Raushani-a short story by Paash

rOSnI

(khwxI)

pwS

 

ijnHW nUM g`l krnI AwauNdI hY, auh Aksr cu`p rihMdy hn[ Aqy swrw bwzwr aunHW dy Sor nwl BirAw ipAw huMdw hY ijhVy Asl ivc g`l krnI nhIN jwxdy[ BIV qurI jw rhI hY[ mYN SISy dI bwrI AgoN prdw htw ky dyKdw hW[lokW ivcoN hr iksy ny GutvIN jW mokLI juqI pweI hoeI hY[ lMgVw ky clxw Swied swirAW dI hI i&qrq hY[ iPr vI kuJ lok AOKy ho ho ky TIk qrHW clx dI koiSS kr rhy hn[ pYrW auqly CwilAW dI pRvwh iksy nUM vI nhIN hY[

nwl dy gol kmry ivc kySI AwpxI shylI nwl g`lW kr rhI hY jo aus koloN koeI &rYNc nwvl mMgx AweI sI[ kySI dy ipqw nUM au`nHIvIN sdI dy &rYNc nwvl bhuq psMd hn Aqy kySI nUM ienklwb qoN bwd dy rUsI nwvl[ aunHW dI lwiebryrI ivc ihtlr dI &oto l`gI hoeI hY ikauNik dovyN ipE DI ihtlr nUM swih`qkwr dy rUp ivc socxw cwhuMdy hn[ hux auh dovyN kuVIAW iksy rItw dI g`l kr rhIAW hn[ rItw qoN mYnUM AjIqw dw i^Awl AwauNdw hY jo ipCy jhy kimaUinstW dy iek swizSI grup ivc PVI geI sI qy ijs nUM PWsI lgx vwlI sI[ qy jW iPr auh rItw jo ims vrLf bxw ky kwilAW dI nsl ivcoN jlwvqn kr leI geI sI[ kwly lok, jo jd vI icitAW dI dunIAW ivc auBrn, isikAW nwl kql kr idqy jWdy hn[ golI dy jW dOlq dy isky nwl[

mYN A`j kySI dy Gr mihmwn TihriAw hW[ kySI bhuq ^uS hY aus dy Gr vwly vI ^uS hn[ iqMn swl pihlW iek vwr mYN eysy Sihr ivc ikslr dy Gr mihmwn TihirAw sW[ audoN ikslr vI ^uS sI pr, pwl lv, aus dw ipqw mYQoN iKicAw iKicAw sI[ ikauNik mYN r`b dy pu`qr dw pYrokwr nhIN sW[ slIb myry gL dI QW mQy qy ltkweI hoeI sI[ aus rwq ikslr bVI mihmwn invwz bxI sI[ auh rwq Pyr myry izhn ivc au`g peI hY[ aus rwq qoN bwd ikslr Awpxy nW nwl mrIAm vI ilKx l`g peI sI[ aus rwq qy ies rwq ivc isr& iek i&kry ijMnI iv`Q hY[ “Eh! vI Awr bOrn tU fweI” ies i&kry dI iv`Q ^wqr mYnUM ikMinAW kdmW dI ql^I brdwSq krnI peI hY[ Aqy Kws kr ipCly vrHy AmrIkw qoN AwieAw ikslr dw kwrf iek Ajyhw kdm sI ij`dW idAW kdmW nwl swfy pYrW dIAW auNglW mckoVIAW jWdIAW hn[ kwrf dy iek pwsy KMfrW dI (Swied AmrIkw dI pRwcIn siBAqw dy KMfr sn) CpI hoeI qsvIr sI qy dUjy pwsy AMgryzI ivc Cotw ijhw ^q[ “Blw Skwieq mYN qyry kol kI krW[ dunIAW ivc AiDkqr lok ies kwibl nhIN huMdy ik aunHW kol koeI Skwieq kIqI jw sky”[ Aijhw hI iek kwrf kySI dI tybl auqy ipAw hY ijs dy iek pwsy krYmiln dy ieiqhwsk ikly dI qsvIr hY qy dUjw pwsw ^wlI ipAw hY[

shylI nUM nwvl dy ky kySI Awpxy kmry ivc vwps Aw geI hY[ slIipMg gwaUn ivc aus dy srIr dy nMgy ih`sy cmk rhy hn[ kmr audwly pytI nUM k`sdI hoeI auh ‘jon Aw& Awrk’ jwp rhI hY[ mYN myz auqoN kySI dI fwierI cu`k ky Prolx l`g pYNdw hW[ pihly s&y auqy lwl isAwhI nwl iliKAw hY[ “ieMjwey, &wr dI lw&tr Aw& tweIm iez bIAMg vystf….lweI&, ien iet sYl& iez niQMg[ AYn AYNptI k`p, ey &lweIt Aw& An kwript stwr’[ mYN aus kuVI bwry socdw hW ijs ny AwpxI fwierI ivc ieh Sbd ilKy hn[

“ikauN kI g`l ey ?” kySI nUM myrw soc ivc gRsq hoxw Swied cMgw nhIN l`gdw[

“kuJ nhIN, mYN socdw hW ik AsIN do kdm cl ky rSk krn l`g pYNdy hW[ ieh ikMnw iBAwnk &ryb hY jo AsIN Awpxy nwl kr skdy hW[ Asl ivc…..Asl ivc….

Asl ivc AwpW lUnw jW Apolo nhIN hW ik c`kr qy c`kr mwrdy rhIey[ ikauN TIk hY nw ? clo C`fo, iek lufo dI bwzI lweIey” kySI Kyf dw bksw KolHdI hY[

pihlI bwzI mYN ijq jWdw hW[ dUjI vwr kySI Pyr auhI gItIAW cuxdI hY[

“qUM hr vwr lwl gItIAW hI ikauN cuxdI eyN ?”

“rYvuloSrI hmySw lwl rMg nUM hI izAwdw psMd krdy hn”[

“rYvuuloSnrI”?

“hW, ienklwbI AwdmI”[

“mqlb?”

“kRWqIkwrI”[ hor kI[

“iPr qW qyry koloN fr ky rihxw cwhIdw ey kySI”[

“zrUr, quhwnUM fr ky hI rihxw cwhIdw hY”[

mYN iek dm fr ijhw jWdw hW[ swhmxy dy Kuly bUhy ivcoN ihtlr dI &oto myry v`l kihr nwl q`k rhI hY[ kySI dI AMgUTI ivc lYinn dw gMjw isr cmk irhw hY[ mYN A`KW bMd kr lYNdw hW[ myry idmwZ ivc nwhry lwauNdy hoey nOjvwnW dIAW qsvIrW GuMmx l`g pYNdIAW ny[

“b`qI buJw dy kySI! mYNnUM kuJ ho irhw hY”[ mYN cIKx vWg boldw hW[

“b`qI ? Tihro, mYN quhwnUM kuJ nwvl idKwxy cwhuMdI hW[ i&lws&I Aw&tr kwrl mwrks dy[ s`cIN mYnUM bVy psMd ny”[

“pr mYnUM idKwx nwl kI hoeygw kySI, qUM b`qI bJw dy”[

“s`cmu`c auh smyN dIAW bhuq mhwn ikrqW hn[ smyN dI g`l jy AxkhI rih jwey……”

“b`s kr, kySI, b`s kr, mYN koeI nwvl nhIN dyKxw[

kySI audws ho jWdI hY[ iPr h`s pYNdI hY[ mYN lyt jWdw hW[ kySI vI lyt jWdI hY[ swfy dohW ivckwr kuJ i&kirAW dI iv`Q hY[ Sbd kmry ivc aUDmDUl mcw rhy hn[

“A`j sONvygI nhIN ?”

“hW, Swied sON jwvWgI”[

AwvwzW dw kqlwm ho irhw[ kySI Awpxy ibsqry qy KulHI peI hY, ijvyN koeI dirAw vgdw hovy[

mYN Awpxy ibsqry ivc suMgiVAw ipAw hW[ pwxI dy glws vWg[

“cMgw i&r sON jwvW?” kySI dI Avwz ivc byru^I hY[

“Awho, sOxw hI pvygw”[

pMdrW ku imMt bwd mYN mlkVy jhy auT ky Awpxw AtYcI cukdw hW qy bUhw KolH ky bwhr inkl jWdw hW[ bwhr sVk auqy, ijQy koTI lwgly do KMibAW dI rOSnI qoN prHW hnyHrw hI hnHyrw PYilAw hoieAw hY[

 

(hym jXoqI, jnvrI 1970 ivcoN)

 

 

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