“I still do not get how kids cannot serve their own parents, who nurtured them to make them independent, a part of the bread they earn, in the hour of need.”
~Dr. Uday Modi
If you listen carefully, that’s a sound that’s not so uncommon across the community taps of Yerwada. Despite being a community that suffers the most in terms of disproportionate water supply, the dwellers of Yerwada seem unaware of the pressing need of water conservation.
“Wo kheto mein se amrood(Guavas) tod ke khaana. Not that we don’t get them in the city. But knowing that we ate it fresh and unadulterated from the farm. When we live in the city we don’t realize the food we’re consuming might be laced with poisons(pesticides or insecticides). Crops like tomatoes and chili have to be sprayed almost every week”, he says.
किसान के बेटे राजपाल को बचपन से ही देशप्रेम की शिक्षा मिली। बचपन में एक बार वे रेलवे प्लेटफॉर्म पर सुविधा घर में अधिक पैसे लेने पर विरोध जता चुके हैं।
वे कहते हैं कि सुविधा घर संचालक तयशुदा पैसे से अधिक वसूलते थे। । उन्होंने देने से मना किया। मामला स्टेशन मास्टर के पास पहुंचा। नन्हें राजपाल ने जब असलियत बताई तो मास्टर ने संचालक को फटकार लगाई।
They decided to amputate my right hand but again there was a problem as the doctor said that he won’t be able to give anesthesia to me and would have to cut the hand without giving any local anesthesia. I said go ahead I will bear the pain but just take me out. And the next thing I saw was a team of doctors and rescue team tied a tightrope on my hand and amputated my hand with a big knife and I can’t even express the pain I went through.
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