S. Ashok Bhaura ‘s article on Shiv Batalavi

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jvfnI df bUhf jdoN bMd ho jfvygf qF aYnk qy KUMzI do gihxy aOsIaF pfAuNdy hoey quhfnUM ‘jI afieaF nUM’ kihx leI Juk ky slfmF krngy. dfVHI qy isr icwty hox kfrn dunIaF rMglI nhIN sPYd idsx lwg pvygI. AudoN iPr akl isafxp nfl rl ky dogfxy gfvygI. iek ivdvfn df kQn dyKo, ‘jy quhfnUM kdy jMg df sfhmxf nhIN krnf ipaf, jylH dI kfl koTVI nhIN vyKI, Qfxy `c iCwqr nhIN KfDy, BuwK df kfl nhIN vyiKaf qF sMsfr dy AunHF pSjfh kroV lokF nfloN cMgy ho ijnHF nfl inwq idn ievyN vfprdf hY. jy ibnf zr qoN Dfrimk sQfn jf skdy ho, bMb Dmfky ivc mfry jfx df zr nhIN, qF qusIN iksmq vfly ho. sMsfr dI awDI afbfdI ies mOj qoN ivrvI hY. jy quhfzI PirjL ivc Bojn df BMzfr hY, qn Zwikaf hoieaY, isr `qy krjLf nhIN qF dunIaF dI iqMn cOQfeI afbfdI nfloN KusLhfl ho. jy pVHnf afAuNdf, ilKxf jfxdy ho, suxn dI sUJ hY, rotI qfjLI imldI hY, GrvflI qy juafk ipafr krdy ny qF qusIN igxqI dy cMgy BfgF vfly lokF `coN ho. jy pSjfb `c jMm ky, Zoly mfhIey gf ky, rFJy qy imrjLy dy ikwsy suxky, myilaF `c bolIaF pf ky, lfhx pI ky dXf isMG afirP df ijLMdgI iblfs, vfirs dI hIr, qy isLv df kfiv jgq kdy Proilaf nhIN qF Xfd rwKo ik hfly mukMml pSjfbI nhIN bxy.’ qy sLbdF dIaF surF nwp ky slfmF mYN vI isLv nUM hI krn lwgf hF.

 

ijhVf mnuwK hMkfr, hAumY, eIrKf,vYr-ivroD ivc Pisaf hoieaf huMdf hY,Auh sMpUrn mnuwK nhIN ho skdf qy mfVI sLrfb dy pAUey ijwzf hI rihMdf hY. jdoN Puwtbfl df mYc muwkdf hY qF Puwtbfl nUM

sMBflx bfry kdy koeI ivvfd nhIN hoieaf. iesy leI kih skdy hF ik isLv nUM sfzf sfQ CwizaF 35 vrHy ho gey hn pr ikhVf pSjfbI hY ijs ny Aus dIaF kivqfvF, gjLlF nUM buwkl ivc Guwt Guwt ky nhIN rwiKaf. kdoN isLv sfzy qoN judf hoieaf hY? Aus dI isrP mOq hoeI hY Auh moieaf nhIN. isLv dy sLbfb nUM qF hfly qIkr asIN hwQIN CfvF kr rhy hF. buZfpf ies krky duwK idMdf hY ik sPYd jIvn ivc rMg Brny aOKy bhuq ho jFdy hn, ijs Aumr ivc koeI mrdf hY AuhI qsvIr sfzy mnF ivc

AukrI jFdI hY. asIN isLv dI pqnI aruxf rfxI nUM qF buwiZaF huMdf vyK rhy hF pr isLv df aks sfzy leI juafnF vrgf hI rhygf, AuhdIaF juafnI vyly dIaF qsvIrF hI sfzIaF awKF awgy cVHdI vrys dI GuMmxGyrI df JfAulf pfAuNdIaF rihxgIaF. nf isLv bjLurg idsygf, nf sI qy nf hI AuhdI ngr vfsI qy srU ijhI juafn kivqf aijhf hox dyvygI.

 

 hr iensfn aSdr iek idl huMdf hY, idl ivc DVkx huMdI hY. DVkx ivc ipafr, ipafr ivc jjLbfq qy ieh jjLbfq hI asl ivc kivqf jF gIqF nUM ivXog df hfl qy ipafr dI sur idMdy hn. iesy leI kihMdy hn ik ipafr qy drd dy arQ kvIaF qoN hI iml skdy hn, ikAuNik AunHF dIaF pRyrnf sRoq pqnIaF nhIN pRymkfvF huMdIaF hn. isLv nUM sfzy nfl ipwT joVI nUM isrP ijsmfnI qOr ‘qy eynf smF ho igaf hY pr ies gwl nUM mSnx qoN koeI vI ienkfrI nhIN ho skdf ik isLv pSjfbI kivqf df awj vI ‘awj’ hY qy ieh Blk sLfied kdy vI nf afvy. 63 virHaF dI Aumr ivc vfirs sLfh ny hIr df iek pwkf icwTf aijhf iliKaf, hIr rFJy dI Gwt vfirs dI vD ho geI. pr Aumr dy ienHF awKrF nUM Aulty krky vyKo qF isLv isrP 36 sfl jIivaf pr eynI CotI Aumr ivc eynf vwzf kmfl kIqf ik vfirs qoN ipwCoN isLv hI iek aijhf sLfier hY pSjfbI kfiv-jgq ivc, ijs nUM sB qoN vD moh imilaf, pRvfngI imlI qy kfiv-sur nUM ipafr krn vfly lokF nfl rfq nUM juV ky sONdf irhf. jy idwlI dI afbo hvf ivc gfilb Guilaf hoieaf hY qF pSjfbI sLfierI dI dunIaF ivc sB qoN vD mihk vMzx vflf gulfb isLv hI hY qy ieh mihk hr nvyN idn nvF suafd idMdI rhI hY.

 

 6 meI 1973 nUM kfivk ggn qoN ieh DrU qfrf  tuwitaf. 35 sfl ho gey hn, Aus qoN ipwCoN DI pUjf qy puwq imhrvfn ivafhy-vry gey hn qy isLv nUM cyqy kridaF sfzf dm AuKVx lwg ipaf hY.  Xfd AunHF dI afAuNdI hY ijnHF ny muV ky nf afAuxf hovy qy afpixaF nUM cyqy krky BuwbF inkl afAuNdIaF ny. isLv nUM cyqy kridaF mn dI avsQf df korf kfgjL iswlHf ho jFdf hY. swc ieh hY ik Auh afp iek aijhI gLjLl sI ijs df hr sLyar ibrhf df drd sI. isLv iek aijhI KuwlHI kivqf sI jo plkF dy pRCfvyN hyT roNdI rhI qy Auh afp iek aijhf gIq sI jo muhwbq dI sur qy ivXog dy hfl nfl inKrdf irhf. pSjfbI sLfierI qy gIqkfrI df ijhVf pSnf isLv dy ihwsy afieaf hY Auh awQrUaF dI isafhI qy mn dI klm nfl iliKaf igaf hY. ies gwl nUM mSn lYxf cfhIdf hY ik isLv bfry gwl krnI sOKI nhIN, kiTn vI bhuq hY. AuhdI kivqf

dy drd df Bfr afm awK nhIN JwldI, hMJU Augl idMdI hY. ikAuNik Aus ny iksy Kfs vrg dy sRoqy leI nhIN iliKaf. Auh jnq df kvI sI qy ikDry afp vI ijLMdgI ivc Epry pRBfv gRihx nhIN kIqy. pSjfbI dunIaF dy iksy vI kony ivc igaf isLv Aus nfl gIq jF gLjLl bx ky hfjLr irhf. AuhdIaF kfivk KUbIaF bfry hrPL lwBxy ijvyN qUVI afly koTy ‘coN rfq vyly koeI guafcI bUtI lwBx lwg pvy. iehdy nfl nfl Auhdy aQfh drd dI isrjxfqimk rcnf eynI aOKI hY ik drd dy Aubfly vwjdy vyK ky awKF sfAux vrgI JVI lf idMdIaF hn. ieiqhfsk-imiQhfsk jfxkfrI, isLMgfry-sMvfry alMkfr pVHky Auh afp iek drdIlI njLm lwgdf hY.

 

 aOrq dy husn dy awgy mrd qrilaF qy hfiVHaF df nfc sLfierI dy GuMgrU pf ky krdf hI afieaf hY. aOrq mrd dI kmjLorI rhI hY, hY vI qy rhygI vI. isLv iPr ies kmjLorI qoN ikvyN bc skdf sI. pr jo arQ aOrq sLbd nUM isLv ny idwqy hn, Auhdf mnoivigafnk ivsLlysLx kr idwqf hY. sdIaF qoN mrd dI hYNkV awgy dwbI aOrq dI pIV qy Phy rwK ky PukF isLv ny hI mfrIaF hn. lUxf Aus dI srv-AuWqm rcnf hY. kfdrXfr df ‘pUrn’ pVHn nfl iesLk df iek pwK, husn df iek ihwsf qF tyzI awK nfl vyiKaf jf skdf hY pr jy pUrn qy isLv dI lUxF df ivsLlysLx `kwTy rwK ky nhIN krogy qF isLv bfry vI aqy lUxF bfry vI quhfzI jfxkfrI aDUrI hY. isLv ny XkIn bMinHaf hY ik slvfn df nkfb pihnx qoN hfly vI lok hty nhIN hn. ieh Auh smfj hY ijQy awj vI slvfn vrgy buwZy bfp df lV jbrI nUiVaf jf irhf hY, smfj df cirwqr AuhI hY ijQy bfp-DI dI zolI qorn nfloN Aus dy klIry hwQIN lfhux leI kfhlf pY jFdf hY. hux vI ikwQy Twl pY geI hY ik slvfn lUxF nfl lfvF, Pyry qy inkfh nhIN pVHngy.

isLv ny dlIl idwqI hY ik lUxF iek aOrq sI, aOrq jo ipafr mSgdI hY, iekrfr cfhuMdI hY, hfx BfldI hY pr lUxF kol ienHF `coN kuJ vI nhIN sI. pUrn isr dosL Qp ky Aus nUM kql krvfAuxf Aus df dosL nhIN sI sgoN Aus dy aSdr Auslvwty lYNdI aOrq dI bgfvq sI. Aus ny kfdrXfr qoN bhuq vKryvIN gwl kIqI hY.

ipqf jo DI df rUp hMZfvy

qF lokF nUM lfj nf afvy

jy lUxF pUrn nUM cfhvy

qF cirwqrhIx ikAuN khy

jIB jhfn dI

mYN pUrn dI mF pUrn dy hfx dI

seIE nI mYN

DI vrgI slvfn dI[[[

ibrhf isLv dIaF rcnfvF ‘qy BfrU irhf. drd leI Aus ny hr vyly pwlf awzI rwiKaf.

 ‘mYN inwkI Aumry

bhuqf drd hMZf bYTf,

mYnUM jobn ruwq leI drd

AuDfrf hor idE.’

 ijLMdgI ivc isLv ny isrP iesLk kIqf. Auh iek afsLk sI, AujfVIN ‘AuWgI’ kMizaflI QorH sI, gutfrF df cMuimaf mrUey df Puwl sI, ibrhf df sulqfn sI. drd dy gIq gfAux vflf PkIr

sI, drd dI BwTI ‘qy pIVF dy prfgy BnfAux leI cuwkI iPrdf sI, isLkiraF nUM Xfr bxf ky AunHF leI nvfrI plMg zfhuMdf sI, cUrI dI QF mfs KvfAux df sLOkIn sI qy mOqIaF vFg iKlrI hoeI iek aijhI kfivk sLKsLIaq ijs duafly hlF dy JuMz mSzrfAuNdy rhy. kuJ lok iehnUM kRFqIkfrI kvI nhIN mSndy. pr isLv dy smrQkF df dfavf hY ik TIk hY Xuwg smfjvfdI cyqnqf df hY pr mnwuK dI DVkx, aihsfs, drd, gm, ibrhf qy muhwbq qF iksy Xuwg dy muhqfj nhIN huMdy. qy lUxF bfry jo rcnf isLv ny rcI hY Auh aOrq aSdr iek ienklfbI icxg jgf ky smfijk jMjLIrF qoV ky kfm vfsLnf dy BuwKy mnuwK dI DOx ‘qy gozf rwKx df aihd nhIN? ieQy af ky kuqr kuqr krdI mnwuKI jIB dMdF hyT ikAuN jf vVdI hY?

 

jdoN muhMmd rPLI ny isLv nUM gfieaf qF Auhny ikhf sI ‘myrI gfiekI mukMml ho geI hY.’ jdoN jgjIq icqrf isMG ny gfieaf qF ikhf sI, ‘ijLMdgI df supnf

sfkfr ho igaf hY.’ surjIq pfqr qy zfktr jgqfr ny Aus nUM hmysLf slfm kIqI hY. lqf ny ikhf sI isLv sfzy ivhVy ikAuN nhIN afieaf. aYc[ aYm[ vI[ kMpnI hY isLv dy isr qoN pihilaF ivc sB qoN vD ibjns krn vflI. isLv dI smuwcI kfiv-sLYlI nUM ienHF cMd sqrF ivc smytxf bhuq aOKf hY, ajIb hY qy byiensfPI vI. iPr vI Aus dy kuJ amr gIqF df PlsPf hY :

-mYnUM qyrf sLbfb lY bYTf

ikMnI bIqI qy ikMnI bfkI ey

bs ieho ihsfb lY bYTf

rMg gorf gulfb lY bYTf[[[[

– pIVF df prfgf BuMn dy

nI BwTI vflIey,

cMby dIey zflIey[[[

-mfeyN nI mfeyN

myry gIqF dy nYxF ivcoN

ibrhoN dI rVk pvy[[[

-isLkrf Xfr bxfieaf[[[

-iek kuVI ijhdf nfm muhwbq

guMm hY guMm hY[[[[

-sfnUM Auh ruwq lY deIN muwl vy

DrmI bfblf[[[[

-mYN kMizaflI QorH vy swjxF

AuWgI ivc AujfVF[[[[

smfijk jIvn ivc isLv nUM ikqy vI AUxqfeI nhIN afeI. afriQk qMgIaF dy Bfr hyToN Auh bfhr inkl afieaf sI pr afpxI ijLMdgI qoN akyvF pqf nhIN ikAuN mihsUs krn lwg ipaf sI.

duwD dI ruwqy amVI moeI

bfbl bfl vrysy

jLobn ruwqy swjx miraf

moey gIq plyTy

hux qF pRB jI hfVf jy

myrI bFh nf Guwt PVo

mYnUM ivdf kro[[[[

zolH ieqr myrI julPIN mYnUM

lY cwlo kbrF vl nI

KOry BUq BUqny bx

cMbV hI jfvx hfxI nI[[[

isLv nf pIx qoN hwitaf qy nf AuhnUM pIx qoN iksy ny roikaf pr Aus ny afpxI ijLMdgI nUM bkqbMd gwzIaF vFg sLfierI df Gyrf hI deI rwiKaf. Auhny eynI CotI Aumr ivc Auh kuJ kIqf jo do sO sfl dI klipq ijLMdgI ivc vI sLfied sMBv nf ho sky.

 

nvF sLihr df ipSz mSgUvfl jdoN nkslIaF dI rfjDfnI sI qF pfsL qy sMq rfm AudfsI bhuqf krky ieQy hI twkiraf krdy sn. iek rfq ieQy koeI ivafh sI. jsvMq KtkV Gry nhIN sI. pfsL df bIVI pIx nUM idl kry. smF koeI igafrF vjy df hovygf. mYN hlkf ijhf sI. pfsL kihx lwgf cwl af cwlIey. qy asIN kfhmy ipSz vfly rfh pY gey. sbwbIN sLmsLfnGft ivc isvf bly. pfsL huwibaf ‘gwl bx geI.’ nyrHI rfq `c zrdy ny mYN puwiCaf ‘kI hoieaf?’ ‘sflI qIlF dI zwbI nhIN imldI sI bIVI lfAux nUM. isvy kol cldy aF nfly sykFgy nfly bIVI ipaFgy.’ ‘mYN qf nI jFdf.’ ‘sflf zr dI pSz.’

qy Auh do iqMn bIVIaF isvy muwZ bYT ky pI afieaf. mYN iPrnI ‘c kMbdIaF lwqF nfl awDf ku GStf KVHf irhf. AuhdIaF awKF iswlIaF sn. sLfied rwj ky ro ky afieaf sI, ‘kI hoieaf?’ mYnUM lwgdf sI myry Xfr isLv df hI isvf bldY. mYN bVy qrly kIqy mYnUM vI bulf lY. pr Auhny ikQy bulfAuxY, asIN

qF Auhdy pF-pfsk vI nhIN.’ AudoN isLv nUM qury nUM kuJ vrHy hoey sn qy pfsL nUM Auhdf ivXog mrdy dm qIkr nI lwQf. ieh gwl mYN aruxf nUM pSjfbI XUnIvristI ‘c pitafly lfiebryrI vI dwsI sI.

 

 

8 agsq 1937 nUM isLv ny isaflkot (pfiksqfn) ‘c bVf ipSz ivKy mfqf sLFqI dyvI qy ipqf ikRsLn gopfl dy Gr awK pwtI. btvfry ipwCoN ieh pirvfr btfly af ky itk igaf qy Auh isLv

kumfr qoN isLv kumfr btflvI bx igaf. Auhny aYP[aYs[sI[ qwk pVHfeI krky styt bYNk afPL

ieMzIaf ivc nOkrI kIqI. 6 PrvrI 1967 nUM gurdfspur ijLlHy dy mSigafl ipSz dI aruxf rfxI nfl ivafihaf igaf do bwicaF, DI pUjf qy bytf imhrbfn nUM jnm idwqf. Auh pyNzU jIvn jIivaf, ipSzF dI grIbI df AuhnUM aihsfs sI. Auh afpxy Cy BYx BrfvF ‘coN dUjy nMbr ‘qy afAuNdf sI. pIVF df prfgf, afty dIaF icVIaF, drdmSdF dIaF afhIN, ibrhf qUM sulqfn, afrqI, mYN qy mYN, alivdf, lUxF Auhdy pRmuwK kfiv sMgRih hn. ienHF ‘coN ‘afty dIaF icVIaF’ nUM BfsLf ivBfg vloN ienfm vI idwqf igaf sI.

 

 aruxf kfilaF qoN icwitaF vflI ho geI hY pr jdoN vI Auhdy nfl isLv dI gwl kIqI qF awQrUaF dI rfxI vgxoN nhIN htI. ivCoVy df ieh drd AuhdI hQylI ‘qy itikaf hoieaf hY.

 

6 meI 1973 nUM jdoN hoxI pSjfbI kivqf dy ivhVy ivc mOq dIaF bolIaF pf ky dUhrI-qIhrI ho ky nwcI qF isLv df DVkdf idl bMd ho igaf qy pSjfbIaF dI nbjL kuJ plF leI ruk geI. pr sLfierI

nfl sfzy glvwkVI pf ky DrqI df ieh afsLk nf pqfl ivc izigaf qy nf DrqI ‘qy Auqiraf. jLobn ruwqy mrn dI rIJ pUrI krky Aus hnyry Xuwg vl clf igaf, ijQoN iksy dy vfps afAux dIaF sMBfvnfvF huMdIaF hI nhIN.

2 Responses to “S. Ashok Bhaura ‘s article on Shiv Batalavi”

  1. Congrats Ashok Bhaura ji best wishes

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