Paash-In Our Times-An article by Prof Nav Sangeet Singh

pwS: swfy simAW ivc

pRo: nv sMgIq isMG

jd vI koeI smu`cy Bwrq dI

‘kOmI eykqw’ dI g`l krdw hY

qW myrw ic`q krdw hY

aus dI topI hvw ‘c auCwl idAW

aus nUM d`sW ik Bwrq dy ArQ

iksy duiSAMq nwl sMbMDq nhIN[

ivSv pRis`D &rWsIsI dwrSink swrqR (Jean-Paul Sartre) ny iek QW iliKAw hY, AwdmI iblkul iek`lw hY Aqy pUrI qrHW suqMqr[ ikauNik auh suqMqr hY, AwpxIAW swrIAW sMBwvnwvW nwl auh koeI vI inrxw lY skdw hY Aqy hr ley inrxy dy nwl pRqIb`Dqw auhdI AwpxI hY[ swrqR dy ieh ivcwr pwS dI kivqw qy pUrI qrHW lwgU huMdy hn[ ‘loh kQw’ (1970), ‘aufdy bwzW mgr’ (1974) Aqy ‘swfy simAW ivc’ (1978) dw Swier Avqwr isMG sMDU aur& pwS 17-18 swl dI AwXU qoN hI ienklwbI kivqw ilKx l`g ipAw sI[ kyvl 38 swl dI XuvwvsQw ivc mOq nUM pRwpq hox vwly ies Swier dI qulnw spynI Swier qy nwtkkwr lorkw (Garcia Lorca) nwl kIqI geI hY, ijsnUM h`iQAwrbMd ivAkqIAW duAwrw 1936 ‘c kql kr idqw igAw sI[ lorkw qoN 52 swl ipCoN (1988 eI.) kql hoey pwS nUM fw: nwmvr isMG ny ‘pMjwbI dw lorkw’ GoiSq kIqw hY[ ihMdI ivc vI pwS dy do kwiv sMgRih ‘hm lVyNgy swQI’ (1988) Aqy ‘bIc kw rwsqw nhIN hoqw’ (1989) pRkwiSq ho cu`ky hn[

pwS dI kivqw soc Aqy ivcwr dI idRStI qoN hI nhIN, sgoN klwqmkqw dI idRStI qoN vI sRySt hY[ ausdI kivqw ivcly pyNfU idRS kyvl pMjwbI hIO nhIN rhy, sgoN Bwrq dI smu`cI sImw ivc PYl gey hn[ auh sqhI p`Dr qy nhIN ivcrdw, sgoN sB kuJ s`cImu`cI dw loVdw hY:

AsIN AYvyN mucIN dw kuJ vI nhIN cwhuMdy

ijs qrHW swfy fOilAW ivc K`lIAW hn

ijs qrHW bldW dI ipT qy auBrIAW

prwxIAW dIAW lwsW hn

ijs qrHW krzy dy kwZzW ivc

swfw sihimAw qy suMgiVAw BivK hY

AsIN izMdgI, brwbrI jW kuJ vI hor

iesy qrHW s`cImu`cI dw cwhuMdy hW

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AsIN nhIN cwhuMdy

puls dIAW lwTIAW qy tMgIAW ikqwbW nUM pVHnw

AsIN nhIN cwhuMdy

hunr dw gIq, &OjI bUtW dIAW twpW

qy gwauxw

AsIN ru`KW auqy Cxkdy sMgIq nUM

sDrwey hoey poitAW dy nwl Cuh ky dyKxw

cwhuMdy hW[

pwS dI izMdgI qy swihq nUM fMUGweI nwl vyKx qy pqw l`gdw hY, ik auh aunHW lokW ivc Swml hY, ijnHW ivc gorK pWfy, nwizm ihkmq qy lorkw dw nW AwauNdw hY[ ausdI kivqw dy ibMb Aqy pRqIk lorkw vrgy hn[ auh gIqW vrgy jIvn dw AwSk sI, qy izMdgI nUM gIq vwg vyKx dw ie`Cuk:

qy hux mYN cwhuMdw hW,

sVk qy jw rhy iksy mwfl skUl dy irkSw ivc

CV`p dyxI cVH jwvW, qy tw&I cUsdw hoieAw

ies auDVy guDVy PYly hoey sMswr nUM

mwsUm ijhI q`kxI nwl GUrW[

pwS dI kivqw d`by, kucLy, dilq qy SoiSq vrg dI pRqIinDqw krdI hY[ auh AwpxI kivqw nUM AmIr SRyxI dy suhj-suAwd leI vrqx qoN sp`St qOr qy ienkwrI hY:

myry qoN Aws nw kirE ik mYN ^yqW dw pu`q ho ky

quhwfy cgLy hoey svwdW dI g`l krwgw

ijnHW dy hVH ‘c ruVH jWdI hY

swfy b`icAW dI qoqlI kivqw

qy swfIAW DIAW dw kMjk ijhw hwsw!

                     

mYN j`tW dy swD hox qoN aury dw s&r hW

mYN bu`Fy mocI dI guMmI hoeI A`KW dI loA hW

mYN tuMfy hOldwr dy s`jy h`Q dI Xwd hW kyvl

mYN ipMfy vkq dy, c`pw sdI dw dwZ hW kyvl!

pwS hr roz vwprn vwlIAW GtnwvW dw mihz drSk hI nhIN, sgoN aunHW qy AwpxIAW it`pxIAW vI krdw hY[ imswl vjoN ‘A`j dw idn’, ‘k`lH’ Aqy ‘icVIAW dw cMbw’ vrgIAW kivqwvW[ ausdI koeI vI kivqw is`Dy-swdy qy srl ArQW dI kYd qoN mukq hY[ ienHW nUM ie`k ‘mUrl pynitMg’ (ivSwl kMD ic`qr) dI sMigAw idqI jw skdI hY, ijs ivc auh sMbMiDq ivSy qoN ielwvw sihXogI jW AMqr-sbMiDq Sbd-pRqIkW/icMnW dy mwiDAm rwhIN in`j Aqy pr dI g`l krdw hY[ auh AihMsw dI QW ihMsw Aqy SWqI dI QW Xu`D dw smrQk hY[ Xu`D dI vkwlq krdw hoieAw auh ‘Xu`D qy SWqI’ ivc ilKdw hY:

AsIN ijnHW ny Xu`D nhIN kIqw

qyry swaU pu`q nhIN hW izMdgI

                     

Xu`D ieSk dI isKr dw nW hY

Xu`D lhU dy lwf dw nW hY..

Xu`D swfy b`icAW leI

ipVIAW vwlI Ku`do bx ky Aweygw

kFweI dy suMdr nmUny ilAweygw

Xu`D swfIAW bIvIAW dy QxW AMdr

du`D bx ky auqrygw…

kRWqIkwrI kivqw ivc AwpxI prMprw v`l muVn dw izkr vI aulyKXog hY[ Aijhy kvIAW dI kivqw pMjwb dy Awpxy ieiqhws v`l muVdI hY, ieiqhwsk pRqIkW dy shwry ieiqhwsk pRkrx v`l vwps AwauNdI hY[ pwS dI kivqw ivc vI Aijhy keI hvwly iml jwxgy, ijs ivc ausdy smwijk/siBAwcwrk/ieiqhwsk ivrsy dw rUpWqrx hY:

g`l qW bIAwbwn nUM su&inAW dw vr dyx dI hY,

jW sdIAW qoN audws KVHy jMfW nUM DVkx dI cwt lwaux dI

auNj im`qrW nUM ikhVw qrkS nUM lwhuxw nhIN AwauNdw

b`kI nUM ikhVw hvw qy h`sxw nhIN AwauNdw[

 

hy sYink, jy zrw auTyN

qW ies bdmwS BwSw nUM kilMg dI rxBUmI ‘c mrdI C`f ky

kplvsqU dy isDwrQ q`k c`lIey

qy SMkrcwrIAw nUM imldy hoey

aus eIst ieMfIAw kMpnI nUM swrw hI igAwn vwps kr dyeIey[

SwierI dy lyKy lwey pwS dy krIb 18-19 swl iBMn iBMn hwlqW dw jwweizw lYNdy hn[ auh SbdW dw swrQk iesqymwl krn vwlw sB qoN kwrgr Swier ho guzirAw hY:

myry cuMmx leI vDy hoey bulHW dI golweI nUM

DrqI dy Awkwr dI aupmw

jW qyry l`k dI lihrn nUM

smuMdr dy swh lYx dI qulxw dyxw

bVw mzwk ijhw l`gxw sI

so mYN Aijhw kuJ nhIN kIqw[

auh Aijhy dyS dw nwgirk hox qy Qu`kdw hY, ijQy mzdUrW nUM rotI dI QW sotI imldI hY, ijQy bygunwhW, mzlUmW dw hr roz kql huMdw hY[ 1984 ‘c hoey i&rkU dMigAW nUM vyKky auh bulMd Awvwz ivc AwpxI ‘bydKlI dI ArzI’ pRsquq krdw hY:

jdoN vI vIBqsI Sor dw n`p ky Kurw

mYN l`Bxw cwihAw trkdy hoey it`fy nUM

Swiml q`ikAw hY, AwpxI pUrI dunIAW nUM

ies kql dI swizS ivc

mYN sdw hI aus nUM kql kIqw hY

hr vwik& jxy dI ih`k ‘coN l`B ky

jy aus dy kwqlW nUM ieMj hI sVkW ‘qy is`Jxw hY

qW bxdI szw mYnUM vI imly

mYN nhIN cwhuMdw ik isr& ies ibnwA qy bcdw rhW

ik myrw pqw nhIN hY Bjn lwl ibSnoeI nUM-

ies dw jo vI nW hY –ZuMifAW dI slqnq dw

mYN ies dw nwgirk hox ‘qy Qu`kdw hW[

Awpxy/swfy smyN dI g`l krdw hoieAw auh dyS dy snmwnW, AYtmI qjribAW, ZrIb AiDAwpk dI qRwsdI qy ivAMgwqmk it`pxI krdw hY[ A`j qoN krIb 10 vrHy pihlW Awpxy lokW nUM muKwqb aus dw ieh pYZwm A`j vI EnW hI swriQk hY:

myry Xwro, Aswfy vkq dw ieiqhws

bs eynw nw rih jwvy

ik AsIN hOlI hOlI mrn nUM hI

jIxw smJ bYTy sW

ik swfy smyN GVIAW nwl nhIN

h`fW dy Kurn nwl imxy gey[

 

(sMvwd, 1989 ivcoN)

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