Actor Anupam Kher has shared a touching video on Twitter and talked concerning the plight of migrant employees attempting to get again to their native villages. Anupam could not have written it, however he recites the poem with such depth and empathy that he’ll contact hearts.
Anupam says, “Ho gaya majboor insaan daane daane ke liye, chaar kandhe bhi nahi arthi uthane ke liye. Chod kar aye the pichda bol kar jo gaon ko, kis qadar majboor hain wo gaon jane ke liye. Wo humein paani pilane tak ko ab raazi nahi hain. Khoon bahaya hai humne jinke karkhane ke liye. Gardish-e-dauran se meri thak gayi hai zindagi. Maut bus tu hello bachi hai azmaane ke liye (Human beings are helpless for even two meals, not even 4 folks can collect for the final rites. Those that left villages calling them backward, at the moment are pressured to return to their villages. These folks, for whose factories we gave our sweat and blood, will not be even prepared to offer us water. We’re uninterested in this unlucky life and solely dying stays to be examined). ”
The video is a montage of images and video clips exhibiting Anupam reciting the poem, and alternately, the plight of migrant labourers enroute their native locations.
Their ache, their distress, their sufferance….
Why did it take us a pandemic to really feel their agony??
Why didn’t we at all times worth them??
Let’s come collectively to avoid wasting them..
Let’s stand united to assist them return to their properties!! ? #MigrantWorkers #PoemByShadabZafarShadab pic.twitter.com/UBvPZjmbPz
— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPKher) Could 19, 2020
“Ho gaya mazdoor apne desh mein hello dar-ba-dar. Maut odhe fir raha hai, jaan bachane ke liye. Neend hai, na chain hai na zindagi ki aas hai, ab kaha mazdoor jayein ghar basane ke liye. Hon mubarak aapko ‘Shadaab’ khushiyon ke mahal, Hum abhi zinda hain apna ghum uthane ke liye (Labourers haven’t any place of their very own in their very own nation, they’re carrying dying as they attempt to escape lives and run again residence. The place shall the labourer go to make a house? Keep completely satisfied inside your palaces, we’re nonetheless alive, to bear the burden of our personal sorrow),” he additional mentioned.
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Anupam shared the video and wrote on Twitter, “Their ache, their distress, their sufferance…. Why did it take us a pandemic to really feel their agony?? Why didn’t we at all times worth them?? Let’s come collectively to avoid wasting them.. Let’s stand united to assist them return to their properties!! #MigrantWorkers #PoemByShadabZafarShadab.”
Indian Financial system has been constructed on the shoulders of the very those who we have now deserted. With out them, the financial rise of India is an phantasm. https://t.co/KETVbnc0n0
— Shekhar Kapur (@shekharkapur) Could 20, 2020
Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur additionally shared Anupam’s video and wrote, “Indian Financial system has been constructed on the shoulders of the very those who we have now deserted. With out them, the financial rise of India is an phantasm.”
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