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I had to go to South Delhi for some work, so in order to reach there I took a metro from model town station. Being the 3rd station of the yellow line, the train was nearly empty. But, it got filled completely at the GTB Station. Everything was normal till now, & I never expected that the next metro station would completely transform my mindset & attitude towards life. The 1st surprise came as soon as the train stopped. I saw a visually impaired man, eagerly waiting for the train. Being true, I was shocked! Questions started to erupt:
HOW WOULD HE BOARD..??
THE TRAIN IS FULL, WOULD HE BE COMFORTABLE..??
Well, this was only the start. I gathered my concentration back on that man, & witnessed a really soothing site. I saw a student, helping him to board the train. Well, I got the answer to my 1st question very soon. Young couples sharing romantic talks in front of me wanted to gather my attention, but were beaten comprehensively by the GREAT MAN! I didn’t know that even a more pleasing moment was coming my way. As soon as the GREAT MAN stepped in, 4-5 young students instantaneously stood up & offered their respective seats. Please don’t wonder that why didn’t I, because I was already standing, & had offered my seat to an old lady at the last metro station. Anyways, the GREAT MAN thanked them all, & sat with a wide smile on his face. That man, the so called blind was surprisingly the only one in that train, who had no frustrations showing up on his face… I kept looking at him, and saw him struggling to take out his cell from his pocket, & then try to make a call (through SPEED-DIAL). He failed 5-6 times, but ultimately, was able to talk with the person he wanted to. He didn’t lose hope & finally succeeded in doing what he wanted to. In no time Rajeev Chowk came, and he departed. Again there were young students, along with the guards to help him out.
Delhites are often criticized for their ignorant attitude, but really now I can say this by holding my head high:
“DELHI HAI DIL WAALON KI!”
What I Learnt..??
Well, we lose hope & are demoralized, courtesy of very small defeats in life. But, here is a man (MY HERO), who in spite of losing his eyes was the most cheerful & contented person in that train. Really, our perspective & attitude towards life determines what we get in return from it!
Well, I learnt a couple of very very important things that day…
1.) The darkest hour of the night is followed by bright sunshine. Really, we should never lose hope, always stay positive & Keep giving our best…
2.) We should flush out the CRITICISM virus from our society as soon as possible, & understand our responsibilities, along with our liberties. Then only, we could make our INCREDIBLE INDIA really INCREDIBLE!!
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By: Ravi Batra