"There is no greater Agony than bearing an Untold Story inside you..."
3rd JUNE 2013
They never knew that this date is going to be a game changer in their lives. Antara Kaul, a 24 year old college girl along with her best friend Rukhsana was waiting for her dream trip to start at Manali Bus Stand.
It was her childhood dream to go to Ladakh but all her dreams were shattered when her father expired in Kashmir Blast.Post that horrific incident,she along with her Mother Geeta Kaul & brother Ishan moved to Manali.It was there Rukhsana became her friend or you could say her sister.Geeta kaul started working to meet her family's needs,Antara started going to college with Rukhsana and Ishan started with his New school.Being Neighbours ,Rukhsana's parents helped Antara's Mother during tough times and always supported her.Now they had family like relations with each other.
Time had changed,Its been 2 years since her father Dr.Ashok Kaul
passed away but for Antara,time had stopped at the very moment where her father breathed his last breath in front of her eyes.She was devasted...torn...her heart was still bleeding...her heart cried in pain.She never cried in front of her Mother but nothing could ease away the pain of losing your loved ones.Past 2 years, things had started to normalise but still there was some emptiness in their lives.Moreover Antara's silence was killing her mother more than anything.Geeta kaul certainly felt that she had lost her old Antara who was happy going,chirpy and fun loving, from the day Dr.Ashok Kaul died.She got hell worried for Antara & thought of doing something regarding the matter.
Suddenly She remembered about her dream trip which Antara never dared to dream again after she lost her father.Antara's mum knew what she had to do to get her old daughter back.She talked to Rukhsana's Parents regarding the same.After their long discussion,they finally decided to send Antara & Rukhsana to Rukhsana's Aunt's home who was in Ladakh.At a short notice time all arrangements were done for their trip as both of them were starting their vacations.Geeta knew her daughters deeply buried dreams ,so she had planned it purposefully in a way that she won't deny.
All her mother wanted was her happiness,embracing up the new world and let go her past.Geeta broke the news of unexpected trip in front of Antara & Rukhsana..only to get expected reaction from both of them.
Antara-KYA..!!! with sadness revealing on her face.Mumma aapne aisa soch bhi kaise liya ki mein apko yaha akele chod kar khud gumne chali jaogi...!!!
Rukhsana-with full excitment...Haye Allah..kitna mazaa aayege..hai na antara???..in reply Antara just gave her one angry glare...
Before Antara's mother could say anything...Rukhsana's Parents arrived & they handled the situation...
zareen(Rukhsana's mother)-Are beta kisne kaha tum dono gumne ja rahi ho...wo kya hai na Rukhsana ki khala ki tabiyat thik nahi hai jab se unke husband ka intekaal hua hai,kafi akeli padh gayi hai...mein ja nahi sakti kyuki Rukku ke abbu ki bhi tabiyat thik nahi...isliye tum dono ko bhej rahe hai..bas thode hidino ki to baat hai..phir toh wapas idhar hi aana hai.
Sajjad(Rukhsana's father)-he did know how to make Antara agree for this trip..he just signalled geeta & zareen to remain quiet and said...are Zareen agar baccho ka man nahi hai toh zabardasti mat karo..meri tabiyat thodi si hi kharab hai ...mein adjust kar luga,koi bat nahi hum dono kal khud hi chale jayege..
Antara's face twisted in pain after hearing this..all three of them understood that their plan was working...!!!!
Antara-after giving up ...Uncle aap aisa kyu keh rahe ho...hamare hote hue aap kyu jaoge..bas ab itna bata dijiye ki kab jana hai.
All three of them in Unison..."KAL"...they all were happy n giggling.
Antara and Rukhsana were startled & so was Ishan.Later at night Antara packed her luggage and went to Bed.In the morning they bid happy & tearful goodbye's and reached Manali bus stand.
With a Honk..a new bus arrived at the Bus stand and yes it was the bus of her dream trip from Manali to Ladakh.Antara got up to board the bus along with Rukhsana.Destiny had started playing its game and Antara didn't know what was there in store for her.
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Edited by PurpleSunset - 01 July 2014 at 6:38am