Love-Crime, Who Did It? Here’s The Second Chapter Of Our Short Story “Gulabi”!

 

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CHAPTER 2 – Arun Subrahmanyam

Hyderabad, ee city lo weather ento ammayila laga asala ardham kadu. Podduna motham prashantham ga unna all of a sudden aakasam mottham meghalu kammukunnayi. Asusual roads mottham busy busy ga unnayi. Nenu, na friend Abhay oka chinna prank plan chesam. The deal was to reach the end of the market lane….kani twist entante we had to run into girls, literally, madhyalo evaru unte valla meedaki and also had to have a count on the number of girls we ran into during the run, kani evaru pilichina venakki matram tiragakudadu. Takkuva time lo ekkuva count evaru chestaru vallu winner. Vinataniki chala worst ga unna, kurrathanam kada interesting ga ne anipinchindi.

Abhay pichodla start anagane Olympic racer parigettinattu parigeduthunnaru. Vadni datataniki nenu maximum try chesthunanu. Ala vadini cross chesthu, vadi vaipu chusthu telikundane okarini guddesanu. Ayina pattinchukokunda parigeduthunna. Kani na parugunu oka voice aapinidi.. Mundhuku vellasina naku maata padipoyela chesindi.

“What the hell are u doing? Are you blind? Can’t u see us?”

Aa mata vinagane teliyani kottha anubhuthi. Anthati anubhuthini kaliginchina aa mata evaridi ani venakki thirigi chusanu. Mundhuku vellasina naku maata padipoyela chesindi aa andham. Oka angel laga blue and white chudidhar lo na edhuruga niluchundi. Okkasariga na prapancham aagipoyinattu anipinchindi. Enduko telidu thane na prapancham anipinchindi. Thanu em matladuthundo telidu anthala nannu maimarichipoyela chesayi thana kurulu.

“Are you dumb? ” thanu konchem kopamga arichindi. Kopam lo inka andhamga undi thanu.

“oh oh oh cool. I am sorry. Its my mistake.”

Thanu nannu kopam ga chusi, akada nunchi velipoyindi.

Cheppala vaddha. Ipudu miss ayite malli kalusthana. Kalisina thanu gurthupaduthunda. Asala enti ee kottha feeling. Enti ee teliyani confusion. Idi nenena asala? Dhairyam chesukuni ipude cheppedham ani anukunna.

“Excuse me”

“Enti?”

“ E dress lo meeru chala bagunnaru. Exaggeration anukokapote angel la unnaru. Idi correct time oo, correct place oo naku telidu. Malli mimmalni kalusathano ledho guarantee ledu. Anduke ipude ee kshaname konchem kastamaina dairyam chesukuni adigesthunna..,” WILL U MARRY ME?” Take time. Ippude cheppakarledu. And positive ga reply ivvalani ani force kuda em cheyanu. I am Arun Subramanyam, its my fb profile name too. You can get my details there, even my number. Nachitene just ping me.”

“Are u crazy?”

“I am crazy about you”

She gave me a puzzled look. All her friends were looking at me with surprise.

Inko kshanam kuda akada undalana naku bayamesindi. Ipatidhaka thanane chusthu undipoyina nenu ipudu thana vaipu chudataniki kuda dairyam lekunda poyindi. Ratri mottham thana gurinche kalalu, alochanalu. Maikam la kammesindi nannu thanu.. Ekada untundi, ipudu em chesthundi. Ee kshanam thanu na gurinchi alochisthunda? Mind lo enno thoughts run avthunnai. Malli thanani kalavali, thanatho matladali. Kontha mandi preminchina ammayi kosam Alleppi antha vethikaru, nenu Hyderabad lo vethakalena?? Vethika.. kshanalu, nimishalu, gantalu, rojulu ..Thana jada ledu.

“Hey”

Nirasatho nilabadipoyina naku, prematho oka pilupu vinapadindi. Venakki tiri chusa. Thane.. Kachithanga thane. Merupulaga vachi, nannu pichodni chesi ipudu nenevaro gurthukuda pattaledu. Thanu pilichindi nannu kadu. Evarino kuda naku telidu. Kani thanu kuda oka abbaye.. Navvukuntu matladukuntunnaru. Na badha aa akasaniki kuda telisipoyindi anukunta, varuna devudu varsham rupam lo kindaki paduthunnadu. Na kantlo kaniru, aa chinukulatho kalisi chedidiripoyari.

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” Edchi edchi kanniru kuda inkipoyayi. Kalalo kuda anukoni panini ipudu nenu okati chusanu. Em jarigindi, em jaruguthundo emi ardam kavatledu. Thananu chusina modati kshanam, appudu chusina thanu ipudu ala ledu ani telisina ee kshanam na kalam sthambinchipoyindi. I , Arun subramaniam an IIT graduate ,Civils aspirant now was the accused that too for attacking a girl with acid. A girl who was my heart and soul, Netra.”

“Saksha dharalanni pariseelinchina taruvatha, thanu preminchina ammayi thanani preminchaledani kopam tho, Arun subramaniam ane ee muddayi Netra ane ammayi meeda acid tho dhadi chesarani court nammuthu.. Muddhayiki Jeevitha kaidu vidhisthundi”

” Em chesindina ra thanu. Ninnu premisthunna ani chepdam ani ni daggarake vasthundi. Inthalone intha pani chesav ” Anand na meeda kopam tho arichadu.

Women societies, college organizations, and mottham India ipudu naku against ga undi. Valla prasnalaki, samadhanam cheppaleka.. na mind lo medhuluthunna prasnalaku samadhanam vethukkoleka.. mounam ga nenu police van ekki kurchunnanu. The doors shut with a loud bang leaving me alone on a world of silence, which held nothing but pain for me.

Nuvvu thappu cheyyaledhani naku telusu.. kani ipudu nuvvu adhi cheppina evaru nammaru. Intha la preminchav aa ammayini, okka mata kuda matladakunda sikshanu anubhavinchataniki ready ayyav. Eduku sikshincharu ani adagaledu sare!!! Evaru chesi untaru ani kuda alochinchaleda Arun? Nuvvu chikati loki vellapoyav sare… nitho patu oka nijam ni kuda akade samadhi chestava” nannu kalavataniki vachina na friend Abhay adigina prasna, ipudu nannu kalavarapeduthunna prasna.

To be continued….

 

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