Episode 5

Krishna ki chala kopam vachindhi…’naake salahalu ichenthati vaadu ayyada veedu…ardham pardham leni maatalu veedu…dabbu viluva theliyatam ledhu vedhavaki…dhaanaalu chesthadanta’ antu naalugu matalu anesi cell phone akkada visiresi vellipoyaru kaani ee vayasulo pillalu andharu ilage vuntaru le anukuni malli sardhukunnaru….

Mohan ki ippudu purthiga avagahana kaligindhi vaadu emito..endhuku puttado vaadi peru mohan ani dhevudu endhuku sankalpinchado ani, kaani thana thalli maata prakaram bayata padaledhu…kaani nippuni entha kaalam dhachagalam adhi eppudo okappudu bayata padalsindhe. Mohan ki ippudu thana jeevithaanni etuvaipu theesukellalo nirnayinchukovalsina samayam vachindhi….chala alochinchadu em cheyyali ani…library ki velli research chesadu…eenadu, vartha, the hindu ilaa anni rakaala news paperlu chadhivadu…finally dhesa seva cheyyalante mundhu adugu etuvaipu veyyali ani nirnayam theesukunnadu…

Mohan ki ippudu 16 ellu..10th tharuvatha em chadhavali ani intlo charchalu modhalu ayyayi…mohan emo degree chesi civils ki prepare avuthanu antadu vaalla naanna emo kudharadhu inter lo M.P.C theesukuni engineering cheyyalsindhe antaru. Vealla idhari godavala madhyalo kaveri naligipothondhi….thandri kodukulu idharu okari meedha okaru alagadam, nirahaaradheekshalu, mounaraagalu oka nela rojula paatu mamulu ayipoyayi vaalla intlo….kaveri ki dhikku thochaka  vaalla mamagariki phone chesi ventane rammani cheppindhi.

Aayanni ee time lo chusesariki Krishna ki inkaa kopam perigipoyindhi….’assalu nee valle vaadu manavatvam , desa seva ani modhalupettadu, ee desa seva kudu peduthundha, gudda isthunadha….chesindhi chalu malli ippudu em cheddamani vachavu…’ani thandri meedha koppaddaru.

Rangarao emi matladalekapoyaru.krishna office ki vellipoyaka mohan dhaggariki vellaru….

‘entra idhi…’

‘theliyadhu thatha…naaku dabbulu sampadhinchali anipinchatam ledhu…, nenu andhukosam puttaledhu…’

‘mari endhuku puttavanukuntunnavu..’

‘roju road meedha adukkune vaallani, tv lo vikalangulani chusthunnam kadha paper lo chadhuvuthunnam kadha pedhavallu (poor people) dabbulu leka vaidhyam leka chanipothunnaru…naaku veella dhaggariki vellipovalani anipisthondhi. Vallatho kalisi pani cheyyalanipisthondhi…. Vallaki prabuthva padhakalanu gurinchi avagahan kalpinchali…aa padhakala laabam ela pondhalo cheppali….Vaalla baadhalu panchukovadaniki vaallaki okaru kavali….aa okaru nenu avudhamani anukuntunnanu…’

‘dhaanikosam collector avvadam okate margama…?’

‘avunu thatha…valla dhaggariki vellalante adhokkate margam anipinchindhi….collector avvakapoyina andhulo…. police, forest officer, ilaantivi anno rakala jobs vuntayi kadha …nenu dabbulu sampadhinchali anukovadam ledhu thatha…naannaki nuvvaina cheppu…’

‘chudu mohan, neeku cheppenthati vaadini kadhu nenu….nuvvu Gandhi ji gurinchi kshunnanga thelusu kadha…nenu neeku cheppakkaraledhu…nee manasu naaku thelusu…kaani nuvvu anukune aa seva cheyyalante mundhu sampadhana nerchukovali….kaabatti mee naanna cheppinattu mundhu engineering chadhuvu, koncham opika pattu, cheppanu kadha nee lakshyaanni cheretappudu naa thodu vuntundhi neeku ani… appati varaku agalenu antava…vellu govt hospitals ki, govt schools, govt parks ki vellu akkada nuvvu emanna pani cheyyagalavemo chudu…’dignity of labour’ ane padhaanni eppudu gurthunchuko…kaani chadhuvu neglect cheyyadhu…doctor vi ayyavante edhanna palleturu lo practice pettachu ala kaaka engineer vi ayyavante sonthamga edhanna organisation pettachu..naa sahakaaram eppudu vuntundhi neeku…

‘naadhi kuda..’ antu vachindhi kaveri…

‘kaani naaku collector avvalani vundhi thatha..’malli cheppadu mohan…

‘collector ki ee rojulalo ardham maaripoyindhi ra manavada…collector govt cheppinattu vinali. Adhi kuda oka 5years, tharuvatha ninnu ee sachivaalayam lono job cheyyamani pampistharu thappa antha kante neeku vache laabam emi vundadhu..naanna cheppinattu vinnavante nuvvu independent vi avuthavu…neeku nachinattu cheyyagaluguthavu…gandhi anthati vaadivi, neeku nenu independence gurinchi cheppakkaraledhu anukuntunnanu…’ ani manavadiki sardhi cheppadaniki prayathnisthunnaru mohan rao garu….

‘sare thatha, kaani idhe aakaru saari nee maata vinadam, inkosari vinanu….’

‘sarle ra thatha…gandhi thatha nee vayasappudu em chesaro thelusu kadha…’

‘cheppu…malli vintanu…’

‘intlo vaallu emo degree chesesi diwan ga cheru ani chepthe aayanaki nachaledhu…england velli law chadhavalanukunnaru…intlo andharini oppincharu. Velladaniki dabbulu lekha, thana barya nagalu ammesaru…mothaniki kashtapadi England velli law chadhuvukuni barrister ga thirigi vacharu…’

‘england lo vunnappudu kuda aayana thana thalli kichina maata nilabettukunnaru….non veg thinaledhu, abbadam cheppaledhu, drink cheyyaledhu…chakkaga chadhuvukunnaru…alage nuvvu kuda nee thalli thandrulani gouravinchali kadha….vaallu cheppinattu vinali kadha…’ ani malli modhatiki vacharu rangarao garu….

‘sare thatha….nenu engineering chesthanu….’ani point ki vachadu mohan…

Ranga rao garu vupiri peelchukunnaru!