aman mathur called shyam saxena:
shyam saxena:'hello...aman saab aap...! kaise hain aap log..?'it was a pleasant surprise for him.
aman mathur:'hum teek hai.aaj shaam hum log aap kay ghar aarahe hai, nitin kay saat...shagun le kay'
shyam saxena:'such!...mai bahut kush hun.hum aap ka inta zaar besabari se karenge...'soon after the call, he called naina,adarsh, kesar and told them about it.
shyam saxena:'jalti jakay taiyar karo....unn kay suwagat ka....'he was excited.
kesar:'ya rabbha!!.yeh log ko thoda aage bolna chahi yeh tha na....samai bahut kam hai.....'she got tensed
naina:'koi baat nahi.ghar pe tho sab kuch hai... hum karlen gay...'they rushed in to the kitchen to make arrangements.with in short time period all worked together and made arrangement to receive them.
evening around 6pm:
sumitra:'jalti karo..it is getting late...'
rolli:'just a minute...'she was busy arranging and checking the shagun thali.after a satisfactory check she told the maids to keep them in the car.
the whole singh family along with mathur family arrived saxena haveli in three different cars.the big wooden beautifully carved main doors of saxena haveli were kept wide opened for them.sumitra got down from the car, raised her head to look at the full view of the haveli.
look at the front elevation of the haveli!
sumitra:'wooow......yeh tho bahut bada hai!...'she was amazed looking at the front elevation of the haveli.she could not believe her eyes.'is this pratigya's haveli!!!!....the one whom she was treated as a maid ...' she is yet to realise it.
sumitra:'shakti...this haveli looks like our banaras haveli.... isn't it?'she remembered her great grand parents haveli in banaras.
shakti:'haan amma...shayad uss se bhi badi hai........i think we will get lost in this haveli...'they came near the main door.
shyam saxena:'aye yeh.....aye yeh..'he came limping and jumping with his walking stick(...)
nainaji:'ander aye yeh..'she carefully adjusted her saree pallu on her head and took them in with respect.they all came in followed by their maids with big shagun thali covered with thin decorative red cloths.sumitra,shakti and rolli sat in a three seater couch.
sumitra sat slowly on the sofa looking around the interior decoration of it.
aman mathur,anuradha and komal sat beside them in another three seater.shyam saxena sat in another three seater opposite to sumitra.nitin sat beside saxena.
shyam saxena:'kaise ho aman saab?' he started with very formal question.
aman mathur:'hum log bilkul teek hain..?' they all had formal talks for some time.nitin introduced sumitra and others to saxena family.
nitin:'yeh mere aunty sumitra singh,her son shakti singh,daughter komal and daughter in law rolli...'they said 'hi' , 'hello' to each other.
kesar:'rolli tho pratigya ki dost hai!...'she recognized her.
rolli:'ji.....aap ne sahi pehechana...'she smiled at them.
while they were talking naina saw krishna coming down the stairs.
look at the stairs!
naina:'krishna beta eider awo.inse milo...'she introduced sumitra and other singh family to him.
krishna:'......'he don't know how to react and what to say.he simply gave a plain smile at them.
shyam saxena:'yeh nitin hai.pratigya kay mangi.....'before he could complete the word 'mangiter'krishna interfered.
krishna:'mai janta hun inhey...'he went and sat beside nitin with a smile on.
nitin:'hum ek saat business karte hain...'
shyam saxena:'oh!... tho aur bhi achcha hua...'kesar served some home made sweets, hot samosas and streaming tea for all but nobody had the mood to eat or drink.
shyam saxena:'aap log ne bahut dayr kardi...mai khud aap log se milne waala tha...'he sound sad.
nitin:'...we are sorry for that....'he sincerely regretted.
shyam saxena:'ab aur intazaar nahi.jalth se jalth pratigya ki shaadi ho jane chahi yeh...'he said strictly.
aman mathur:'hum samaj sakte hain....isse leyeh tho hum aayeh hain..'
nitin:'pratigya ki shaadi jalse jalth hoge.par.....'he stopped for a while.
shyam saxena:'par kya? sab teek tho hai na?...'he was tensed.
nitin:'par muj se nahi...krishna se...'he said with out showing any tension.
shyam saxena:'kya? ...kyun?..'not only he the whole saxena family got a shock therapy!
kesar:'waise yeh krishna kun hai?....'she interfered and she was curious too.
nitin:'krishna singh...'he said patiently.
shyam saxena:'kun? yeh krishna singh!...pratigya ka boss...' buuusss! is BP gone to 0.
krishna:'uncleji...'he tried to say some thing.
shyam saxena:'tum beech mai maat bolo.tum hote kun bol ne wale?'he barked at him.
lucky:'dadu...wo aunty kay pati hain...'all of a sudden he spoke while he was sitting on the carpet and playing with a toy car.
shyam saxena:'batameez ...tu chup kar.chal yahan se...'he gave a tight slap on lucky's back.
lucky:'heyyynnn........dadu ne maara...'
nitin:'bachchay bhagwan ka roop hote hain.lucky such kayhata hai...'
aman mathur:'saxena bhai saab..aap thoda shaant ho jayeah....'he got up from his seat , went and sat beside him.
shyam saxena:'shaant ho jaun ? tum log nitin ki shaadi chori chupi doosri ladki se kardi......pratigya mai kya kami thi?.uss ka kusur kya tha...?'he yelled at them.
'kusur tho hamara bhi nahi tha...'nitin said sadly in his mind.
aman mathur:'mai samach sakta hun.aap ki naraaz gee sahi hai.firbhi hamari baat poori sunni yeh....'
adarsh:'ab sunne kahey ne kay le yeh kuch hai nahi...'
naina:'unn ko bolne dona...'she tried to calm them.
aman mathur:'hum jalti mai nitin aur komal ki court marriage karvadi...'
adarsh:'kun komal?...yeh waali!...' he showed komal sitting beside anuradha.
anuradha:'ji....yeh hamari bahu hai...'she said holding komal's hand in to hers.
aman mathur:'nitin ki zarurat pratigya se zeyada komal ko thi...'his eyes filled with tears.
kesar:'issa bhi kya zaruri thi?... kissi ki mangni thod ne ki aur chori chupi court mai shaadi karne ki...'
komal:'kyun ki mai bemaar thi...'she opened her mouth.
naina:'bemaar!!!..beemaar ladki se nitin shaadi ki hai..???'not only kesar the whole saxena family was shook.they kept quit to know more about it.
saxena:' par tum tho achchi khaasi lag thi ho...'he could not keep quite. he thought they are giving lame excuse.
anuradha:' iss ka operation hogaya hai... shukr hai bhagwan ka..ab yeh bilkul teek hai.'
aman mathur:'haan...nitin komal ko canada le gaya operation kay leyeh...'
adarsh:'kiss ka operation?...'
komal:'brain tumor ka...'she was emotionled remembered the days she was suffering.
nitin:' komal...' he got up from his seat went and sat beside her.
nitin:'chup hojao komal...tumai safaai dene ki koi zaroori nahi hai...' he hold her hands and console her.
the whole saxena family stood still...could not utter a single word, they became unexpressive and uncommunicative.
aman mathur:'ajaanak sab kuch itna jalti hogaya..hum khud samaj nahi payeh...iss leyeh aap log ko bata nahi sakay....uss kay leyeh hum bahut sharmida hai... hamai uss kay leyeh khed hai...'he continued with out any interruption.
naina:' yeh sab hum pratigya ko kaise samja payen gay...
sumitra:' pratigya yeh sab jaanti hai....'
wo jaanti hai!...
sumitra:'issi leyeh tho hum log aayeh hain...pratigya ka haat maang ne...'
nitin:'waise bhi krishna aur pratigya ek doosre se bahut payaar karte hain...' he said another shocking news to them.
shyam saxena:'hum nahi jaante krishna kun hai? kiss parvaar ka hai.....'his BP again boomed. sumitra:'he is my son...krishna singh is a big business tycoon in delhi...'she said proudly about him.
shyam saxena:'mujay aap kay paise se koi fark nahi padta.kitna paisa aap ko chahi yeh bolo... mai dunga....wo bhi muft mai...yeh saara sarangpur hamara hai...'
sumitra:...her face turned red by shyam saxena's insult.
shyam saxena:'hum rishta insaano se jodte hain.paise se nahi....mai ne pratigya ka rista nitin se taiki , kyun ki mai nitin kay parivaar ko janta hun.aur nitin ko bhi...'
nitin:'uncle , yeh bhi mera hi parvaar hai...'
nitin:' samjo mai mere bhai kay leyeh aap ki beti ka haat maang raha hun...'
krishna: his words made krishna to move in to tears.
Edited by shumi. - 06 April 2011 at 3:14pm