&]; kw;Wk; g;hp]py;yh nfy;yp Nl fh;thy;N`h vOJfpd;wdh;.

Foe;ijfs; Nghjpa czT ,y;yhjjhYk;> gs;spf;Fr; nry;y mDkjpf;fg;glhjjhYk; vt;tsT Jd;GWfpd;wdh; vd;W cyfpd; Foe;ijfspd; ghpR ekf;Ff; fhl;LfpwJ> cjtp Njitg;gLgth;fis> VNjh mth;fs; capNuhby;yhjNghy> mth;fisj; jhz;br; nry;Yk; kf;fs; ,Uf;fpd;wdh;. mg;gb ele;J nfhs;tJ gw;wp xt;nthutUk; Nahrpf;f Ntz;Lk;. xt;nthU Foe;ijf;Fk; gbf;f> tpisahl> ey;y czT cz;z> xU FLk;gk; nfhz;bUf;f kw;Wk; guhkupg;G> md;G kw;Wk; ftdpg;Gf;F rht; NahN] Nlh]; fhk;Ngh]pYs;s nkh;rpl]; f;nsapd; gs;sp cyfpd; Foe;ijfspd; ghprpy; [e;J cupikAz;L vd;W cyfpd; Foe;ijfspd; gupR ekf;Ff; fhl;LfpwJ. ,dk; kw;Wk; rkak; vJthf ,Ue;jhYk;> Foe;ijfs; midtUf;Fk; xNu Mz;Lfshf <Lgl;L tUfpwJ. Cyfshtpa khjpupahd cupikfs; ,Ug;gjhy; mtu;fs; midtUk; rkkhf elj;jg;gl thf;fspg;gpw;fhd mth;fspd; thf;Fr; rhtbfSk; Ntz;Lk;. midj;Jf; Foe;ijfSk; re;Njh\khf ,Uf;f cupikAz;L!”. thf;Fg; ngl;bAk; ,q;Nf cs;sd.

jiyth;fs; Foe;ijfSf;Fr; nrtprhAq;fs;!

ehq;fs; mf;fiw nfhs;fpNwhk;.

“cyfshtpa thf;fspg;G xU gpukhjkhd fUj;J> Vndd;why;> Foe;ijfSf;F> “midj;J kf;fSf;Fk; chpikfs; jq;fs; chpikfis ghJfhf;Fk; tp\ cs;sd. Foe;ijfSk; ,jpy; aj;jpy;> cyfpy; vq;FNk KO Rje;jpuk; mlq;Fth;. kw;w midtiug; ,y;iy. ehq;fs; rpwpath;fshf NghyNt> Foe;ijfSf;Fk; ,Ug;gjhYk; taJte;Njhh; ,isQh;fSf;Fk; njhpe;jpUf;FksT kjpf;fg;glNtz;ba fUj;JfSk; mwpe;jpUf;ftpy;iynad;gjhYk; vq;fSf;F chpikfSk; cs;sd. vJ kpfr; rpwe;jJ vd;W njhpahJ vd;W Foe;ijfspd; tho;fi ; f top taJ te;Njhh; epidf;fpd;wdh;. Mjw;F khw;wg;gLtjw;fhd> mth;fspd; Neh;khwhf> Foe;ijfs; gpur;rpidfSld; Fuy;fs; Nfl;fg;gLk; tifapy;> tho;tJ ehq;fNs> vq;fs; vjph;fhyk; gw;wp ekJ mjpfhhpfSk; jiyth;fSk; ehq;fs; mf;fiw nfhz;Ls;Nshk;. jq;fs; ftdj;ij Foe;ijfs; Cjhuzj;jpw;F cyfshtpa gf;fk; jpUg;gNtz;ba Neuk; ntg;gkakhjiy vLj;Jf;nfhs;Sq;fs;. te;Jtpl;lJ.” mJ ehq;fs; gpwg;gjw;F Kd;dNu nudhl;lh Nlh]; rhd;lN; lh]; Y} Muk;gpj;Jtpl;lJ. mJ vq;fs; Fw;wky;y. nua;Nuh> fh];lN; uh My;t]; gs;sp> Mdhy; mij taJte;Njhh; rhpnra;thh;fs; fhhpahrpf;fh> v];gphpl;Nlh rhd;lN; lh. vd;W ek;gpf;nfhz;L ehq;fs; Rk;kh ,Uf;fKbahJ!”

xt;nthU Foe;ijAk; gs;spapy;

];nlj;jhdp mghNurplh My;fpd; gby;`h> ghyPNdh Nghnly;N`h gs;sp> rht; ghy;Nyhtpy;.

“,d;W Foe;ijfSf;F vd;d nra;ag;gLfpd;wNjh mjd; mbg;gilapy;jhd; mth;fs; gpw;fhyj;jpy; rKjhaj;jpw;Fr; nra;th;. xt;nthU Foe;ijf;Fk; gs;spf;Fr; nry;Yk; chpik ,Uf;f Ntz;Lk;. Mdhy; mth;fs; gbf;f Ntz;Lnkd;why; mth;fs; ed;whf cz;L> MNuhf;fpakhf ,Uf;f Ntz;Lk;. ehk; kf;fshf tsh;rr ; pailatpy;iy nad;why; tsh;rr ; pNa ,Uf;fhJ. fy;tpapy;y ; hjjpd; tpisTjhd; td;Kiw.”

 ciu : f u; ] ; ; rhk i ; gNah Gifg g; lq f ; s ; : f pk ; Nea y ; hu ;

g&dh khh;lb ; d;]; ngnua;uh Nyhk;g; h> fh];lN; uh My;t]; gs;sp> fhhpahrpf;fh.

fzdpapy; thf;fspff ; pdw; du;

lhkpnu]pd; cyfshtpa thf;fspg;G uhg; ghly; gpNurpypy;> rht; NahNr Nlh]; fhk;gN; gh]py;> nku;rpb]; f;nsapd; gs;spf;Fr; nry;Yk; lhkpnu]; ry;lhdh NlR+]h> 14> xU uhg; ghly; ,aw;wpapUf;fpwhu;.

vd; ngau; lhk; nu]; ehd; ,q;F tpisahl tutpy;iy ,J Kf;fpakhd tp\ak; ehd; nrhy;tjpy; mu;jj ; Kz;L cyfpd; Foe;ijfspd; gupR Kf;fpakhdJ ehd; nrhy;fpNwd;> ,e;jg; gupR cd;djkhdJ Foe;ijfSf;F md;G Njit> Foe;ijfSf;F guhkupg;G Njit> grpapy;yhkypUf;f> Nrhu;eJ ; ek;gpf;ifapd;wp ,Uf;f> mtu;fSf;F fy;tp fpilf;f Ntz;Lk; rf;jp> ngUkjpk;> rhjpf;Fk; jpwd; ehk; midtUk; jho;rr ; pahapUe;J Nahrpf;f Kay Ntz;Lk; ehk; Nju;en ; jLf;f epidf;Fk; xt;nthU Ntl;ghsu; gw;wpAk; Vndd;why; mtu;fs; Foe;ijfis kupahijAld; elj;Jfpd;wdu; MfNt> Foe;ijfSf;F khWjYf;F ek;gpf;if nfhLf;Fk; kf;fis Kd;d ; piyg; gLj;Jk;gb vd; ez;gu;fisf; Nfl;Ngd;!

guhdhtpy;> Nghd;ll ; h f;uh]htpy;> fhNy[pNah epNah kh];lu; gs;spapy;> Foe;ijfs; jq;fs; thf;Ffis fzdpapy; NghLfpd;wdu;. xt;nthU fzdpiar; Rw;wpAk;> kw;wtu;fs; ahUf;F thf;fspf;fpd;wdu; vd;W ghu;ff ; hj tz;zk; xU thf;Fr; rhtb cs;sJ.

“cyfshtpa thf;fspg;gpy; gq;Nfw;wJ> kw;wtu;fF ; cjt jq;fs; tho;fi ; fia mu;gg ; zpf;Fk; kf;fs; gw;wp mwpa vq;fSf;F xU re;ju;gg ; k;>” vd;fpwhu; f;shuh Nlh g;uhNlh gl;ur P pNah (,lJ). “Ntl;ghsu;fs; xU Nkyhd cyfj;jpw;fhfg; NghuhLfpd;wdu;”> vd;fpwhu; Nfg;upnay; gJth ty;yhNlh> tyJGwKs;s thf;Fr; rhtbapy;. “Foe;ijapd; cupikfisg; ghJfhf;Fk; ek; Nfhsj;jpd; ngUk; tPuu;fis ehk; mwpfpNwhk;. xU ey;y fhupaj;jpw;fhfg; NghuhLk; Ntl;ghsu;fSf;fhd xU cz;ikahd Nju;jYf;F Vw;ghL nra;tJ vd; tho;fi ; fapy; Kf;fpa ghlq;fspy; xd;whf mike;Jtpl;lJ>” vd;fpwhu; N[hNth Y}f;fh]; gNul;lh Nlf;uhg;. “cyfpd; Foe;ijfspd; gupR Foe;ijapd; cupikfs; gw;wp ek;ik rpe;jpf;f itf;fpwJ> kpFe;j fUizNahL ele;J nfhs;s itf;fpwJ>”aa vd;fpwhu; kj;NjA]; nrnudhl;Nlh. 66


ahh; Ntl;ghsh;fs? xt;nthU Mz;Lk; cyfpd; Foe;ijfspd; ghpR jPhg ; G ; f;FO> Foe;ijapd; chpikfSf;fhd cyfpd; Foe;ijfspd; ghpRf;fhf mt;thz;by; Kd; nkhopag;gl;lth;fspypUe;J %d;W ,Wjp Ntl;ghsh;fis Njh;en ; jLf;fpwJ. cyfshtpa thf;fspg;gpy; ey;y Njh;T nra;aNtz;Lnkd;why; %d;W Ntl;ghsh;fs; gw;wpAk; ehk; rkkhf mwpe;jpUf;fNtz;Lk;-gpd;tUk; gf;fq;fspy; mth;fisg; gw;wp ehk; gbj;jhy; mJ KbAk;. thf;fspf;Fk; Foe;ijfspd; ghpirg; ngwhj ,U Ntl;ghsHfs; cyfpd; Foe;ijfspd; nfsutH gupir ngWfpd;wdh;. %d;W Ntl;ghsh;fSNk Foe;ijfSf;fhf mth;fs; Mw;Wk; gzpf;fhf ghpRg; gzk; ngWfpd;wdh;.

Ntl;ghsh; 1

nrr y P pah g N; shu] ; - <ghd ;lh gpypg;igd;]; gf;fq;fs; 68-87

Ntl;ghsh; 2

Nkhd Puh u` ;khd ; tq;fNjrk; gf ;fq ;fs ; 88-105

Ntl;ghsh ; 3

Kh ;`hgh]p ehNkfNg fhq N; fh [.F. gf ;fq ;fs ; 106-125

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nrr y P pah Vd ; Kd ;nkhopag ;gl;Lshh ?; nrrPypah g;Nshu]; <ghd;lh> Foe;ij ciog;G kw;Wk; kdpj tpahghuj;jpw;nfjpuhf 20 Mz;Lfshf Nghuhb tUtjw;fhf> 2011 cyfpd; Foe;ijfspd; ghpRf;F Kd; nkhopag;gl;Ls;shh;. nrrPypah Ie;J tajpy; Ntiy nra;a Muk;gpj;jhh;. kpf Vioahdth;fs; kw;Wk; kpf CWglf;$bath;fspd; chpikfSf;fhfg; NghuhLtij jd; tho;tpd; gzpahf;fpf; nfhz;lhh;. nrrPypah tprad; Nghuk; vd;w mikg;ig epWtpAs;shh;. mJ mbik ciog;gpypUe;Jk; kdpj tpahghuj;jpypUe;Jk; Mapuf;fzf;fhd rpWkpfis fhg;ghw;wpAs;sJ. Foe;ijfs; Neh;ikaw;w Kiwapy; ele;jg;gLtijj; jLf;f efuq;fspYk; fpuhkg; gFjpfspYk; mth;fs; jLg;Gg; gzp Ghpfpd;wdh;.

c c iu: fhh ;k py ;yh g ;sha ;l; Gifg ;glq ;fs ; : f pk ; Nea ;yhh ;

Foe;ijfSf;F Nkk;gl;l ghJfhg;G fpilg;gjw;F nrrPypah gpypg;igd;]pYk; gue;j cyfpYk; rl;lq;fs; ,aw;wg;gl fhuzkhapUe;jpUf;fpwhh;. ,iltplhky; kuz kpul;ly;fs; te;jhYk; mth; Klq;Ftjpy;iy. nrrPypahTk; tprad; NghuKk; ehL KOtJk; rpWkpfSf;fhf vl;L ,iltop ,y;yq;fs;> tPlL ; Ntiyf;fhuh;fSf;fhf ehd;F MjuT ikaq;fSk;> xU ghJfhg;G ,y;yKk;> kpfTk; ghjpf;fg;gl;lth;fSf;fhf xU ,y;yKk; elj;Jfpd;wdh;. 2000 Kjy; nrrPypahTk; tprad; NghuKk; kdpj tpahghuj;jpy; gypahd 60>000 NgUf;F cjtpAs;sdh;> gy ePjpkd;w tof;Ffis elj;jpAs;sdh;. ePjpgjpfs;> muR tof;fwpQh;fs;> fhtyh;fs;> gaz Kfth;fs; kw;Wk; muR mjpfhhpfs; cl;gl Mapuf;fzf;fhdth;fF ; kdpj tpahghuj;ij vjph;jJ ; g; Nghhpl gapw;rp mspj;Js;sdh;.

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nrrPypah g;Nshu]; - <ghd;lh es;sputpy; njhiyNgrp xypf;fpwJ. ,Uspy; xU Fuy; rPWfpwJ: “kdpj tpahghuj;jpy; jiyapLtij epWj;J> my;yJ cd;idAk; cd; Foe;ijfisAk; nfhd;WtpLNthk;.” Mdhy; nrrPypah g;shu]; - <ghd;lh gae;J Xakhl;lh;. rpWkpfis mbik ciog;Gf;F thq;Fk; kw;Wk; tpw;Fk; kf;fis vjph;jJ ; gy Mz;Lfs; Nghuhba mtUf;F kuz kpul;ly;fs; gofptpl;lJ. ,d;W> etPd fhy mbikj;jdj;ij xopf;f cyfpy; Kd;dpd;W Nfhhpf;ifapLgth;fspy; mth; xUth;.

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lj;J!” vd;W nrrPypah tof;fkhf gjpYiuf;fpwhh;. “vd; filrpr; nrhl;L uj;jk; tiu midj;Jk; NghhpLk;.” gpypg;igd;]pYs;s midj;J Foe;ijfSf;Fk; mth;fspd; chpikfs; epiwNtwNtz;Lnkd;w mtuJ fdit vJTk; iftplr; nra;ahJ – mth;fs; Ntiy nra;a Ntz;bapy;yhky;> gs;spf;Fr; nry;yf;$ba ey;y> ghJfhg;ghd tho;fi ; ff;fhd chpikfs;. Nghijg;nghUs; kw;Wk; MAjtpahghuj;jpw; fLj;J cyfpy; %d;whtJ kpf yhgfuhkhd tpahghuk; kdpj tpahghuk; jhd;. nrrPypahtpd; Nghuhl;lj;jhy; gyUf;F e\;lk; Vw;gLfpwJ. “Mdhy; mth;fs; ,g;NghJ vdf;F gag;gLfpd;wdh;. ehd; xU NghJk; tpl;L Xakhl;Nld; vd;W mth;fSf;Fj; njhpAk;>” vd;fpwhh; mth;. Kjy; Kiwahf kpul;lg;gl;lNghJ> nrrPypah gae;jhh;> Kf;fpakhf jd; Foe;ijfSf;fhf. “Mdhy; vd; Foe;ijfs;

midtUk; ehd; njhlh;eJ ; gzpGhpa Ntz;Lnkd;W xj;Jf;nfhz;ldh.;”

G+l;lg;gl;l thapy; nrrPypah Ntiyf;Fr; nry;Yk; Nghnjy;yhk; ftdkhf ,Uf;fpwhh;. xU ngz; fhtyhsp ,Uk;Gf; fjTfisj; jpwe;J mth; cs;Ns nrd;wJk; ftdkhfg; G+l;btpLfpwhh;. %d;W ,sk; rpWkpfs; Xb te;J nrrPypahtpd; fOj;ijf; fl;bf; nfhs;fpd;wdh;. “Md;lb ; lha;!” vd;W nrrPypahtpw;F Foe;ijfs; #l;bAs;s gl;lg; ngaiug; gad;gLj;jp fj;Jfpd;wdh;. “te;J vq;fSld; tpisahLq;fs;!” mr;rpWkpfs; gpypg;igd;]pd; kpf Vo;ikahd gFjpfspy; nrr y P pahTk ; mth ; cjTk ; r pWkpfSk ; mbf ;fb kpul;lg ;gLfpd ;wdh ;. mth ;fSf ;F ghJfhg G; Njit. Mdhy ; nrr y P pah gag ;glt py ;iy. mth ; xUNghJk ; t pl;L Xa khl;lhh ;.

xd;whfpa tprah]; jPTfspYs;s NrGitr; Nrh;ej ; xd;Wtpl;l rNfhjhpfs;. kdpj tpahghuj;jpy; gypahFgth;fspy; ngUk;ghyhNdhH mq;fpUe;Jjhd; tUfpd;wdh;. Nuhrhyp> 10> ck;> mtuJ xd;Wtpl;l rNfhjhpfSk; rkPgj;jpy;jhd; nrrPypahtpd; mikg;ghfpa tprad; Nghuj;jhy; kPlf ; g;gl;Ls;sdh;. tpiutpy; mth;fs; mtUila ghJfhg;G ,y;yj;jpw;Fr; nrd;W tpLth;. mJ jq;fs; FLk;gq;fSf;Fj; jpUk;gr; nry;y Kbahj rpWkpfSf;fhd xU ,y;yk;. xU rpWkp jd; ngw;NwhuhNyNa


Nuhrhyp> 10> ck;> mtuJ xd;Wtpl;l rNfhjhpfSk;> xU ,iza js fNgapy; Nfkuhf;fs; Kd; eph;thdkhf eldkhLtjpypUe;J kPlf ; g;gl;ldh;. ,g;NghJ mth;fs; nrrPypahtpd; ghJfhg;G ,y;yj;jpy; gj;jpukhf ,Uf;fpd;wdh;.

tpw;fg;gl;bUf;fyhk;. MfNt mth; jpUk;gTk; tpw;fg;gLk; Mgj;J ,Uf;fpwJ. “vd; je;ij ,we;Jtpl;lhh;. vd; jha; vdf;Fk; vd; cld; gpwg;GfSf;Fk; czT nfhLf;f vJTk; nra;atpy;iy>” vd;fpwhh; Nuhrhyp. “ehd; vd; jhj;jhTld; trpj;Njd;.” Nuhrhypapd; mz;il tPlL ; f;fhuh;fspy; xUtuhd Mh;rr ; p mbf;fb mtUk; mtuJ xd;Wtpl;l rNfhjhpfSk; gs;sp nry;tij epWj;jp tpl;L jd;dplk; Ntiy nra;a Ntz;Lk; vd;W nrhy;ypf; nfhz;bUe;jhh;. Mh;rr ; pAk; mtuJ rpNefpjp ];nly;yhTk; xU ,izajs fNg elj;jp te;jdh;. rpdpkh glnkLf;f khjphpg; ngz;fs; Ntz;Lnkd;wdh;. Mh;rr ; p nrhd;dhh;> “ePqf ; s; epiwa gzk; rk;ghjpf;fyhk;.” “ehd; gbg;ig epWj;j Ntz;bajhapw;W – vq;fSf;F czNt VJkpy;iy”> vd;fpwhh; Nuhrhyp. “mg;NghJ jhd; ehDk; vd; xd;Wtpl;l rNfhjhpfSk; Mh;rr ; paplk; Ntiy nra;a Muk;gpj;Njhk;.” Mh;rr ; p mr;rpWkpfspd; Kfq;fis kl;LNk glk; vLg;gjhf cWjpaspj;jpUe;jhh;. Mdhy; mJ xU ngha;. “ehq;fs; xU Nfkuh Kd;dhy; eph;thdkhf eldkhl Ntz;bapUe;jJ. kw;w ehl;L Mz;fs; vq;fisg; ghh;gg ; jw;Fg; gzk; jUtjhf Mh;rr ; p nrhd;dhh;”. Nuhrhyp nra;j midj;Jk;

xU nta; Nfkuhthy; glkhf;fg;gl;lJ. mg;glk; Av];VapYk; M];jpNuypahtpYKs;s Mz;fSf;F Nehpilahf fhl;lg;gl;lJ. mf;Foe;ijfisg; ghh;jj ; Mz;fs; mr;rpWkpfs; Nfkuh Kd;dhy; vd;d nra;a Ntz;Lnkd;W jhq;fs; tpUk;gpaij Mh;rr ; pf;Fj; njhpag;gLj;jpdh;. mr;rpWkpfs; Mh;rr ; p kw;Wk; ];nly;yhtplk; ,uz;L Mz;Lfs; Ntiy nra;jdh;. jhq;fs; rk;ghjpj;j gzj;ij mth;fs; jq;fs; FLk;gq;fsplk; nfhLj;jdh;. NkYk; gy Foe;ijfs; mijNa nra;jdh;. jhq;fs; vd;d nra;fpNwhnkd;W vthplKk; nrhy;y mth;fSf;F mDkjpapy;iynad;W Mh;rr ; p $wpapUe;jhh;.

fhty;Jiw Nrhjid xU ehs; me;j ,izajs fNg MAj Nke;jpa fhtyh;shy; #og;gl;lJ. Mh;rr ; pAk; ];nly;yhTk; xU fhty;Jiw thfdj;jpw;F ,Oj;Jr; nry;yg;gLtij Nuhrhyp rpwpJ J}uj;jpypue;J fz;lhh;. mt;tl P b ; ypUe;J ehd;F Foe;ijfSk; ntspNa tUtijf; fz;lhh;. fhtyh;fs; mth;fis mioj;Jr; nry;y mth;fs; mOJ nfhz;Nl nrd;wdh;. “ehq;fs; Mh;rr ; paplk; Ntiy nra;jjhy; rpiwf;Fr; nry;Nthk; vd;W kf;fs; nrhd;dhh;fs;. ehq;fs; gae;Jtpl;Nlhk;. MfNt ehq;fs; jiykiwthfpNdhk;.

mth;fs; vq;fisf; fz;Lgpbf;f gy khjq;fs; MfpaJ.” ghjpf;fg;gl;l Foe;ijfs; mg;gFjpapy; ,Ug;gJ ghJfhg;ghdjhfj; njhpatpy;iy. MfNt NuhrhypAk; mtuJ xd;Wtpl;l rNfhjhpfSk; kdpyhtpy; nrrPypahtplKk; tprad; NghukplKk; mioj;Jr; nry;yg;gl;ldh;. “Mdhy; ehq;fs; ,g;NghJ kpfre;Njh\khf ,Uf;fpNwhk;. vd; FLk;gj;jpw;fhf ehd; Vq;FfpNwd;. Mdhy; vd; jhj;jh ,q;Fjhd; vd; tho;fi ; f ed;whf ,Uf;fpwJ vd;Wk; ehd; gs;spapy; kpf ed;whfg; gbf;f Ntz;Lnkd;Wk; nrhy;fpwhh;.”

nrrPypahtpd; nrhe;j fij

xU rpW ngz;zhf ,Ue;jNghJ> jd; FLk;gk; vQ;rp thoTk;> jhd; gs;spf;Fr; nry;tjw;fhfTk;> nrrPypah kPd; tpw;whh;.

nrrPypahtpd; FLk;gk; Viofspy; kpf Vioahdth;fs;. “ehq;fs; xU Fg;ig ,Lk; ,lj;jpw;Fk; xU ejpf;FkpilNa trpj;Njhk;”> vd;fpwhh; mth;. “ehd; [e;J tajpy; Ntiy nra;a Muk;gpj;Njd;. Vd; je;ij ejpapy; gpbj;j kPid ehDk; vd; rNfhjhpfSk; tpw;Nwhk;. kPd; $ilia vd; jiyapy; Rke;J nfhz;L ntapypy; miye;Njd;. ehWk; ePUk;> kPd; vz;izAk; vd; KbapYk; Kfj;jpd; NkYk; tope;jJ. MdhYk; midj;J kPdf ; isAk; tpw;fhky; tPlb ; w;F tu mDkjpapy;iy vd;W vdf;Fj; njhpAk;.” “kf;fs; vq;fsplk; ‘rpW ngz;Nz> vq;fSf;fhf eldkhL> mjd;gpd; ehq;fs; cd; tpw;gid ruf;if thq;FNthk;’ vd;W> $wpdh;. mjyhy; ehd; eldkhbNdd; kw;Wk; ghbNdd;.” nrrPypahTk; mtuJ gjpNdhU cld;gpwg;GfSk; Fg;ig ,Lk; ,lj;jpy; tpw;ff;$ba nghUs;fSf;fhfj; Njbdh;. rpy rkaq;fspy; Fg;ig tz;b tUtjw;FKd; mth;fs; tpyfpr; nry;y Neukpy;iy. “xUKiw ehd; vd; Kftha;ff ; l;il tiu Fg;igapy; khl;bf; nfhz;Nld;!”

kdpj tpahghunkd;why; vd;d? Nghijg; nghUs; tpahghuk;> kw;Wk; MAj tpahghuj;jpw;Fg; gpd; cyfpNyNa %d;whtJ kpf yhgfukhd tpahghuk; kdpj tpahghuk; jhd;. kf;fs; ahuhtJ mth;fis thq;f tpUk;Gk; tiu kPzL ; k; kPzL ; k; tpw;fg;glyhk;. Foe;ijfSk; taJte;NjhUk;> fl;lhag; gLj;jg;gl;l Ntiyf;fhuh;fshf cwpQ;rg;gLtjw;fhf> vy;iyfisj; jhz;bNah my;yJ jq;fs; ehl;bd; NtW gFjpfSf;Nfh vLj;Jr; nry;yg; gLfpd;wdh;. ,jw;F etPd fhy mbikj;jdk; vd;W ngah;. gyh; Ntiyf;fhhpfshfNth my;yJ ghypay; mbikfshfNth jtwhfg; gad;gLj;jg;gLfpd;wdh;. Foe;ijfs; flj;jg;gLfpd;wdh;> tpw;fg;Lfpd;wdh;> jq;fSf;F ,\;lkpy;yhjtw;iwr; nra;a Vkhw;wg;gLfpd;wdh; my;yJ fl;lhag; gLj;jg;gLfpd;wdh;. ghjpf;fg;gLgth;fspy; ngUk;ghNyhh; kpf Vo;ikahd FLk;gj;ijr; Nrh;ej ; th;fs;. kdpj tpahghuk; nra;Nthh;> jq;fs; gypahl;fis> td;Kiw> kpul;ly; kw;Wk; jq;fs; gypahl;fspd; ngw;Nwhiu my;yJ cld;gpwg;Gfis tijg;Nghk; vd;W gaKWj;jp fl;Lg;gLj;Jfpd;wdh;. 69


gs;spia tpUk;gpdhh nrrPypahtpd; jha; gbj;jth;> jd; Foe;ijfs; fy;tp ngWtjpy; cWjpahf ,Ue;jhh;. Foe;ijfspd; gs;spf; fl;lzj;ijr; nrYj;j jtWtijtpl gl;bdpahf ,Ug;gij tpUk;gpdhh;. nrrPypah> tpj;jpahrkhd fhyzpfs; mzpe;jjhYk; mtuJ KbapYk; gioa cilapYk; vg;NghJk; kPd; kw;Wk; Fg;igapd; thil mbj;jjhYk; gs;spapy; Nfyp nra;ag;gl;lhh;. mth; mfjpahf ,Ue;jNghJ mJ kpf Nkhrkhf ,Ue;jJ. igad;fs; mth; jq;fisj; jhz;br; nry;Yk; NghJ> %f;ifg; gpbj;Jf; nfhz;L> “mts; mofhapUf;fpwhs;> Mdhy; ehWfpwhs;” vd;gh;. nrrPypah gjl;lkpd;wp> “,J xU GJ thridj;jputk; vd;W cq;fSf;Fj; njhpahjh?” vd;whh;. kdJf;Fs; mtUf;Fr; NrhfKk; NfhgKk;jhd;. jq;fs; ciog;gpy; ghjp$l nra;ahj FLk;gq;fs; jhuhskha; cz;gij mth; fz;lhh;. mf;fzNk jd; Foe;ijfSf;F mijtpl ey;y tho;fi ; f mika Ntz;Lnkd;W mtH KbT

gpypg;igd;]py; tPlL ; Ntiyf;fhhpahd rpWkpfs; ngUk; ghYk; mbikfs; Nghy; elj;jg;gLfpd;wdh;. gyh; nrrPypahtpd; 24 kzpNeu cjtpj;njhiy Ngrp %yk; cjtp Nfl;fpd;wdh;.

nra;jhH. nrrPypahtpd; je;ij ,f;fbd cyfpy; vQ;rp tho mtH jplj;Jld; ,Uf;fNtz;Lnkd;W tpsf;fpdhH. “mth; vdf;Ff; Fj;Jr;rz;il fw;gpj;jhh;. Nghl;bfspy; vd; ntw;wpapd; Nky; ge;jak; fl;bdhh;! vdf;F ePrr ; y; fw;gpf;f> vd;id Mw;wpy; tPrpdhh;. tpiutpy; vd;dhy; xU kPd; Nghy; ePej ; Kbe;jJ.” nrrPypah epiwa ePrr ; y; Nghl;bfspy; ntd;whh;. gs;spapd; ePrr ; y; FOtpy; ,lk; gpbj;jhH. mjdhy; gs;spf; fl;lzj;jpw;Fk; Gj;jfq;fSf;Fk; Njitahd gzk; fy;tp cjtpj; njhifahff; fpilj;jJ.

rh;thjpfhhpia vjph;jJ ; g; NghuhLjy nrrPypahtpd; Foe;ijg;gUtj;jpy; gpypg;igd;i] ngh;bdhd;l; khh;f; Nfh]; vd;w xU rh;thjpfhhp Mz;lhh;. 14 tajpy;> mJ kpf Mgj;jhd njd;whYk;> mth; Ml;rpia vjph;jj ; hh;. Viofs; gl;bdp fplf;f> ngh;bdhd;Lk; mtuJ

kdpj tpahghhpfshy; tpw;fg;gl;l rpWkpfSf;fhd nrrPypahtpd; ,iltop ,y;yq;fspy; gyUf;F kPzL ; k; Foe;ijfshf thOk; re;jh;gg ; k; nfhLf;fg; gLfpwJ.

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ez;gh;fSk; Mlk;gukhf tho;tJ mtiuf; NfhgKwr; nra;jJ. rpy Mz;LfSf;Fg; gpd;> xU ehs;> uhZtk; jd; tPli ; lr; Nrhjidaplg; Nghtij mwpe;jhh;. MfNt kiyfSf;Fj; jg;gpNahb> gpypg;igd;]py; Kjy;th; yhNt vd;W ngah;ngw;whh;. me;j gag;glg;gl;l Rje;jpug; Nghuhsp xU ,sk; ngz; vd;W xU rpyUf;Nf njhpAk;. nfhhpy;yhthf gy Mz;Lfs; Nghuhba gpd; khh;fN; fh]pd; Nghh; tPuu;fshy; Rw;wp tisf;fg;gl;lhh;. “ehd; jhd; Kjy;th; yhNt! RlhjPhf ; s;> ehd; ntspNa tUfpNwd;.” vd;W mth; fj;jpdhh;. jhq;fs; mtiug; gpbf;f cjtpajpd; ep&gdkhf rpy Nghh; tPuh;fs; mtuJ ePzl ; Kbapy; nfhQ;rk; ntl;b vLj;Jf; nfhz;ldh;.

Viof;Foe;ijfSf;F cjTjy kiyfspYk; rpiwapYk; ,Ue;j fhyj;jpy; nrrPypah %d;W Foe;ijfs; ngw;whh;. rpiwapy; gpwe;j Foe;ijfSf;F jhf;fpg; (gpbgly;) kw;Wk; kyhah (Rje;jpuk;)

vd;W ngahplg;gl;lJ. ,Wjpapy; rh;thjpfhhp khh;fN; fh]; J}f;nawpag;gl;lhh;. yl;rf; fzf;fhd kf;f ; s; njUtpy; jpuz;L mtiuak; mtuJ Ml;rpiaAk; iftplr; nra;jdh;. mj;Jld; nrrPypah jd; Foe;ijfSf;F xU ey;y tho;fi ; f mikf;f tpUk;gpdhh;. mj;Jld; gpypg;igd;]py; kpFe;j Vo;ikapy; thOk; midj;Jf; Foe;ijfSf;fhfTk; Nghuhl tpUk;gpdhh;. jd; cld;gpwg;Gfspd; cjtpAld;> kzpyhtpy; jd; nrhe;j mikg;ig epWt Muk;gpj;jhh;. gpd;dh; nrrPypah tsh;ej ; gFjpia xU fLk;Gay; jhf;fpaJ. mjpy; 10000f;Fk; NkyhNdhh; nfhy;yg;gl;ldh;> yl;rf;fzf;fhNdhh; tPboe;jdh;. ,uf;fkw;w kdpj tpahghhpfs; kw;wthpd; Jujph;\l ; j;ijj; jq;fSf;Fr; rhjfkhf;fpf; nfhs;tij nrrPypah fz;lhh;. fLk;Gayhy; ngw;Nwhiu my;yJ tPli ; l ,oe;j Foe;ijfs; Ntiy kw;Wk; fy;tp Mirfhl;lg;gl;L> mjw;F

jdJ epWtdkhd tprad; Nghukpy; kPlf ; g;gl;l rpWkpfSld; ghbAk; rphpj;Jk; nghOJNghf;FtJ nrrPypahTf;Fg; gpbf;Fk;.


kdpj tpahghhpfisAk;> kdpj tpahghuj;jpw;F gypahd rpWkpfisAk; milahsk; fhz fhtyh;fSf;Fk;> JiwKf kw;Wk; tpkhd epiya fhtyhspfSf;Fk; nrrPypah fw;gpj;Js;shh;. ,g;NghJ mth;fs; Foe;ijfis thq;Fk; kw;Wk; tpw;Fk; egh;fisg; gpbf;f mtUf;F cjTfpd;wdh;.

gjpyhf mbikfshf tpw;fg;gl;ldh;. nrrPypahtpd; gzpgw;wp ed;F njhpatutu> Foe;ijfs; mthpd; cjtpia ehb tu Muk;gpj;jdh;. “gzf;fhu FLk;gq;fspy; tPlL ; Ntiyf; fhhpahf mbik ciog;gpypUe;J jg;gpNahba rpWkpfis re;jpj;Njd;. mth;fspy; rpyUf;F rpfNul; my;yJ ,uk;Gf; fk;gpahy; Rlg;gl;l tLf;fs; ,Ue;jd;. xU rpWkp mhpj;Jj;jpd;Dk; mkpyj;ijf; Fbf;ff; fl;lhag;gLj;jg;gl;L fhaq;fshy; ,we;J tpl;lhh;. kpfTk; jhkjkhf vq;fsplk;

te;jhh;. ,f;Foe;ijfSf;F cjtpl midj;ijak; KjyPL nra;a Ntz;Lnkd;W czh;eN; jd;.” 1991,y; nrrPypah Kjy; Foe;ij ciog;Gf;F vjpuhd cyfshtpa Nguzpia elj;jpr; nrd;whh;. ,d;W mJ cynfq;fpYk;

yl;rf;fzf;fhd Foe;ijfisAk; 114 mikg;GfisAk; Foe;ij ciog;gpw;Fk; mbikj;jdj;jpw;Fk; vjpuhf xd;W jpul;LfpwJ. cyfshtpa Nguzp> cyfpYs;s 250kpy;ypad;

xj;Jiog;G Foe;ijfisf; fhg;ghw;WfpwJ “kdpj tpahghuk; kw;Wk; Foe;ij ciog;gpw; nfjpuhd Nghuhl;lj;jpy; midtUk; NruNtz;Lk;. ,y;iynadpy; ehk; ekJ ,yf;if vl;lNt KbahJ>” vd;fpwhh; nrrPypah. JiwKfq;fs; kw;Wk; tpkhd epiyaq;fspy; fhtyh;fs;> fhtyhspfs;> thliff; fhNuhl;bfs; kw;Wk; ruf;Ff; ifahs;gth;fSld; mth; xj;Jiof;fpwhh;. r%f Nrtfh;fs; kw;Wk; kdpj tpahghuj;jpw;F gypahd rpWkpfs; mth;fSf;Fg; gapw;rp mspf;fpd;wdh;. kdpj tpahghhpfisAk; mth;fspd; ,sk; gypahl;fisAk; vg;gb fz;Lgpbg;gnjd;W mth;fs; mwpfpd;wdh;> fz;fhzpf;fpd;wdh;> tprhhpf;fpd;wdh;. NkYk; nrrPypahtpd; cjtpj; njhiyNgrp vz; nfhz;l tpsk;guj; jhs;fis tpepNahfpf;fpd;wdh;. cjtp NfhuNth> my;yJ kdpj tpahghunkd;W re;Njfpf;fg;gLtij mwptpf;fNth vtUk; cjtpj; njhiyNgrpapy; miof;fyhk;.

nrrPypahTk; tprad; NghuKk; vd;d nra;fpd;wdh;? Foe;ij ciog;igAk; kdpj tpahghuj;ijAk; epWj;Jk; Nghuhl;lj;jpy; midtUk; gq;Nfw;f Ntz;Lnkd;W nrrPypahTk; tprad; NghuKk; ek;Gfpd;wd. mth;fs; gpypg;igd;]; KOtJk; NghuhLfpd;wdh;. Foe;ijfs; gz;lq;fs; Nghy thq;fTk; tpw;fTk; gLtij mjpfhuj;jpypUg;gth;fs; fz;Lk; fhzhkypUf;f Kbahhjij mth;fs; cWjp nra;fpd;wdh;. » kdpj tpahghuj;jpd; gypahl;fspy; ngUk;ghNyhh; trpf;Fk; gpypg;igd;]pd; kpf Vo;ikahd gFjpfspy; trpf;Fk; Foe;ijfSf;Fk; taJ te;NjhUf;Fk; fy;tpAk; MjuTk; fpilf;fpwJ. Fwpg;ghf jha;khh;fSf;F jq;fs; Foe;ijfisg; ghJfhg;gjw;F mwpT+l;lg;gLfpwJ. » JiwKfq;fs; kw;Wk; tpkhd epiyaq;fspy;> kdpj tpahghuj;ijf; fz;Lgpbf;fTk;> gypahl;fis kPlf ; Tk; Copah;fs;> fhtyh; kw;Wk; ,ju mjpfhhpfSld; tprad; Nghuk; xj;Jiof;fpwJ. » tpgrr ; hu tpLjpfspNyh my;yJ tPLfspy; tPlL ; Ntiyf;fhhpfshfNth cwpQ;rg;gLk; Foe;ijfis tpLtpf;f ; kPlG ; eltbf;iffs; Nkw;nfhs;sg; gLfpd;wd. » Njit Vw;gLk; my;yJ re;Njfg;gLk; kdpjtpahghu my;yJ mbik ciog;G gw;wp tptguq;fs; mwptpf;f tpUk;Gk; Foe;ijfs; kw;Wk; taJ

te;Njhh; gaDf;fhf ehs; KOtJk; cjtpj; njhiyNgrpfs; fhj;jpUf;fpd;wd. » kPlf ; g;gl;l rpWkpfs; ehL KOtJKs;s ,iltop ,y;yq;fspy; ghJfhg;Gk;> jq;fs; FLk;gq;fSld; kPzL ; k; ,iza cjtpAk;> vjph;fhyj;jpw;fhd ek;gpf;ifAk; ngWfpd;wdH. FLk;gj;jpw;Fj; jpUk;gKbahj rpWkpfSf;F nrrPypahtpd; ghJfhg;G ,y;yj;jpy; xU ,y;yKk; fy;tpAk; nfhLf;fg;gLfpwJ. » gpypg;igd;]py; rl;lg;gb Ntiyf;Fr; nry;yf;$lhj 14 taJf;Fl;gl;l Foe;ijfspd; gbg;gpw;Ff; fl;lzk; nrYj;jg;gLfpwJ. mijtpl nghpa Foe;ijfSf;F njhopw;gapw;rpAk;> njhopy; mDgtKk; rpy rkaq;fspy; gz cjtpAk; fpilf;fpwJ.Ke;ehs; Foe;ijj; njhopyhsh;fs; cs;Sh; Foe;ij chpikfs; FOf;fs; mikf;f Cf;Ftpf;fg;gLfpd;wdh;. mth;fs; mq;Nf re;Njh\ khf ,Ug;gJld;> jq;fs; ez;gh;fis gj;jpukhfg; ghJf;fhf;f> kdpj tpahghuk; gw;wp tpopg;Gzh;T Vw;Wfpd;wdh;. » kdpj tpahghuj;jpw;nfjpuhd Nghhpy; nty;y Foe;ijfisg; ghJfhf;fTk;> kdpj tpahghhpfis vspjpy; rpiwf;F mDg;gTk; NkYk; ey;y rl;lq;fs; Njit. gpypg;igd;]pYk; kw;Wk; cynfq;fpYKs;s murpay;thjpfspilNa jq;fs; rl;lq;fisAk; tpjpKiwfisAk; khw;wr; nra;Ak;gb nrrPypah jd; nry;thf;ifg; gad;gLj;Jfpwhh;.

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Foe;ij ciog;gpypUe;J kPlf ; g;gl;l Foe;ijfs;> kdpj tpahghuj;jpw;nfjpuhf Mh;gg ; hl;lk; nra;J> Foe;ijfspd; chpikfSf;fhd Nghuhl;lj;jpy; nrrPypahTf;F cjTfpd;wdh;. Foe;ijj; njhopyhsh;fSf;fhfg; NghuhLfpd;wJ. mth;fspy; ehd;F kpy;ypad; Foe;ijfs; gpypg;igd;]; ehl;lth;. gpypg;igd;]pd; FLk;gq;fspypUe;j yl;rf;fzf;fhd Foe;ij tPlL ; Ntiyf;fhuh;fSf;F vt;ThpikAk; fpilahJ> ngUk;ghYk; mbikfs; Nghy;jhd; elj;jg;gl;ldh;. MfNt> 1995,y;> nrrPypah> gpypg;igd;]; ehl;bd; tPlL ; Ntiyf;fhhpfSf;fhd Kjy;

nrrPypahtpd;

njhopw;rq;fkhfpa Rkhgpia epWtpdhh;. ,d;W etPdfhy mbikj;jdk; kw;Wk; kdpj tpahghuj;jpw;nfjpuhd Nghuhl;lj;jpy; <LgLk; Kjd;ikahd mikg;Gfspy; nrrPypahtpd; tprad; Nghuk; xd;W. kdpyhtpYk;> ehnlq;fpYKs;s ghJfhg;G kw;w ,iltop ,y;yq;fspYk;> fpuhkq;fspYk;> Fbirg;gFjpfspYk; jLg;Gg; gzpapYk; nrrPypahTld; E}w;Wf;fzf;fhz

Copah;fSk;> jd;dhh;tyh;fSk; gzpGhpfp;dw ; dh;. nrrPypahit cynfq;fpYk; njhpAk;. Mdhy; mth; jhd; cjpj;j ,lj;ij xU NghJk; kwf;f khl;lhh;. “vd; clypy; ,d;Dk; kPd; kw;Wk; Fg;igapd; thilia vd;dhy; czuKbfpwJ” vd;fpwhh; nrrPypah. c

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rpy rpWkpfshy; jq;fs; FLk;gj;jpy; kPzL ; k; NruKbahJ. MfNt mth;fs;> kdpyhtpy; xU ,ufrpakhd ,lj;jpYs;s nrd;ll ; h; Mg; N`hg; (ek;gpf;if ikak;) vd;w nrrPypahtpd; ghJfhg;G ,y;yj;jpw;Fr; nry;fpd;wdh;. ,r; rpWkpfs;> vthplkpUe;J jg;gpNahLfpd;wdNuh mth;fsplkpUe;J kuzkpul;ly; ngw;Ws;sdh;. ,y;yg; ngw;Nwhh;> r%f Nrtfh;fs;> kNdhjj;Jt epGzh;fs;> Mrphpah;fs; kw;Wk; ghJfhg;G fhtyh;fs; ,th;fSf;F MjuT jUfpd;wdh;. “,J mth;fSf;F xU cz;ikahd ,y;yk; Nghd;w czh;itj; juNtz;Lk;. ,q;Nf mth;fs; ghJfhg;Gk; vjph; fhyj;jpd;Nky; ek;gpf;ifAk; ngWfpd;wdh;”> vd;fpwhh; nrrPypah. ghJfhg;G ,y;yj;jpw;fhd epyk;> Gfo;ngw;w N`hp ghl;lh; Gj;jfq;fspd; Mrphpah; N[. Nf. nusypq; toq;fpa xU ed;nfhiliaf; nfhz;L thq;fg;gl;lJ. ,q;Nf xU gs;spAk; xU clw;gapw;rpf; $lKk; fl;ljpl;lKs;sJ.

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gpypg;gpNdh mwpAq;fs;! gpypg;igd;]pd; 7107 jpTfspy; trpf;Fk; fpl;lj;jl;l 100 NtWgl;l ,df;FOf;fs; 170 NtWgl;l nkhopfs; NgRfpd;wdh;. Njrpa nkhop gpypg;gpNdh MFk;. gpypg;igd;]; Kw;fhyj;jpy; ];ngapDf;Fk;> gpd;dh; 400 Mz;Lfs; A+ v]; Vf;Fk; nrhe;jkhf ,Ue;jjhy; mk;nkhopapy; gy ];ghdp\; kw;Wk; Mq;fpyr; nrhw;fs; cs;sd. `p = Fk];lhN`h Fl;ig (nrd;Wth) = ghNg Mk = XN`h ,y;iy = `pe;jpN`h cjTq;fs;! = rf;yhyh ePzl ; ehs; tho;f = kGN`a;! ez;gh = ifgpdhd; ez;gh;fs; FO = guf;fhlh


rk;iulh mbikj;jdj;jpw;Ff; flj;jg;gl;lhh; rk;iuilh xU Nghyp gh];Nghh;l; (flTr;rl P L ; ) Lld; gpypg;igd;]pypUe;J ntspNa flj;jg;gl;lNghJ mtUf;F taJ 14. tpkhdj;jpy; Mapuf;fzf;fhd iky;fs; nfhz;L nry;yg;gl;L> kj;jpa fpof;fpy; xU gzf;fhu FLk;gj;jpy;> thuj;jpy; VO ehl;fSk; xU ehisf;F 20 kzp Neuk; ciof;f Ntiyf;fhuhpahf;fg;gl;lhh;. “xU kpUfj;ijtpl Nkhrkhf elj;jg;gl;Nld;. vd; tpUg;gj;jpw;F vjpuhf xU GJ v[khDf;F tpw;fg;gl;Nld;>” vd;fpwhh; rk;iulh.

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Gifg;glq;fs;> fpk; Nea;yhh;

k;iulhtpw;F QhgfkpUf;Fk; fhynky;yhk; mtuJ jha; ntspehl;by; Ntiy nra;Js;shh;. gpypg;igd;]py; kpf Vo;ikahd gFjpfspy; xd;Wk;> 30 Mz;Lfshf cs;ehl;Lg; Nghuhy; rPuope;J tUtJkhfpa kpd;lhdhNthtpy; mtuJ FLk;gk; trpf;fpwJ. kpd;lhNdhNthtpy; gy Foe;ijfs; jq;fs; jhapy;yhky; jhd; tsh;fpd;wdu;. ,q;Fs;s ngUk;ghyhd FLk;gq;fs; K];yk P f ; s;.

MfNt ,q;Fs;s rpWkpfSf;Fk; ngz;fSf;Fk; nrsjp mNugpah Nghd;w gzf;fhu K];yk P ; ehLfspy; mjpf fpuhf;fp ,Uf;fpwJ. “vd;jha; ,uz;L my;yJ %d;whz;Lf;nfhU Kiwjhd; tPlb ; w;F te;jhh;>” vd;fpwhh; rk;iulh. “vdf;Fg;gj;J taJ MfpaNghJ ehd; mtiuj; jq;fr; nrhd;Ndd;. ehd; mONjd;> mtiuf; fl;bg; gpbj;Jf; nfhz;Nld;. Mdhy; mtNuh Nfhgk; nfhz;L vdf;fhf xU mbikNghy; Ntiy nra;tjhff; fj;jpdhh;. md;wpuNt vd; mk;khTf;fhf

Vq;Ftij epWj;jptpl KbT nra;Njd;. nrhy;yg; Nghdhy;> ehq;fs; xUtnuhUtiu mjpfk; mwpe;jjpy;iyNa!.” mtuJ jha; xt;nthU khjKk; gzk; mDg;gpdhYk;> mf;FLk;gk; mbf;fb gl;bdpapd; tpspk;gpy; tho;ej ; J. mtuJ je;ij taypy; fbdg;gl;L cioj;jhh;. MdhYk; mth;fSf;F cz;z Nghjpa czT ,y;iy. rk;iulhTf;F gd;dpuz;L tajhfpaJk; mth; xU tPlL ; Ntiyf;fhhpahf Ntiynra;a

mbikr;rpWkpfis nfhz;Lnry;y [pg;dp gpypg;igd;]py; kpfg; gutyhd thfdk; [Pgd ; pahFk;. mit vg;NghJNk> gspr;rpLk; tz;zq;fs;> xg;gid cUg;glq;fs; kw;Wk; N[hlidfs; nfhz;L fw;gidj;jpwDld; myq;fhpf;fg;gl;bUf;Fk;. kdpj tpahghuj;jpd; gypahl;fisf; nfhz;L nry;y [Pgd ; pfs; mbf;fb gad;gLj;jg;gLfpd;wd. mtw;wpy; 15 Ngh;jhd; nry;yyhk; vd;gJ epajp. Mdhy; kdpj tpahghhpfshy; 50 rpWkpfs; milf;fg;gl;l [Pgd ; pfis $l fhtyh;fs; epWj;jpapUf;fpd;wdh;. mit ngUk;ghYk; jhh;gg ; hahy; %lg;gl;bUf;Fk;. fhtyh;fsplKk; JiwKf Copah;fsplKk; mtw;wpd; ruf;Fg; gFjpapy; fha;fwpfNsh my;yJ NtW xU gz;lNkh epiwe;jpUg;gjhf kdpj tpahghhpfs; $Wfpd;wdh;. 73


Ntz;bajhapw;W. mj;Jld; mth; jd; jk;gpfisAk;> jq;iffisAk;> FLk;gj;ijAk; ftdpj;Jf; nfhs;s Ntz;bapUe;jJ. rk;iulhtpd; Ntiy fbdkhdJ> rk;gsNkh NkhrkhdJ. MfNt mth; jhDk; ntspehl;bw;Fr; nrd;W Ntiy nra;tnjd;W KbT nra;jhh;-- mJ gaq;fukhdJ vd;W mth; jha; nrhy;ypAk;. ntspehl;L gzpahsh;fs; mjpfk; rk;ghjpf;fpd;wdh;. ,uz;L rk;gsq;fs; FLk;gj;jpw;F cjtpahf ,Uf;Fk;. Mdhy; rk;iulhtpw;F gh];Nghh;l; (flTr; rPlL ; ) ngw tajpy;iy. gpypg;igd;]pd; rl;lg;gb Fiwe;jJ 23 tajhdhy; jhd; ntspehl;by; gzpGhpa KbAk;.

Nghyp Mtzq;fs; rk;iulhTf;F 14 tajhd NghJ kdpyhtpypUe;J mtuJ fpuhkj;jpw;F xU kdpjh;

rk ;iulh v] ;khNay ;> 18 Mf tpUk;GtJ : xU r%f Nrtfpahfp nrrPypahtplk; gzpGhpa Ntz;Lk;. nkr;Rgth;fs; : ghlfh;fs; nryPd; jpahd; kw;Wk; nruh n[NuhdpNkh tpUk;GtJ : ghLtJ> Kf;fpakhf ghuk;ghpa gpypg;igd; ghl;Lfs;. kjpj;Jg; Nghw;WtJ : nrrPypah> vhpf;fh> kw;Wk; tprad; Nghuj;jpYs;s kw;wth;fs;.

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mg;nghpa tpkhd epiyak; ga%l;baJ. rk;iulh ntspehl;by; mbik ciog;Gf;fhf flj;jg;gl;l tiu mth; tpkhdj;jpy; nrd;wjpy;iy. te;jNghJ jhd; mth; kj;jpa fpof;fpy; Ntiy nra;ar; nry;Yk; gazk; Muk;gpf;fpwJ. mth; xU Ms; Nrh;fF ; k; Kfth;> ntspehl;by; gzpGhpa tpUk;Gk; rpWkpfis Ms;Nrh;gg ; th;. rk;iulh jd;Dld; te;jhy; xU flTr; rPlL ; k; NtiyAk; fpilf;Fnkd;W mth; cWjpaspf;fpwhh;. rk;iulh cw;rhfj;Jld; Vw;Wf;nfhs;fpwhh;. xU ehs; ,sq; fhiyapy;> Ms;Nrh;fF ; k; Kfth; kw;Wk; gd;dpuz;L tajpy; nghpa rpWkpfSld; kzpyhTf;Fg; Gwg;gLfpwhh;. [Pgd ; papYk; glfpYk; nrd;wila ehd;F ehl;fs; MfpwJ. “cq;fs; EioThpik Mtzq;fs; ,d;Dk; jahuhftpy;iy>” vd;W mk;kdpjh; tpsf;Ffpwhh;. “ePqf ; s; fhj;jpUf;Fk; Ntisapy; vd;Dld; vd; kidtpAlDk; jq;fp vq;fs; FLk;gj;ij ftdpj;Jf; nfhs;syhk;.” rk;iulhTk; kw;w rpWkpfSk;> rk;gskpd;wp mt;tl P b ; y; G+l;bitf;fg; gLfpd;wdh;. NkYk; jhq;fs; jq;fpapUg;gjw;fhf fl;lzk; nrYj;j Ntz;Lnkd;W Ms; Nrh;fF ; k; Kfth; $Wfpwhh;.

“ePqf ; s; kj;jpa fpof;fpy; Ntiynra;Ak; Kjy; VO khjq;fspy; rk;gsj;jpypUe;J mr;nryTfSf;fhf vLj;Jf; nfhs;Nthk;>” vd;fpwhh; mth;.

ePzl ; fhj;jpUg;G rk;iulhtpd; Nghyp flTr; rPlb ; ypUf;Fk; tpguq;fis Ms;Nrh;fF ; k; Kfth; mthplk; Fwpj;Jf;nfhLf;fpwhh;. mtuJ taJ 23 Mf khw;wg;gl;Ls;sJ. mth; ngaUk; gpwg;gplKk; $l. tpkhd epiya fhtyh;fs; Nfs;tpNfl;Fk; gl;rj;jpy; mt;tpguq;fs; midj;Jk; mtUf;Fj; njhpe;jpUf;f Ntz;Lk;. thuq;fs; XLfpd;wd. rk;iulh jhd; Vkhw;wg;gl;L tpl;ljhf czh;fpwhh;> gag;gLfpwhh;. ,q;NfNa me;j Ms; Nrh;fF ; k; Kfthpd; mbikahf ,Uf;fNtz;btUNkh? kw;w rpWkpfSld; mth; cuq;Fk; ,Uz;l miw xU rpiwNghy; njhpfpwJ. mth; tPlb ; w;Fr; nry;y tpUk;Gfpwhh;. “eP tpUk;Gtijr; nra;>” vd;fpwhh; Ms; Nrh;fF ; k; Kfth;. “Mdhy; Kjypy; vq;fSf;F VO khj rk;gsj;ijf; nfhL. czT> ciwtplk; kw;Wk; gazr;

nryTf;fhf eP vq;fSf;F fld;gl;Ls;sJ mJ> NkYk; tPL jpUk;g ePNa jhd; nrytopf;f Ntz;Lk;.” rk;iulhtplk; gzk; VJkpy;iy. vq;Nf nry;tnjd;W mtUf;Fj; njhpahJ. MW khjq;fSf;Fg; gpd; NkYk; rpy rpWkpfs; mt;tl P b ; w;F te;jilfpd;wdh;. Ms; Nrh;fF ; k; egh; rk;iulhtpd; EioThpik Mtzk; jahuhfptpl;lnjd;fpwhh;. mtUf;fhf Fnta;jj ; py; xU Ntiy fhj;jpUf;fpwJ. %d;W ehl;fSf;Fg;gpd; mth; xU Kf;fhLk;> xU ePzl ; ghthilAk; mzpe;J nfhz;L tpkhd epiyaj;jpw;Fg; Gwg;gLfpwhh;. Ms; Nrh;fF ; k; Kfthpd; kidtp> rk;iulh taJ $Ljyhfj; njhpAk;gb mtUf;F xg;gid nra;Js;shh;. Gwg;ghL miwapy; xU kdpjh; rk;iulhitr; re;jpj;J> mtuJ gazr; rPli ; lAk; flTr; rPli ; lak; mthplk; mspf;fpwhh;. “ek;gpf;ifAld; ele;J nfhs;. jiy epkph;eJ ; > Neuhf el> flTr; rPlL ; f; fl;Lg;ghl;bd; topahfr; nry;Yk;NghJ ,uz;lhtJ Nki[iaj;


rk;iulhtplkpUg;gJ Nghyp flTr;rl P L ; vd;W fz;Lgpbj;jJk; fhtyh; mtiu tprhhpj;jdh;. Njh;en ; jL”> vd;w mk;kdpjh;> $l;lj;jpy; jpUk;gTk; kiwe;Jtpl;lhh;. flTr;rl P L ; f; fl;Lg;ghl;il neUq;Fk;NghJ rk;iulhtpd; neQ;R glglf;fpwJ. mth; Nghyp flTr; rPli ; l ePlL ; k;NghJ mth; iffs; eLq;Ffpd;wd. Mdhy; flTr;rl P L ; fl;Lg;ghl;L mjpfhhp epkph;eJ ; $l ghh;ff ; tpy;iy. “NkNy nry;”> vd;fpwhh; mth;. kdpj tpahghhpfs; flTr;rl P L ; fl;Lghl;L mjpfhhp jd;id mDkjpg;gjw;fhf gzk; nfhLj;Jtpl;ldh; vd;W rk;iulh Ghpe;J nfhs;fpwhh;.

Fnta;jj ; pw;F nrd;wiljy; jiyRw;w> the;jp Fkl;lYld; rk;iulh Fnta;jj ; py; tpkhdj;jpypUe;J jLkhwp ntspNaWfpwhh;. tUif miwapy; rk;iulhtpd; Nghyp ngaiuj; jhq;fpa milahsj;Jld; xU kdpjh; fhj;jpUf;fpwhh;. Mdhy;> mth>; jhd; Ntiy nra;Ak; ,lj;jpw;F my;yhky; Fnta;j; efuj;jpy; xU Ntiy ikaj;jpw;F mioj;Jr; nry;yg;Lfpwhh;. rk;iulh [d;dy;fNs ,y;yhj xU rpwpa miwapy; G+l;b

itf;fg;gLfpwhh;. mJ Vw;fdNt rpWkpfs; kw;Wk; ngz;fshy; epiwe;jpUf;fpwJ. rpyh; gpypg;igd;]f ; huh;fs;> kw;wth; ,yq;if> ,e;NjhNd\pah kw;Wk; vj;jpNahg; gpahitr; Nrh;ej ; th;fs;. khiyapy; rk;iulhTk;> NtW rpy rpWkpfSk; xU thpirapy; epw;fNtz;bAs;sJ. %d;W kdpjh;fs; mth;fis ghh;itapLfpd;wdh;. rk;iulh gag;gLfpwhh;. mk;kdpjh;fspy; xUth; jdf;F MW Foe;ijfs; ,Ug;gjhfTk; mth;fisAk; tPli ; lAk; ftdpj;Jf; nfhs;s xU rpWkp Ntz;Lnkd;Wk; $Wfpwhh;. “eP thuj;jpy; VO ehl;fs;> fhiy ehY kzp Kjy; fhiy ,uz;L kzp tiu Ntiy nra;a Ntz;Lk;”> vd;fpwhh; mth;. rk;iulh kdJf;Fs; Ntfkhf fzf;fpLfpwhh;. “mg;gbnad;why; xU ehisf;F 22 kzp Neuk;! mJ vd;dhy; KbahJ”> vd;fpwhh; mth;. mk;kdpjh; MNtrkilfpwhh;. “eP Nrhk;Ngwp! ciof;f tpUg;gkpy;iynad;why; ,q;F Vd; te;jha;?”

mLj;j ,uz;L thuq;fspy; mNj khjphpahd Nfhhpf;iffSld; tUk; gy kdpjh;fis rk;iulh re;jpf;fpwhh;. mth;fspy; xUtUld; Nrhjidf;fhf tPlb ; w;Fr; nry;fpwhh;. xU mykhwpiar; Rj;jk; nra;a xU caukhd Vzp kPJ VwNtz;bAs;sJ. jLkhwp> fpl;lj;jl;l fPNo tpOfpwhh;. mk;kdpjh; mtiuj; jpUk;gTk; Ntiy ikaj;jpw;F mioj;Jr; nry;fpwhh;. “,ts; rhpapy;iy”> vd;fpwhh; mth;. “Vd; vd;id ,k;rpf;f KaYfpwPhf ; s;?” vd;W mth; Nfl;fpwhh;. “ehd; ,q;Nf ciof;f te;Njd;> xU kpUj;ijg;Nghy; elj;jg;gLtjw;fpy;iy”. rk;iulh miwf;Fj; jpUk;g mioj;Jr; nry;yg;gLfpwhh;. mjpy; NkYk; $l;lk; ,Uf;fpwJ. xt;nthU ehSk; tpkhd epiyaj;jpypUe;J Gjpa rpWkpfs; te;jilfpd;wdh;. ,dp gLg;gjw;Ff; $l ,lkpy;iy. rk;iulh cl;fhh;ej ; gbNa cwq;f Ntz;bapUf;fpwJ. Mdhy; ntapypy; mJ Kbahj fhhpak;. mt;tiwapy; [d;dNyh> kpd; tprpwpNah ,y;iy. MfNt %r;RtplNt fbdkhf ,Uf;fpwJ. ,q;fpUe;J ntspNaWtjw;fhfthtJ jhd; VjhtJ xU Ntiyia Vw;Wf; nfhs;s Ntz;Lnkd;W rk;iulh Ghpe;J nfhs;fpwhh;.

kf;fs; Vw;Wkjp cyfpd; ve;ehl;ltUk; gpypg;igd;]; kf;fs; msTf;F ntspehl;by; Ntiy nra;atpy;iy. kf;fs; NtiyNjl ntspehl;bw;Fr; nry;tJ me;ehl;bd; ePzl ; fhy ghuk;ghpak;. ,g;ghuk;ghpak; Ke;ehs; rh;thjpfhhp khh;fN; fh]hy; tsh;ff ; g;gl;L Cf;F tpf;fg;gl;lJ. me;ehl;bd; 10-12 tajpdhpy; ghjpNgh; ntspehl;by; Ntiy nra;tJ gw;wp Nahrpj;jjhfr; nrhy;fpd;wdh;. ,d;W cyfpy; ehLfle;j Ntiyahl;fs; fpilf;Fk; Kf;fpa ehLfspy; ,J xd;W. rpyh; rl;lg;gb gazpf;fpd;wdh;. Mdhy; yl;rf; fzf;fhNdhh; ehl;Lf;F ntspNa flj;jg;gl;L kNyrpah kw;Wk; `hq;fhq; Nghd;w mz;il ehLfspYk;> kw;Wk; kj;jpa fpof;F> Mg;hpf;fh> A+ v]; V kw;Wk; [Nuhg;ghtpy; tpw;fg;gLfpd;wdh;. “kw;w ehLfs; NjePh>; fhg;gp my;yJ kpd;dZ nghUl;fis Vw;Wkjp nra;fpd;wd. gpypg;igd;]; kf;fis Vw;Wkjp nra;fpwJ>” vd;fpwhh; nrrPypah.

Kjy; Ntiy 18 ehl;fSf;Fg;gpd; ehd;F Foe;ijfs; nfhz;l xU FLk;gj;jpy; Ntiyf;fhhpahf mkh;jj ; g;gLfpwhh;. mjpy; %th; tsh;eJ ; tpl;ldh;> Mdhy; ,d;Dk; mt;tl P b ; NyNa trpf;fpd;wdh;. mth;fs; tPL ehd;F khbnfhz;l nghpa tPL. rikay; Ntiy midj;ijAk; xU tajpy; nghpa gpypg;gpNdh ngz; nra;fpwhh;. rk;iulhtpd; Ntiy Rj;jk; nra;tJk; Jzp Jitg;gJk;. mtuJ v[khdh; tPlL ; tpjpKiwfis tpsf;Ffpwhh;.

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“eP tpl;iltpl;L ntspNaw Ntf; $lhJ. eP jdpahf ntspNa Nghf Kbahj msT rpwpats;. Kf;fhL mzpaNtz;Lk;. ,Wf;fkhd kw;Wk; cliyf; fhl;Lk; cil mzpaf; $lhJ. kw;nwhU Ntiyf; fhhpaplk; NgrpNah> tPlb ; w;F njhiyNgrpapy; NgrpNah Neuj;ij tpzbf;fhNj. mz;iltPlL ; Ntiyf;fhhpfSld; njhlh;Gitf;ff; $lhJ.” Kjy; ehs; ,Wjpapy; rk;iulh fisj;Jg; NghapUf;fpwhh;. fhiy ehd;F kzp Kjy; es;spuT tiu jiuiaj; Jilj;J> rkhd;fs; fOtp> JzpJitj;J mtuJ cly; KOtJk; typf;fpwJ. kw;nwhU Ntiyf;fhhp VO Mz;Lfshf mt;tl P b ; y; Ntiy ghh;ff ; pwhh;. mth;> rk;iulhtplk; kpf ,isa kfdplk; [hf;fpuijahf ,Uf;Fk;gb xU vr;rhpf;if fpRfpRf;fpwhh;. “jd; jha; jd;id ftdpf;fNtz;Lnkd;gjw;fhf mtd; ngha; nrhy;fpwhd;> Ntiyf;fhhpfs; jd; nghUl;fisj; jpULfpd;wdh; vd;fpwhd;.” rk;iulh thuj;jpd; VO ehl;fSk;> tpbaw; fhiyapypUe;J es;spuT tiu Ntiy nra;fpwhh;. ehl;fs; XLfpd;wd. mt;tL P rk;iulhtpd; rpiw. mth; tPlb ; w;Fr; nry;y tpUk;Gfpwhh;. Mdhy; mf;FLk;gj;jpw;F ,uz;L Mz;Lfs; ciog;gjhf cWjpaspj;J xU xg;ge;jj;jpy; ifnaOj;jpl;Ls;shh;. xt;nthU khjKk; jd; KOrk;gsj;ijAk; kpd;lhdhNthtpYs;s jd; FLk;gj;jpw;F mDg;Gfpwhh;. mtuJ gzj;ijf; nfhz;L jhq;fs; fl;bf; nfhz;bUf;Fk; tPli ; lg; gw;wp mth;fs; mtUf;Ff; fbjk; vOJfpd;wdh;. mJ njhlh;eJ ; gzpGhpa mtUf;F gyk; nfhLf;fpwJ.

rk;iulh jg;gpNahLfpwhh; ,uz;lhz;LfSf;Fg;gpd; rk;iulh fisj;jpUf;fpwhh;. Mdhy; re;Njh\khf ,Uf;fpwhh;. mth; tPlb ; w;Fg; Nghfpwhh;. mtuJ xg;ge;jj;jpd; gb mtuJ v[khd; mtUila flTr; rPli ; lAk; xU tpkhdg;

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gazr; rPli ; lAk; juNtz;Lk;. Mdhy; Xh; mjph;rr ; p fhj;jpUf;fpwJ. mtuJ v[khd; kWf;fpwhh;. mth; rk;iulh mq;NfNa ,Uf;f Ntz;Lnkd;W tpUk;Gfpwhh;. “eP tpUk;gpdhy; tPlb ; w;Fr; nry;”> vd;fpwhh; mth;. “Mdhy; cd; flTr; rPli ; l ehq;fs; itj;Jf; nfhs;sg; NghfpNwhk;. NkYk; vq;fsplkpUe;J cdf;Fg; gazr; rPlL ; fpilf;fhJ.” mth;fs; mtUf;F rk;gsk; nfhLg;gij epWj;Jfpd;wdh;. MdhYk; njhlh;eJ ; Ntiy nra;a fl;lhag;gLj;Jfpd;wdh;. Mdhy; ehd;F khjq;fSf;Fg;gpd; mtuJ fz;zU P k;> tPlb ; w;Fr; nry;y Ntz;Lnkd;w mtuJ Ntz;LjYk; mth;fSf;F rypj;Jtpl;lJ. mth;fs; mtiu Ntiy ikaj;jpw;Fj; jpUg;gpaDg;Gfpd;wdh;. mq;Nf> rk;iulh tPL jpUk;gj; Njitahd gazr;rl P b ; w;fhfg; gzk; rk;ghjpf;f Ntz;Lk; vd;W nrhy;yp> mtiu NtW xU FLk;gj;jpw;F tpw;fpd;wdh;. Gjpa FLk;gj;jpy; rk;iulh xU rpd;d rpWkpia ftdpj;Jf;nfhs;s Ntz;Lk;. mf;Foe;ij cly; eykpd;wp NghFk; NghJ> rk;iulh mjDld; kUj;Jtkidf;Fr; nry;fpwhh;. jhd; jg;gpg;gjw;F ,Jjhd; re;jh;gg ; k; vd;W Ghpe;J nfhs;fpwhh;. foptiwf;Fr; nry;y mDkjpngw;Wf; nfhz;L> mjw;F gjpy; nkj;ijg; gbapy; fPNo XLfpwhh;. njUTf;F te;jJk; xU thliff; fhiu miof;fpwhh;. “vd;id xU fhty; epiyaj;jpw;F mioj;Jr; nry;Yq;fs;!.” jhd; jd; tpUg;gj;jpw;nfjpuhf tpw;fg;gl;lij rk;iulh tpsf;f> fhtyh;fs; mjidf; Nfl;fpd;wdh;. “ehq;fs; cdf;F cjt KaYNthk;”> vd;fpd;wdh; mth;fs;. “mJtiu eP ,q;Nf jq;fyhk;.” gpypg;igd;]pypUe;Jk; NtWgy ehLfspypUe;Jk; te;j Rkhh; 80 rpWkpfs; kw;Wk; ngz;fs; ,Ue;j xU rpiw miwapy; rk;iulh jpzpf;fg;gLfpwhh;. midtUk; ePjpkd;w tof;fpw;fhfNth

nrrPypah kw;Wk; ,iltop ,y;yj;jpy; fopj;j fhyj;jhYk; rk;iulhTf;F vjph;fhyj;jpd; Nky; Gjpa ek;gpf;iff; fpilj;Jtpl;lJ. my;yJ tPlb ; w;F mDg;gg;glNth fhj;jpUf;Fk; tPlL ; Ntiyf;fhhpfs;. rpyfhyj;jpy; rk;iulh> Nfl;b vd;w ,d;ndhU rpWkpAld; el;ghfpwhh;. mth; jd;idf; fw;gopj;j v[khdplkpUe;J jg;gpj;jpUe;jhh;. “jd; kidtp tPli ; ltpl;Lr; nrd;w Nghnjy;yhk; mth; vd;idj; jhf;fpdhh;>” vd;fpwhh; mth;. Nfl;b jg;gpNghbaJk; mtuJ v[khdh; mth; kPJ jpUl;Lf; Fw;wk; rhl;bdhh;. jw;NghJ mth; ePjpkd;w tof;fpw;fhff; fhj;jpUf;fpwhh;. rk;iulh gag;gLfpwhh;. mNjNghy; jdf;Ff; Neh;ej ; hy;! Mdhy; vl;L khjq;fs; rpiwapypUe;j gpd; mtuJ flTr;rl P L ; k; xU tpkhdg; gazr; rPlL ; k; fpilf;fpwJ. mth; tpkhdj;jpy; tPL

“tPlL ; Ntiy khpahijahd Ntiy”> nrrPypah tPlL ; Ntiyf;fhhpfspd; chpikfSf;fhfg; NghuhLfpwhh;.

nry;Yk;NghJ Nfl;b ,d;Dk; rpiwapy; jhd; ,Uf;fpwhh;. Rkj;jg;gl;l jpUl;Lf; Fw;wj;jpw;fhf mth; gy Mz;Lfs; rpiw jz;lidg; ngw;Ws;shh;.

,Wjpapy; tPlb ; w;F rk;iulh kpd;lhNdhNth jpUk;gp te;jile;jNghJ kw;nwhU mjph;rr ; p fhj;jpUf;fpwJ. mtuJ gzk; midj;ijAk; gad;gLj;jpf; fl;ba Gjpa tPL Ngha;tpl;lJ. mtuJ nrhe;j fpuhkj;jpy; Gul;rpf;fhuh;fSf;Fk; muRg;gilfSf;Fk; Aj;jk; ele;Js;sJ. gyh; ,we;Jtpl;ldh;. NkYk; mtuJ tPL jiukl;lkhf vhpf;fg;gl;L tpl;lJ. mtuJ je;ijAk; cld; gpwe;jth;fSk; xU

rk;iulh xU K];ypk;. mth; xU ehspy; gy Kiw njhOfpwhh;.


,iltop tPL vd;why; vd;d?

rk;iulh gy Mz;Lfshf xU mbikNghy; G+l;b itf;fg;gl;lhh;. ,d;W mth; jpUk;gTk; gs;sp nrd;Ws;shh;. nrrPypahTf;fhTk; tprad; Nghuj;jpw;fhfTk; gzpGhpa tpUk;Gfpwhh;. Vw;fdNt jfty; tpepNahfpj;Jk;> kdpj tpahghuj;jpw;nfjpuhf Mh;ghl;lk; nra;Jk; mth; kdpj tpahghuj;jpw;nfjpuhf NghuhLtjpy; <Lgl;bUf;fpwhh;.

mfjpKfhkpy; jq;fpAs;sdh;. rk;iulh jpUk;gp te;jJ mth;fSf;F kfpo;rr ; pNa. Mdhy; ele;jtw;iw mthplk; $Wk;NghJ mth;fs; mOfpd;wdh;. “eP cd; nrhe;j tPli ; lg; ghh;ff ; f;$l ,y;iyNa!” vd;fpd;wdh; mth;fs;. rk;iulh jpUk;gTk; ntspehL nry;y jpl;lkpLfpwhh;. “,d;ndhU tPlb ; w;fhf Njitahd gzk; rk;ghjpf;f jpl;lkpLfpNwd;.” “epr;rakhf ,y;iy”> vd;fpwhh; mtuJ je;ij> gjl;lg;gl;L. “eP kdpyhTf;F ele;Njh ePej ; pNahjhd; nry;y Ntz;Lk;”. Mdhy; rk;iulh gpbthjk; gpbf;fpwhh;. ,Wjpapy; mtuJ je;ij ,zq;Ffpwhh;. rpy thuq;fs; fopj;J> xU khiyg; nghOJ> rk;iulh kWgbAk; tpkhd epiyaj;jpy; ,Uf;fpwhh;. Mdhy; ,k;Kiw flTr; rPlL ; fl;Lg;ghl;L mjpfhhp tpkhd epiyaj;jpd; tpNr\ kdpj tpahghu vjph;gG ; g; gilia miof;fpwhh;. nrrPypahTk; tprad; NghuKk; mth;fSf;Fg; gapw;rp mspj;jpUf;fpwJ. mjdhy; kdpj tpahghuj;jpd; gypahspfis milahsk; fhz mth;fSf;Fj; njhpAk;. rk;iulh jdf;F 25 taJ

vd;fpwhh;. Mdhy; tpNr\g; gilapd; gy; kUj;Jth; mtuJ gw;fisg; ghpNrhjpj;J> mth; 18 taJf;Fl;gl;lth; vdf; fz;lwpfpwhh;. mjd;gpd; mth;fs; tprad; Nghuj;ijr; Nrh;ej ; r%f Nrtfh;fspy; xUtuhd vhpf;fhit miof;fpd;wdh;.

,iltop ,y;yj;jpy; ghJfhg;G nrrPypahtpd; ,iltop ,y;yk; tpkhd epiyak; mUfpy; cah;ej ; kjpy; Rth;fSf;Fg; gpd;dhy; cs;sJ. ntspehL nry;Yk; topapy; kPlf ; g;gl;l rpWkpfs; mq;Nf ghJfhg;ghf itf;fg;gLfpd;wdh;. es;sputpy; xU fhtyhsp thapy; fjtpypUf;Fk; fzkhd jho;ghisj; jpwf;fpwhh;. rk;iulh nksdkhf mOfpwhh;. jd; FLk;gj;jpw;F cjTk; re;jh;gg ; j;ij mth; ,oe;J tpl;lhh;. Mdhy; xU Nghyp flTr;rl P L ; ld; gazpf;f Kaw;rpj;jjw;fhf mth; rpiw nrd;why; vd;dhtJ? vhpf;fh mtiu khbapy; xU miwf;F mioj;Jr; nry;fpwhh;. ,Uspy; thpirahf mike;j FWfpa gLf;if thpirfisf; fz;L rk;iulh gag;gLfpwhh;. mth; jpUk;gTk; rpiwf;F te;Jtpl;lhNuh? Mdhy; rpWkpfspy; xUth;

tpopj;Jf;nfhz;L> nky;y $Wfpwhh;: “ftiyg;glhNj. eP xU ey;y ,lj;jpw;F te;jpUf;fpwha;. ,g;NghJ cwq;F. ehk; ehis Ngryhk;.” mLj;jehs; fhiyapy; midj;Jr; rpWkpfSk; rk;iulhitr; #o;eJ ; nfhs;fpd;wdh;. mth;fs; midtUk; kdpj tpahguj;jpw;F gypahdth;fs;. Mdhy; tprad; Nghuj;jhy; kPlf ; g;gl;Ltpl;ldh;. mt;tikg;G> rpWkpfs; fy;tp ngw;W> jq;fs; FLk;gq;fSld; jpUk;g NrUtjw;F cjTfpwJ. xU thuk; fopj;J rk;iulh es;sputpy; J}f;fk; fiyfpwhh;> mtUf;F mLj;j gLf;ifapy; xU rpWkp mkh;ej ; pUf;fpwhh;. mth; ,g;NghJjhd; tpkhd epiyaj;jpypUe;J te;J Nrh;ej ; pUf;fpwhh; -- gae;J> Fok;gpg;Ngha;. “gag;glhNj”> vd;fpwhh; rk;iulh. “eP xU ey;y ,lj;jpw;F te;jpUf;fpwha;. ,g;NghJ cwq;F. ehk; ehis epiwa Ngryhk;”. c

kdpj tpahghhpfshy; gad;gLj;jg;gLk; kdpyh tpkhd epiyak; kw;Wk; fg;gy; JiwKfq;fSf;fUfpy; nrrPypahTk; tprad; NghuKk; xd;gJ ,iltop ,y;yq;fs; mikj;Js;sdh;. kPlf ; g;gLk; rpWkpfs;> ghJfhg;Gf;fhfTk;> cldb cjtpf;fhfTk;> NeNu xU ,iltop ,y;yj;jpw;F mioj;Jr; nry;yg;gLfpd;wdh;. ,iltop ,y;yq;fspy; ehs; KOtJk; r%f Nrtfh;fSk; fsg;gzpahsh;fSk; cs;sdh;. mq;F xU ,y;y ngw;nwhUk; ,Uf;fpwhh;. rpWkpfs; czT kw;Wk; gLf;ifapypUe;J> Vw;G kw;Wk; md;G ngWfpwij mth; cWjpgLj;Jfpwhh;. jdpj;jdp rpWkpapd; epiyikiag; nghUj;J> mth;fSf;F> jq;fs; FLk;gj;Jld; jpUk;gp NruTk;. gs;spf; fl;lzj;jpw;F gzKk;> rl;l kw;Wk; kNdhjj;Jt cjtpAk; fpilf;fpwJ. ,iltop ,y;y Copah;fs; cjtpj; njhiyNgrpfis elj;Jfpd;wdh;. NkYk; kdpj tpahghuj;ijf; fz;lwpaTk;> gypahl;fis kPlT ; k; tpkhdepiya kw;Wk; JiwKf Copah;fSf;F mth;fs; gapw;rp mspf;fpd;wdh;.

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rpy rkaq;fspy; ,utpy; tpkhd epiyaj;jpypUe;J Gjpa rpWkpfs; te;J Nrh;eJ ; tpl;ldh;. mth;fs; ngUk;ghYk; NrhfkhfTk; gae;Jk; ,Uf;fpd;wdh;. MfNt kw;wth;fs; JapnyOk;NghJ mth;fis md;Gld; tuNtw;f Ntz;Lk;.

,iltop ,y;y tho;fi tpkhd epiyaj;jpdUfpy; nrrPypahtpd; ,iltop ,y;yq;fspy; xd;W cs;sJ. ,J fl;lha ciog;Gf;fhf ntspehl;bw;Ff; flj;jg; gLtjpypUe;J kPlf ; g;gl;l rpWkpfSf;fhd xU gj;jpukhd ,y;yk;.

6.20 fhiy clw;gapw;rp ,J cwq;Fgth;fisAk; vOg;gptpLfpwJ. 6.40 Rj;jkhf Gjpjhf Ntfkhd fOty; kw;Wk; gy; Jyf;fy; -- fhiy czit ,of;f vtUk; jahhpy;iy.

7.30 midtUk; cjTfpd;wdh; fhiy czT jahhpf;fTk; czitg; ghpkhwTk; ,y;yj;jha; Myp]{f;F midtUk; cjTfpd;wdh;. 11.00 xU fhg;gplk; fl;Lq;fs;! fLk;Gay; tUfpwJ! ghN`a;> ghl;lh> Nga;Ngh (,y;yk;> Foe;ij> Nghplh;) Mfpa tpisahl;Lfs; Foe;ijfSf;F ghJfhg;Gk; xU gj;jpukhd ,y;yKk; Njit vd;gJ gw;wpaJ. ahuhtJ xUth; fLk;Gay; tUfpwJ vd;W fj;Jk;NghJ Ml;lk; Muk;gpf;fpwJ. clNd midtUk; ghJfhg;ghf ,Uf;f tPLfs; “fl;l” tpiufpd;wdh;.

9.00 `p nrrPypah! ,d;W nrrPypah tUfpwhh;. mth; rpWkpfSld; tpisahLfpwhh;> NgRfpwhh;. mth;fspy; gyh; Nrhfkhd mDgtq;fs; gw;wpr; nrhd;dhYk; mq;Nf epiwa rphpg;Gk; cs;sJ. 78


12.00 kjpa czTf;F kPd; f;hp];lh> 16> kjpa cztpw;fhf kPd; nghhpf;f cjtpdhh;.

f;ifapy; xU ehs; 18.00 fpwp];Jt kw;Wk; K];yk P ; gpuhh;jj ; idfs; fj;Njhypf;fr; rpWkpfs; xU rpwpa khb miwiaf; Nfhtpyhfg; gad; gLj;Jfpd;wdh;. K];yk P ; rpWkpfs; gLf;Fk; miwiaj; jq;fs; gpuhh;jj ; idf;Fg; gad;gLj;Jfpd;wdh;.

13.30 Nyb fhfh ,irAld; ,irehw;fhypfs; Nyb fhfhtpd; ,ir xyp ngUf;fpfspy; xypf;f> rpWkpfs; ,irehw;fhypfs; tpisahLfpd;wdh;. ntw;wpngWgth; filrp ehw;fhypapy; mkuTk; mJ cilfpwJ. midtUk; rphpf;fpd;wdh;. mth; rpy ehl;fSf;F Kd; jhd; kPlf ; g; gl;lhh;. mth; tPlL ; Ntiyf;fhhpahf gzpGhpe;j FLk;gj;jpd; mq;fj;jpdh; xUth; mtiuf; fw;gopf;f Kad;wpUe;jhh;.

kpf ,sk; rpWkpfs; jq;fs; mDgtq;fisg; gw;wp glk; tiuaTk; vOjTk; KbAk;.

22.00 ,iltop ,y;yj;jpy; eprg;jk; tpsf;Ffs; mizaTk;> vq;Fk; mikjpAk; eprg;jKk;. Mdhy; ,d;iwa ,utpy; vj;jidr; rpWkpfs; kPlf ; g;gLth; vd;W ahUf;Fj; njhpAk;?

c ciu: fhh;kpy;yh g;sha;l; Gifg;glq;fs;: fpk; Nea;yhh;

20.00 khiy fNuhf; kw;Wk; fbjq;fs; khiyapy; Vuhskhd kf;fs; btp Kd; $b fNuhf; ghLfpd;wdh;. kw;wth;fs; tPlb ; w;Ff; fbjk; vOj mr;re;jh;gg ; j;ijg; gad;gLj;Jfpd;wdh;.

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Nkhp-Md ; tpgr ;rhu tpLjpf ;F Vkhww Nkhp-Mdpd; je;ij kpFe;j NehAw;w NghJ mth; gs;spia tpl Ntz;bapUf;fpwJ. FLk;gk; gl;bdpia vjph;Nehf;Fk; NghJ mth; kdpyhtpy; xU cztfj;jpy; ey;y rk;gsk; jUk; Ntiyf;F miof;fg;gLfpwhh;. Mdhy; mJ ngha;. mth; xU tpgr;rhu tpLjpapy; mbikahf ciof;ff; fl;lhag;gLj;jg;gLfpwhh;.

c ciu: fhh ;k py ;yh g ;sha ;l; Gifg ;glq ;fs ;: fpk ; Nea ;yhh ;

Nkhp-Md; jd; FLk;gj;jpw;F xU tay; ,Uf;Fk; rkh;- ,y; tsh;fpwhh;. rkntspfs;> kiyfs; kw;Wk; cah;ej ; kuq;fs; #o;ej ; xU %q;fpy; Fbirapy; mth;fs; trpf;fpd;wdh;. mJ xU mofhd> Mdhy; Vo;ikahd ,lk;. mf;FLk;gj;jpw;F tapwhw czT fpilg;gJ mhpJ. jd; je;ij NehAWk; NghJ> Nkhp-Md; gs;spia tpl;L xU tPlL ; Ntiuf;fhhpahf Ntz;bAs;sJ. rk;gsk; kpff; FiwT. xt;nthU ,uTk; mth; jd; v[khdpd; Nki[f;Ff; fPNo gLj;J mONj cwq;fr; nry;fpwhh;. MWkhjj;jpw;Fg; gpd; tPL jpUk;gp> jd;id kWgbAk; gs;sp nry;y mDkjpf;Fk; gb 80

jd; jhaplk; nfQ;Rfpwhh;. Mdhy; mJ Kbahj fhhpak;. rpy ehl;fSf;Fg;gpd; mth; jhapd; xd;Wtpl;l rNfhjhp ePdh ghh;ff ; tUfpwhh;. jiyefh; kdpyhtpy; NkhpMDf;F xU Ntiy thq;fpj;ju KbAk; vd;fpwhh;. “mts; kpf ,isatNs”> vd;W mth; ngw;Nwhh; Kjypy; nrhy;fpd;wdh;. Mdhy; jhd; Nkhp-Mid ed;F ftdpj;Jf; nfhs;tjhf ePdh $wpaNghJ xj;Jf;nfhs;fpd;wdh;. gazk; mLj;j ehs; fhiy Muk;gpf;fpwJ. mf;fpuhkj;jpypUe;J NtW rpy rpWkpfSk; cld; nry;fpd;wdh;. Nkhp-Md; rkiu tpl;L ntspNaWtJ ,JNt Kjd; Kiw. mth; glfpy; gazpg;gJ ,JNt Kjd;

Kiw. cau vOk;Gk; miyfs; mtUf;F Fkl;liy Vw;gLj;Jfpd;wd. Mdhy; mth; kdJ vjph;ghh;gG ; fshy; epiwe;Js;sJ. glFj;JiwapypUe;J kdpyhTf;Fs; nry;Yk; topapy; thliff; fhhpd; [d;dy; topahf cah;ej ; fl;blq;fSk; mfd;w njUf;fSk; XLtJ njhpfpwJ. ,utpd; ,Uspy; tz;z epahd; FwpfSk; fil [d;dy;fSk; kpd;Dfpd;wd. Mdhy; thliff;fhh; epw;Fk; NghJ Nkhp-Md; Vkhw;wkilfpwhh;. cah;ej ; Rth;fSf;Fg; gpd;dike;j xU mOf;fhd ghoile;j tPL xd;iwg; ghh;ff ; pwhh;. “cztfk; vq;Nf?” vd;W mth; Nfl;fpwhh;.


;wp mioj;Jr ; nry ;yg ;gl;lhh ; “ePqf ; s; Kjypy; Xa;ntLf;f Ntz;Lk;”> vd;W fbe;J NgRfpwhh; ePdh. rpWkpfis tPlb ; w;Fs; js;sp mth;fis xU rpwpa miwapy; jdpNa tpl;Lr; nry;fpwhh;. kw;wth;fs; rw;W Neuj;jpy; jiuapy; RUz;L cwq;fptpLfpd;wdh;. Mdhy; Nkhp-Md; ntFNeuk; tpopj;Jg; gLj;jpUf;fpwhh;. ePdh tpNehjkhf ele;Jnfhs;fpwhh; vd;Wk; midj;Jk; ,Uf;fNtz;bgb ,y;iy vd;Wk; mth; epidf;fpwhh;.

tpgr;rhu tpLjpapy; ifjpfs; mLj;j ehs; fhiyapy; ePdh mth;fsplk; cz;ikiaf; $Wfpwhh;. cztf Ntiy VJkpy;iy. rpWkpfs; xU tpgr;rhu tpLjpapy; Ntiy nra;J jq;fs; cly;fis mwpKfkpy;yh Mz;fSf;F tpw;f Ntz;Lk;. Nkhp-Md; mjph;rr ; pailfpwhh;. “Vd; vq;fsplk; nrhy;ytpy;iy?” vd;W mth;

fj;Jfpwhh;. “ehd; xU NghJk; cq;fSld; te;jpUf;fkhl;Nld;! vd; jha; mjw;Fr; rk;kjpj;jpUf;f khl;lhh;!” ePdh ntWkNd efh;fpwhh;. Nkhp-Md; mtiug; gpd; njhlu KaYk; NghJ> fjT G+l;lg;gLfpwJ. mtUk; kw;w rpWkpfSk; [d;dyUNf XLfpd;wdh;. thapYf;F ntspNa xU fhtyhspiaf; fhz;fpd;wdh;. mth;fs; tpgr;rhu tpLjpapy; ifjpfs;. ntF Neuj;jpw;Fg;gpd; xU kdpjh; te;J> mth;fis kw;nwhU miwf;Fs; mioj;Jr; nry;fpwhh;. mJ epiwa rpWkpfs; cs;shilazpe;J jiuapy; mkh;eJ ; s;sdh;. jPBnud;W Nkhp-Md;> rkh;[r; Nrh;ej ; jd; xd;Wtpl;l rNfhjhpfisf; fhz;fpwhh;. ePdh mth;fisAk; Vkhw;wp ,q;Nf mioj;J te;jpUf;fpwhh;. mth;fspy;

xUtuhd ghyh> rpWkpfs; 24 kzp NeuKk; G+l;b itf;fg;gLfpd;wdh; vd;Wk;> thbf;ifahsh;fis ftdpj;Jf; nfhs;s kl;LNk ntspNa mDg;gg;gLfpd;wdh; vd;Wk; $Wfpwhh;. tpgr;rhu tpLjpapy; gzpGhpAk; Mz;fs; jufh;fs;(gpk;g];) vd;W miof;fg;gLfpd;wdh;. mth;fs; rpWkpfSf;Ff; fhty; fhf;fpd;wdh;> mth;fis thbf;ifahsh;fspd; Xl;ly;fSf;F mioj;Jr; nry;fpd;wdh;. tPlb ; w;Fg; Nghf Ntz;Lnkd;W nrhy;yp mOJ nfhz;bUf;Fk; Nkhp-Md; f;fhf ghyh tUe;Jfpwhh;. “ehk; rk;ghjpf;Fk; gzk; midj;ijAk; ePdh vLj;jf; nfhs;fpwhh;> Mdhy; rpy Neuq;fspy; thbf;ifahsh;fs; ekf;Ff; nfhQ;rk; nryTg;gzk; nfhLf;fpd;wdh;”> vd;fpwhh; ghyh. “ehd; nfhQ;rk; Nrkpj;J itj;Js;Nsd;. eP tPlb ; w;Fr;

Nkhp-Md; xU tpgr;rhu tpLjpapy; mbik ciog;gpypUe;J kPlf ; g;gl;L> nrrPypahtpd; rpWkpfSf;fhd ,y;yj;jpy; ghJfhg;G mspf;fg;gl;lhh;.

nry;y gazr; rPlL ; f;F vd;dhy; gzk; juKbAk;.” Mdhy; ePdh jpUk;gpte;J> Nkhp-Md; mq;NfNa ,Uf;f Ntz;Lk; vd;fpwhh;. “ghyhtpd; gzj;ijf; nfhz;L eP ntFJ}uk; nry;y KbahJ. eP vdf;F epiwa gzk; fld;gl;bUf;fpwha;. MfNt vdf;Ff; fld; jPhf ; f ; eP coif;f Ntz;Lk;. cdf;F NtW topapy;iy.” jufh;fspy; xUth; NkhpMd;-[ xU kUj;Jthpd; kUj;Jtkidf;F mioj;Jr; nry;fpwhh;. NghFk; topapy; “vthplKk; vJTk; NgrhNj”> vd;W vr;rhpf;fpwhh;. Nkhp-Md; f;F VNjDk; Neha;fs; ,Ue;Js;sdth vd;Wk;> mth;> GzHr;rpapy; xUNghJk; <Lgl;buhj fd;dpg;ngz;zh vd;Wk; mwpa ePdh tpUk;Gfpwhh;. fd;dpg;ngz;fshd rpWkpfSf;F 81


Viof; FLk;gq;fisr; Nrh;ej ; yl;rf;fzf;fhd rpWkpfs; kdpj tpahghhpfshy; gpypg;igd;]pYs;s ghy;tpidf; $lq;fSf;Fk; tpgr;rhu tpLjpfSf;Fk; tpw;fg;gLfpd;wdh;.

thbf;ifahsh;fs; mjpfk; gzk; nfhLf;fpd;wdh; vd;W gpd;dh; Nkhp-Md; mwpfpwhh;. mth;jhd; mt;tpgr;rhu tpLjpapNyNa kpf ,isath;. mtuhy; kdpj tpahghhpfSf;F ngUk; tUkhdk; fpilf;Fk;. kUj;Jth; re;Njfg;gLfpwhh;. mth;; epiwa Nfs;tpfs; Nfl;fpwhh;. Mdhy; jufh; jdf;F mUfpNyNa epd;W nfhz;bUg;gjhy; Nkhp-Md; f;F cjtp Nfhu ijhpakpy;iy. ePdh Nkhp-Md; ,lk; xU tpNr\ Nrhg;G nfhLj;J> jpdk; %d;W Kiw Nja;jJ ; f; Fspf;fr; nrhy;fpwhh; -- mtuJ Njhiy nts;isahf;Ftjw;fhf. mtUf;F fl;il cilAk; nky;ypa cs;shilAk; jUfpwhh;. Nkhp-Md; ,d; nrhe;j cilfs; mrpq;fkhfTk; rpW gps;isj; jdkhfTk; ,Ug;gjhf ePdh $Wfpwhh;. Nkhp-Md; jd; cilfis %l;ilfl;b itf;fpwhh;. ahUk; ghh;ff ; hj Neuk; jd; jha;fF ; xU Fwpg;G vOjp> mij jd; cilfspilNa kiwj;J itf;fpwhh;. gpd;dh; mk; %l;ilia ePdhtplk; mspf;fpwhh;.

Kjy; thbf;ifahsh; rpwpJ fhyk; fopj;J> jufh; Nkhp-Md;-I xU thbf;ifahshplk; mioj;Jr; nry;y KaYfpwhh;. Mdhy; mtuJ gpbapypUe;J Nghuhbj;jg;gpj;J> cld;Nghf kWf;fpwhH. mLj;j ehs; jufh; Nfhgkhf ,Uf;fpwhh;. NkhpMd;-I mrpq;fkhfj; jpl;Lfpwhh.; ntWkNd cz;L cwq;f KbahJ> Ntiy nra;aTk; Ntz;Lk; vd;W fj;Jfpwhh;. jufh; Nkhp-Md;-I jd;Dld; ntspNa ,Oj;Jr; nrd;W xU Xl;ly; miwapy; tpl;Lr; nry;fpwhh;. mt;thbf;ifahsh; xU rPd tpahghu mjpgh;. fd;dpg; ngz;Zf;fhf ,uz;L ehl;fs; fhj;jpUf;f Ntz;bajpypUe;j mth; vhpr;rYw;wpUf;fpwhh;. mtiuj; jd; cilfisf; 82

fise;Jtpl;L Fspf;fr; nrhy;fpwhh;. mth; mo Muk;gpf;fpwhh;. kz;bapl;L jd;id Rk;kh tpl;LtpLk; gb mtiuf; nfQ;Rfpwhh;. “,ijr; nra;tJ vdf;F ,JNt Kjy;Kiw. mth;fs; vd;idf; fl;lhag;gLj;Jfpd;wdh;”. ,Wjpapy; mk;kdpjUk; mo Muk;gpf;fpwhh;. “ehd; cd;idj; njhlkhl;Nld;. Mdhy; cd; jufhplk; nrhy;yhNj>” vd;fpwhh; mth;. “gLj;J Xa;ntL.” Mdhy; Nkhp-Md; - f;F gLf;f ijhpakpy;iy. mk;kdpjh; jd;idj; jhf;Fthh; vd;W mth; ftiyg; gLfpwhh;. “gag;glhNj. vdf;F cd; tajpy; kfs;fs;

,Uf;fpd;wdh;. mjdhy; jhd; cd;idr; Rk;kh tpLfpNwd;>” vd;fpwhh; mth;. rpy kzp Neuq;fSf;Fg; gpd; Xl;lypd; fhj;jpUf;Fk; $lj;jpy; jufiu Nkhp-Md; re;jpf;fpwhh;. “typj;jjh?” vd;W mth; Nfl;fpwhh;. Nkhp-Md; fPNo ghh;jJ ; f; nfhz;L jiyia Ml;Lfpwhh;.

Nkhp-Md; jg;gpNahl KaYfpwhh mLj;j ehs; Nkhp-Md; NtnwhU Xl;ly; miwf;F ,Oj;Jr; nry;yg;gLfpwhh;. thbf;ifahsh; kUj;Jth;fs; mzptJNghd;w gr;ir kUj;Jtkid mq;fp mzpe;jpUf;fpwhh;. Nkhp-Md; ,d; fz;zi P u mth;

fz;Lnfhs;stpy;iy. “,jw;fhf ehd; gzk; nfhLj;Js;Nsd;. ,g;NghJ cd; Milfisf; fise;J tpl;L cd; Ntiyiar; nra;”> vd;fpwhh; mth;> Nkhp-Md;-I gLf;ifapy; mKf;fpf; nfhz;L. mtuJ gpbapypUe;J nespe;J ntspNaw KaYfpwhh;. Mdhy; mth; kpfTk; fzkhf ,Uf;fpwhh;. mth; mtiu mKf;fp %h;ri ; rahf;fptpLthh; Nghy; ,Uf;fpwJ. mk;kdpjh; Nkhp-Md;-If; fw;gopf;fpwhh;. gpd;dh; mtiu miwf;F ntspNa tpul;b tpLfpwhh;. mth; jufh; jpUk;gptUKd; cWjpAld; nkj;ijg;gbapy; ,wq;Ffpwhh;. Mdhy; mth; Xl;lypd; thapiy milaTk;>


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rpWkpfSf;fhd ,iltop ,y;yj;jpy; xU rpwpa fj;Njhypf;f Nfhapy; cs;sJ. Xl;ly; Copah;fs; mtiuj; jLj;J epWj;jp ePdhTf;F Nghd; nra;fpd;wdh;. md;W ,uT Nkhp-Md; [d;dyw;w> GOf;fkhd miwapd; jiuapy; RUz;LgLj;J> typ kw;Wk; fisg;ghy; mOfpwhh;. ,dp jd; tho;fi ; f ,g;gbj;jhd; ,Uf;fg;Nghfpwjh?

Cjtp te;J nfhz;bUf;fpwJ ,jw;fpilNa> rkh; fpuhkj;jpy;> Nkhp-Md; ,d; jha; Jzp%l;ilapy; mtuJ Fwpg;igf; fz;Ltpl;lhh;. mth; NeNu fhty; epiyak; nry;fpwhh;. mth;fs; kdpyhtpy; fhty; JiwAld; njhlh;G nfhs;fpd;wdh;. mLj;j ehNs tpgr;rhu tpLjpapd; fjT jl;lg;gLfpwJ. ntspNa fhty; mjpfhhpfSk; r%fNrtfh;fSk; ,Uf;fpd;wdh;. “,q;Nf Nkhp-Md; vd;W vtUk; ,y;iy>” vd;fpwhh; jufh;. Mdhy; Nkhp-Md; jd; ngah; nrhy;yg;gLtijf; Nfl;L> cjtpf;Nfhhp fj;Jfpwhh;. fhhpy; fhty; epiyak; nry;Yk; topapy;> mth; vJTk; Ngrf;$lhJ vd;W jufh; kpul;Lfpwhh;. “,y;iynadpy; cdf;Fk; cd; FLk;gj;jpw;Fk; gpur;rpidjhd;.” Nkhp-Md; gae;J tpLfpwhh;. jd; ngw;NwhiuAk; cld; gpwg;GfisAk; nfhy;y ePdh uTbfis mDg;gpdhy; vd;d nra;tJ? mth; fhty; mjpfhhpapd; Nfs;tpfSf;F gjpy; nrhy;y kWf;fpwhh;. jufh; tpgr;rhu tpLjpf;Fj; jpUk;g mDkjpf;fg;gLfpwhh;.

Nkhp-Md;> tprad; Nghuj;jpd; ,iltop ,y;yk; xd;wpw;F mioj;Jr; nry;yg; gLfpwhh;. kdpj tpahghuj;jpypUe;J kPlf ; g;gl;l kw;w rpWkpfs; mtiu tuNtw;fpd;wdh;. nrrPypah mtiu gag;gl Ntz;lhk; vd;W nrhy;fpwhh; -,q;Nf mth; ghJfhg;ghf ,Uf;fpwhh;. gpd;dh; Nkhp-Md; jd; fijiar; nrhy;y Muk;gpf;fpwhh;. mjdhy; fhty;JiwAk; tprad; NghuKk; ,d;ndhU kPlG ; eltbf;if vLj;J> mt;tpgr;rhu tpLjpapy; rpiwitf;fg;gl;bUf;Fk; midj;Jr; rpWkpfisAk; tpLtpf;fyhk;.

re;Njh\khfTk; Rje;jpukhfTk; nrrPypah kw;Wk; tprad; Nghuj;jpd; JizAld;> Nkhp – Md; ePjpkd;wj;jpy; kdpj tpahghhpfSf;nfjpuhf ijhpakhf rhl;rp nrhy;fpwhh;. “vdf;F gopf;Fg;gop Ntz;Lk;>” vd;W mth; nrrPypahtplk; $Wfpwhh;. “mth;fs; vd; Foe;ijg; gUtj;ijj; jpUbtpl;ldh;.” tof;fpw;F Kd;Dk; tof;fpd; NghJk; Nkhp-Md;- f;Fk; mtuJ FLk;gj;jpw;Fk; gy kuz kpul;ly;fs; tUfpd;wd. Mdhy; Nkhp-Md; gag;gltpy;iy. mtuJ FLk;gk; mtUf;Fj; Jiz epw;fpwJ. ,Wjpahf ePdh rpiwf;F mDg;gg;gLfpwhh;. Mdhy; NtW egh;fs; mtuJ Ntiyia Vw;Wf; nfhz;ldh; vd;Wk; xU Gjpa tpgr;rhu tpLjpf;F rpWkpfisr; Nrh;ff ; Muk;gpj;J tpl;ldh; vd;Wk; Nkhp-Md; f;Fj; njhpAk;. mjdhy;jhd;

kdpj tpahghuk; gw;wp tpopg;Gz;hT ; Vw;gLj;jTk; re;Njfg;glf;$ba vJgw;wpAk; mwptpf;fTk; nrrPypahTlDk;> tprad; NghuKlDk; njhlh;eJ ; gzpGhpfpwhh;. “vd; fpuhkj;jpy; Vwf;Fiwa midj;J FLk;gq;fSk; VjhtJ xU topapy; ghjpf;fg;gl;Ls;sdh;”> vd;fpwhh; mth;. “gy Foe;ijfSk; ngz;fSk; Vkhw;wg;gl;Lk; cwpQ;rg;gl;LKs;sdh;. vd; rNfhjhpfisAk; vd; fpuhkj;jpy; cs;s rpWkpfisAk; me;epah;fsplk; Ngr Ntz;lhk; vd;W ehd; vr;rhpf;fpNwd;. ehd; nrhy;fpNwd;> cq;fSf;F kpf neUf;fkhdth;fs; vd;whYk; mth;fspd; ey;y> kpFe;j rk;gsk; jUk; Ntiyfs; gw;wpa cWjpnkhopfisf; Nfl;fhjPhf ; s;. vd;d ,Ue;jhYk; vd; neUq;fpa nrhe;jf;fhuuhy;jhNd tpw;fg;gl;Nld;!” Nkhp-Md; ,d;Dk; mbf;fb es;sputpy; gaq;fu fdTfs; fz;L> tpah;itAlDk;>

t pUk G; tJ: ft pij vOJtJk ; gbg ;gJk ;. FLk ;gk ;: mk ;kh kw ;Wk ; MW rNfhjuh ;fSk ; rNfhjh pfSk ; -- vd ; je ;ij ,we ;J t pl;lhh ;. Mf t pUk G; tJ: xU r%f Nrtfh ;. nkr ;Rgth ;fs ;: bt p ebfh ;fs ; f ;h p] ; ngh ;dhy ; kw ;Wk ; my A ; +h ; mg N; ud ;r pah. kjpj ;Jg N; ghw ;WtJ: nrr y P pahitAk ; t prad ; Nghuj ;jpYs ;s kw ;wth ;fisAk ;.

Jbf;Fk; ,jaj;JlDk; tpopj;njOfpwhh;. Mdhy; mth; Rje;jpukhfptpl;lJ gw;wp kfpo;rr ; pailfpwhh;. ,g;NghJ mth; jpUk;gTk; gs;sp nry;fpwhh;. “ehd; xU r%f Nrtfuhf gapw;rp ngw;W> nrrPypahtplk; gzp Ghpag; NghfpNwd;>” vd;fpwhh; Nkhp-Md; “ ehd; mtiug;Nghy; Mfp> rpWkpfis mbikj;jdj;jpypUe;Jk; J\;gpuNahfj;jpypUe;Jk; fhg;ghw;w tpUk;GfpNwd;.” c Nkhp-Md; - ck; mtuJ Gjpa ez;gh;fSk; kdpj tpahghuj;ij vjph;ff ; g; xd;whf NghuhLfpd;wdh;.

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&g pRukd pj t pahghh pia vjphj; ;J ntd ;whh ; jd;id kdpj tpahghuj;jpw;Fl;gLj;jpath; MAs; jz;lid toq;fg;gl;l ehis &gp xU NghJk; kwf;fkhl;lhh;. jPhg ; G ; mwptpf;fg;gg ; l;l NghJ mtUk; nrrPypahTk; mOjdh;. mJ xU rhpj;jpurpwg;Gila ntw;wp.

c ciu: fhh;kpy;yh g;sha;l ; ; Gifg;glq;fs;: fpk; Nea;yhh;

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gp xU kdpj tpahghhpahy; Vkhw;wg;gl;lNghJ mtUf;F 14 taJ. mth;jhd; %j;j Foe;ij. jd; FLk;gj;Jld; Viog; gFjpahfpa kd;lhYNahypy; trpj;jhh;. “vdf;F gd;dpuz;L tajhfpaNghJ gbg;ig epWj;jp tpl;L Ntiy nra;a Muk;gpf;f Ntz;bapUe;jJ. vd; khw;Wj; je;ij Ntiyapy;yhjth;. mth; vd;id mbj;jhh;. vd; jha; vg;NghJk; vd;idj; jpl;bdhh;. xUehs; vd; ez;gh;fspy; xUj;jp> jd; rpj;jp ney;ypahy;> flw;fiuapYs;s cztfk; xd;wpy; vq;fSf;F ,UtUf;Fk; Ntiy thq;fpj;ju KbAnkd;whs;. vd; khw;Wj;je;ijaplkpUe;Jk;> vd; jhapd; er;rhpg;gpypUe;Jk; ntspNaw xU re;jh;gg ; k; vd;W fz;Nld;. ey;y rk;gsk; fpilj;jhy; ehd; 84

FLk;gj;jpw;Fg; gzk; mDg;g KbAk;.” rpNefpjpapd; rpj;jp tPlb ; y; &gpAk; NtW [e;J rpWkpfSk; re;jpj;jdh;. ney;yp vq;fs; rPUilfisf; fhl;bdhh;: Fl;il NkyhilfSk; Fl;ilg; ghthilfSk;. ehq;fs; fd;dpfsh vd;Wk; mth; Nfl;lhh;. mJ vd;id eLq;f itj;jJ. Mdhy; vd; ez;gh;fs; ftiyg;gltpy;iy. MfNt ehd; xd;Wk; nrhy;ytpy;iy. ehq;fs; md;W ,uT mth; tPlb ; y; jq;fptpl;L> flw;fiuf;F mLj;j ehs; Nghfg; Nghtjhf ney;yp nrhd;dhh;. MfNt ehd; vd; mk;khtplk; Ngr re;jh;gg ; k; fpilf;ftpy;iy. mLj;jehs; fhiy ehq;fs; ghl;lhq;fh]; -,jpYs;s glFj;Jiwf;F ehYkzp Neu NgUe;J gazk; nra;Njhk;.”

&gp thOk; gFjpapy; jpUl;Lf;F vjpuhf c\huhf ,Uf;f Ntz;Lk;!.


&gpapd; gs;spg; gl;laKk; ghpRfSk;> ,lJ: nrrPypahtpd; ghJfhg;G ,y;yj;jpd; jpwg;G tpohtpy; kPlf ; g;gl;l rpWkpfs; Kf%bfs; mzpfpd;wdh;.

fhtyh;fshy; tprhhpf;fg;gl;lhh; ney;ypAk; rpWkpfSk; glfpy; VWk; jUzk; xU fhtyhsp mth;fisj; jLj;J epWj;jpdhh;. ney;yp xU kdpj tpahghhp vd;W re;Njfpj;J mth; fhtyh;fis mioj;jhh;. “fhty; mjpfhhp vd; taJ vd;d vd;W Nfl;lhh;>” vd;fpwhh; &gp. “Kjypy; ney;yp vd;dplk; nrhd;dJNghy 18 vd;W nrhd;Ndd;. mLj;J ehd; 16 vd;W nrhd;Ndd;”. fhty; mjpfhhp> ‘eP gd;dpuz;L taJ Nghyty;yth; njhpfpwha;>’

vd;whh;. mth; Nfhgkhd FuYila xU gUj;j kdpjh; ehd; gae;J Ngha; ,Wjpapy; cz;ikiar; nrhd;Ndd;.” fhty; epiyaj;jpy; &gp> nrrPypahtpd; mikg;ghfpa tprad; Nghuj;ijr; Nrh;ej ; xU r%f Nrtfiur; re;jpj;jhh;. “f;hp]; vd;id gj;jpukhf czu itj;jhh;. ehq;fs; xU tpgr;rhu tpLjpf;F tpw;fg;gl Ngha;f; nfhz;bUe;Njhk; vd;W mth; tpsf;fpdhh;”> vd;fpwhh; &gp. NkYk; ehq;fs; filrp Neuj;jpy; fhg;ghw;wg;gl;Nlhk; vd;Wk;> ehq;fs; rhl;rp nrhd;dhy;> ney;yp rpiwapyilf;fg;gLthh; vd;Wk;. Mdhy; Nkw;nfhz;L ve;j Nfs;tpf;Fk; gjpy; nrhy;Yk; ijhpak; vdf;fpy;iy.” &gpAk; mtuJ ez;gh;fSk; nrrPypahtpd; ,iltop ,y;yj;jpw;F mioj;Jr; nry;yg;gl;ldh;. tajpy; nghpa rpWkpfs; rPww ; Kw;wdh;. mth;fs; ntspNaw tpUk;gpdh;. “ehd; mq;NfNa ,Uf;fj;jhd; tpUk;gpNdd;. Mdhy; vd; ez;gh;fis vjph;ff ; vdf;F ijhpak; ,y;iy. xU topahf ehq;fs; jg;gpj;Njhk;. Mdhy; fhtyh;fs; vq;fisg; gpbj;jdh;. mjd;gpd; ehd; ,iltop ,y;yj;jpy; Gjpa ez;gh;fs; fz;Lgpbj;Njd;. kdpj tpahghuk; gw;wp NkYk; mwpe;Njd;. tpgr;rhu tpLjpfspy; ghy;tpid mbikfshf tho;ej ; pUe;j rpWkpfisr; re;jpj;Njd;. ehd; rhpahd jUzj;jpy; fhg;ghw;wg;gl;l mjph;\l ; l ; rhyp vd;gijg; Ghpe;J nfhz;Nld;. ,g;NghJ vd;id Vkhw;wpath;fs; jz;bf;fg;glNtz;Lnkd tpUk;gpNdd;. vdf;fhf kl;LNk my;y> vd; ez;gh;fSf;fhfTk;.”

ehd; Mr;rhpag;gl;Nld;. Mdhy; gzj;ij tpl ehd; jhd; Kf;fpak; vd;W vd; jha; vz;zpaJ vdf;Fg; ngUikahf ,Ue;jJ.” rhpj;jpur; rpwg;Gila jPhg ; G ; ney;ypf;F MAs; rpiwthrk; jPhg ; g ; spf;fg;gl;lJ. gpypg;igd;]py; Kjd; Kiwahf xU kdpj tpahghhp jd; gypahl;fis nfhz;L nrd;wNghJ gpbf;fg;gl;L jz;bf;fg;gl;lhh;. “vdf;F kfpo;rr ; p> MdhYk; ney;ypf;fhf tUe;jpNdd;. mtNu kdpj tpahghuk; nra;ag;gl;lth; vd;W mwpe;jpUe;Njd;. mtUf;F rkPgj;jpy;jhd; xU Foe;ij gpwe;jpUe;jJ vd;Wk; njhpAk;. ehq;fs; nfhz;Lnry;yg;gLtjhf ,Ue;j kJf;filapd; chpikahsh; Gjpa rpWkpfis Nrh;ff ; itj;jpUe;jhh;. ,g;NghJ ney;yp rpiwapypUf;fpwhh;. Mdhy; mt;tpahghu mjpgh; Rje;jpukhfj; jphpfpwhh;. mJ epahakhfj; njhpatpy;iy”. ,d;W &gp jpUk;gTk; jd; FLk;gj;Jld; tho;fpwhh;. mth; ,iltop ,y;yj;jpy; fopj;j fhyk; mtUf;F vjph;fhyj;jpy; ek;gpf;ifAk; epiwa Ra nfsutKk; nfhLj;jJ.

,g;NghJ jd; ngw;Nwhh; rz;ilapLk;NghJ mtuhy; fz;bg;ghf ele;J nfhs;s KbAk;. mth; mbf;fb Nghuhl;l $l;lq;fspy; kdpj tpahghuj;jpw;fF ; vjpuhfg; NgRfpwhh; kw;Wk; kw;w rpWkpfSf;F Mjutspf;fpwhh;. “,g;NghJ ehd; xU r%f Nrtfuhtjw;fhf gbj;J tUfpNwd;. vjph;fhyj;jpy; vdf;nfd;W xU FLk;gk; epWtTk; tprad; Nghuj;jpw;fhf gzpGhpaTk; fdT fhz;fpNwd;. mth;fs; vdf;Fr; nra;j midj;J cjtpf;Fk; ifkhwhf ehd; VjhtJ nra;a mJ vdJ top. Md;lb ; nrrpy; vd;id ce;jptpl;Ls;shh;. mth; Mapuf;fzf;fhd rpWkpfSf;F jq;fs; tho;fi ; fiaj; jpUg;gpg;ngw tif nra;Js;shh;. NkYk; vq;fSf;fhfg; NghuhLtij mth; xU NghJk; epWj;jpajpy;iy.” c

&gpapd; FLk;gk; -- KO FLk;gj;jpw;Fk; xU miwNa!

kuz kpul;ly;fs; &gpAk; kw;nwhU rpWkpAk; rhl;rp nrhy;y rk;kjpj;jNghJ Nuhg py d P ; “&g p” mth;fSf;Fk; mth;fspd; Mr P Ngh> 20 ,UFLk;gq;fSf;Fk; kuz MF tpUk;GtJ: xU r%f kpul;ly;fs; te;jd. Nrtfuhfp> nrrPypah kw;Wk; “rpy rkaq;fspy; ehd; tprad; Nghuj;jpw;fhf gzpGhpa ek;gpf;ifapoe;J iftpl tpUk;GtJ: eldkhLtJ. Mdhy; tpUk;gpNdd;”> vd;W &gp epidTgLj;jpf; nfhs;fpwhh;. ehd; kpfTk; ntl;fg;gLfpNwd;! “Mdhy; njhlh;eJ ; Nghuhl ftpij vOJtJ. vdf;F nrrPypahTk; tprad; tpUk;ghjJ: ngUk; rj;jKk; NghuKk; MjuTje;jdh;. Kjd; mePjpAk;. rpWkpfs; Kjyhf rhl;rp nrhd;dNghJ cwpQ;rg;gLfpd;wdh; kw;Wk; ehd; gae;J NghNdd;. J\;gpuNahfg;gLj;jg;gLfpd;wdh; ney;ypAk; mtuJ FLk;gKk; vd;gJ. mq;fpUe;jdh;> vd;id kjpj;Jg; Nghw;WtJ: nrrPypah. Kiwj;Jg; ghh;jJ ; f; nfhz;L. mth; vd;id kPl;lhh;. ehd; rhl;rp nrhy;tijj; kw;wth;fisf; fhg;ghw;w vd;id jLf;f vd; jha;fF ; epiwa gzk; ju Kd; te;jhh;fs; ce;jpdhh;. vd;W gpd;dh; mwpe;Njd;. Mdhy; mth; kWj;Jtpl;lhh;. 85


Foe;ijfspd; njUehlfk; kf;fis kdpj tpahghhpfs; gw;wp vr;rhpf;fpwJ.

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ez;gh;fisr; re;jpg;gJ> ebg;gJ> ghLtJ> eldkhLtJ. ehd; xU ey;y ebfd;. vd; gs;spf; fl;lzj;jpw;Fk; cjtp ngWfpNwd;. tpUk;GtJ : vd; ghl;b. vd; jha; VO Mz;LfSf;F Kd; mthplk; tpl;Lr; nrd;whh;. jpUk;gNtapy;iy. vd;ghl;b fpl;lj;jl;l ghh;itaw;wth;. MfNt mtUf;F midj;jpYk; cjTfpNwd;. vq;fsplk; gzk; ,Ug;gJ mhpJ. MfNt mf;fk; gf;fj;jhh; vq;fSf;F czT nfhLj;J cjTfpd;wdh;. tpUk;ghjJ : kf;fs; kJ Fbj;J tpl;L rz;ilapLk; NghJk;> fj;Jk; NghJk;. ,q;Nf xUtUf;nfhUth; rz;ilapLk; uTbf;$l;lq;fs; cs;sd. ehd; mth;fisj; jtph;ff ; pNwd;. Mf tpUk;GtJ : xU Mil tbtikg;ghsUk; fiyQUk;. vdf;F gpbj;jJ eld mq;fpfs; tbtikg;gjhf ,Uf;Fk;. fdT : vd; gFjpapYk; vd; ehl;bYk; td;Kiwia epWj;JtJ. kpfr;rpwe;j mDgtk; : ehq;fs; vd;rhd;ll ; l; fpq;lk; nghOJNghf;F tshfj;jpw;Fr; nrd;wJ. kpf NkhrkhdJ: mg;ngUk; jPtpgj;J. mJ gyhpd; tho;f ; i ; fia mopj;jJ.

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ebif khpf;fhh;

khpf;fhhpd; Milj; njhFg;G

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khpf;fhh; jd; cilfis re;jpy; xU mykhhpapy; itf;fpwhh;. mtUk; mtuJ FLk;gj;jhUk; jq;fs; cilikfis ,q;Nf gj;jpug;gLj;Jfpd;wdh;. Vndd;why; mth;fSf;F nrhe;jkhd tPL ,y;iy.

khpf;fhUf;Fk; mtuJ FLk;gj;jpw;Fk; nrhe;jkhf tPL ,y;iy. ghd;lf;fhdpd; Vo;ikahd gFjpapd; FWfpa re;Jf;fspy; xU ngQ;rR ; k; xU Mil mykhhpAk; kl;LNk. mtuJ ngw;Nwhh; me;j ngQ;r; kPJ cwq;Ffpd;wdh;. khpf;fhUk; mtuJ rNfhjuDk; tof;fkhf nrhe;jf;fhuh;fspd; tPlb ; y; jiuapy; cwq;Ffpd;wdh;. “xU ehs; vq;fSf; nfd;W xU tPL mikAk; vd;W ek;GfpNwd;>” vd;fpwhh; mth;. “ehd;F miwfs; nfhz;l xU mofpa rpwpa tPL Ntz;Lk; vd tpUk;GfpNwd;”. Kd;dhy; khpf;fhh; jd; FLk;gj;jpw;F cjt Ntiy nra;a Ntz;bapUe;jJ. Mdhy; ,g;NghJ> Foe;ij chpikfs; $lhuk; mtUf;F gs;spf;fl;lzk; nrYj;j cjTfpwJ. “vdf;F kpfg; gpbj;jJ ehlff;FO> ehq;fs; eldkhlTk; gapYfpNwhk;. kdpj tpahghuk; gw;wpa fijfis ehq;fs; ebf;fpNwhk;. xU fhl;rpapy; v[khdhy; J\;gpuNahfg;gLj;jg;gl;L fhtyh;fsplk; nry;Yk; Ntiyf;fhhpahf ehd; ebf;fpNwd;.”

tpisahl;L cilfs;

“,it vd; tpisahl;L cilfs;. mit rTfhpakhdit. mzpe;J elkhl Rygkhdit. vdJ g;sh];bf; nrUg;Gfs; kypthdit> gad;gLj;j ,jkhdit> tpNr\khf> kiof; fhyj;jpy; ghd;lf;fhdpy; nts;sk; tUk;NghJ. Cah;ej ; Fjpf;fhy; fhyzpfSk;> fl;lk;Nghl;l eldkhLk; ciu fhyzpfSk; fpilf;fhjh vd;W Vq;FfpNwd;. Mdhy; mit tpiy mjpfkhdit.”

gs;spr; rPUil

VNjDk; re;Njfj;jpw;Fhpaijf; fz;lhy;> Rk;kh ,Uf;fhjPhf ; s;. VjhtJ nra;Aq;fs;!’ ehd; nrhd;d tp\aq;fs; gytw;iwf; Nfl;L vd; jha; mjph;rr ; pAw;whh;. cjuhzkhf> jpl;lkpl;l Fw;wk; elf;fpwnjd;Wk;> kf;fs; Foe;ijfis thq;fTk; tpw;fTk; nra;fpd;wdh; vd;gJk;> kdpj tpahghhpfs; vd;id Ms;Nrh;ff ; Kw;gl;lhy;> ehd; fhtyh;fsplk; mwptpg;Ngd;. mth;fs; vd;idf; flj;j Kad;why; ehd; jg;gptpLNtd;. ehd; rz;ilapLtjpy; ty;ytd;!” xU kdpjtpahghhpf;F jz;lid nfhLf;fg;gl;lJ vd;W Nfs;tpg;gLk;NghJ kupf;fhh; re;Njh\g;gLfpwhh;. “Mdhy; mJ Nghjpa mbf;fb elg;gjpy;iy>” vd;fpwhh; mth;.

“gs;spf;F ehq;fs; nts;isr; rl;ilAk; ,sQ;rpfg;G fhy;rl;ilAk; mzpa Ntz;Lk;. tsh;eJ ; tpl;l taJ$ba Foe;ijfsplkpUe;J mtw;iw ehq;fs; ,uz;lhk; ifg;nghUshf thq;FfpNwhk;. jw;rkak; Nfhil tpLKiw. ehd; vd; gs;spf;fhfTk; rfkhzth;fSf;fhfTk; Vq;FfpNwd.”

eld mq;fpfs

“lhl;lhhpd; kw;Wk; gpA+ypq; - gpA+ypq; Nghd;w gpypg;gpNdh eldq;fs; Mlg; NghFk; NghJ ,t;thilfis ehd; Foe;ij chpikfs; $lhuj;jpypUe;J fld; thq;f mDkjpf;fg;gLfpNwd;. vdf;F nfhz;lhl;lq;fs; vd;why; gpbf;Fk;> tpNr\ khf rhd;lN; lh epNdh gz;bif. ehq;fs; njUf;fspy; tpisahLfpNwhk;> eldkhLfpNwhk;.” rhd;lN; lh epNdh vd;w Foe;ij NaR ghd;lf;fhdpd; Gutyh;> Gdpjh;. Guhzf; fijg;gb> ,g;gFjp> 19 Mk; E}w;whz;by; ];ghdp\; uhZtj;jhy; jhf;fg;gl;lJ. Mdhy; xU rpW igad; jq;fs; gPuq;fpfspd; Kd;dhy; tpisahLtijg; ghh;jJ ; > Nghh;tuP h;fs; jq;fs; jhf;Fjiy epWj;jptpl;ldh;. ghd;lf;fhdpy; trpj;jth;fs;> jq;fisf; fhg;ghw;wpaJ Foe;ij NaR thfj;jhd; ,Ue;jpUf;f Ntz;Lnkd;W nrhd;dhh;fs;. mJ Kjy; xt;nthU [dthpapYk; rhd;lN; lh epNdhtpd; epidthf xU gz;bif elf;fpwJ. c ciu: fhh ;k py ;yh g ;sha ;l; Gifg ;glq ;fs ;: f pk ; Nea ;yhh ;.

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“mkpyk; tPRtJ kw;Wk; ngl;Nuhyhy; vhpj;jhYk; nfjpuhd Nghuhl;lj;jpy; vQ;rp tho;gth; E}w;Wf;fzf;fhNdhh; gq;Nfw;fpd;wdh;. mth;fs; Mh;ghl;lk; nra;fpd;wdh;. murpay; thjpfisr; re;jpf;fpd;wdh; kw;Wk; jhf;Fgth;fs; kPJ tof;Fj; njhlfpd;wdh;>” vd;fpwhh; NkhdPuh.

Kf;fpa Mrphpah; 7 Mk; Mz;by; NkhdPuhTf;F xU Mrphpah; ,Ue;jhh;. mtUf;F mtiug; gpbf;Fk;. mth; kPJ ek;gpf;iff; nfhz;bUe;jhh;. “ehd; mwpthsp vd;W mth; nrhd;dhh;. vd; fUj;JfSf;fhf jiyepkph;eJ ; epw;Fk; ijhpaj;ij mth; vdf;Ff; nfhLj;jhh;. thf;Fthj FOf;fspy; Nrh;eJ ; vd; fUj;Jfis ntspg;gLj;j mth; vd;id Cf;Ftpj;jhh;. mth; vd; ek;gpf;ifia tsur; nra;jhh;. ,g;NghJ mkpyk; kw;Wk; ngl;Nuhy; jhf;Fjy;fspy; fhaKw;wth;fisr; re;jpf;Fk; NghJ ehd; mNjkhjphp ele;J nfhs;s Kay;fpNwd;. vdf;F mth;fisg; gpbj;jpUf;fpwJ vd;W fhz;gpf;fpNwd;. mth;fSf;F ek;gpf;ifaspf;f KaYfpNwd;.” ,t;thrpaiur; re;jpj;jgpd;> NkhdPuh xU khztj; jiytpahfp> njUf;fspy; Mh;ghl;lk; elj;jpdhh;. mtUk; mtuJ ez;gh;fSk; jhf;fg;gl;ldh;. gyh; mbf;fg;gl;L fhaKw;wdh;. “ehk; rKjhaj;ij khw;w Ntz;Lk;> Mdhy; td;Kiw %ykhf khw;wj;ijf; nfhz;Ltu KbahJ vd;W ehd; Ghpe;J nfhz;Nld;. jPhT ; fs; fz;lwpa xNu top gpur;rpidfis tpthjpg;gJ jhd;.” gutyhd nts;sj;ij Vw;gLj;jpa xU #whtspf;Fgpd; Vw;gl;l xU

fLikahd gQ;rj;jpd;NghJ> NkhdPuhTk; mtuJ ez;gh;fSk; ghjpf;fg;gl;lth;fSf;fhf czT rikj;jdh;. NkhdPuh gy gaq;fuq;fisg; ghh;jj ; hh;. MfNt gy;fiyf; fofj;jpy; gl;lk; thq;fpagpd;> tPby;yh ngz;fs; kw;Wk; Foe;ijfSf;F cjtpa xU mikg;gpy; r%f Nrtfuhf gzpGhpa Muk;gpj;jhh;. mf;fhyj;jpy; njUtpy; trpj;j ngz;fSk; Foe;ijfSk; fhtyh;fshy; ifJ nra;ag;gl;L mUtUf;ff;$ba epiyapy; G+l;b itf;fgl;ldh;. nfhLikg; gLj;jg;gl;l igad; “xUKiw fpuhkg;gFjpapy; ntFnjhiytpypUe;j xU mehijfs; ,y;yj;ijg; ghh;ff ; r; nrd;Nwd;. mq;F tpNr\khf ve;jg; gOJk; fhztpy;iy. gpd;dh; ehq;fs; mYtyfj;jpy; mkh;ej ; pUe;jNghJ> ntspapy; rpy Foe;ijfisf; fz;Nld;. mth;fs; tpisahbf; nfhz;bUg;gjhfTk;> jpwe;j [d;dy; topahf xU ge;ij ntspNa Vwpe;jpUf;fpd;wdh; vd;Wk; ehd; vz;zpNdd;. Mdhy; mJ ge;J my;y. mJ xU RUl;lg;gl;l fhfpjj; Jz;L. mij ehd; jpwe;j NghJ ‘igad;fs; foptiwf;Fg; Ngh’ vd;W vOjpapUe;jijf; fz;Nld;. fjT G+l;bapUe;jJ. Mdhy; mijj; jpwe;f itj;Njd;. cs;Ns 5 my;yJ 6 taJ igad; jiuapy; fple;jhd;.

mtd; fl;lg;gl;bUe;jhd;. mtDf;F kpFe;j fha;rr ; y;. mtdJ fhy;fspy; xd;W cile;jpUe;jJ. mtd; jd;id mwpahky; rpWePh; fopj;J tpl;lhd; vd;gjw;fhf Copah;fs; mtidf; nfhLikg;gLj;jp> mtd; fhiy cilj;jpUe;jdh;. mj;jUzk; jiyaplKbe;jJ ed;whf ,Ue;jJ.” neLq;fhykhf NkhdPuh G+l;bitf;fg;gl;bUe;j tPby;yh rpWkpfs; kw;Wk; ngz;fSf;fhfg; gzpGhpe;jhh;. “mth;fs; xU nghpa> ghoile;j> rpfg;Gf; fl;blj;jpy; trpj;jdh;. mth;fs; miwfspy; G+l;b itf;fg;gl;ldh;. miwfspy; gytw;wpw;F [d;dy;fs; VJkpy;iy; xNu miwapy; E} WNgh; $l ,Ue;jdh;. Kjy; ehs; jd; iffSk; fhy;fSk;

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fl;lg;gl;l epiyapy; gLj;jpUe;j xU ngz;idf; fz;Nld;. ehd; mf;fapWfis fow;wpNdd;. gpd;dh; ehd; Nkyhshpd; miwf;F miof;fg;lN ; ld;. mth; vd;idj; jpl;bdhh;. kdpjh;fis mg;gb elj;j KbahJ vd;W ehd; $wpNdd;. Nkyhsh; xd;Wk; nrhy;ytpy;iy. Mdhy; vd; thjj;ij Vw;Wf; nfhz;lhh; vd;W vz;ZfpNwd;. Vndd;why; mth; vd;id NtiyapypUe;J ePff ; tpy;iy. “mr;rpWkpfSk; ngz;fSk; gaj;Jld; tho;ej ; dh;. xt;nthU ,uTk; Copah;fs; mth;fspy; rpyiu ntspNa mioj;J te;J fw;gopj;jdh;. mth;fspy; rpyUf;F jq;fs; ngaUk; jhq;fs; vq;fpUe;J te;jdh; vd;gJ $l ,g;NghJ njhpatpy;iy. mth;fsplk; Mtzq;fs; VJkpy;iy. ahh; vth; vd;gij ehd; fz;Lgpbf;f Muk;gpj;Njd;. gyhpd; FLk;gq;fisAk; Njbf; fz;Lgpbj;Njd;. xU ngz; 21 Mz;Lfshf G+l;b itf;fg; gl;bUe;jhh;. mtH jpUk;gTk; Ngr cjtpNdd;. NkYk; mtuJ FLk;gj;ij fz;L gpbj;Njd;. mtH jpUk;gTk; capu;ngWtijf; fz;Nld;. mJ ghHg;gjw;Fg; gpukhjkhapUe;jJ. mtH me;jg; nghpa rpfg;G tPli ; l tpl;L ntspNawp jd; FLk;gj;jpw;Fr; nry;tijg; ghHj;Njd;. 89


];tl P b ; f;F elf;fg;NghFk; g;sh];bf; mWit rpfpr;irf;F mtiu ijhpag;gLj;Jk; tifapy; NkhdPuh mtUld; Ntbf;ifahf NgRfpwhH.

“me;ehl;fspy;> kpff; fbdkhd epiyikfis vjpHnfhs;s ehk; gag;glf;$lhJ vd;Wk;> kw;wtHfSf;F jplk; nfhLf;FKd; ekf;Fs;NsNa ehk; jplk; fhz Ntz;Lnkd;Wk; ehd; mwpe;J nfhz;Nld;.” Kjy; mkpy gypahs; gjpNdhU Mz;LfSf;F Kd; mkpy jhf;Fjypy; vQ;rp tho;ej ; ,U rpWkpfisr; re;jpj;jhH. “mtHfSila moif epue;jukhf mopg;gjw;F Mz;fs; mtHfs; kPJ mkpyk; tPrpdH. ,g;gb xU fhhpak; vd; ehl;by; elf;fpwJ vd;W$l vdf;F rhpahfj; njhpahJ. mijg;gw;wp vtUk; Ngrtpy;iy> vOjtpy;iy> xU mkpy jhf;Fjy; gw;wp xNu xU rpwpa fl;Liuiag; gbj;jpUe;Njd;. ,g;NghNjh> xU 17 taJr; rpWkp> jd; Kfk; KOtJk; mkpyj;jhy; cUf;Fiyf;fg;gl;L> vd; Kd;

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elkhlTk; ehq;fs; Vd; jhf;fg;gl;ldh; vd;W tpsf;fTk; KbAk;?” ehd; kaf;fkile;Njd “,r;rpWkpfs; gw;wp Clfq;fs; ftiyg;gltpy;iy. Mdhy; mth;fs; vd; Mh;tj;ijj; J} z;btpl;ld. ,ijg;gw;wp NkYk; mwpe;Jnfhs;s ehd; tpUk;Gtijj; njhpe;J nfhz;Nld;> MfNt ehd; kUj;JtkidfSf;Fr; nry;y Muk;gpj;Njd;. jPff ; haj; njhFjpfspy; mkpy jhf;Fjypd; gypahl;fs; Ftpe;J fplg;gijf; fz;Nld;. xt;nthU ehSk; Gjpa Nehahspfs; te;J Nrh;ej ; dh; mjpy; Foe;ijfs;> rpWkpfs;> ngz;fs; igad;fs;> Mz;fs; ,Ue;jdh;. Mdhy; ngUk;ghNyhh; ,sk; rpWkpfNs. midtUk; mOJ nfhz;bUe;jdh midtUf;Fk; Nghjpa gLf;iffs; ,y;iy. kUj;Jth;fs; ,y;iy. epi-

yik gaq;fukhf ,Ue;jJ. ehd; ,UKiw kaf;fkile;Njd;. “,uz;lhtJ Kiw kaf;fKw;wJ QhgfkpUf;fpwJ. jd; clypy; 50 tpOf;fhLf;FNky; jPff ; haq;fSld; xU rpWkp te;jhh;. mth; KJF KOtJk; fhakhfpapUe;jJ mth; vQ;rp tho topNaapy;iy vd;W vz;zpaJ QhgfkpUf;fpwJ. ehq;fs; mtiu xU jdpahh; kUj;Jtkidf;F mioj;Jr; nrd;Nwhk;. Mdhy; mq;FNk epiyik gaq;fukhf ,Ue;jJ. ehw;wk; jhd; kpf Nkhrkhf ,Ue;jJ. fhak; xOfpf;nfhz;bUe;jJ. ehd; kaf;fkile;Njd;. eyKw;wgpd; ehd; kWgbAk; cs;Ns nrd;Nwd;.mr;rpWkp vQ;rp tho;e;jhs;. mjd;gpd; ehd; xUNghJk; kaf;fkile;jjpy;iy.” ASF -I epWtpdhH mkpyjhf;Fjyfs;; gutyhdit vd;gij ,g;NghJ NkhdPuh Ghpe;Jnfhz;lhH. fhuzk; ngUk;ghYk; nghwhikNa. xU rpWkp jd;id kzf;f kWj;jNghJ> mtiu jz;bf;f mk; kdpju; mtH kPJ mkpyk; tPRthH. mkpyk; vq;Fk;

mWit rpfpr;ir Kbe;Jtpl;lJ. NkhdPuh ];tl P b ; iag; ghuhl;Lfpwhh;… mJ xU nghpa ntw;wp! 90


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muir ,zq;f itj;Js;sJ. Kf;fpa egh;fis Nfhyhfykhd epfo;rr ; pfspy; gq;Nfw;f ,t;tikg;G ,zq;f itj;Js;sJ. mkpyj;jhy; jhf;fg;gLk; xU gs;spr; rpWkp gw;wpa xU epow;glj;jpw;fhd trdj;ij ASF jahhpj;Js;sJ. rd;khdk;: xU Gd; KWty; ,j;jid ntw;wpfspy; jd; gq;if NkhdPuh nghpJgLj;Jtjpy;iy. ,ijnay;yhk; rhjpj;jJ vQ;rp tho;gtNu vd;W mth; ek;Gfpwhh;. “vQ;rp tho;gtNuhL gzpGhpAk; ehq;fs; mth;fs; jplkhf ,Uf;ff; fw;gpf;fpNwhk;. mth;fis tPlL ; f;Fs;NsNa kiwe;J ,Uf;fhky;> ntspNa nrd;W jq;fs; Kfq;fisf; fhl;Lk; ijhpaj;ijg; ngw Cf;Ftpf;fpNwhk;. mth;fSf;F xU kjpg;G ,Uf;fpwJ> mth;fs; fy;tp ngwyhk;> jpUkzk; nra;ayhk;> gps;sisfs; ngwyhk; vd;W mth;fs; czu cjTfpNwhk;. mth;fspy; xUth; jpUk;gTk; Gd;KWty; nra;a Muk;gpg;ijg; ghh;gg ; J jhd; vdf;Fr; rpwe;j rd;khdk;. vd;id Kjd;Kjyhf mkpy td;Kiw gw;wp Mh;tk; nfhs;sr; nra;j 17taJ rpWkp ,d;W A+ v]; V apy; tho;fpwhh;. mth; tpiutpy; xU

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mWit r pfpr ;irf ;fhf ; nfhz L ; tug ;gl;bUf ;fpd ;wdh ;. kw ;wth ;fs ; MjuTf ;fhf kl;Lk ; te ;Js ;sdh ;. ehq ;fs ; thuk ; xUKiw Xt pak ; tiua KaYfpd N; whk ;. mjd ;g pwF vd ; FLk ;gj ;jpw ;Fr ; nry N; td ;.” r pWkpahf ,Ue ;jNghJ> xUNghJk ; jpUkzk ; nra ;ag N; ghtjpy ;iy vd ;W Nkhd Puh KbT nra ;jhh ;. “Mdhy ;> g pd ;dh ;> vd ;idg ; Nghd ;w xU kd pjiu re ;jpj N; jd ;. mtUk ; xUNghJk ; jpUkzk ; nra ;J nfhs ;tjpy ;iy vd ;W KbT nra ;jpUe ;jhh ;. mth ; xU Bt p glnkLg ;gth ;. r%fg ;g pur ;ridfis vLj ;Jiuf ;fTk ; khw ;wj ;ij Vw ;gLj ;Jtjw ;Fk ; jd ;id mh ;g ;gz pj ;Jf ; nfhz ;lth ;. mth ; jd ; gz pa py ; ngUk ; r puj ;ij fhl;bdhh ;. ehq ;fs ; kpfTk ; xj ;jth ;fsha pUe N; jhk ;. fhjy ; nfhz L ; jpUkzk ; nra ;J nfhz N; lhk ;. ,g N; ghJ xU r pw pa miwf ;fl;by ; tr pf ;fpNwhk ;. 8 kw ;Wk ; 12 tajpy ; vq ;fSf ;F ,U igad ;fs ; ,Uf ;fpd ;wdh ;. mth ;fs ; mbf ;fb vd ;Dld ; gz pf ;F tUfpd ;wdh ;. vd ; igad ;fs ; jOk G; fisg ; ghh ;g ;gjpy ;iy> ez ;gh ;fis kl;L Nk ghh ;f ;fpd ;wdh ;. tof ;fkhf mth ;fs ; jq ;fs ;

“mth;fspy; xUth; jpUk;gTk; Gd;KWty; nra;a Muk;gpg;gijg; ghh;gg ; J jhd; vdf;Fr; rpwe;j rd;khdk;” vd;fpwhh; NkhdPuh. g pwe ;jehis ,q ;Fjhd ; nfhz ;lhLfpd ;wdh ;”. 

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Jg;gwpgtuhf tpUk;Gfpwhh; 14 taJ ];tl P b ; Xuhz;L KOtJk; jd; rNfhjhpapd; tPlb ; Ds; Klq;fpf; fple;jhh;. xU NghJk; ntspapy; nry;ytpy;iy. ntWkNd xU %iyapy; mkh;eJ ; mOJ nfhz;bUe;jhh;. jd; Kfj;jpd; kPJ vg;NghJk; xU Jz;L mzpe;jpUe;jhh;. “vd; Kfj;ij ntspapy; fhl;l vdf;F ijhpakpy;iy.” NkhdPuhtpd; mikg;ghfpa ASF gpsh];bf; mWit rpfpr;ir %yk; jdf;F cjt KbAnkd;W fz;Lgpbj;jJk; ];tl P b ; f;F thoNtz;Lnkd;w Jbg;Gj; jpUk;gpaJ. mth; xU Jg;gwpgtuhfp> jdf;Fk; kw;w rpWkpfSf;Fk; jPqf ; pioj;j kdpjh;fs; midtiuAk; rpiwapyilf;f tpUk;Gfpwhh;.

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mwpT hPjpahfg; Ngr Kad;Nwd; -- mth; xU fhty; mjpfhhp. Mdhy; mtNuh> ‘vd; kfd; cd; fhuzkhf jd;idNa kha;jJ ; f; nfhz;lhy;> ek; FLk;gk; KOtjpw;Fk; cd;dhy; mtkhdk;. MfNt eP mtid kzf;f Ntz;Lk;’ vd;whh.”

Fbj;jhh;> fQ;rh Gifj;jhh; -MdhYk; ehd; mtiu kzf;f fl;lhag;gLj;jg;gl;Nld;. vdf;F gjp%d;W taNj. jpUkzj;jpw;Fg; gpd; vd; fzth; nrhd;dhh;> ‘ehd; cd;id jz;bf;fNt kze;Njd;. ,f;fzk; Kjy; cd; tho;fi ; f thOk; eufkhf ,Uf;Fk;’. ];tl P b ; apd; tho;fi ; f thOk; eufk; cz;ikapNyNa jhq;f ];tl P b ; apd; je;ij ntF njhiytpy; trpj;jhh;. MfNt KbajjhfpaJ. mth; gs;sp nry;tij epWj;j ];tl P b ; Ak; mtuJ jhAk; Ntz;bapUe;jJ. mth; rk;kjpf;f Ntz;bajhapw;W. nfhLikg; gLj;jg;gl;lhh;. rpy “mth; ey;ytuy;y vd;W fhyj;jpw;Fg; gpd;> mtUk; vdf;Fj; njhpAk; -- mth; 93

 ciu: Nkhdpf;fh ]hf; Gifg;glq;fs;: fpk; Nea;yhh;;

le;jJ ,Jjhd;: ];tl P b ; xU fpuhkj;jpy; trpj;jhh;. mth; vg;NghJk; kfpo;rr ; pahf ,Ue;jhh;. epiwa rphpj;jhh;. eldkhLtij tpUk;gpdhh;. gs;spapy; ed;F gbj;jhh;. “xU ehs;> ehd; gs;spf;Fr; nry;Yk; topapy>; vdJ 17 tajhfpa xd;W tpl;l rNfhjuh; vd;dUNf te;jhh;. mth; nrhd;dhh;> ‘ehd; cd;idf; fhjypf;fpNwd;. cd;id kzf;f tpUk;GfpNwd;’. ehd; gjpYiuj;Njd;> ‘KjyhtJ> ehd; kpfTk; ,isats; vd;gjhy; jpUkzk; nra;J nfhs;s tpUk;gtpy;iy. ,uz;lhtJ> cd;idg;gw;wp vdf;F ve;j czh;rr ; pAk; ,y;iy. ehk; xd;whf tpisahbAs;Nshk;. ehd; cd; jq;ifNghy; czh;fpNwd;. vg;gbAk; xd;Wtpl;l rNfhjuh;fs; jpUkzk; nra;J nfhs;tjpy;iy.’ jd; xd;Wtpl;l rNfhjuh; ,ij kwe;J jd;id epk;kjpahf tpl;LtpLthh; vd;W ];tl P b ; epidj;jhh;. Mdhy;> mtNuh> fpuhkj;jpYs;s midthplKk;> ‘];tl P b ; vd; kPJ jPuhj fhjy; nfhz;Ls;shs;. ehq;fs; jpUkzk; nra;J nfhs;sg; Nghfpnwhk;’ vd;whh;. jpUkzj;


jd; tha; jpwe;J njhq;fpf; nfhz;bUg;gij epWj;j ];tl P b ; g;sh];bf; mWit rpfpr;irf;fhff; fhj;jpUf;fpwhh;.

tpiutpy; mWit rpfpr;ir Neuk; te;J tpLk;.

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];tl P b ; kaf;f kile;J tpl;l ; hh;> mWit rpfpr;iria Muk;gpf;Fk; Neuk; te;Jtpl;lJ.

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njd;gl;ld> Mdhy; mit mtUf;Ff; fpilf;f tpy;iy. “ehd; kpfTk; mrpq;fkhf ,Ue;Njd;. vd;dhy; nra;aKbe;j xNu Ntiy ,sk; gs;sp khzth;fSf;F tPlb ; y; $Ljy; tFg;G elj;JtJ jhd;. mth;fSf;F eldKk; fw;gpj;Njd;. gpd;dh; ehd; jpUk;gTk; gs;spf;Fr; nry;y Muk;gpj;Njd;. xU rpwpa E}yfj;ij ftdpj;Jf; nfhs;Sk; re;jh;gg ; k; fpilj;jJ. ehd; Gj;jfq;fisg; gbf;f Muk;gpj;Njd;> Kf;fpakhf Jg;gwpAk; fijf;s”. xU ehs; ];tl P b ; apd; ; xU rNfhjhp ASF Ir; Nrh;ej ngz;izr; re;jpj;jhh;. mtNu

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ASF f;Fr; nry;Yk;NghJ> ];tl P b ; kpfTk; eLf;fj;JldpUe;jhh;. mth; kUj;JtkidfSf;Fk; kUe;Jth;fSf;Fk; gae;jhh;. jhf;FjYf;Fg; gpwF kUj;Jth;fs; mtiu kpf Nkhrkhf elj;jpapUe;jdh;. Mdhy; NkhdPuhtk; kw;w Copah;fSk; mtiu mikjpg;gLj;j epiwa Ngrpdh;. ‘ASF, ,y; rpfpr;ir midj;Jk; ,ytrk;. NkYk; cdf;F typ epthuzp nfhLf;fg;gLk;> cd; tha; jpwe;J njhq;Ftij epWj;j vq;fspd; jpwikkpf;f g;sh];bf; mWit rpfpr;ir kUj;Jth;fs; cd; thia mWit rpfpr;ir nra;th;.

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ele;jJ vd;fpd;wdH. mtHfs; mtuJ njhilapypUe;J Njhy; vLj;J mtuJ Kfj;jpy; khw;wL P nra;jdu;. gy ehl;fSf;F mtu; Jzpf;fl;lhy; %lg;gl;bUf;fpwhH. gpd;du;> xU ehs;> kUj;JtHfSk; nrtpypaHfSk; mtiur; Rw;wpepd;W Jzpf;fl;Lfis mfw;w Muk;gpf;fpd;wdu;. mtHfs; xU epiyf;fz;zhbia Ve;jpg; gpbf;fpd;wdu;. ];tl P b ; mjpy; cw;Wg; ghHf;fpwhu;. mtuJ tha;jpwe;J njhq;ftpy;iy! mtuhy; Rygkhfg; NgrKbfpwJ! nky;y jd; jiyiaj; jpUg;GfpwhH. mij vf;f\;lKk; ,y;yhky; mirf;f KbfpwJ. mjd; gpd; ];tl P b ;

nrtpypau;fs; Jzpf;fl;bd; filrpj; Jz;Lfis ePfF ; fpd;wdu;. mWit rpfpr;irapd; tpisT vd;d vd;W ,d;Dk; ];tl P b ; f;Fj; njhpahJ.

Gd;KWtypf;fpwhH. ];tl P b ; apd; Gd;KWty; mtiur; Rw;wpapUf;Fk; midtUf;Fk; guTfpwJ. ];tl P b ; nrhy;fpwhH> “ehd; moNt tpUk;GfpNwd;. ehd; kpfTk; re;Njh\khf ,Ug;gjhy; mo tpUk;GfpNwd;.” xU Jg;gwpgtuhf MftpUk;GfpNwd; jd; fztu; jdf;nfjpuhf nra;j Fw;wj;ij ];tl P b ; fhty;Jiwaplk; Kiwapl;Ls;shu;. mtiuf; ifJ nra;a cj;juT gpwg;g ; pf;fg;gl;Ls;sJ. Mdhy; VJk; elf;ftpy;iy. mt;tg;NghJ mtu; fpuhkj;jpw;Fg; ghHf;f tUfpwhH. Mdhy; mtH xUNghJk; gpbgLtjpy;iy. mtH fhtyHfSf;F yQ;rk; nfhLj;jpUf;fpwhH vd;W ];tl P b ; epidf;fpwhH. mtH

njw;Nf trpf;fpwhH vd;Wk; mtUf;F xU Gjpa kidtp ,Uf;fpwhH vd;Wk; mtUf;Fj; njhpAk;. “Mdhy; ehd; vd;d nra;aNtz;Lnkd;W ,g;NghJ vdf;Fj; njhpAk;. vd; Kfk; ,d;Dk; ed;whfj; njhpa ehd; kw;WnkhU mWit rpfpr;ir nra;J nfhs;sg; NghfpNwd;. NkYk; ASF ,d; cjtpAld;


];tl P b ; ahy; jd; fz;fis ek;gf;$l Kbatpy;iy. mtuJ tha; ,g;NghJ gue;J jpwe;J njhq;ftpy;iy. ,Njh tUfpwJ mtuJ Gz;KWty;! mtH kpf re;Njh\khf ,Uf;fpwhH. ehd; gbf;fg;NghfpNwd;. mjd; gpd; ehd; xU Jg;gwpgtuhf Mfg;NghfpNwd;. ifjhtijj; jtpHj;J tUk; midj;J kdpjHfisAk;. mtHfSf;F rpiwjz;lid nfhLf;fg;gl VJthf> fz;Lgpbf;Fk; xU Jg;gwpgtuhf Mf ehd; tpUk;GfpNwd;. ‘];tl P b ; apd; Jg;gwpAk; Kftufk;’ epWtg;NghfpNwd;.  k; tU >; ; J pHj Ak jt is d ; ; f l uhf jj puj ; i ti kd jz hf> g; wpgt h w t g ; fj J “i idj s; rpil VJ U J wd.; x pN .; ” g; m tHf f ; g ; k; kG; f pAk; pNwd m hLf pbfF w f U p h g; nf L ; g hd; t ; Jg gN; g t z d e p f f W ; a ’; ep P b M t k ; l f u ‘] ft K

vQ;rp tho;NthUf;fhd xU nghpa kUj;Jtkidg;gw;wpa NkhdPuhtpd; fdT “mkpyk; kw;w ehLfspYk; xU MAjkhfg; gad;gLj;jg;gLfpwJ”> vd;fpwhh; NkhdPuh. “ghf;fp];jhd;> cfhz;lh> ,e;jpah> fk;Nghbah… Mdhy; ASFf;F ,g;NghJ kw;w ehLfspYk; rNfhju mikg;Gfs; cs;sd. vd; fdT> tq;fNjrj;jpy; xU nghpa> etPd kUj;Jtkid fl;LtJ. kw;w ehLfspypUe;Jk; gypahl;fis ehq;fs; Vw;f KbAk;> gy;NtW gapw;rpg; ghlq;fs; elj;j KbAk;. xUtnuhUthplkpUe;J ehq;fs; epiwa fw;Wf; nfhs;syhk;. vq;fs; midtUf;Fk; Fwpf;Nfhs; xd;Nw – mkpyk; kw;Wk; ngl;Nuhy; MAjq;fshfg; gad;dgLj;jg;gLtij epWj;JtJ.” 97


gg;ypapd; tho;fi ; fapy; xU gg;yp> 10> ASF ,d; kUj;Jtkidapy; gyfhykhf ,Uf;fpwhh;. mtuJ je;ij xU kfd; tpUk;gpdhh;. mjw;Fgjpy; xU rpWkp gpwe;jjhy;> mtuJ thapYk;> ghjq;fs; NkYk; mkpyj;ij Cw;wp mtiuf; nfhy;y Kad;whh;.

7.05 nll;bAld; jdpahf vd; jha; Ntiyf;Fr; nrd;W tpl;lhh;. jdpikahf czuhkypUf;f> ehd; vd; gphpa nll;b fubiaj; jOTfpNwd;. mtd; vg;NghJNk vd;id re;Njh\ g;gLj;Jfpwhd;.

08.00 vd; gphpa Mil NtiyNaJ kpy;yhj NghJ ehd; Milfs; mzpe;Jghh;ff ; pNwd;. ,J jhd; vd; gphpa Mil

09.30 gs;spf;F gs;spf;Fr; nry;Yk; topapy; flj;jg;glhkypUf;f ehd; vg;NghJk; vdJ mz;il tPll ; hh; kw;Wk; mtuJ kfSlDk; nry;fpNwd;.

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mJ ele;jJk;> gg;ypapd; 16taJ jha;> jd; kfis kUj;Jtkidf;F vLj;Jr; nry;y Kad;whh;. mth; kpfTk; fhaKw;wpUe;jhh; -- mtuJ gw;fs;> tha;> njhz;il kw;Wk; ehf;F mopf;fg;gl;L tpl;lJ. mJ Kjy; gg;yp ASFMy; guhkhpf;fg;gl;L tUfpwhh;. mtUf;F epiwa mWit rpfpr;irfs; nra;ag;gl;L tpl;ld. ,g;nghOJ mtuhy; rhg;gplTk; NgrTk; KbAk;. xU ,ay;ghd gs;spf;Fr; nry;y KbAk;. mth; jd; jhAld; trpf;fpwhh;. thuk; xUKiw> mkpy td;Kiwahy; fhag;gLj;jg;gl;l kw;w Foe;ijfisr; re;jpf;f mth; ASF ikaj;jpw;Fr; nry;fpwhh;.

7.30 ntspNa nry;y KbahJ vd; je;ij ehd; mtUld; trpf;f Ntz;Lnkd;W tpUk;Gfpwhh;. ehd; mijr; nra;akhl;Nld;. ,g;NghJ mtUf;F xU Gjpa FLk;gk; cs;sJ. ehd; mthplk; Nrh;eJ ; tpl;lhy; jhd; ePjpkd;wk; nry;y Ntz;bapuhJ> rpiwf;Fg; Nghf ntz;bapuhJ vd;W mth; vz;Zfpwhh;.; ehd; KbahJ vd;W nrhd;dJk; vd;idf; flj;jg; Nghtjhfr; nrhd;dhh;. mjdhy; vd; mk;khTld; jhd; ehd; ntspNa nry;y KbAk;. Foe;ijfs; ntspNa tpisahLtij ehd; ghh;ff ; KbAk;> Mdhy; ehd; mth;fSld; NruKbahJ. 15.00 tPlL ; g;ghlk; nra;a Ntz;ba Neuk kWgbAk; tPlb ; y;. Kjypy; vd; tPlL ; g; ghlj;ijr; nra;fpNwd;. vdf;F Mq;fpyk; gpbf;Fk;.


ehs;

16.00> mk;khTf;F xU jOty;! xU topahf vd; jha; tPlb ; w;F tUfpwhh

16.40 tpisahLk; Neuk; vd; rpNefpjp rhbAk; ehDk; nkd;ikahd tpisahl;Lr; rhkhd;fs; kw;Wk; ghh;gp nghk;i ; kfSld; tpisahLfpNwhk;. ghk;G VzpAk; tpisahLfpNwhk;. 18.00 eldkhLk; Neuk mk;kh vdf;F Gjpa eldq;fSk; fw;gpf;fpwhh;

17.00 mk;khTld; ,ir ,uT rhg;ghl;bw;Fg; gpd;> vd; jha; vdf;Fg; Gjpa ghl;LfSk;> mf;fhh;bad; thrpf;fTk; fw;gpf;fpwhh;.

18.30 mk;kh> jaT nra;J… ntspNa nrd;W kw;w Foe;ijfSld; tpisahl Kbahjh? jdpahf KbahJ vd;fpwhh; mk;kh.

18.35 `h;Nu! mk;kh vd;Dld; ntspNa tUfpwhh;

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19.00 ,uT ,uT! ehd; cwq;Ftjw;F nfhRtiyf;Fs; EiofpNwd;. “ey;ypuT> mk;kh. ehd; vd;dthfg; NghfpNwd; vd;W vdf;Fj; njhpAk;>” vd;fpNwd; ehd;. “vd;d?” tpdTfpwhh; mk;kh. “xU g;sh];bf; mWit rpfpr;ir kUj;Jtuhf.” “ey;y fUj;J. ey;ypu gg;yp.”


ePyh xU ebifahf Mf tpUk;gpd ePyhtpd; KfKk; clYk; mrpq;fkhd tLf;fshy; epiwe;jpUf;fpd;wd. rpy Mz;LfSf;F Kd; jd;idtpl 20 Mz;Lfs; %j;j xU kdpjiuj; jpUkzk; nra;a fl;lhag;gLj;jg;gl;l 15 taJ gs;spr; rpWkp. jd; Kfj;jpy; NkYk; g;sh];bf; mWit rpfpr;ir nra;J nfhs;s mth; tpUk;Gfpwhuh vd;W Nfl;lhy; jd; jiyia Ml;Lfpwhh;. “,g;NghJ vdJ tLf;fs; gofptpl;ld. vjph;fhyj;jpy; ,g;gbj;jhd; njhpa tpUk;GfpNwd;”> vd;fpwhh; mth;. ,d;W mkpy td;Kiwapy; gypahd kw;wth;fSf;fhf NghuhLtjpy; epiwa Neuj;ijf; fopf;fpwhh;. jdf;F epiwa MjuT fpilj;jjhy; NkhdPuhTf;Fk; ASF f;Fk; cjt tpUk;Gfpwhh;.

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 ciu: Nkhdpf;fh ]hf; Gifg;glq;fs;: fpk; Nea;yhh;

hd; vg;NghJk; xU ebifahf Mf tpUk;gpNdd;”> vd;fpwhh; ePyh> “jiyefuhfpa lhf;fhtpy; ehd; tsh;eN; jd;. ehd; xU rhjhuz gs;spf;Fr; nrd;Nwd;> vd; je;ij vd;id xU fyhr;rhug; gs;spapYk; Nrh;jj ; pUe;jhh;. Mfnt kjpaq;fspy; mq;F nrd;Nwd;. mq;Nf ghl;L> eldk;> ehlfk; gapd;Nwd;. Nkilapy; epd;W> ghh;itahsh;fSld; Xh; cuit czh;tij ehd; kpfTk; tpUk;gpNdd;. ehd; xU KbT nra;Njd; -- ehd; xU ebifahfp ehlfj;jpy; ebf;f tpUk;gpNdd;. ngUk; gpur;ridfSk; tPhpa czh;TfSk; nfhz;l fjhghj;jpuq;fspy; ebf;f tpUk;gpNdd;. tYf;fl;lhaj; jpUkzk; ePyhtpd; gioa Gifg;glq;fspy; mth; xU fth;rr ; p ebifNghy; njhpAk; ,sk; rpWkpahfj; njhpfpwhh;. ntspehl;by; Ntiy nra;Ak; xU kdpjh;> xU kidtpNjb jhafk; te;j NghJ> mtw;wpy; xU Gifg; glj;ijf; fz;lhh;. “vd; Gifg;glj;ij xU kdpjh; ghh;jj ; hh; vd;Wk; mtUf;F mJNt NghJk; vd;Wk; vd; rpj;jg;gh vd;dplk; nrhd;dhh;. mth; vd;id kzf;f tpUk;gpdhh;. NtW ahUk; mtUf;Fg; gpbf;ftpy;iy. vdf;F 15 taNj. vdf;F jpUkzj;jpy; tpUg;gkpy;iy. ehd; KbahJ vd;W nrhd;Ndd;. vd; ngw;Nwhh; vd;id Mjhpj;jdh;. Mdhy; xU rpj;jg;ghTk;> NtW rpy cwtpdh;fSk; vd;idAk; vd; ngw;NwhiuAk; rk;kjpf;f itf;f Kad;wdh;. Mk;> mf;gh; vd;w mk;kdpjUf;F 35 taJ. Mdhy; mthplk; gzk; 100

,Ue;jJ. ntspehl;by; Ntiy ghh;jj ; hh;. ,Wjpapy; ehd; mtiur; re;jpf;f rk;kjpj;Njd;. mtiu vdf;Ff; nfhQ;rKk; gpbf;ftpy;iy. NkYk; vdf;Fj; jpUkzk; nra;Jnfhs;sNt tpUg;gkpy;iy. gs;spapy; njhlh;eJ ; gbf;fTk; xU ebifahf MfTk jhd; ehd; tpUk;gpNdd;. “mk;kdpjiur; re;jpj;jgpd; ehd; cwq;fr; nrd;Nwd;. mLj;jehs; fhiy> vd; je;ij> jhd; jpUkzj;jpw;Fr; rk;kjpj;J tpl;ljhfTk;> rpy Mtzq;fspy; ifnaOj;jpl;ljhfTk; nrhd;dhh;. mtuJ %j;j mz;zZk; rpy cwtpdh;fSk; mtiu neUf;fpapUf;fpd;wdh;. jpUkzk; clNd elf;Fk;. mjd;gpd; mf;gh; jd; ntspehl;L Ntiyf;Fj; jpUk;Gthh;. ehd; ,q;NfNa ,Ue;J vd; gbg;igj; njhlu KbAk;. “ehd; vd; ngw;Nwhh; tPlb ; NyNa njhlh;eJ ; thoKbAk; vd;W mth; cWjpaspj;jhh;. jpUkzkhfp tpl;lhYk; eP tpUk;gpaijnay;yhk; nra;a KbAk;. eP njhlh;eJ ; gs;sp nry;yyhk;. vdf;F etPdkhd ngz;fisg; gpbf;Fk;.” Jz;LJz;lhd tho;fi ; f “mth; cWjpaspj;jJ Nghy; vJTk; elf;ftpy;iy. vd; tho;fi ; fj; Jz;L Jz;lhdJ. mth; vd;id vd; FLk;gj;Jld; ,Uf;ftpltpy;iy – mtUld; mtuJ ngw;Nwhh; trpf;Fk; fpuhkj;jpw;Fr; nry;y fl;lhag;gLj;jpdhh;. kz ehspd; ,uT ehd; gae;JNghapUe;Njd;. xU

fl;bypUe;j xU miwapy; tplg;gl;Nld;. tplhky; mONjd;. mth; vd;kJ P Vwp mKf;f Kad;whh;. Mdhy; ehd; mOJ nfhz;NlapUe;Njd;. ,Wjpapy; mth; iftpl;lhh;. “mLj;jehs; NtnwhU ehl;bw;Fj; jd; Ntiyf;Fj; jpUk;gr; nrd;whh;. Mdhy; ehd; mtuJ ngw;NwhUld; ,Uf;f Ntz;bapUe;jJ. mth;fSf;F xU tay; ,Ue;jJ. mth;fs; vd;id tPlb ; y; G+l;b itj;jdh;. gs;spf;Fr; nry;y mDkjpf;ftpy;iy. mjw;Fgjpy; ehd; taypy; Ntiy nra;a Ntz;bapUe;jJ. vd; khkpahh; ve;NeuKk; vd;id Fiw $wpdhh;. vdf;Fr; rikf;fj;

njhpahJ. vy;yhtw;iwAk; jtwhfr; nra;Njd;. kpUfq;fis ftdpf;f ehd; yhaf;fpy;iy. mWtilapy; cjtp nra;aTk; njhpatpy;iy. ehd; ntWkNd gs;sp nrd;W eldk;> ,ir> ehlfk; gw;wpj; jhNd fw;Nwd;. ,g;NghJ tptrhak; gw;wp vdf;F midj;Jk; njhpa Ntz;Lnkd;W vjph; ghh;jj ; hh;fs;. “mf;FLk;gk; vdf;Ff; fUiz fhl;l vd; mg;gh nfhQ;rk; gzk; nfhLj;jhh;. Mdhy; mjdhy; gadpy;iy. rpy khjq;fSf;Fg; gpd; ehd; gae;j ehs; te;jJ – vd; fzth; jpUk;g te;jhh;. ehq;fs; ,d;Dk; Gzh;rr ; papy; <Lgl;ljpy;iy. mth;


dhh; “ehd; xU ebifahf Mf tpUk;gpNdd; -- vdf;F NkilkPJ ,Ug;gJ gpbf;Fk;. mkpyj;jhf;FjYf;Fg; gpd; ele;j Kjy; mWit rpfpr;irf;Fg; gpwF ehd; Kjypy; epiyf; fz;zhbapy; ghh;ff ; kWj;Njd;. Mdhy; ghh;fF ; k; ijhpaj;ij ePqf ; s; nfhLj;jhP f ; s;. ehDk; kaf;f kilatpy;iy”. vd;W NkhdPuhtplk; ePyh nrhy;fpwhh;.

kWgbAk; Kad;whh;. “ehd; mtUf;F gae;Njd;. vdf;Ff; NfhgkhfTk; ,Ue;jJ. ehd; Vkhw;wg;gl;Nld; vd;W mthplk; nrhd;Ndd;, ‘ehd; njhlh;eJ ; tPlb ; ypUe;J gs;spf;Fr; nry;yyhk; vd;W nrhd;dhP f ; s;’. mth; vd;id mbj;jhh;. ehd; mywpNdd;. tPlb ; w;F ntspapypUe;jth;fs; vd;d elf;fpwJ vd;W tpae;jdh;. Mdhy; mth;> ‘vy;yhk; rhpahf ,Uf;fpwJ’ vd;W fj;jpdhh;. mkpyf; Fg;gp “rpwpJ Neuk; fopj;J mth; ntspapy; nrd;whh;. ehd; eLq;fpf;nfhz;Nl gLf;ifapy; fple;Njd;. ,Wjpapy; ehd; cwq;fp tpl;Nld;. jpBnud;W

ehd; vOe;Njd;. mth; thapw;gbapy; xU Fg;gpAld; epw;gijf; fz;Nld;. xU Ntis vdf;Fj; jhfkhf ,Uf;fyhk; vd;W Fg;gpapy; jz;zhP ; nfhz;L te;jjhfr; nrhd;dhh;. mth; Nfhgkhf ,Ug;gJ njhpe;jJ. Mdhy; mth; vd;d jpl;lkpLfpwhnud;W vdf;Fj; njhpatpy;iy. Fg;gpapy; ,Ue;jJ jz;zhP py;iy—mJ mkpyk;. mth; fl;biy neUq;fp mkpyj;ij vd; Kfj;jpy; Vwpe;jhh;. typ nfh^ukhf ,Ue;jJ. xU Fuy; fj;jpaijf; Nfl;lJ vdf;F QhgfkpUf;fpwJ ‘,J jhd; cdf;F jz;lid.’ “ehd; mywpNdd;> ‘mk;kh!mg;gh! vdf;F

cjTq;fs;’ “mf;fk; gf;fj;jhh; Xb te;jdh;. vd;id xU kUj;Jtkidf;F mioj;Jr; nrd;wdh;. xU cwtpdh; kUj;JtidapypUe;J vd;id ASFf;F mioj;Jr; nrd;whh;. ehd; mjphp\;lrhyp—48 kzp Neuj;jpw;Fs; mq;F nrd;Nwd;. kUj;Jtkidapy; 24 kzpNeu NritAs;sJ. MfNt clNd vdf;F mWit rpfpr;ir nra;ag;gl;lJ.” mjd;gpd; ePyh epiyf; fz;zhbapy; jd; Kfj;ijg; ghh;ff ; kWj;jhh;. jd; mofhy; jiyfisj; jpUk;g itj;jr; rpWkpf;F> jd; Kfk; Vwf;Fiwa fUg;ghfTk; cUf;Fiye;JKs;sJ vd;W njhpAk;. mkpyj;

jhf;FjYf;Fg; gpd; jq;fs; Kfj;ij epiyf; fz;zhbapy; Kjd; Kjyhfg; ghh;fF ; k; gyh; kaf;fkilfpd;wdh; vd;W mth; Nfs;tpg;gl;bUe;jhh;. “,Wjpahf ehd; ijhpaj;ij tutioj;Jf; nfhz;Nld;. NkhdPuhTk;> tLjhq;fpa KfKila NtW gyUk; vd;dplk; NgrpapUe;jdh;. ghh;fF ; k; ijhpaj;ij mth;fs; vdf;Ff; nfhLj;jdh;. ehd; kaf;f kilatpy;iy.” NkhdPuhtpd; tUif ,d;W xU Kf;fpa ehs;. mf;FLk;gk; 20 rpuh[;fQ;r; vd;w efuj;jpy; xU Gjpa 101


NkhdPuh tUfpwhh;! ,d;W ePyhTf;F xU Kf;fpa ehs;. NkhdPuh tUif jUfpwhh;> gy kzp Neuk; fhhpy; gazpj;J. mtUf;F xU tuNtw;Fk; jOty; fpilf;fpwJ.

tPlb ; y; FbNawpAs;sJ. ePyhtpd; je;ij mq;Nf xU fhty; mjpfhhpahfg; gzpGhpfpwhh;. Kf;fpa nra;jp vd;dntd;why; NkhdPuh mq;F tUif jUfpwhh;. mth; ,q;F tu kzpf;fzf;fpy; gazk; nra;Js;shh;. ePyh mtiu kyh;ej ; rphpg;Gld; re;jpf;fpwhh;. mth;fs; fl;bj; jOtpf; nfhs;fpd;wdh;. FWfpa re;Jfspy; if Nfhh;jJ ; elf;fpd;wdh;. tPlb ; y; Eioe;jJk; fl;bypy; RUz;L kzp fzf;fpy; NgRfpd;wdh;. “eP vq;fsplk; te;j Neuk; vdf;F Qhgfk; ,Uf;fpwJ>” vd;fpwhh; NkhdPuh> ePyhit jOtpf; nfhz;L. “eP Nkhrkhd epiyapy; ,Ue;jha;. cd; Njhy; mkpyj;jhy;

vhpf;fg;gl;bUe;jJ. mJ fUg;ghfTk; tpyq;fpd; Njhy;Nghy; fbdkhfTkpUe;jJ. cd; clypy; NtW gFjpfspypUe;J Njhiy khw;wL P nra;Njhk;. Mdhy;> cz;ikiar; nrhd;dhy;> eP caph; gpiog;gha; vd;W ehd; vz;ztpy;iy. “xU khjj;jpw;Fg;gpd; ehd; ekJ clw;gapw;rpg; gFjpf;Fs; Eioe;Njd;. fl;Lj;Jzp Rw;wpa xU rpWkpiaf; fz;Nld;. Mdhy; mts; vOe;J gapw;rp nra;Jnfhz;bUe;jhs;. ‘mJ ahh;’ vd;W Nfl;Nld;. ahNuh ‘mJ ePyh’ vd;W nrhd;dijf; Nfl;lJk; ehd; gutrk; mile;Njd;. eP gpioj;jJ xU mw;Gjk;. %d;W khjq;fs;

fopj;Jk; gy mWit rpfpr;irfSf;Fg; gpd;Dk; eP tPlb ; w;Fg; Nghf Kbe;jJ.” “ehq;fs; njhlh;eJ ; cd; Kfj;ijr; rPh; nra;a KbAk;>” vd;fpwhh; NkhdPuh. “cdf;F kw;nwhU mWit rpfpr;irf;F ehd; Vw;ghL nra;a KbAk;.” ePyh jd; jiyia Ml;Lfpwhh;. “mij ePqf ; s; nra;a Ntz;ba mtrpakpy;iy. NkYk; mWit rpfpr;irfs; nra;J nfhs;tjpy; vdf;F Mh;tkpy;iy. vd; jOk;Gfs; gofptpl;ld. vjph;fhyj;jpy; ,g;gbj;jhd; ehd; njhpa tpUk;GfpNwd;.” Kd;dhs; fzth; rpiwapyilf;fg;gl;lhh; jd; je;ij kw;Wk; ASF ,d; cjtpAld; ePyh jd; Kd;dhs; fzth;kJ P tof;Fj; njhlh;ej ; hh;. mth; ,g;NghJ rpiwapypUf;fpwhh;. “MfNt ehd; ,dp mtUf;F gag;glNtz;bajpy;iy. ,g;NghJ ntl;fg;glhky;vd;

Kfj;ijf; fhl;Lk; ijhpak; vdf;fpUf;fpwJ. FOf;fsplk; NgRk; ijhpakpUf;fpwJ. mij ehd; epiwa nra;fpNwd;. ehd; td;Kiwf; nfjpuhd jPtpu nray;tuP h;. ehd; Mh;ghl;lq;fSf;Fj; jiyik jhq;FfpNwd;. KbTfs; nra;gth;fis milahsk; fz;L Nfhhpf;iffs; itf;fpNwd;. gs;spfSf;Fr; nrd;W> khzth;fs; vtUk; mkpyNkh ngl;NuhNyh vhpa khl;lhh;fs; vd;gij cWjp nra;fpNwd;. mJ Kf;fpak;. ,q;Nf vd;Dila efhpy; 160 nray; tPuh;fs; cs;sdh;. mth;fs; midtUk; mkpy my;yJ ngl;Nuhy; jhf;FjYf;F gypahdth;fs;. ehq;fs; rg;jnkOg;GfpNwhk;. Mh;ghl;lk; nra;fpNwhk;. xUtUf;nfhUth; MjuT jUfpNwhk;. xU tiyaikg;G Vw;gLj;jpAs;Nshk;. mkpy td;Kiwf;Fg; Gjpjhf gypahdth;fisg;gw;wp njhlh;e;J jfty; njhpe;J itj;jpUf;fpNwhk;. mJ

ePyh tpUk;gpdhy; mtUf;F kw;nwhU mWit rpfpr;irf;F Vw;ghL nra;aKbAnkd;W NkhdPuh $Wk; NghJ> ePyh jd; jiyia Ml;Lfpwhh;. “,g;NghJ vd; jOk;Gfs; gofptpl;ld. NkYk; vjph;fhyj;jpy; ehd; ,g;gbj;jhd; njhpa tpUk;GfpNwd;.” 102


ele;Jtpl;lhy; mth;fSf;F MjuT jpul;LfpNwhk;. ahUila Njhy; kPjhtJ mkpyk; gl;Ltpl;lhy; mth;kPJ ntFNeuk; thsp thspahf ePh; Cw;wpf; nfhz;bUf;f Ntz;Lnkd;W ,d;W tq;fNjrj;jpy; ngUk;ghyhNdhUf;Fj; njhpAk;. rpyrkaq;fspy; gioa fhaKilath;fisf; fz;L gpbf;fpNwhk;. nrd;w thuk; ,uz;L Ngiuf; fz;Lgpbj;Njhk;. mth;fSf;F ASF ,lkpUe;J ,ytr cjtp fpilf;Fnkd;Wk;> mth;fis kUj;Jtkidf;F mioj;Jr; nry;y ehq;fs; Vw;ghL nra;a KbAnkd;Wk; mth;fsplk; $WfpNwhk;. ePyh gs;spf;Fj; jpUk;gptpl;lhh;.

“njhlh;eJ ; gbg;gjw;F ePqf ; s; tpUk;Gk; tiu ASF ,lkpUe;J gzcjtp ngwKbAk;”> vd;fpwhh; NkhdPuh. “ePqf ; s; NkNy gy;fiyf; fofk; nry;y tpUk;gpdhy; mjw;Fk; ehq;fs; gzk; jUNthk;.” jpUk;gTk; rphpf;fpwhh; ePyhTf;F epiwa rpNefpjpfs; cs;sdh;. mth;fs; mtuJ miwapy; tPlL ; g; ghlk; nra;fpd;wdh;> thndhypapy; ghg; ,ir Nfl;fpd;wdh;> kw;Wk; xd;whf eldkhLfpd;wdh;. ,d;W Gjpa tPli ; lg; ghh;ff ; > Y}dh> ePll ; h kw;Wk; Gl;Lap te;jpUf;fpd;wdh;. ePyh epiwa rphpf;fpwhh;> jkh\;

jd; rpNefpjpfs; tUk;NghJ> ePyh mth;fSf;F jd; jpUkzr; Nriyia fhl;Lfpwhh;. jdJ gaq;fukhd jpUkz ehs; gw;wp jkh\; $l gz;Zfpwhh;. gz;Zfpwhh;. jd;Dil Nghpluhd jpUkzk; gw;wp $ljkh\; gz;Zfpwhh;. jd; jpUkzg;Gilitia ntspapy; vLj;J mijj; jd; rpNefpjpfSf;Ff; fhl;Lfpwhh;. “cd;dhy; vg;gb ,t;tsT re;Njh\khf ,Uf;F Kbfpwnjd;Wk; Gjpath;fisr; re;jpf;Fk; jd;dk;gpf;if vg;gb tUfpwnjd;Wk; vdf;Fg; Ghpatpy;iy”> vd;fpwhh; mth;fspy; xUth;. “Mdhy; ehd; khwtpy;iyNa. vd; jOk;Gfs; ,Uf;fpd;wd. mit kiwahJ. Mdhy; cs;Su> ehd; vd;WkpUe;j ePyhthfj; jhd; ,Uf;fpNwd;.” ngw;Nwhh; kd;dpf;fg;gl;ldh; mtuJ rpNefpjpfspy; xUth;> mth; jd; ngw;Nwhh; kPJ Nfhgkhf ,Uf;fpwhuh vd;W Nfl;fpwhh;. mth;fs; jhNd

jd;idj; jpUkzk; nra;JnfhLj;jjw;fhf ePyh jd; ngw;Nwhiu kd;dpj;J tpl;lhh;. mtuJ je;ij mtUila Kd;dhs; fztiur; rpiwf;F mDg;g cjtpdhh;. “vd; ngw;Nwhh; Vkhw;wg;gl;ldh;>” vd;fpwhh; ePyh.

me;j nfh^u kdpjidj; jpUkzk; nra;J nfhs;s fl;lhag;gLj;jpdh;. “,y;iy> mJ vg;gb ele;jJ vd;W ehd; Ghpe;J nfhs;fpNwd;. mth;fs; Vkhw;wg;gl;ldh;. ve;j jtWk; elf;Fk; vd;W mth;fs; vz;ztpy;iy. ehd; mth;fis kd;dpj;J tpl;Nld;.” ePyhtpd; je;ij vl;bg;ghh;jJ ; > mth; gbg;gJ rpwg;ghd tp\ak; vd;fpwhh;. mth; kpfTk; $h;ikahdJk; Neh;ikahdJkhd mwpTilath; vd;W mth; $Wfpwhh;. “mts; xU rpwe;j tof;ffwpQuhthnsd;W vz;ZfpNwd;”> vd;fpwhh; mth;. “Mdhy; mijtpl gy;fiyf; fofj;jpy; Nkyhz;ik gbg;gijj;jhd; ehd; tpUk;GfpNwd;. ehd; xU tq;fpapy; gzpGhpa tpUk;GfpNwd;.” “mJ cd; ,\;lk;”> vd;fpwhh; mtuJ mg;gh> rphpj;Jf;nfhz;L. “,dp xU NghJk; cd; ,\;lj;ij kPwp vJTk; nra;akhl;Nlhk;. cd; jhAk; ehDk; cd;idg;gw;wp kpfTk; ngUikg; gLfpNwhk;.” 103


“ey;y K];yk P f ; s; mkpyk; tPRtjpy;iy” nkh`kbd; rNfhjhp m];kh> fpuhkj;jpd; kpf rf;jptha;ej ; FLk;gj;jpd; kfid kzf;f kWj;j NghJ> mth; mth;kJ P mkpyk; tPrp gop thq;fpdhh;. “ehq;fs; mtiu MAl;fhyj;jpw;Fr; rpiwapyilf;f itj;Jtpl;Nlhk;. Mdhy; mtuJ FLk;gk; vq;fis ve;NeuKk; nfhLikg;gLj;Jfpd;wdh;. jdpg;gg;gl;ltpjj;jpy;> ekJ kjk; midj;J td;Kiwf;FnkjpuhdJ vd;W kf;fSf;F fw;gpf;f tpUk;GfpNwd;. ey;y K];yk P f ; s; mkpyk; tPRtjpy;iy”> vd;fpwhh; nkh`kl;. “ehd; rpWtdhf ,Ue;jNghJ vq;fSf;F xU tay; ,Ue;jJ”> vd;fpwhh; nkh`kl;> 14. “ed;whf tho;eN; jhk;. Mdhy; fpukj;jpy; kpfTk; gzf;fhu> rf;jptha;ej ; FLk;gj;jpd; kfd; vd; rNfhjhp m];khit kzf;f tpUk;gpdhh;. mtUf;F mjpy; tpUg;gkpy;iy. mth; jd;id kzf;fhtpl;lhy; xU gaq;fuk; elf;Fnkd;W mth; nrd;dhh;. mg;gbAk; mth; kWj;jhh;. xU ehs; ,sq;fhiyg; nghOjpy; vd; je;ijf; fhiyj; njhOiff;fhf ntspNa nrd;wth;> fjitj; jpwe;J itj;Jtpl;Lr; nrd;whh;. mg;NghJ mth; cs;Ns te;J m];kh kPJ mkpyk; tPrpdhh;.” “mjpy; nfhQ;rk; vd;kJ P tpOe;jJ. ehd; typahYk; vd; rNfhjhpapd; mywyhYk; vOe;Njd;. vd; %j;j mz;zd; xU lhh;ri ; r ,af;fp mkpyk; tPrpaJ ahh; vd;W fz;Lgpbj;jhh;. mtUk; vd; je;ijAk; m];khit kUj;Jtkidf;F mioj;Jr; nrd;wdh;. mth; xU fz;zpy; ghh;it ,oe;jhh;> Mdhy; caph; gpioj;jhh;.” rpiwapy; MAl;fhyk; “mkpyk; tPrpa egh;kJ P fhty; Jiwaplk; Kiwapl;Nlhk;. mtiu ePjpkd;wj;jpw;F ,Oj;Jr; nry;y ehq;fs; vq;fs; epyk; midj;ijAk; tpw;f Ntz;bapUe;jJ. ehq;fs; ,g;NghJ Vioahfptpl;Nlhk;. Mdhy; mtUf;F MAs; jz;lidf; fpilj;jJ. gpd;dh; mtuJ gzf;fhu> rf;jp tha;ej ; FLk;gk; vq;fisf; nfhLikg;gLj;jj; Jtq;fpaJ. ,g;NghJ vd; je;ij epyk; Fj;jiff;F vLf;fpwhh;. mWtilapd; NghJ> vq;fs; jhdpak; midj;ijAk; mopg;gjw;fhf mth;fs; jq;fs; gRf;fis vq;fs; epyj;jpy; Xl;b tpLfpd;wdh;. 104

tof;ifj; jpUk;gTk; elj;Jtjw;fhf> ehq;fs; ePjpkd;wj;jpy; ngha; nrhd;djhf vq;fisf; $w itg;gjw;fhf vq;fs; Fjpfhy; jirehh;fis ntl;b tpLtjhf gaKwj;Jfpd;wdh;.” “m];kh jhf;fg;gl;l NghJk; vq;fs; FLk;gk; nfhLikg;gLj;jg;gLtJ Muk;gpf;Fk; NghJk; vdf;F VO taJ. ,d;W vdf;F 14 taJ. ehd; FWfp gae;J tho;fpNwd;. my;yh vd;Dld; ,Uf;fpwhh; vd;gJ xd;Wjhd; vdf;F ghJfhg;ghd czh;itf; nfhLf;fpwJ. mth;fs; gykpf;fth;. ehd; xU Fuhd; gs;spapy; Kjyhkhz;by; gbf;fpNwd;. ehd; xU kjf; fy;tp MrphpauhfNth xU ,khk; MfNth Mf tpUk;GfpNwd;. mg;NghJ ek; kjk; midj;J td;Kiwia vjph;ff ; pwJ vd;W kf;fSf;F fw;gpg;Ngd;. ey;y K];yk P f ; s; mkpyk; tPRtjpy;iy.” re;Njh\khf jpUkzkhfp nkh`kbd; rNfhjhp m];kh ,g;NghJ jhd; fhjypf;Fk; xU kdpjUf;F tho;fi ; fg;gl;Ls;shh;. mth;fSf;F xU rpwpa kfs; ,Uf;fpwhh;. m];kh> jiy efhpYs;s ASF ikaj;jpy; gzpGhpfpwhh;. tpLKiw fhyj;jpy; nkh`kl;> lhf;fhtpy; mtUld; jq;fpapUf;fr; nry;fpwhh;. “mq;Nf ehd; kd mikjp ngw;W gj;jpukhf czu KbAk;”> vd;fpwhh; nkh`kl;.

nkh`kLk; mtuJ rNfhjhp m];khTk;

gp & ; “cz;ik UeJ p y p y l I ghg; Ie;J Mz;LfSf;F Kd; mth; Btpapy; ghg; Ily; epfo;rr ; papy; ,Ue;jhh;. mJKjy; ‘ghg; [ly; &kp’ ahh; vd;W tq;fNjrj;jpy; midtUf;Fk; njhpAk;. mth; ehl;by; kpfg; ngah;ngw;w ghlfh;. mth; mkpyk; tPRgth;fis vjph;jJ ; Mh;ghl;lk; nra;fpwhh;. “cz;ikahd Mz;fs; vtUk; mkpyk; tPRtjpy;iy”> vd;fpwhh; &kp.


“vd;idf; Fuq;FKfk; vd;W mioj;jdh;” khKd; gr;rpsq; Foe;ijahf ,Ue;jNghJ xU cwTf;fhuh; mth; Kfj;jpy; mkpyk; tPrpdhh;. mth; gs;sp nry;y Muk;gpj;jNghJ> mth; Jd;GWj;jg;gl;lhh;. Foe;ijfs; mtiu ‘Fuq;F Kfk;’ vd;W mioj;jdh;. khKd; ,g;NghJ jhd; gj;jhtJ Kiwahf g;sh];bf; mWit rpfpr;ir nra;ag;gl;lhh;. ,g;Nghnjy;yhk; mtiu ahUk; ‘Fuq;F Kfk;’ vd;W miog;gjpy;iy. “vd; tPukhd jha; ehd; gs;spapYk; fpuhkj;jpYk; nfhLikg;gLj;jg;gLtij KbTf;Ff; nfhz;L te;jhh;”> vd;fpwhh; khKd;> 9. “midj;Jf; Foe;ijfSk; vd;idf; fpz;ly; nra;tJ tof;fk;. ehd; gs;spf;Fr; nry;y Muk;gpj;jNghJ mth;fs; midtUk; vd;idr; #o;eJ ; nfhz;L> ‘Fuq;F Kfk;’ my;yJ ‘kuepw Fuq;F’ vd;W fj;Jth;. ehd; mOJnfhz;Nl tPlb ; w;F XbNdd;. gs;spf;Fj; jpUk;g kWj;Njd;. MfNt vd; jha; mq;Nf nrd;whh;. mth; Mrphpah;fsplKk; Foe;ijfsplKk; Ngrpdhh;. mJ gs;spf;Fj; jpUk;g vdf;F ijhpak; nfhLj;jJ. nfhLikg;gLj;jtJ epd;wJ. ,g;NghJ vd;id vtUk; ‘Fuq;F Kfk;’ my;yJ ‘kuepw

Fuq;F’ vd;W miog;gjpy;iy.” ele;jJ ,J jhd;: khKdpd; FLk;gk; Vo;ikahdJ> xU tPL fl;lTk;> gaph; tpisf;fTk; mth;fSf;F xU cw;whh; nfhQ;rk; epyk; nfhLj;jhh;. xU ehs; me;j cw;whh; epyj;ijj; jpUg;gpf; Nfl;lhh;. khKdpd; je;ij kWj;jhh;. md;W ,uT me;j cw;whh; te;J khKd; kPJk; mtuJ ngw;Nwhh; kPJk; mkpyk; tPrpdhh;. “jpBnud;W xU vhpAk; typ vd;id vOg;gpaJ>” vd;fpwhh; khKdpd; jha; khNfjh. “vd; rpW igaidg; ghh;jj ; NghJ mtDf;F gaq;fukhd jPff ; haq;fs; ,Ug;gijf; fz;Nld;. mtidj; J}f;fpf; nfhz;L fpuhkj;jpypUe;j kUj;Jthplk; XbNdd;.

khKdpd; jha; gs;spapy; nfhLikg;gLj;jg;gLtjw;F KbT fl;bdhh;. mth; ifkPJk; mkpyk; tpOe;jJ.

mtUf;F ASF gw;wpj; njhpAk;. mkpy jhf;Fjy;fspd; gypahl;fis 48 kzp Neuj;jpw;Fs; ASF kUj;Jtkidf;F vLj;Jr; nrd;why; mth;fis ngUk;ghYk; fhg;ghw;w KbAk;> NkYk; gOijf; fl;Lg;gLj;jKbAk; vd;Wk; mtUf;Fj; njhpAk;. vd; igad; kpftk; vhpe;J NghapUe;jhd;. - - vd;idAk; vd; fztiuAk; tpl mtd; kPJ mjpf mkpyk; tpOe;jpUe;jJ. khKd; ,wf;fg;Nghfpwhd; vd;W

kahd Mz;fs; mkpyk; tPRtjpy;iy!” Ntiy nra;Jtpl;L tPL jpUk;gpath;. ,uz;L ehl;fs; fopj;J mth; xU rpWkpiaf; fz;lhh;. mtuJ Kfj;jpy; xU ghjp mofhf ,Ue;jJ. kWghjp mkpyj;jhy; mopf;fg;gl;bUe;jJ. “vd; rpj;jg;gh jPuhj fhjy; nfhz;lhh;. ,d;W mth;fs; re;Njh\khf jpUkzk; nra;J nfhz;bUf;fpd;wdh;. mJ Kjy; ehd; mkpy td;Kiwapd; gypahl;fsplk; cz;ikahd xj;Jzh;T nfhz;Ls;Nsd;. mij vd; Mz;khtpy; czh;fpNwd;. vd; vQ;rpa tho;ehnsy;yhk; ,ij vjph;jJ ; g; Nghuhl tpUk;GfpNwd;. tof;fkhf ghh;itahsh;fs; kj;jpapypUf;Fk; Mz;fsplk; mth;fs; rpWkpfs; kw;Wk; ngz;fspd; tpUg;gq;fis kjpf;f Ntz;Lnkd;W $WfpNwd;. mkpyk; tPrp gopthq;FtJ jtW. xU rpWkpapd; Njhw;wj;ij

mopf;Fk; ve;j MZk; jd; vQ;rpa tho;ehnsy;yhk; ntWf;fg;gLthd; vd;W ehd; mth;fSf;Fr; nrhy;fpNwd;.” “cyfpy; xU khw;wk; nra;a ek; epiyiag; gad;gLj;JtJ Kf;fpak; vd;W ehd; vz;ZfpNwd;.”

A+bA+g;:&kp.gq;fs ; hNj\; ,y; ghg; Iliyr; Nrh;ej ; &kpapd; ,iriaf; NfSq;fs;.

mkpy td;Kiwapd; gypahl;fshd ASF Ir; Nrh;ej ; ez;gh;fSld; &kp  ciu: Nkhdpf;fh ]hf; Gifg;glq;fs;: fpk; Nea;yhh;.

mkpy td;Kiwapd; gypahl;fSld; &kp Mh;ghl;lk; elj;Jfpwhh;. jd; ,irf; fr;Nrhpfspy; ghl;LfSf;fpilNa mth;fisg; gw;wpg; NgRfpwhh;. “,irf; fr;Nrhpfs;> Btp kw;Wk; thndhypapy; ehd; epfo;rr ; p elj;JfpNwd;. ehd; vg;NghJk; $l;lj;jpypUf;Fk; Mz;fisf; Fwpitf;fpNwd;. cz;ikahd Mz;fs; mkpyk; tPRtjpy;iy vd;W ehd; $WfpNwd;. fhak;gl;th;fspd; Kfq;fspYk; cly;fspYKs;s jOk;Gfis cz;ikahd Mz;fs; ghh;gg ; jpy;iy. xU cz;ikahd Mz; Njhw;wq;fisg; ghh;gg ; jpy;iy – midj;J kf;fSNk mofhdth;fNs.” ghlfh; &kpapd; fz;fisj; jd; nrhe;j ehl;by; elg;gijf; fhzj; jpwe;J tpl;l ; J mtuJ rpj;jg;ghjhd;. mth; gj;J Mz;Lfs; ntspehl;by;

ehq;fs; vz;zpNdhk;: mtd; Kfk; Nkhrkhf cUf;Fiye;jpUe;jJ. rkPgj;jpy; jhd; mtd; gj;jhtJ Kiwahf g;sh];bf; mWit rpfpr;ir ngw;whd;.” “ehd; 2Mk; Mz;bypUf;Fk; rhjhuz igad;>” vd;fpwhh; khKd;. “vdf;F epiwa ez;gh;fs; cs;sdh;. NkYk; ehd; fphpf;nfl; tpisahLfpNwd;. ehd; uhay; ngq;fhy; ilfh;]; fphpf;nfl; FOit Mjhpf;fpNwd;.”

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Kh;`gh]p Vd; Kd; nkhopag;gl;Ls;shh;? Kh;`gh]p ehNkfNg> Nghhpdhy; rPuope;j fhq;Nfh [dehaff; Fbaurpy; Foe;ijfSf;fhf 20 Mz;Lfshf elj;jptUk; Mgj;jhd Nghul;lj;jpw;fhf cyfpd; Foe;ijfspd; ghpR 2011f;F Kd; nkhopag;gl;Ls;shh;.

 ciu: Md;lN ; uah]; Nyhd; Gifg;glq;fs;: Ngh X`;yd;

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[{ypnad; xU kfidg; ngw;nwLj;jhh;. mth; mtUf;F Kh;`gh]p vd;W ngahpl;lhh;. kh\p nkhopapy; mjw;F ‘Nghhpy; gpwe;j xUth;’ vd;Wk; ‘kw;wth;fF ; cjTk; xUth;’ vd;W nghUs;. “ehq;fs; tho mDkjpf;fg;gl;ljpw;F xU fhuzk; ,Uf;fpwJ vd;Wk;> ehd; gpwf;fNt chpatd; vd;Wk; vd; jha; vg;NghJk; nrhy;fpwhh;. CWglf;$ba kf;fis ghJfhf;f vd; tho;fi ; fia mh;gg ; zpf;f Kd; tpjpf;fg;gl;ltd; vd;Wk;.” midtUf;Fk; czT ,Uf;f Ntz;Lk;! Kh;`gh]p Gf;fhTtpd; kpf Vo;ikahd khtl;lq;fs; xd;wpy; tsh;ej ; hh;. Mdhy; mtuJ je;ijf;F xU Ntiy ,Ue;jjhy;> FLk;gj;jpdUf;F

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[ehthy; ghJfhf;fg;gLfpwhh;. Kh;`gh]p xU [eh [Pgg ; pd; Kd;dhy; xU Foe;ij uhZt tPuhplk; NgRfpwhh;. fhq;Nfh [F-apy; Foe;ijfspd; chpikfSf;fhd Nghuhl;lk; fbdkhf ,Ue;jhYk;> rpy mk;rq;fs; mtUf;F vspikahfp tpl;ld. “Kjypy; ehq;fs; ele;J nry;y Ntz;bapUe;jJ. Foe;ij uhZt tPuh;fis kPlF ; k; gzpia ehd; ngUk;ghYk; jdpj;Nj nra;a Ntz;bUe;jJ. ,d;W gy;NtW MAjNke;jpa Fk;gy;fisr; nrd;W re;jpf;Fk;NghJ> vdf;F Ieh ghJfhg;G fpilf;fpwJ. ,d;nwy;yhk; ehd; jdpahf gazpf;ff; $l mDkjpf;fg;gLtjpy;iy”> vd;W rphpf;fpwhh; Kh;`gh]p.

Foe;ijfis kPlg ; J fbdk;

“xU Foe;ij uhZt tPuh; tpLtpf;fg;gLk; xt;nthU KiwAk; mJ xU nghpa ntw;wp Nghd;wJ. Mdhy; MAj Nke;jpa Fk;gy;fsplk; Ngr;Rthh;ji ; j elj;JtJ Rygky;y. Foe;ijfis tpLtpf;fr; nrhy;Yk; NghJ mth;fs; vq;fisf; nfhy;yg;Nghtjhf kpul;Lfpd;wdh;. NkYk; Foe;ijfis taJ te;Njhh; vt;tsT cwpQ;Rk; gho;gLj;jpA kpUf;fpd;wdhnud;why;> mth;fisf; ifahs;tJ fbdkhf ,Uf;fpwJ. ,Wjpapy; mth;fs; tPL jpUk;Gk; Neuk; tUk;NghJ> mth;fsJ FLk;gq;fs;> mf;fk;gf;fj;jhh;> fpuhkq;fs; kw;Wk; gs;spfis mth;fis Vw;f itg;gJ fbdkhf ,Uf;fyhk;”> vd;fpwhh; Kh;`gh]p.

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Ngr pdhh ;. mth ;fs ; xd ;W Nrh ;e ;J khtl;lj ;jpy ; gl;bd paha pUf ;Fk ; Foe ;ijfs ; rhh ;g py ; Nghuhl;lk ; elj ;j Muk ;g pj ;jdh ;. jpdk ; kjpaj ;jpy ;> mth ;fs ;> taJte N; jhh ; midj ;Jf ; Foe ;ijfisAk ; guhkh pg ;gJ mtr pak ; vd ;W ghbf ; nfhz L ; Ch ;tyk ; te ;jdh ;. jq ;fs ; gFjpa pYs ;s kpf Vo ;ikahd Foe ;ijfSf ;Fj ; jq ;fs ; t Pl;by ; czT gu pkhug ;gLk ; tiu jhq ;fs ; cz ;zht pujk ; ,Uf ;fg N; ghtjhff ; Foe ;ijfs ; jq ;fs ; jha ;khh ;fs plk ; t psf ;fpdh ;. “Kjypy ; ehDk ; kw ;Wk ; NtW r pyUNk> Mdhy ; t piut py ; vq ;fs py ; vOgJf ;F Nkw ;gl;N lhh ; jpdk ; gs ;s p Kbe ;jJk ; Mh ;ghl;lk ; elj ;jpNdhk ;.” “,Wjpa py ; gl;bd paha pUf ;Fk ; Foe ;ijfSf ;Fj ; jhq ;fNs nghWg G; vd ;Wk ; mth ;fs ; gq ;fpl Nghjpa czTs ;s FLk ;gq ;fSld ; Nrh ;eJ ,uT czT cz ;zyhk ; vdTk ; taJte N; jhh ; KbT nra ;jdh ;.” Iehtpd; Foe;ijapd; chpikfs; gw;wpa xg;ge;jk Kh;`gh]pAk; kw;w Foe;ijfSk; njhlh;eJ ; Mh;ghl;lk; nra;jdh;> ,g;NghJ ngw;NwhUk; Mrphpah;fSk; Foe;ijfis mbg;gij epWj;jTk;> Foe;ijfspd; gs;spf;Fr; nry;Yk; chpikf;fhfTk;. Kh;`gh]p tsu tsu> fhq;Nfh [F,y; Foe;ijfSf;F NkYk;

gpur;rpidfisf; fz;lhh;. Foe;ijfSf;F> jq;fs; eyDf;F taJ te;Njhhpd; MjuT Njit vd;Wk;> jhd; Foe;ijfSf;F Kiwahf cjtNtz;Lnkd;why; jhd; NkYk; mwpa Ntz;Lnkd;Wk; mtUf;Fj; njhpAk;. MfNt mth; gy;fiyf; fofj;jpy; Foe;ij tsh;rr ; p kw;Wk; MNuhf;fpak; gapd;whh;. gbg;G Kbe;jgpd; mq;NfNa Mrphpauhdhh;. 20 etk;gh; 1989 md;W> mth; jpdk; nra;tJ NghyNt>; gzpKbe;J thndhypapy; nra;jpfs; Nfl;Lf; nfhz;bUe;jhh;. me;j Fwpg;gpl;l jpdk; Ieh> Foe;ijapd; chpikfs; gw;wpa xg;ge;jk; vdg;gLk; xd;iw Nkw;nfhz;L tpl;ljhf nra;jp thrpg;gth; nrhy;tijf; Nfl;lhh;. cyfk; KOtJKs;s Foe;ijfSf;F xU ey;y tho;fi ; ff;F chpik ,Uf;fpwJ vd;W ,e;j xg;ge;jk; $wpaJ. xg;ge;jj;jpy; ifnaOj;jpl;l xt;nthU ehLk; midj;J KbTfspYk; Foe;ijfspd; kpfr;rpwe;j ed;ikfisf; fUj;jpy; nfhs;s Ntz;Lnkd;Wk; nra;jp thrpg;gth; $wpdhh;. “ehd; kpfTk; kfpo;eN; jd;. vd; tPlb ; y; Mrphpah;fs;> khzth;fs; kw;Wk; tof;fwpQh;fspd; $l;lk; xd;iwj; jpul;b ,g;gpukhjkhd nra;jpia mth;fsplk; nrhd;Ndd;. fhq;Nfh [F-,d; muir> Iehtpd; Foe;ijapd; chpikfs; gw;wpa xg;ge;jj;jpy; ifnaOj;jpl itf;f vq;fshy; Kbe;j midj;ijAk; nra;a KbT

nra;Njhk;.” BVES

Kh;`gh]papd; FO jdf;F BVES vd;W ngahpl;lJ(Bureau

pour be volantariat au service de lenience et de la sante, Bureau for Volunteer Service for Children and Health). fhq;Nfh IF-,y;

Foe;ijfis vjph;Nehf;Fk; epiyikia mth;fs; Muha Muk;gpj;jdh;. KbTfis murplk; mwpf;fTk;> Foe;ijapd; chpikfs; gw;wpa xg;ge;jj;jpd; tw;GWj;jy;fis epiwNtw;w ehL vd;d nra;a Ntz;Lnkd;W Rl;bf; fhl;lTk; mth;fs; jpl;lkpl;ldh;. “vq;fsplk; gzNkh> thfdq;fNsh ,y;iy. MfNt J}uj;jpypUe;j fpuhkq;fisaila ehq;fs; mbf;fb gy ehl;fs; mlh;ej ; fhl;bd; topahf ele;Nj nrd;Nwhk;. ,utpy;

thndhypapy; Foe;ijfspd; chpikfis Cf;Ftpf;fpwhh;. 20 Mz;LfSf;F Nky;> thuk; xU Kiw Kh;`gh]p thndhypapy; Foe;ijfspd; chpikfs; gw;wpg; Ngrp tUfpwhh;.

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rpWj;ijfs; kw;Wk; ,ju Mgj;jhd tpyq;Ffisj; jtph;gg ; jw;fhf ehq;fs; kuq;fspd; Nky; cwq;fpNdhk;. rpy Neuq;fspy; fpuhkq;fspy; vq;fSf;F czT nfhLf;fg;gl;lJ> rpy Neuq;fspy; fhl;bYs;s goq;fis cz;Nlhk;. Mdhy; mbf;fb gl;bdp fple;Njhk.;” Kh;`gh]pAk; BVESck; jq;fs; Nghuhl;lj;ijj; njhlh;ej ; dh;. fhq;Nfh [F,d; fpuhkq;fspYs;s Foe;ijfspd; tho;fi ; fiag;gw;wp tpguq;fisj; jpul;l Muk;gpj;jdh;. gaq;fukhd tpguq;fs;. “vq;fs; KbTfis ehq;fs;

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xg;ge;jj;ijg; gw;wpAk;> fhq;Nfh [F-,y; Foe;ijfspd; tho;fi ; f vg;gb ,Uf;fpwJ vd;Wk; midtUk; Nfl;Fk;gb> mth;fs; thuk; xUKiw thndhypapy; Ngr Muk;gpj;jdh;. xt;nthU KiwAk; muR xg;ge;jj;jpy; ifnaOj;jpl Ntz;Lk; vd;w jd; Nfhhpf;ifia Kh;`gh]p jpUk;gr; nrhd;dhh;. xt;nthU KiwAk; mtiu rpiwapyilf;fg; Nghtjhf muR kpul;baJ. Vndd;why; mtuJ Ngr;R ehl;by; gjl;lj;ij Vw;gLj;jpaJ. Kh;`gh]pia kpul;bdhYk;> muR 1990 ,y; xg;ge;jj;jpy; ifnaKj;jpl;lJ. Mdhy; mjd; epajpfisg; gpd;gw;w

muR ve;j xU Kaw;rpAk; vLf;ftpy;iy. “Gf;fhTtpd; njUf;fs;; jq;fisg; guhkhpf;f vtUkpy;yhj Foe;ijfshy; epuk;gp tope;jd. mth;fspd; ngw;Nwhh; Viofs; my;yJ va;l] ; hy; ,we;Jtpl;ldh;. ,e;j gl;bdpahd> mOf;fhd Foe;ijfs; midtUk; jq;fs; fhy;fspy; epw;f KaYfpd;wdh;. gyh; mf;Foe;ijfis ‘eha;fs;’ vd;W Fwpg;gpl;ldh;. Mdhy; ehq;fNsh> NtW ve;j Foe;ij NghyNt> mth;fSf;Fk; ghJfhg;Gk; md;Gk; Njit vd;W nrhd;Ndhk;.” 1994,y; BVES njUf; Foe;ijfSf;fhd jd; Kjy;

ifg;NgrpfSk; fzpdp tpisahl;LfSk; Nghiu J}z;Lfpd;wd fhq;Nfh [F-,y; ngUk; tsq;fs; cs;sd. cjhuzkhf nghd;Dk; ituKk;> NkYk; lq;]l ; Dk; Nfhy;ll ; hDk;. ,it ifg;Ngrpfs;> fzpdpfs;> fzpdp tpisahl;Lfs; kw;Wk; MP3 ,irg;nghwp nra;a cyfk; KOtJk; gad;gLj;jg;gLfpd;wd. ,d;W NghUf;F %y fhuzk; fhq;Nfh [F-,d; Ruq;fq;fisAk; ,aw;if tsj;ijAk; ahh; fl;Lg;gLj;JtJ vd;gJ jhd;. Kh;`gh]pahy; kPlf ; g;gl;l Foe;ij uhZt tPuuhd ,rah> 15> nrhy;fpwhh;> “ehd; vd; gilj; jiytuf;fhf nghd;Df;Fk; ituj;jpw;Fk; Njhz;l fl;lhag;gLj;jg;gl;Nld;.” ,g;NghJ elf;Fk; Nkhjy; 1994 ,y; mz;il ehlhd Uthd;lhtpy; ele;j ,dg;gLnfhiyapd; gpd; njhlh;rr ; pahFk;. mjpy; Ll;]p

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Foe;ijfs; flj;jg;gl;Ltpl;ljhf mth;fs; vd;dplk; $wpdh;.” Kh;`gh]p> xU igapy; thiog; goq;fSk;> Foe;ijfs; chpikfs; gw;wpa Gj;jfq;fSAk; vLj;Jf; nfhz;L fpsk;gpdhh;> jdpahf. “vq;Nf NghfpNwhk; vd;W rhpahff; $whky; xU thlif Nkhl;lhh; igf;fpy; VwpNdd;. $wpapUe;jhy; vd;id mioj;Jr; nrd;wpUf;fkhl;lhh;!” fhl;bypUe;j me;j MAjNke;jpa Fk;gypd; Kfhik Kh;`gh]p mile;jNghJ> mth; ifJ nra;ag;gl;lhh;. E}w;Wf;Fk; Nkw;gl;l MAjNke;jpa uhZt tPuh;fs; mtiur; #o;eJ ; nfhz;ldh;. fhtyhspfs;; Kh;`gh]piaj; jiythplk; mioj;Jr; nrd;wdh;. mth; mtUf;F vd;d Ntz;Lnkd;W Nfl;lhh;. “vq;fs; fyhr;rhuj;jpy; taJte;Njhh; Foe;ijfisg; guhkhpf;fpd;wdh;> Mdhy; ,e;jg;gilNah Foe;ijfisj; jpUb>

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g;ghf;fpapd; mbf;fl;il iglhtpd; Kfj;ij Neubahfj; jhf;fpaJ. mth; Xl Kad;whh;. Mdhy; cah;ej ; Gy; jiuapy; mth; gpizf;fg;gl;bUe;jhh;. xU uhZt tPuh; mthpd; iffisg; gw;wpf; nfhz;lhh;> kw;nwhUth; mthpd; fhy;fisg; gpbj;Jf;

nfhz;lhh;. mLj;J MW uhZt tPuh;fs; thpirahf mtiuf; fw;gopj;jdh;. mUNf jd; ez;gh;fspd; mywiy iglhthy; Nfl;f Kbe;jJ. mth;fSf;Fk; mNjfjp jhd;. jd; ez;gh;fspd;; mywy; xU fdT my;y. iglhTk; mtuJ ez;gh;fSk;> tpLKiw ehl;fspy; vg;NghJk; nra;tJ

vd ;id k Pl;lg pd ; ehd ; gs ;s pf ;Fj ; jpUk ;g paNghJ. kjpj ;Jg ; Nghw ;WtJ:

epr ;rakhf Kh ;`gh]pjhd !; mth ; vd ; ca piuf ; fhg ;ghw ;w pdhh ;. Mf t pUk G; tJ: Foe ;ijfSf ;F xU ey ;y tho ;f ;if fpilg ;gjw ;fhfg ; NghuhLk ; xUtuhf. fdT:cyfpYs ;s midj ;Jf ; Foe ;ijfSk ; mikjpa py ; tho ;e ;J> Ner pf ;fg ;gLtJ.

vd; chpikfs;

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fhq;Nfh [F-,y; Foe;ijfs; taJte;Njhh; nrhy;tijr; nra;a Ntz;Lk;. taJ te;Njhh; ek;ik xU Fwpg;gpl;l tpjj;jpy; elj;Jk; NghJ> mJ rhpahfj; njhpahtpl;lhYk;> mJ jhd; elf;Fnkd;W ehk; epidf;fpNwhk;. MfNt ekJ chpikfs; gw;wp njhpahtpl;lhy; ek;ikj; j ; twhfg; gad;gLj;JtJ Rygk;. ehd; Kh;`gh]piar; re;jpf;Fk; tiu Foe;ijfSf;F chpikfs; ,Uf;fpd;wd vd;W $l vdf;Fj; njhpahJ. Nghhpd; NghJ ehd; mDgtpj;jJ midj;Jk; jtwhdJ vd;Wk;> vd; chpikfs; Gwf;fdpf;fg;gl;ld vd;Wk; ,g;NghJ vdf;F njhpAk;”> vd;fpwhh; iglh.

Nghy> jq;fs; FLk;gq;fspd; fh]hth tay;fspy; N; tiy nra;J nfhz;bUe;jdh;. uhZt tPuh;fs; tUtij vtUk; ftdpf;f tpy;iy. ftdpj;jNghJ iglhtpd; ez;gh;fs; ,uz;L Ngh; ,we;J fple;jdh;. iglhitj; jhf;f uhZt tPuh;fspy; xUth; jd; thisj; J ; }f;fpa NghJ>


mbikahfTk; ,Ue;jhh; jiyth; fj;jpdhh;. “mtisf; nfhy;yhNj! mts; vd; kidtpahf ,Uf;f KbAk;!” iglhTk; mtuJ rpNefpjp mf;r] P hTk;; KO eph;thdkhf tay; topapy; elf;f> mth;fSf;F MAj Nke;jpa uhZt tPuh;fs; fhtypUe;jdh;. “ehq;fs; fhaKw;wpUe;jjhy;> elf;ff; fbdkhf ,Ue;jJ. Mdhy; ehq;fs; fl;lhag;gLj;jg;gl;Nlhk;.” ,Wjpahf mth;fs; xU rhiyf;F te;jdh;. mq;Nf uhZt tPuh;fspd; yhhp epd;wJ. rpWkpfs; mjd; gpw;gFjpapy; Vw;wg;gl;ldh;. mq;Nf mWgJ uhZt tPuh;fs; Vw;fdNt cl;fhh;eJ ; fhj;jpUe;jdh;.

Kh;`gh]p vq;fSf;F ; cjTfpwhh; “xU re;ijf; fil itf;f

Kh;`gh]p vdf;F cjtpdhh;. rpy Neuq;fspy; Milfs; kw;Wk; czTf;fhf vq;fSf;Fg; gzk; je;J cjTfpwhh;. FLk;gj;jpy; v ; tNuDk; cly; eyk; Fd;wpdhy; vq;fSf;F kUj;Jt cjtpf; fpilg;gij mth; cjtp nra;fpwhh;. mtuJ cjtpapd;wp ehq;fs; vg;gb rkhspg;Nghk; vd;W vdf;Fj; njhpatpy;iy. Vndd;why; mg;gh Nghhpy; ,we;J tpl;lhh;. mk;khNth iglhtpd; rfthrNk Ntz;lhk; vd;fpwhh;”> vd;fpwhh;; mf;fh Nlhdpah. mth;fs; ,UtUk; JzpJitf;fpd;wdh;.

vd; FLk;gk;! “jq;fsplk; cs;s xU rpWkp vdJ iglh jhdh vd;W ghh;ff ; BVESf;F miof;fg;gl;l ehs; vd; tho;fi ; fapy; kpf kfpo;rr ; pahd ehs;! ,d;W mts; vd; kfs;> vd; FLk;gj;ijr; Nrh;ej ; ts;”> vd;fpwhh;; iglhtpd; mf;fh Nlhdpah.

gae;J Nghd mf;fk; gf;fj;jhh; fLikahfg; NgRfpd;wdh;! ,g;nghpa Gifg;glk; iglh jd; mf;fh Nlhdpahtld; trpf;Fk; ,lj;jpypUe;J njhpAk; fhl;rpiaf; fhl;LfpwJ. “,q;F vdf;F ve;NeuKk; tho;fi ; f RygkhdJ ,y;iy. mf;fk;gf;fj;jhhpy; gyh; gae;J Ngha; vd;idj; jpl;Lfpd;wdh;. ‘eP xU uhZt tPuh;. cdf;Fr; nrhe;jkhd fhl;Lf;Fg; Ngh! eP ,q;F vq;fSf;Fj; Njitapy;iy. Ntrp!’ ,J Nghd;w nrhw;fs; kdij Nehfbf;fpd;wd. Mdhy; vy;NyhUk; mg;gbr; nra;tjpy;iy. vdJ kpfr; rpwe;j rpNefpjpapd; ngah; ePkh. mth; vd;id vdf;fhfNt Vw;Wf; nfhs;fpwhh;”> vd;fpwhh; iglh.

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vd; rpNefpjp ePkh

“ePkhTk; ehDk; mbf;fb xUtnuhUthpd; Kbiag; gpd;DfpNwhk;” vd;fpwhh; iglh. “ehd; xUthpd; Kbiag; gpd;d %d;W A+ v]; lhyh;fs; thq;FfpNwd”;> vd;fpwhh; ePkh. “Mdhy; iglh xUNghJk; fl;lzk; nrYj;j Ntz;bajpy;iy. ehq;fs; rpNefpjs;. ehq;fs; jpdk; re;jpf;fpNwhk;. xUtnuhUtiu ek;Gtjhy; vq;fshy; vijg; gw;wpAk; Ngr KbfpwJ. ehq;fs; ufrpaq;fs; $l ghpkhwpf; nfhs;fpNwhk;”. “ehd; kWgbAk; fw;gopf;fg;gLNtd; vd;W gae;Njd;”> vd;fpwhh; iglh. midthpd; mbik me;j uhZt tPuh;fspd; KfhKf;F nry;Yk; tiu rpWkpfis vJTk; nra;atpy;iy. Mdhy; mjd;gpd; kWgbAk; Muk;gpj;jJ. “gilj;jiyth; vd;idj; jd; tPlb ; w;F ,Oj;Jr; nrd;whh;. ehd; Nkhrkhf fhaKw;wpUe;Jk; mth; vd;id ,uT KOf;f nfhLikg;gLj;jpdhh;”. mLj;jehs; gilj; jiytUk; rpy uhZt tPuh;fSk; nfhs;isabf;fr; nrd;wdh;. “mth; ntspNawpaJk; kPjKs;s uhZt tPuh;fs; vd;idf; nfhLikg;gLj;j Muk;gpj;jdh;. Kfhkpy; ,UgJf;F Nkw;gl;l ngz;fSk; rpWkpfSk; ,Ue;jdh;. Mdhy; mth;fshy; vdf;F cjt Kbatpy;iy. mth;fSf;Fk; vd; epiyik jhd;. NkYk; MAj Nke;jpa fhtyhspfs; ve;NeuKk; ftdpj;Jf; nfhz;bUe;jdh;”. gilj;jiyth; jpUk;gpte;jNghJ> iglh mtUf;F kl;LNk nrhe;jkhdhh;. Mdhy; mth; 114

rz;ilaplNth> nfhs;isabf;fNth ntspNawpaJk; midtUk; vd;idf; nfhLikg; gLj;j Muk;gpj;jdh;. xt;nthU ehSk;> ehs; KOtJk;. fpuhkj;jpy; iglhtpd; FLk;gk; kpfTk; ftiyAldpUe;jJ. mts; Vd; tPlb ; w;F tutpy;iy? mtis VtNuDk; ghh;jj ; duh vd;W xt;nthU fpuhkkhfr; nrd;W mth;fs; tprhhpj;jdh;. Mdhy; mJtiu mf;fpuhkj;jpypUe;J vtiuAk; uhZt tPuh;fs; flj;jhjjhy;> mth;fs; mf; Nfhzj;jpy; Nahrpf;fNt ,y;iy. xU khjk; fopj;J> iglh Nghhpy; ,we;J tpl;lhh; vd;W midtUk; ek;gpdh;. iglhTf;fhf vy;NyhUf;Fk; nra;tJ Nghy;> Jf;ffhyk; mDrhpj;J> Nfhtpypy; rlq;F elj;jp> mtUf;F tpilaspj;jdh;. uhZt tPuuhf tho;fi ; f uhZt tPuh;fSld; MWkhjk; fopj;jgpd; iglh gaq;fukhf czh;ej ; hh;. “ehd; igj;jpakhfp te;Njd;. mth;fs; vq;fis fl;lhag;gLj;jp Nghijg; nghUs; cz;zitj;jhYk;> midthpd; mbikahf ,dpNkYk; ,Uf;f vd;dhy; Kbatpy;iy”.

KfhkypUe;j rpy rpWkpfs; uhZt tPuh;fshapUe;jdh;. mth;fs; xUNghJk; fw;gopf;fg;gltpy;iy vd;gij iglh ftdpj;jhh;. xU ehs; gilj; jiythplk; jhDk; xU uhZt tPuuhf KbAkh vd;W Nfl;lhh;. “mth; xj;Jf; nfhz;lhh;. ,ae;jpuj; Jg;ghf;fp> fj;jpfs; kw;Wk; tpy; kw;Wk; mk;G gad;gLj;JtJ vg;gb vd;W ,uz;Lkhjk; gapw;rp ngw;wgpd; ehd; mtuJ gilapy; xU mq;fj;jpduhNdd;”. fw;gopg;G KbTf;F te;jJ. Mdhy; td;Kiw Xatpy;iy. xU ehs; ,sq; fhiy> iglh jd; Kjy; jhf;Fjiy elj;j Ntz;b ; a Neuk; te;jJ. “ehd; gae;jpUe;Njd;. Mdhy; Kfhiktpl;L ntspNaW Kd; vq;fSf;F Nghijg; nghUs;; nfhLf;fg;gl;lJ. vd; ganky;yhk; ePqf ; paJ. ehd; jhf;Fk; ,ay;G ngw;Nwd;. Nghijg; nghUs; vq;fis fz;Zf;Fj; njhpahjth;fshf;fpajhf uhZt tPuh;fs; $wpdh;”. Kg;gJ taJ te;j uhZt tPuh;fSk; vOgJ Foe;ijfSk; jq;fs; fzkhd MAjq;fis Rke;J nfhz;L>

kuq;fs; mlh;ej ; Fd;Wfspd; kPJ ele;J nrd;wdh;. Foe;ijfs; Kd;gFjpapy; elf;ff; fl;lhag;gLj;jg;gl;ldh;. ,uz;L kzpNeuk; ele;j gpwF fhl;by; xU jpwe;j ntspapy; mth;fs; vjphpapd; Kfhikf;

FLk;g Ntiyfs;

FLk;gj;jpw;fhf iglh Nrhskhthy; cfhyp vdg;gLk; xUtpjf; fQ;rp jahhpf;fpwhh;. fhq;Nfh [F ,d; fpof;Fg; gFjpapy; kpfg;gutyhd rhg;ghL cfhypahFk;.


iglh kw;Wk; ePkh xUtWf;nfhUtH cjtp nra;fpd;wdH. “iglhitg; Nghy; xU rpNefpjp fpilf;fhtpl;lhy; ehd; jdpikg;gl;bUg;Ngd;” vd;fpwhH ePkh> 16.

md;ghd rNfhjhp

“vq;fs; mk;kh iglhitr; re;jpf;f kWg;gJ fLikahdJ. Vndd;why; iglh fhzhky; NghdNghJ mth; kpfTk; NrhfKw;whh;! vd;Dila md;Gj; jq;ifiag; gw;wp mf;fk; gf;fj;jhh; ,t;tsT klj;jdkhf vg;gbf; fj;jyhk;? Nghhpy; Nkhrkhf elj;jg;gl;l mdij;Jf; Foe;ijfSk; nfhLikahf elj;jg;gl;Ls;sdh;. mth;fSf;F ehk; epiwa md;G fhl;l Ntz;Lk;. iglh mbf;fb nfhLq;fdTfs; fhz;fpwhs;> kdj;jsh;rr ; pailfpwhs;. ehd; mtSf;F MWjy; nrhy;y KaYfpNwd;. mtis vd; capiuf; nfhLj;Jg; ghJfhg;Ngd;>” vd;fpwhh;> mf;fh Nlhdh.

fz;ldh;. jq;fSilaijg; Nghd;Nw uhZt tPuhh;fs;> ngz;fs; kw;Wk; Foe;ijfs; nfhz;l xU Kfhk;. “vdJ FO Rl Muk;gpj;jJ. KOf; Fog;gk; Vw;gl;lJ. kf;fs; mywpdh;. vq;F ghh;jj ; hYk; Fz;Lfs; gwe;jd. fhl;by; Fz;Lfs; vq;fs; kPJ nghope;jd. vq;Fk; kuf;fpisfSk; Jz;LfSk; gwe;jd. vdf;F kpf mUfpy; fple;j vd; rpNefpjp mf;fh jpBnud;W KJfpy; Rlg;gl;llhh;. mth; ,we;J tpl;lhh;.” jhf;Fjy; Kbe;Jk; iglhTk; kw;w Foe;ijfSk; vjphpapd; KfhKf;F mDg;gg;gl;ldh;. “cly;fspypUe;J gzk;> ifg;Ngrpfs; kw;Wk; MAjq;fis ehq;fs; gwpf;f Ntz;Lk;. mijr; nra;tJ Kjy; Kiwahdjhy; vdf;F tpNehjkhf ,Ue;jJ iglhtpd; gy rz;ilfspy; ,Jjhd; KjyhtJ. Kh;`gh]p iglhTf;F jd; FLk;gj;jpw;fhd Vf;fk; kpFjpahf ,Ue;jJ. vg;NghJk; jg;gpg;gijg; gw;wp

vz;zpdhh;. Mdhy; Kbatpy;iy. “xUKiw xU rpwpa igad; jg;gpNahl Kad;whd;. mtd; clNd Rlg; gl;lhd;. mjd; gpwF Kaw;rp nra;af; $l vdf;F ijhpakpy;iy. vdf;F ntl;fkhfTkpUe;jJ. vdf;F ele;j midj;jpw;Fk; gpwF vd;idg; guhkhpf;f ahh; tpUk;Gthh;? ahh; vd;id Nerpf;f KbAk;> vtUkpy;iy.” Mdhy; iglhitg; guhkhpf;f tpUk;gpa xUth; ,Ue;jhh;> mtiuAk; kw;w Foe;ijfisAk; fhg;ghw;w jd;dhy; Kbe;j midj;ijAk; nra;j xUth;. mJ jhd; Kh;`gh]p. “mth; Kjd; Kjyhf te;j NghJ ehd; mg;NghJjhd; JzpJitj;jpUe;Njd;. KfhKf;F rpy [PgG ; fs; te;jd. MAjkpy;yhj xU kdpjh; [Pgg ; pypUe;J ,wq;fp> ifia cah;jj ; pf; nfhz;Nl nrhd;dhh;: “mkhdp NyNah”> “,g;NghJ mikjp!” mth;jhd; Kh;`gh]p. mth; vspjpy; nfhy;yg;gl;bUf;f KbAk;. Mdhy; mth; gag;gltpy;iy>” iglh epidT $Wfpwhh;. Kh;`gh]p gilj; jiythplk; nrd;W> Foe;ijfis tPlb ; w;F mioj;Jr; nry;y te;jpUg;gjhff;$wpdhh;. Foe;ijfs; uhZt tPuh;fshf ,Uf;ff; $lhJ vd;Wk; mth;fs; gs;spf;Fr; nry;y Ntz;Lnkd;Wk; mth; nrhd;dhh;. “uhZt tPuh;fs; ,ijf; Nfl;lJk; vq;fis mtrukhf kiwj;jdh;. ehd; $f;Fuypl Kad;Nwd;. Mdhy; mth;fs; vd;id xU tPlb ; w;Fs;

js;spdh;.” gilj;jiyth; Foe;ijfis tpLtpf;f kWj;jhh;. MfNt Kh;`gh]p ntWq;ifAld; jpUk;g Ntz;bapUe;jJ. Mdhy; mth;iftpltpy;iy. rpy Mz;LfSf;Fg; gpd; mth; jpUk;gp te;jhh;. mJTk; mNj khjphp Kbe;jJ. %d;whtJ Kiw mjph;\l ; k iglh ehd;F Mz;Lfs; gpizf;fg;gl;bUe;jgpd;> Kh;`gh]p kWgbAk; te;jhh;. ,k;Kiw tpj;jpahrkhf ele;jJ. “Kh;`gh]p> vd;idj; jOtp> ‘,Jjhd; cd; re;jh;gg ; k;! midj;Jk; rhpahfg; NghfpwJ’ vd;W nrhd;d NghJ vd;dhy; ek;gKbatpy;iy”. Kjypy; midj;Jk; rhpahf ,Ue;jJ. CWglf; $ba rpWkpfSf;fhd Kh;`gh]papd; ,y;yj;jpy; iglh jpUk;gTk; gs;spf;Fr; nry;yKbe;jJ. $l tpisahLtjw;Fk; NgRtjw;Fk; epiwa Foe;ijfs; ,Ue;jdh;. NkYk; mth; ghJfhg;ghf czh;ej ; hh;. BVES gs;spapy; iglhTf;F midj;Jk; vt;tsT ey;ygbahf ele;jnjd;why;> mth; tpiutpy; xU rhjhuzkhd gs;spf;Fr; nry;y Kbe;jJ. mq;Fk; midj;Jk; ey;ygbahf Muk;gpj;jJ. Mdhy; iglhTf;F cd;dpg;ghf ftdpf;f Kbatpy;iy. NkYk; mth; mbf;fb kdg;ghq;F khwpdhh;. “vd; tFg;G khzth;fs; vd;idg; 115


Ghpe;Jnfhs;stpy;iynad;W ehd; czh;ej ; NghJ ehd; kpfTk; NfhgKw;Nwd;.” ,Wjpapy; mtuhy; rkhspf;fKbatpy;iy> MfNt gs;spf;Fr; nry;tij epWj;jpdhh;. ,jw;fpilNa Kh;`gh]p> iglhtpd; jhiaf; fz;L gpbj;Jtpl;lhh;. iglhTf;F Mde;jk;. Mdhy; gs;spapy; ele;jJ NghyNt tp\aq;fs; mth; vjph;ghh;jj ; gb elf;ftpy;iy. “mk;khthy; vd;idg; ghh;ff ; f;$l Kbatpy;iy. mth; gae;jhh;. vd;Dld; rtfhrNk itj;Jf; nfhs;s tpUk;gtpy;iy. VNjh ele;jJ midj;Jk; vd; mjph;\lkhf> Kh;`gh]p> iglhtpd; mf;fhNlhdh itAk; fz;Lgpbj;jhh;. mth; mtiu kdkhw tuNtw;whh;. iglh ,g;NghJ mtuJ FLk;gj;jpy; xU mq;fk;. “NkYk; vdf;fhf ,d;Dk; Kh;`gh]p ,Uf;fpwhh;. jw;rkak; epiyik mt;tsT Rygkhf ,y;iynad;whYk;> mJ rhpahfptpLk; vd;W vdf;Fj; njhpAk;. Vndd;why; mth; vd; tho;fi ; fapy; xU mq;fk;. mth; vdf;F xU je;ijNghy. mth; jd; capiu gzak; itj;jhYk;> mth; vd;id xU Kiway;y> %d;W Kiwf; fhg;ghw;w Kaw;rpj;jhh;! gilj;jiyth; kw;Wk; ehd; re;jpj;j kw;w taJ te;NjhhplkpUe;J mth; KOikahf NtWgl;lth;. mth;fs; Foe;ijfis RaeyDf;fhf gad;gLj;Jfpd;wdh;. Kh;`gh]p vg;NghJk; vq;fs; gf;fk;! 

gs;spah ijay; ghlkh?

“ehd; kPzL ; k; eyk; ngw;W gs;spf;Fr; nry;y

KbAk; tiu ijay;fw;f Ntz;Lk; vd;W Kh;`gh]p tpUk;Gfpwhh;. mjdhy; ehd; xU njhopiyf; fw;Wf; nfhs;Ntd;. NkYk; mJ ehd; mDgtpj;j f\;lq;fisnay;yhk; kwe;jpUf;f cjTk;. NkYk; mjdhy; ehd; mtUf;Fk; BVES ,Ys;s kNdhjj;Jt epGzh;fSf;Fk; kpf mUfpNyNa ,Ug;Ngd;. Mdhy; vdf;F cWjpahfj; njhpatpy;iy. xU rhjhuzgs;spapy; njhlh;eJ ; rkhspg;gNj vdf;F kpf ed;W. xU ey;y fy;tp, tho;fi ; fapy; NkYk; re;jh;gq;fisf; nfhLf;fpwJ. vd;dhy; ntw;wp ngwKbAk; vd;W vdf;Fj; njhpAk;. ehd; $h;ikAs;sts; vd;W vdf;Fj; njhpAk.”

rpWkpfSf;nfjpuhd Nghh; Nghhpy; mjpfkhfj; Jd;GWtJ ngz;fSk; rpWkpfSNk. ,g;Nghh; Muk;gpj;jjpypUe;J 200>000 fw;gopg;Gfs; mwpf;ifaplg;gl;bUf;fpd;wd. Mdhy; mijtpl mjpfkhd ngz;fSk; rpWkpfSk; nfhLikg;gLj;jg;gl;bUf;fpd;wdh; vd;W gyh; ek;Gfpd;wdh;. gypahl;fspy; ghjpNgh; Foe;ijfs;. fw;gopg;Gfspy; caph; gpiog;gth;fs;> “mRj;khdth;fs;” vd;W fUjg;gLtjhy;> ngUk;ghYk; rKjhaj;jpy; jpUk;g Vw;fg;gLtjpy; rpukk; fhz;fpd;wdh;. FLk;gq;fspYk; fpuhkq;fspYk; xw;Wik Fiyf;fg;gLfpwJ. gypahl;fspy; gyh va;l] ; ; Nehahy; jhf;fg;gLfpd;wdh;. “Kh;`gh]p vd;id Ma;Tf;fhTk; n`r;Itp ghpNrhjidf;fhfTk; clNd kUj;Jtkidf;F mioj;Jr; nrd;whh;. ehd; kpf mjph;\l ; rhyp. Vndd;why; uhZt tPuh;fSld; ,Ue;j fhyj;jpy; vdf;F Neha; njhw;wtpy;iy. Mdhy; ,y;yj;jpYs;s gy rpWkpfs; n`r;Itp gh]pl;bt; MtH. 2002 ,ypUe;J> BVES My; cjtp nra;ag;gl;l rpWkpfspy; 176 Ngu; va;l] ; hy; ,we;Js;sdH. “n`r;Itp gh]pl;bthd rpWkpfSf;F vq;fshy; Kbe;j midj;J MjuitAk; nfhLf;f KaYfpNwhk;. NkYk; mtu;fSf;F ,ytr kUe;J fpilg;gij cWjp nra;fpNwhk;,” vd;fpwhH KH`gh]p.

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%l;bah jd; rPUilia vupf;fpwhH Gf;fhTtpy; Kd;dhs; Foe;ij uhZt tPuHfSf;fhd KH`gh]papd; ,y;yj;jpy;> xU igad;fs; $l;lk; xU Gjpa tho;it Muk;gpg;gjw;fhf> jq;fs; FLk;gq;fSf;Fj; jpUk;gpr; nry;y jahuhfpf; nfhz;bUf;fpd;wdH. Mdhy; Kjyp;y; mtHfs; jq;fs; gioa uhZt tPuH rPUilfis vhpf;fg;Nghfpd;wdH. “vd; uhZt tPuH rPUilf;Fgjpy; gs;spr; rPUilia mzptJ kpfg; gpukhjkhf ,Uf;fg;NghfpwJ>” vd;fpwhH 15taJ %l;bah.

x

ehq;fs; njhlh;eJ ; gs;sp nry;y Ntz;Lnkd;W nrhd;Ndhk;. Mdhy; mth;fs; rphpj;Jf; nfhz;Nl $wpdh;: gs;spapy; m ; g;gb vd;d tpNr\k;? vq;fSf;Ff; ftiyapy;iy. ePqf ; s; vq;fSld; vg;gbAk; tug;NghfpwPhf ; s;! gpd;dh; uhZt tPuh;fs; vq;fs; gs;spr; rPUilfisf; fise;J Jz;L Jz;lhff; fpopj;J> rfjpapy; tPrp kpjpj;jdh;. vq;fs; gs;spg; igfis vLj;J> vq;fs; Gj;jfq;fisf; fpopj; njwpe;jdh;. mth;fSila rpiwfspy; xd;wpy; %d;W ehl;fs; mbf;fg;gl;l gpd; vq;fSf;F uhZt tPuh; rPUil toq;fg;gl;lJ. xU rpy ehl;fs; fopj;J> ehd; Kjd; Kiwahfg; Nghhpl mDg;gg;gl;Nld;. gpd;dh; ,uz;L Mz;Lfs; ehd; rpf;fpf; fple;Njd;. ehd; vQ;rp tho;eN; jd;. Mdhy; vd;

ez;gh;fspy; Ith; nfhy;yg;gl;ldh;. ehd; epiwa kuzKk; uj;jKk; ghh;jN; jd;. “mg;Nghnjy;yhk; vd;Dila uhZt tPuh; rPUilf;F gjpy; gs;spr; rPUil mzpNtd; vd;W ehd; xU NghJk; fw;gidr; nra;jjpy;iy. ehd; ek;gpf;ifia ,oe;jNghJ Kh;`gh]p vd; capiuf; fhg;ghw;wpdhh;. mth; uhZt KfhKf;F te;J> uhZt tPuh;fshFk; gb fl;lhag;gLj;jg;gl;l Foe;ijfsplk; nrhd;dhh;: ‘ePqf ; s; ,q;F ,Uf;ff; $lhJ> ePqf ; s; jpUk;gTk; gs;spf;Fg; NghfpwPhf ; s;. vd;Dld; thUq;fs;’. mJ ep[kw;wjhfj; njhpe;jJ. Mdhy; Kh;`gh]p jd; thf;iff; fhg;ghw;wpdhh;! ehd; ,q;Nf BVES ,y; jpUk;gTk; gs;sp nry;y Muk;gpj;J tpl;Nld;. ,g;NghJ vd; tPlb ; w;F> vd; mz;zd;fsplk; nry;fpNwd;. fpuhkj;jpy; jpUk;gTk; gs;sp

gs;spr; rPUilf;F Mk;! rPUilfis vhpf;Fk; Neuj;jpw;FKd; igad;fs; mwptpg;Gf; Fwpfs; nra;fpd;wdh;. %l;bah jdjpd; Nky; ‘gs;spr; rPUilf;F Mk;’ vd;W vOJfpwhh;.

rPUil vhpf;Fk; rlq;F elf;Fg; NghFk; Kw;wj;jpw;F igad;fs; NghFKd; Kh;`gh]p mth;fis xd;W jpul;Lfpwhh;. mth;fs; ntt;NtU rPUilfs; mzpe;jpUf;fpd;wdh;. Vndd;why; fhq;Nfh [F-Ys;s midj;J MAj Nke;jpa Fk;gy;fSk; Foe;ij uhZt tPuh;fisg; gad;gLj;Jfpd;wd. ,y;yj;jpypUe;j igad;fs; ntt;NtW MAj Nke;jpa Fk;gy;fisr; Nrh;ej ; th;fs;. Mdhy;> ,q;NfAs;s Gifg;glq;fspy; -- mth;fspd; ghJfhg;gpw;fhf – mth;fs; Foe;ij uhZt tPuh;fshf ,Ue;j NghJ mzpe;j rPUiliaj; jhd; mzpe;jpUf;f mtrpakpy;iy. mth;fs; Nrh;ej ; pUe;j rz;ilf; Fk;gypypUe;J NtWgl;l xd;wpd; rPUilia mzpe;jpUf;fyhk;.

nry;Ntd;. ,J vd;id vt;tsT kfpo;tpf;fpwnjd;W vd;dhy; tpthpf;f KbahJ! Mdhy; NghF Kd; ehq;fs; vq;fs; gioa uhZt rPUilfis vhpf;fg;NghfpNwhk;. rPUilfs; nfl;l tp\ aj;ijnay;yhk; vdf;F Qhgf %l;Lfpd;wd: kuzk;> uj;jk;> Nghhh;> nfhs;is…. ,e;j Fg;igia vhpg;gJ gpukhjkhf ,Uf;fg; NghfpwJ. mjd;gpd; ehd; Rje;jpukhf czh;Ntd;. fpuhkj;jpw;Fj; jpUk;gpr; nrd;W vd; gs;spr; rPUilia ,jw;Fgjpy; mzpNtd;. ehd; nghpatdhdgpd;> Kh;`gh]p vd;id kPll ; J Nghy> MAj Nke;jpa Fk;gy;fsplkpUe;J Foe;ijfis kPlf ; tpUk;GfpNwd;”. 117 %l;bah> 15> Foe;ij uhZt tPuuhf 2 Mz;Lfs; fopj;jhh;

 ciu: Md;lN ; uah]; Nyhd; Gifg;glq;fs;: Ngh X`;yd;.

U nts;spf;fpoik ehq;fs; vq;fs; filrpg; ghlj;ij Kbj;Njhk;. vd; ez;gd; KNtrpAk; ehDk; tPL jpUk;gpf;nfhz;bUe;Njhk;. ele;J nfhz;Nl xUtUf;nfhUtH fijfs; nrhd;Ndhk;. jpBnud;W> %d;W uhZt tPuHfs;> vq;fs; Kd; epd;whHfs;. jq;fs; ,ae;jpuj; Jg;ghf;fpiaf; nfhz;L vq;fisf; FwpghHj;jdH. mtHfs; nrhd;dhHfs;: ‘ePqf ; s; ,t;tplj;ij jhz;bg;Nghf KbahJ ePqf ; s; Xl Kad;why; ,t;tplj;jpNyNa cq;fisr; Rl;L tpLNthk;!’ vd; ngw;Nwhh; uhZt tPuh;fshy; nfhy;yg;gl;ldh;. MfNt ehd; cz;ikapNyNa gae;Njd;. ehq;fs; mo Muk;gpj;Njhk;. vd; ez;gd; jd;idawpahky; rPWePh; fopj;Jtpl;lhd;. vq;fisg; NghftpLk; gb ehq;fs; nfQ;rpNdhk;.

ntt;NtW rPUilfs


,dp uhZt tPuh; rPUil ,y;iy!

“midtUk; mwptpg;Gf;Fwpia ftdkhfg; ghUq;fs;. ‘,dp uhZt tPuh; rPUil ,y;iy’ vd;W mJ nrhy;fpwJ. kWgbAk; ePqf ; s; xUNghJk; uhZt tPuh; rPUil mzpa khl;Bh;fs;> gs;spr; rPUil mzptPuh;fs;> mij vd;Wk; kwf;fhjPhf ; s;! ,g;NghJ ehk; rPUilfis vhpf;fg; NghfpNwhk;!” vd;W $Wfpwhh; Kh;`gh]p. %l;bahTk; kw;w igad;fSk; mde;jf; $r;rYlDk; ifjl;lYlDk; jq;fs; 5 rPUilfis fow;w Muk;gpf;fpd;wdh;. mtw;iw Kw;wj;jpy; xU Ftpayhfg; NghLfpd;wdh;.

; ! k h w N p ; f y r n ; r ; F w ; b P l t ; s ; f q eh Kf;fpa ehs; te;J tpl;lJ. Kh;`gh]pAk; BVESck; %l;bahtpd; kw;Wk; gjpide;J NtW igad;fspd; FLk;gq;fisf; fz;Lgpbj;J tpl;ldh;. ,g;NghJ> ,Wjpahf> gy Mz;Lfs; NghUf;Fg; gpd;> mth;fs; tPlb ; w;Fj’ jpUk;gpr; nry;yg; Nghfpd;wdh;. “,g;igad;fSf;fhf ehd; re;Njh\g;gLfpNwd;. ehq;fs; Ve;NeuKk; NghuhLtJ ,jw;fhfj;jhd;. xU Foe;ij fhg;ghw;wg;gl;L kWgbAk; xU ey;y tho;T ngw xU re;jh;gg ; k; ngWk; xt;nthU KiwAk;> mJ vq;fSf;F NkYk; xU ntw;wpahFk;”> vd;fpwhh; Kh;`gh]p> rphpj;Jf; nfhz;Nl.

ed;whapU!

“%l;bah> eP gbg;igj; jpUk;g Muk;gpj;J> xU Gjpa tho;fi ; fia Muk;gpf;f tpUk;Gfpwha;. eP ed;whfj; jahuhfpapUf;fpwha;. cd; vjph;fhy re;Njh\j;jpw;F vd; tho;jJ ; f;fs;!” vd;fpwhh; Kh;`gh]p> %l;bahitf; fl;bj; jOTfpwhh;. “ed;wp> mg;gh> ed;wp! ePqf ; s; njhlh;eJ ; Nghuhl gyk; ngWtjw;fhf ehd; gpuhh;jj ; pg;Ngd;”> vd;W gjpYiuf;fpwhh; %l;bah.

Kh;`gh]papd; ig Kh;`gh]papd; ,y;yq;fspy; xd;wpy; ,Ue;j xt;nthU Foe;ijAk; xU ig ngWfpwJ. mjpy; mth;fs; jq;fs; FLk;gq;fSf;Fr; nry;Yk; NghJ> tho;fi ; fia nfhQ;rk; ,jkhd jhf;ff; $ba nghUl;fs; cs;sd. mg;igapy; Nrhg;G cs;sit!

xU gy;Jyf;Fk; gpu\;

[Kf;fhsk; xU N[hb fhyzpfs;

Gjpa Milfs; thndhypg; ngl;b

thndhyp Kf;fpakhdJ

“ek; ehl;bYk;> cyfnkq;fpYk; vd;d elf;fpwnjd;W ePqf ; s; mwptjw;fhf ehd; cq;fSf;F xU thndhypg; ngl;b jUfpNwd;. nra;jpfs; xypgug;Gk; kw;Wk; Foe;ijfspd; chpikfs; gw;wp cq;fSf;Fr; nrhy;Yk; epiyaq;fisf; NfSq;fs;. ntWg;G> td;Kiw kw;Wk; Nghiu Mjhpf;Fk; epiyak; xd;iwf; fz;lhy;> topj;jlj;ij khw;Wq;fs;! ,t;thndhypg; ngl;b #hpa rf;jpahy; ,aq;FfpwJ. MfNt ePqf ; s; kpd;fyq;fs; thq;f Ntz;bajpy;iy.”

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gw;gir


GJf; fdTfs “ehd; ek;gpf;ifapoe;J tpl;Nld;. Mdhy; BVES ,y; gs;spf;Fj; jpUk;gTk; nry;Yk; re;jh;gg ; j;ijg; ngw;Nwd;. mJ ehd; ,oe;j fhyk; midj;ijAk; Qhgfg;gLj;jpdhYk; ehd; kpf;f kfpo;rr ; paile;Njd;. ,uz;L Mz;Lfs;! ehd; uhZt tPuuhf ,Ue;j fhyj;jpy; vt;tsT fw;wpUf;f KbAnkd;W NahrpAq;fs;. ,g;NghJ fpuhkj;jpYs;s gs;spapy; Muk;gpf;fg; NghfpNwd;. tUq;fhyj;jpy; Kh;`gh]p Nghy; Mf tpUk;GfpNwd;!”

rPUilfs; vhpe;J rhk;gyhfpd;wd rPUilfs; jPapdhy; mopf;fg;gLk; NghJ Kl;bahTk; mtuJ ez;gh;fSk; ghlTk; Mh;ghpf;fTk; nra;fpd;wdh;.

nrd;W tUfpNwd;. ehq;fs; ,g;NghJ tPlb ; w;Fr; nry;fpNwhk;!

nrd;Wth ez;gh!! igad;fs; xUtUf; nfhUtUk;> Kh;`gh]pf;Fk; tpilnfhLf;fpd;wdh;. mth;fs; ,Wf;fkhd ez;gh;fshfp tpl;ldh;. f\;lkhd fhyq;fspy; xUtUf;nfhUth; cjtpapUf;fpd;wdh;. mjdhy; mth;fs; tPlb ; w;Fr; nry;y Vq;fpdhYk;> gphptJ Rygkhapy;iy.

ntbFz;LfSf;Fgjpy; ge;Jfs;!

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 ciu:Md ;l;N uah] ; Nyhd ; Gifg ;glq ;fs ;: Ngh X` ;yd ;

“uhZt tPuh;fs; igad;fspd; gs;spr;rU P ilfis gwpj;J tpl;L mjw;F gjpyhf uhZt tPuh;fspd; rPUilia mspj;jdh;> Ngdhf;fSf;F gjpyhf MAjq;fs;> ge;JfSf;F gjpyhf ntbFz;Lfs;. Mdhy; ehq;fs; igad;fSf;F tPlb ; w;F vLj;Jr; nry;y fhy;ge;Jfs; jUfpNwhk;. mUfUNf trpg;gth;fs; xU fhy;ge;J mzp Muk;gpf;fyhk;. njhlh;eJ ; xUtnuhUtiur; re;jpf;fyhk;> Mjhpf;fyhk;. vy;yhtw;wpw;F Nkyhf mth;fs; Mde;jkhf ,Uf;f Ntz;Lk;”> vd;fpwhh; Kh;`gh]p.

“,J cz;ikapNyNa xU kfpo;rr ; pahd jUzk;. vd; xNu ftiy> igad;fs; jpUk;gpr; nry;Yk; gFjpfspy; Gjpa rz;il Muk;gpj;J> mth;fs; jpUk;gTk; uhZt tPuh;fshf MFk;gb fl;lhag;gLj;jg;glyhk; vd;gNj. ,J elf;fpwJ. ,J vd;idf; NfhgKw itf;fpwJ. mg;gb elf;Fk; xt;nthU KiwAk;> mJ f\;lkhf ,Ue;jhYk;> ehq;fs; jpUk;g Muk;gpf;fpNwhk;. xU igad; %d;W Kiw> %d;W ntt;NtW MAj Nke;jpa Fk;gy;fshy; gwpj;Jr; nry;yg;gl;lhh;. xt;nthUKiwAk; mtiu tpLtpj;Njhk;. ehq;fs; Foe;ijfis xUNghJk; iftpLtjpy;iy. mth;fs; midtUk; Rje;jpukhFk; tiu ehq;fs; iftpLtjpy;iy”> vd;fpwhh; Kh;`gh]p.


ehqf ; s; tl P b ; wF ; r; nryf ; pNwhk!; gs;spgw;wp fdT “vdf;F mjpf ,og;Gzh;rr ; p gs;spiag; gw;wpj;jhd;. ehd; xU uhZt tPudhf ,Ue;jNghJ> jtwhd ,lj;jpy; ,Uf;Fk; czh;Tk;> mjw;F gjpy; gs;spapypUf;f Ntz;Lnkd;w vz;zKk; Vw;gl;lJ. ,g;NghJ tPL jpUk;gpaJk; ehd; jpUk;gTk; gbg;igj;Jtq;f Kh;`gh]p vdf;F cjtg; Nghfpwhh;. mJ xU fdT cz;ikahdJ NghypUf;fpwJ. ehd; gs;spia tpUk;GfpNwd;! gs;sp Kf;fpakhdJ.

 ciu: Md;lN ; uah]; Nyhd; Gifg;glq;fs;: Ngh X`;yd;

mikjpf;fhf Vq;fp “ehd; uhZt tPudhf ,Ue;jNghJ jpdk; rz;il ele;jJ. mikjpNa ,y;iy. mk;kh> mg;gh Nghf> ehd; kpfTk; Vq;fpaJ mikjpf;fhfj;jhd;. ehd; ve;NeuKk; Jd;Gw;Nwd;. mJ gaq;fukhdJ. ,Wjpahf tPlb ; w;Fr; nry;y Kbe;jjpy; re;Njh\k.; ,dp vd; tho;fi ; f ey;y tpjj;jpy; mikAk; vd;W ek;GfpNwd;> ehd; jpUk;gTk; gs;sp nry;y KbAk; vd;Wk;> epiwa ez;gh;fs; fpilg;gh; vd;Wk; Mdhy; vd; ngw;Nwhh; tajhdth;fs;> cly; eykw;wth;. mth;fs; ,we;j gpd; vdf;F vd;d elf;FNkh vd;W gag;gLfpNwd;. mJ ele;jhy; ehd; cldbahf Kh;`gh]piaj; njhlh;G nfhs;Ntd;. Vndd;why; mth; ey;y mwpTiuf; $Wthh; vd;W vdf;Fj; njhpAk;. mthpy;yhjJ vdf;F xU ,og;Gzh;rr ; piaf; nfhLf;Fk;”.

mkhdp> 15> xU Foe;ij uhZt tPuuhf 2 Mz;Lfs; fopj;jhh; uhZt rPUil – kWgbAk; xU NghJkpy;iy!

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jhiag;gw;wp ,og;Gzh;rr ; pa ilfpwhh;

gs;sp ekf;F tho;fi ; fapy; Vuhskhd re;jh;gg ; q;fisf; nfhLf;fpwJ. ehd; nghpa tdhdJk; [dhjpahf tpUk;GfpNwd;. ehd; nra;Ak; Kjy; fhhpak; uhZt tPuh;fshapUf;f fl;lhag;gLj;jg;gl;l Foe;ijfis tpLtpg;gNjahFk;. jq;fs; ngw;Nwhiuf; fz;Lgpbf;f mth;fSf;F cjTNtd;. Foe;ijfisj; jpUk;g gs;spf;Fr; nry;y mDkjpg;Ngd;. kWgbAk; uhZt tPuh;fshy; ifg;gw;wg;gl;L Nghhpl fl;lhag;gLj;jg;gLNtd; vd;gJ jw;nghOJ vd;Dila kpfg;nghpa gak;. mJ ele;jhy; ehd; epiyFiye;J NghNtd;”; .

m];]{khdp> 15> xU Foe;ij uhZt tPuuhf 2 Mz;Lfs; fopj;jhh;

“ehd; vd; mk;khitg; ghh;ff ; g; NghfpNwd;. Nghhpd; NghJ ve;NeuKk; mtiug; gw;wp epidj;Njd;. ehd; uhZt tPuuhFk; gb fl;lhag;gLj;jg;gLk; tiu> mtUf;F taypy; cjtpNdd;> jz;zhP ; vLj;J te;Njd;. ehd; ,y;yhky; mth; vg;gb rkhspg;ghh; vd;W vg;NghJk; ftiyg; gl;Nld;. Vndd;why; ehd; rpWtdhf ,Ue;j NghNj vd; je;ij ,we;J tpl;lhh;. ehd; vd; mk;khtplk; epiwa NgRfpNwd;. NkYk; mtiu Nerpf;fpNwd;. mtUld; ,Uf;Fk;NghJ mikjpahfTk; ghJfhg;ghfTk; czh;fpNwd;. ,g;NghJ ehd; tPlb ; w;Fr; nrd;W mtuUNf ,Uf;f tpUk;GfpNwd;. vd; ftiynay;yhk; ,q;NfAs;s vd; ez;gh;fistpl;Lg; NghfNtz;L nkd;gJ jhd;. vq;fSila gaq;fu mDgtq;fisg; gw;wp xUtnuhUtUld; Ngr Kbe;jJ. mJg; gpukhjkhf ,Ue;jJ. tPlb ; y; mg;gbapUf;fhJ. fpuhkj;jpYs;s uhZt tPuh;fshfhj igad;fSf;F ehd; mDgtpj;jnjy;yhk; GhpahJ”.

XNgb> 15> Foe;ij uhZt tPuuhf 2 Mz;Lfs; fopj;jhh;

rphpf;fTk; tpisahlTk; tpUk;Gfpwhh; “vd; ChpYs;s ez;gh;fisg; gw;wp ,og;Gzh;rr ; pailfpNwd;. ehd;F Mz;LfSf;F Nkyhf xUtnuhUtiu ehq;fs; ghh;ff ; tpy;iy. mth;fs; ,d;Dk; vd;id Qhgfk; itj;jpUg;ghh;fs; vd;W ek;GfpNwd;. ehd; xU uhZt tPudhf ,Ue;Njd; vd;gjw;fhf vdf;F gag;glkhl;lhh;fs; vd;Wk; ek;GfpNwd;. mijg; gw;wpf; nfhQ;rk; ftiyahapUf;fpwJ. Vndd;why; vd; ez;gh;fSf;fhf ,og;Gzh;rr ; paile;Js;Nsd;. NgrTk;> fhy;ge;J tpisahlTk; kw;Wk; tpisahlTk; Kbe;jhy; NghJk;. ehd; xU uhZt tPudhf ,Ue;j NghJ

rphpg;Gf;Fk; tpisahl;Lf;Fk; ,lkpy;iy. “tPlb ; w;Fg; Nghf KbtJ vdf;F kfpo;rr ; p. vd;d ele;jhYk; guthapy;iy. vd; ez;gh;fs; vdf;F mQ;Rfpd;wNuh ,y;iyNah> ehd; ,dp vjw;Fk; gag;gLtjpy;iy. xU uhZt tPudhf ehd; mDgtpj;jij tpl NkhrkhdJ vJTkpUf;f KbahJ. vJTkpy;iy”.

mf;]hd;b> 15> xU oe;ij uhZt tPuuhf 4 Mz;Lfs; fopj;jhh; gs;sp – Mk;! uhZt Kfhk; kWgbAk; vg;NghJk; Ntz;lhk;!


Kh;`gh]p ek;ik xU NghJk; iftpLtjpy;iy Kh;`gh]pahy; tpLtpf;fg;gl;l Foe;ijfs; mtuJ ikaj;jpy; %d;W khjq;fs; jq;Fth; vd;gJ jhd; fUj;J. Mdhy; rpy rkaq;fspy; FLk;gq;fisj; Njbf; fz;Lgpbg;gjw;Fk;> Foe;ijfSf;F jq;fspd; GJ tho;fi ; fia Muk;gpf;f cjTtjw;Fk; mijtplf; $Ljy; Neuk; Njitg;gLfpwJ. gh`hl;bf;F mg;gbj;jhd; ele;jJ.

ey;y fw;fs; gw;wpa fdTfs “vd;idf; flj;jpr; nrd;w MAjNke;jpa Fk;gy;> jq;fk;> ituk; kw;Wk; ,ju fzpkq;fSf;fhf vd;idj; Njhz;l fl;lhag;gLj;jpaJ. ehd; fz;nlLj;j ,uj;jpdf; fw;fs; midj;ijAk; vd; jiyth;fsplk; nfhLf;f Ntz;bapUe;jJ. Njhz;lf; fl;lisaplg;gl;l ehq;fs; nfhQ;rk; gJf;f Kad;Nwhk;> ntF nfhQ;rk;> Mdhy; mJ fbdkhf ,Ue;jJ. mth;fs; fz;Lgpbj;jhy; fLikahd mbfpilf;Fk;. nfhy;yf; $lg; glyhk;. vq;fs; FO Njhz;lhkypUe;jNghJ> Ruq;fq;fspy; Ntiyghh;jj ; kw;wth;fisj; jhf;fpNdhk;. vj;jidNgh; ,we;jdh; vd;W vdf;Fj; njhpahJ. mj;jq;fk; kw;Wk; ituj;ijf; nfhz;L> fhLfSf;F te;j gzf;fhu MAj tpahghhpfsplkpUe;J MAjq;fs; thq;fpNdhk;. fhq;Nfh [F ,Ys;s Ruq;fq;fisf; fl;Lg;gLj;Jtjpy; ntt;NtW Fk;gy;fs; rz;ilapl;lJ jhd; Nghhpd; mbg;gil. ,e;j fzpkq;fs; vq;fsplk; ,y;yhjpUe;jhy; gy fhyj;jpw;F Kd;Nd mikjp vw;gl;bUf;Fk;. xU Ntis rz;ilNa ele;jpUf;fhJ. ,g;NghJ ,aw;if tsq;fshy; jhd; vq;fSf;Ff; nfLjy;. Mdhy; mtw;why; ed;ikjhd; elf;f Ntz;Lk.; fhq;Nfh [F ,d; murhy; fzpkq;fis Kiwahf tpw;fKbe;jhy;> ehq;fs; gs;spfs;> rhiyfs; kw;Wk; kUj;Jtkidfs;; fl;l KbAk;. kf;fSf;Fj; Njitahd midj;Jk;. ehd; mg;gbg;gl;l xU ehisg; gw;wp fdT fhz;fpNwd;. mij vd;dhy; nra;a KbAk;. Vndd;why; Kh;`gh]pAk; BVESck; vdf;Fj; Jiz epw;fpd;wdh;”.

,rah> 15> xU Foe;ij uhZt tPuuhf 2 Mz;Lfs; fopj;jhh;

“%d;W khjq;fSf;Fg; gpd;Dk; Kh;`gh]pahy; vd; ngw;Nwhiuf; fz;Lgpbf;f Kbahtpl;lhYk;> mth; vd;id ikaj;jpypUe;J tpul;ltpy;iy> mjw;Fgjpy; mth; Xuhz;Lf;F Nky; vd;idg; guhkhpj;jhh;. ehd; mtuJ nrhe;j Foe;ijNghy. ehd; ,d;Dk; mtiu vd; je;ijahfj;jhd; ghh;ff ; pNwd;. BVES,y; gbj;j gpd; ehd; xU rhjhuz gs;spf;Fr; nry;y cjtpdhh;. vd; gs;spf; fl;lzj;jpw;fhfTk; kw;Wk; midj;jpw;fhfTk; mth; gzk; nfhLj;jhh;. ehd; xU gj;jphpifahsuhf Ntz;Lnkd;w vd; fditg; gw;wp Kh;`gh]paplk; $wpNdd;. mjw;F mth; cjtpdhh;. Search for Common Ground vd;w mikg;gpy; ,isQh;fSf;fhd gj;jphpifahsh; gbg;gpw;fhd Njh;it re;jpj;Njd;. me;j Njh;tpYk; gbg;gpYk; ehd; ntw;wp ngw;Nwd;. ,g;NghJ ehd; mth;fspd; ‘rp]p thl;Nlhl;Nlh – ehq;fs; Foe;ijfs;’ vd;w thndhypapy; ,isQh; nra;jpahsuhf ,Uf;fpNwd;. mJ xU Ntis cyfpNyNa kpfr; rpwe;j thndhyp epfo;rr ; p. Vndd;why; ehq;fs; kpf Kf;fpakhd gpur;rpid gw;wpg; NgRfpNwhk;. epiwa Foe;ijfs; vq;fisj; njhiyNgrpapy; miof;fpd;wdh;. me;epfo;rr ; papd; mbg;gilf; fUj;Nj> fhq;Nfh [F ,d; Foe;ijfSf;F xU Fuiyf; nfhLf;f Ntz;Lnkd;gJ jhd;. mJ ,q;Nf Nfs;tpg;glhj xd;W. tof;fkhf ,q;Nf taJ te;Njhh; Foe;ijfSf;Fr; nrtprha;gg ; Njapy;iy. “BVESf;F NkYk; Foe;ijfisf; fhg;ghw;w vjph;fhyj;jpy; vd;dhy; cjtKbAk; vd;W ehd; ek;gfpNwd;> Kh;`gh]p vd;idf; fhg;ghw;wpaJ NghyNt. mth; vd; capiuf; fhg;ghw;wpdhh;”.

gh`hl;b> 17> xU Foe;ij uhZt tPuuhf 3 Mz;Lfs; fopj;jhh; xt;nthU rdpf;fpoik kw;Wk; Qhapw;Wf;fpoikAk; khiy 5.30f;F ehd; Foe;ijfspd; chpikfs; gw;wp thndhypapy; NgRfpNwd;> Kf;fpakhf fhq;Nfh [F ,y; Nghhpy; rpWkpfs; vg;gb kpUfj;jdkhff; nfhLikg;gLj;jgLfpd;wdh; vd;gJ gw;wp”> vd;fpwhh; gh`hl;b.

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“Kh;`gh]p vdf;F xU je;ij Nghy!” “Xuhz;Lf;FKd; xU Qhapw;Wf;fpoik vd; ,U rNfhjhpfSk; ehDk; Myaj;jpypUe;j NghJ> vq;fs; fpuhkk;> ,uz;L Nghl;b Fk;gy;fSf;fpilNa Nghh;ff ; skhfpaJ. uhZt tPuh;fs; ,ae;jpuj; Jg;ghf;fpahy; Rl;ldh;. NkYk; Myak; mUfpNyNa mth;fs; Fz;Lfis tPrpdh;. MfNt ehq;fs; ntwpNaw Kbatpy;iy. vd; cly; KOtJk; gaj;jpy; eLq;fpaJ. vd; mk;khTk; mg;ghTk; fhl;by; jq;fs; capUf;fhf Xbf;nfhz;bUe;jdh; vd;W mg;NghJ vdf;Fj; njhpahJ. rpy ehl;fs; fopj;J> Jg;ghf;fpr; #L epd;wgpd;> nrQ;rpYitAk; IehTk; Myaj;jpw;F te;J vq;fis xU mfjpfs; KfhKf;F mioj;Jr; nrd;wdh;. mk;Kfhkpy; ehd; Ie;J khjq;fs; trpj;Njd;. mJ fbdkhf ,Ue;jJ. czT> ePuhf ,Ue;jJ. gLf;iffs; jiuNky; ,Ue;jd. NkYk; ehq;fs; gs;spf;Fr; nry;yKbatpy;iy. xU ehs; Kh;`gh]p te;J> mtuJ rpWkpfSf;fhd ,y;yj;jpy; trpf;f tpUk;GfpNwdh vd;W Nfl;lhh;. vdf;Fr; Mde;jk;. Vndd;why; mtiug; gw;wp vt;tsNth ey;ytw;iwf; Nfs;tpg;gl;bUe;Njd;. ehq;fs; 29 Ngu; mtUld; nrd;Nwhk;. ,q;fpUg;gjpy; vdf;Fr; re;Njh\k;. ,J tPL NghYs;sJ. %u;`gh]p xU je;ijNghy vd;id ftdpj;Jf; nfhs;fpwhu;. Mdhy; jpdk; ,utpy; vd; mk;khTk; mg;ghTk; capNuhbUg;gjhfTk;> ehd; jpUk;gTk; tPlb ; w;Fr; nry;yyhk; vd;Wk; fdT fhz;fpNwd;. Kh;`gh]p ,d;Dk; vd; ngw;Nwhiuj; NjLfpwhu;.” 122

Kh;`gh]papd; rpWkpfspd Kh;`gh]papd; CWglf;$ba rpWkpfSf;fhd ,y;yk; Gf;fhT efupYs;s Fd;Wfs; xd;wpd;kJ P mike;Js;sJ. mr;rpWkpfspy; gyu; MAjNke;jpa FOf;fshy; flj;jg;gl;ltu;fs;. ,q;fpUf;Fk; 68 rpWkpfspy; 47 Ngu; ghypay; jhf;FjYf;Fl;gLj;jg;g l;ltu;fs;. “ehd; ,q;fpUg;gJ re;Njh\k;. ,J tPLNghypUf;fpwJ. Kh;`gh]p vdf;F je;ijNghyhfp tpl;lhh;”> vd;fpwhh; thyd;bdh> 12. 06.00 JapnyOk; Neuk;

“ehq;fs; gy; Jyf;fpf; Fspf;fpNwhk;. ,q;Nf vq;fSf;F Nrhg;G> gw;gir> kw;Wk; Kbnaz;izAk; cly; vz;izAk; nfhLf;fg;gLfpNwhk;. ehd; vd; gy; gpu\;i\j; njhiyj;Jtpl;Nld;. GjpaJ ,d;Dk; fpilf;ftpy;iy. MfNt> mjw;Fgjpy; vd; tpuiyg; gad;gLj;JfpNwd;. mJ cz;ikapNyNa ed;whf nray;gLfpwJ!” vd;fpwhu; thyd;bdh> rpupj;Jf; nfhz;Nl.

07.00 fhiy czT Gap vd;wiof;fg;gLk; xU tpj kf;fhr; Nrhsf; fQ;rp fhiy czT.

08.00 ghlq;fs;

“mfjpfs; KfhkpypUe;jNghJ ehd; gs;sp nry;ytpy;iy. gs;spf;Fr; nry;y mDkjpf;fg;gLtJ xt;nthU Foe;ijapd; cupik> Nghupy; thOk; kw;Wk; mfjpfshf cs;s vq;fSf;Fk;> vd;W vdf;Fj; njupAk;. jpBnud;W vd;dhy; mijr; nra;a Kbatpy;iy. mJ gaq;fukhf ,Ue;jJ. Kf;fpa tp\aq;fis mwpAk; Neuj;ij ehd; ,oe;Jtpl;lJNghy. ,q;F Ku;`gh]papd; ,lj;jpy; Kjy; ehs; gs;spf;Fr; nrd;w md;W ehd; Mde;jkhapUe;Njd;! ehk; tp\ aq;fs; mwpaNtz;Lnkd;why; gs;spf;Fr; nry;y Ntz;Lk;. mg;NghJjhd; tho;fi ; fapy; ey;y KbTfs; vLf;f KbAk;> ek; FLk;gj;ijf; fhg;ghw;w ey;y Ntiy fpilf;Fk;. “ehd; nguptshd gpd; ,q;F BVES ,y; ijay; gbf;f tpUk;GfpNwd;. xU ijay;fhupahf Ntz;Lk;. Mdhy; vy;yhtw;iwAk; tpl ehd; xU Mrpupiaahf Mf tpUk;GfpNwd;. vdJ Mrpupia Elh%N]h vdJ Mrpupia kl;Lky;y. mtu; md;ghdtu; $l. vd;id ftdpj;Jf; nfhs;fpwhu;. xU jha; Nghy vdf;F mwpTiu $Wfpwhu;. ehd; ngupatshdgpd; mtiug; NghypUf;f tpUk;GfpNwd;”. gs;spf;Fr; nry;y taJ Nghjhj rpWkpfs; koiyau; gs;sp nry;fpd;wdu;.


12 kjpa czT ,d;W czT gl;baypy; NrhWk; gPd] ; _k

13.30 Xa;T

“gfypd; kpf ntg;gkhd Ntisapy; rw;W Xa;ntLg;gJ ,dpJ. thyd;bdhtpd; gLf;ifiag; gfpu;eJ ; nfhs;Sk; rpWkpapd; ngau; Nehay;yh. mtUf;F taJ gj;J. “gyFoe;ijfs; xNu gLf;ifiag; gfpu;eJ ; nfhs;fpd;wdu;. rpy rkaq;fspy; rw;W neupryhf ,Uf;Fk;. mNj Neuk; jdpahf gad;gLj;JtJ ,dpikahfj;jhd; ,Uf;Fk;>” vd;fpwhu; thyd;bdh.

d; ,y;yj;jpy; thyd;bdhtpd; xUehs 15.30 Jzp Jitj;jy; thyd;bdh Nlhdhnly;yhTld; xU Jitf;Fk; thspiag; gfpu;eJ ; nfhs;fpwhu;.

14.30 tpisahl;L

“vd; ez;gu;fSld; tpisahLtJ vdf;Fg; gpbf;Fk;. ehq;fs; re;Njh\khf ,Uf;fpNwhk;. Jd;gq;fis kwf;fpNwhk;. Xbahb> jirfisg; gad;gLj;jp> MNuhf;fpakhfpNwhk;. ehq;fs; fapW jhTfpNwhk;> ghly; kw;Wk; eld tpisahl;Lfs; MLfpNwhk;> kw;Wk; ntt;NtW ge;J tpisahl;Lf;fs; MLfpNwhk;.”

16.30 tPlL ; g; ghlk “xUtnuhUtUf;F cjTk; tifapy; ehq;fs; mbf;fb tPlL ; g; ghlj;ij xd;whfr; nra;fpNwhk;>” vd;fpwhu; thyd;bdh..

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thyd;bdhtpd; Milj; njhFg;G

18.00 ,uT czT ,uT czTf;Fk; NrhWk; gPd] ; _k

“vd; Milfs; midj;Jk; miwapy; xU igapy; cs;sd.” “xt;nthU Qhapw;Wf; fpoikAk;> Myak; nry;Yk; NghJ> mofpa nts;is cil mzpfpNwd;.” “vd;dplk; ,Ug;gjpy; rpwg;ghdJ fd;dpNkup cUtk; $ba fOj;Jkhiy. mij mzpe;jpUf;Fk; NghJ ehd; gj;jpukhf czu;fpNwd;. ghJfhf;fg;gl;lJ Nghd;W.”

19.00 khiyf; $l;lk;

“xt;nthU khiyAk; ehq;fs; xd;whf mku;eJ ; md;iwa jpdj;ijg; gw;wpg; NgRfpNwhk;. ehq;fs; ghLfpNwhk;> xUtUf;nfhUtu; fijfs; nrhy;fpNwhk;. ,f;$l;lq;fs; vdf;F Kf;fpakhdit. Vndd;why; mit vd;id mikjpg;gLj;Jfpd;wd. vd; mk;kh mg;gh vq;fpUf;fpd;wdu; vd;W Nahrpg;gij epWj;JfpNwd;. $l;lq;fspd; NghJ vq;fSf;F xNu FLk;gk; Nghy czu;fpNwhk;. ehq;fs; xUtnuhUtiu ftdpj;Jf; nfhs;fp;Nwhk;. ngupatu;fs; ,isQu;fis ftdpj;Jf; nfhs;fpd;wdu;. ,q;Fs;s taJ te;Njhu; vq;fisg; gw;wp mf;fiw nfhs;fpd;wdu;. ehd; kdr;Nrhu;TWk; Nghnjy;yhk; nrtpkLf;f ahuhtJ ,Uf;fpd;wdu;. Ku;`gh]p> vd; Mrpupau;> nrtpypau; my;yJ kNdhjj;Jt epGzu;. midj;Jf; FLk;gq;fspYk; ,Uf;f Ntz;baJ Nghy.”

“,e;j kQ;rs; fk;gspr; rl;il vdf;F kpfTk; gpbj;jJ.”

20.00 cwq;Fk; Neuk; gy; Jyf;fpagpd; rpWkpfs; gLf;ifapy; Eioe;J> neUf;fkhf efu;eJ ; > cwq;fr; nry;fpd;wdu

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“ehd; mfjpfs; KfhKf;Fr; nrd;wNghJ vd; Jzpfis xU igapy; vLj;Jr; nrd;Nwd;. mijr; nra;jJ gw;wp re;Njh\ kilfpNwd;. Vndd;why; vd; Milfis vd; mk;kh nfhLj;jhu;. ,e;j Milfis vdf;Fg; gpbf;Fk;. mit mofhdit. mit vd; mk;khit epidTg;gLj;Jfpd;wd.”


Ku;`gh]p ahu;?

CWglf;$ba rpWkpfSf;fhd ,y;yj;jpypUf;Fk; %d;W rpWkpfs; Ku;`gh]pia tu;zpf;fpd;wdu;:

mtu; rpWkpfisg; ghJfhf;fpwhu “ehd; uhZt tPuu;fshy; rpiw itf;fg;gl;Nld;. Ku;`gh]p vd; capiuf; fhg;ghw;wpdhu;. ehq;fs; ,q;F gj;jpukhf tho;tij Ku;`gh]pjhd; cWjp nra;fpwhu;. mtu; vq;fSf;F midj;Jk; jUfpwhu;. vq;fs; ehl;by; ngz;fSf;Fk; rpWkpfSf;Fk; Nkhrkhd epiy cs;sJ. ehq;fs; Jd;GWfpNwhk;. gyu; uhZt tPuu;fshYk; kw;w tsu;ej ; Mz;fshYk; fw;gopf;fg;gLfpd;wdu;> nfhLikg;gLj;jg; gLfpd;wdu;. vq;fis jd; kfs;fs; my;yJ rNfhjupfs; Nghy; Ku;`gh]p ftdpj;Jf; nfhs;fpwhu;. Ku;`gh]p ,y;yhtpl;lhy; fhq;Nfh [F-,y; gy rpWkpfs; ,d;Dk; Nkhrkhd epiyia mDgtpj;jpUg;gu;. mtu; vq;fisg; ghJfhf;fpwhu;.”

Nlhdhnly;yh> 13

mtu; vdJ je;ij! “Ku;`gh]p vd;id ftdpj;Jf; nfhs;fpwhu;. mtu; vdf;F cwq;f xU ,lk;> Fspf;f Nrhg;G> cz;z czT> kw;Wk; gs;sp nry;y re;ju;gg ; k; jUfpwhu;. vdf;F cly; eykpy;yhtpl;lhy; xU kUj;Jtiur; re;jpf;f vdf;F cjTfpwhu;. Ku;`gh]p xU ngw;Nwhu; Nghy ,Uf;fpwhu;. mtu; vdJ je;ij Nghy! mtupy;yhky; vd; tho;fi ; f kpff; fbdkhdjhf ,Ue;jpUf;Fk;. ehd; mtiu Nerpf;fpNwd;!”

N[hrgh> 10

ehd; mtiu Nerpf;fpNwd;! “Nghupd; NghJ jg;gpNahbaNghJ gpupe;J tpl;ljhy; vd; FLk;gk; cilgl;lJ. Ku;`gh]pAk;> nrQ;rpYitAk; ,d;Dk; vd; ngw;Nwhiuj; Njb tUfpd;wdu;. mtu;fs; ,d;Dk; capNuhL ,Uf;fpd;wduh vd;W $l vdf;Fj; njupahJ. Mdhy;> ,ilf;fhyj;jpy; Ku;`gh]pjhd; vd; je;ij. ehd; mtiu Nerpf;fpNwd;. mtUk; vd;id Nerpf;fpwhu; vd;W vdf;Fj; njupAk;. Vndd;why; mtu; vdf;F vy;yh tpjj;jpYk; cjTfpwhu;. ehd; ve;NeuKk; vd; mk;kh> mg;gh> rNfhjuu;fs; kw;Wk; rNfhjupfisg; gw;wp vz;zpf; nfhz;NlapUf;fpNwd;. gaq;fukhdit ele;Jtpl;ld. MdhYk;> ,g;NghJ Ku;`gh]p vd;idg; guhkupg;gjhy;> tho;fi ; f rw;W Rygkhf ,Uf;fpwJ.”

nt];bd;> 15

Gf;fhTtpYs;s Ku;`gh]papd; CWglf;$ba rpWkpfSf;fhd ,y;yj;jpy; 69 rpWkpfs; trpf;fpd;wdu;. NkYk; 297 rpWkpfs; gfy; Neuj;jpy; BVES gs;spapy; gbf;f ,y;yj;jpw;F tUfpd;wdu;. Kd;dhy; mtu;fs; ,y;yj;jpy; trpj;jdu;. Mdhy; ,g;NghJ jq;fs; FLk;gq;fSf;Fj; jpUk;gptpl;ldu;. “mf;FLk;gq;fs; vt;tsT Vionad;why; mtu;fshy; Foe;ijfisr; rhjhuzg; gs;spfSf;F mDg;g KbahJ. ,g;gs;sp ,ytrkhdJ. ,q;Nf mtu;fs; tpUk;Gk; tiu ,Uf;fyhk;>” vd;fpwhu; Ku;`gh]p. Gf;fhTtpYs;s Ku;`gh]papd; Kd;dhs; Foe;ij uhZt tPuu;fSf;fhd ,y;yj;jpy; jw;rkak; 71 igad;fs; ,Uf;fpd;wdu;. fhq;Nfh [F KOtJk; Ku;`gh]p 35 ,y;yq;fs; elj;Jfpwhu;. jw;rkak; 15>284 Foe;ijfs; BVES ,lkpUe;J VjhtJ xU cjtp ngWfpd;wdu;. cjhuzkhf> 8>138 Foe;ijfSf;F rhjhuz gs;spfSf;Fr; nry;y cjtp fpilf;fpwJ. NkYk; 37 ,isQu;fs; gy;fiyf; fofj;jpy; gbf;f cjtpngWfpd;wdu;.

rNfhjupfshfpa ngdhd;> nt];bd; kw;Wk; thyd;bdh> Ku;`gh]papd; ,y;yk; xd;wpy; xd;whf tho;fpd;wdu;.

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Ku;`gh]papd; ,y;yq;fspYk; gs;spfspYk; cs;s Foe;ijfs;


cyf pd ;

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“Foe ;ijfshy ; nfsut pf ;fg ;gLtJ xU r pwg ;ghd ghuhl;L . Vndd ;why ; vq ;fsJ gz pa pd ; fhuzNk Foe ;ijfshfpa e Pq ;fs ; jhd ;. xU NkYk ; ey ;y cyif mikf ;f e Pq ;fs ; t paj ;jF iju pak ;> njhiyNehf ;F Mw ;wy ;> czu ;r ;r pahu ;tk ; kw ;Wk ; mu ;g ;gzk ; fhl;Lfpd ;w Pu ;fs ;. jd ; Fioe ;ijfis nghf ;fp\q ;fshff ; fUJk ;> mtu ;fs pd ; cu pikfis vq ;Fk ; kjpj ;J Cf ;Ft pf ;Fk ; cyfk ; xd ;W cUthFk ; tiu cyfpd ; Foe ;ijfshfpa cq ;fSld ; ehDk ; kBgh (kd N; lyh)Tk ; gz pGu pNthk ; vd ;W ,q N; f ,g N; ghJ ehd ; cWjpas pf ;fpNwd ;. kBgh Foe ;ijfshfpa cq ;fs ; midtUf ;Fk ; nrhy ;tJ : ‘ehd ; cq ;fis Ner pf ;fpNwd !; ’”

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Gifg ;glq ;fs ; : Nrhg pah khu n ; ]l;bf ;> f pk N; ea ;yhu ; & Vth ] ;lhf ;fy ;gu ;f ; ]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]

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Nkfp gud ;fpl;N ]Ak ;> ypbah mf ;fpkhdhTk ; jq ;fs ; gjf ;fisg ; ngWfpd ;wdu ;.

t pal;ehkpd ; ehlff ; fy ;Y}u p %q ;fpy ; fUt pfs ; thr pj ;J eldkhbaJ.

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njd ; Mg ;u pf ;fhitr ; Nru ;e ;j j Pu ;g G; f ;FO mq ;fj ;jpdu ; fhkhl;\ N; tNd FnkNl gj ;jhz L ; Foe ;ij cu pikfs ; t Puu ;fs ; ney ;rd ; kd N; lyh kw ;Wk ; f ;uh]h khN\Yf ;F xU ghl;L ghbdhu ;.

nfd paht pd ; Lq ;fh jha ;khu ;fshy ; cjt p nra ;ag ;gLk ; Foe ;ijfs pd ; g pujpepjpahf j Pu ;g G; f ;FO igad ; Nkhghl; kd pq ;fh te ;jhu ;. uhz pr py ;t pah mtUf ;F xU gjf ;fk ; nfhLj ;jhu ; Aidl;ll; ] N; ll;]pd ; lhk ;g p ul;ld ;> [pk ;ghg N; ta pd ; y ] P hTld ; Nru ;e ;J t pohit elj ;jpr ; nrd ;whu ;. lhk ;kp thf ;fs pf ;Fk ; Foe ;ijfs pd ; g pujpepjp.

[_bj ; Nfhd ;bnaf ;> ngl;b kf N; fhd p> Myp] ; \_tha ;> Nrhkhyp khk ;> Nlypyp> ] N; ua ;ght rhd ;> N[h]g d P h fhz N; lhu p Fa p] N; g kw ;Wk ; ku pah vy d P h mr ;rh`_a pf ;F uhz p r py ;t pah gjf ;fq ;fSk ; kyu ;fSk ; jUfpwhu ;

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r pw pa FilfSld ; MLk ; xU g pNur pypa guk ;giu eldk ;. r pw pa FilfSld ; MLk ; xU g pNur pypa guk ;giu eldk ;.

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Thanks! Tack! Merci ! ¡Gracias! Obrigado! In Bangladesh: The Swallows, SASUS, Redwan-E-Jannat Benin: Juriste Echos Consult – Jeacques Bonou, Oumarou Tikada Brazil: Grupo Positivo (Portal Positivo, Portal Educacional and Portal Aprende Brasil), SEMEDSantarém (PA), 5a Unidade Regional de Educação/ SEDUC-PA, SME-Monte

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Alegre (PA), SME-Juruti (PA), Projeto Rádio pela Educação/ Rádio Rural de Santarém, SME-São José dos Campos (SP), ONG Circo de Todo Mundo, Samuel Lago, Gilson Schwartz, Christiane Sampaio Burkina Faso: Art Consult et Développement, Malachie Dakuyo Burma: BMWEC, Community Schools Program, Eh Thwa Bor Burundi: Maison Shalom, Maggy Barankitse Cameroon: SOS Villages

d’Enfants Cameroun, Caroll Mikoly Gambia: Child Protection Alliance (CPA), Bakary Badjie Ghana: Ministry of Education, ATWWAR, Ekua Ansah Eshon, Ghana NGO Coalition on the Rights of the Child, Unicef, VRA Schools Guinea Conakry: Ministère de l’Education, CAMUE Guinée, Oumar Kourouma, Unicef, Parlement des Enfants de Guinée Guinea Bissau: Ministério da Educação, AMIC,

Laudolino Medina, Fernando Cá Philippines: Lowel Bisenio India: City Montessori School Lucknow, Shishir Srivastava, Times of India’s Newspaper in Education, Peace Trust, Paul Baskar, Barefoot College, Tibetan Children’s Villages, CREATE, Hand in Hand Kenya: Ministry of Education, Provincial Director of Education for both Western and Nyanza Provinces, CSO Network for Western and Nyanza Province, Betty Okero


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A World of Friends (ez ;gu ;fs ; cyfk ); vd ;w ,Wjpg ;ghlypd ; NghJ j Pu ;g G ; f ;FO mq ;fj ;jpdu ;fSk ; t poht py ; epfo ;r ;r pfs ; elj ;jpa midj ;Jf ; Foe ;ijfSk ; ]n ; gf ;l;uk ; Bd ;] ; vd ;w ghlw ;FOt pw ;F cjt pdu ;. Republic of Congo: ASUDH/ Gothia Cup Democratic Republic of the Congo: FORDESK, Tuzza Alonda, APEC, Damien Kwabene, APROJEDE, Amisi Musebengi Mauritania: Association des Enfants et Jeunes Travailleurs de la Mauritanie, Amadou Diallo Mexico: Secretaría de Desarollo Humano Gobierno de Jalisco, Gloria Lazcano Mozambique: Ministério da Educação e Cultura, SANTAC (Southern African Network Against Trafficking and Abuse of Children), Margarida Guitunga, Malica de Melo, FDC (Fundação para o Desenvolvimento da

Comunidade), Graça Machel Nepal: Maiti Nepal, Janeit Gurung Nigeria: Federal Ministry of Education, The Ministries of Education in Kogi State, Lagos State, Ogun State, and Oyo State, Unicef, Royaltimi Talents Network, Rotimi Samuel Aladetu, CHRINET, Children’s Rights Network, Moses Adedeji Pakistan: BLLFS, Mir Sarfraz, BRIC, PCDP Rwanda: AOCM, Bonaventure Senegal: Ministère de l’Education, Ministère de la Femme, de la Famille et du Développement Social, EDEN, Save the Children Sweden, Unicef

vd ; ,jak ; KOJk ; nfhz L ; cq ;fSf ;F ed ;w p nrhy ;y t pUk G; fpNwd ;. Foe ;ija pd ; cu pikfs ; vt ;tsT Kf ;fpankd ;why ;> mit kjpf ;fg ;gl Ntz L ; nkd ;w cq ;fs ; Nfhu pf ;ifia ehd ; Mju pf ;fpNwd ;. jd ; Kjy ; gj ;J tUlq ;fs py ; cyfpd ; Foe ;ijfs pd ; gu pR yl;rf ;fzf ;fhd Foe ;ijfis jq ;fs ; cu pikfis mw pa itj ;J Mw ;wy ; nfhLj ;jpUf ;fpwJ. NkYk ; ,e ;j cu pikfs ; vg ;gb kjpf ;fg ;gl Ntz L ; nkd ;W mtu ;fs ; jq ;fs ; fUj ;ij nts pr n ; rhy ;y Kbaitj ;jpUf ;fpwJ. Foe ;ija pd ; cu pikfis Nkk ;gLj ;Jtjpy ; cyfpd ; Foe ;ijfs pd ; gu pR xU epfuw ;w gz pGu pfpwJ vd ;W ehd ; nrhy ;ypNa Mf Ntz L ; k ;."

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United Kingdom: The Children’s Rights Director for England, Roger Morgan, Oasis School of Human Relations, Zena Bernacca South Africa: Ministry of Education, National Department of Education, Eastern, North West Department of Education and Department of Social Development, Bojanala Platinum District Municipality and Department of Education, Marlene Winberg, Nadia Kamies, Vusi Setuke Thailand: Ministry of Education, Sunida Dechsen, Duang Prateep Foundation, Czech Republic: Vzajemne Souziti Uganda:

Uganda Local Governments Association, Gertrude Rose Gamwera, Wakiso District, BODCO, Nason Ndaireho, GUSCO, Louis Okello USA: World’s Children’s Prize US Inc, Margareta Anden Vietnam: Vietnam Committee for Population, Family and Children – CPFC, Voice of Vietnam – VOV Children’s Programme, Nguyen Thi Ngoc Ly Zimbabwe: Girl Child Network, Nyasha Mazango

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