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Saturday, February 13, 2010

कहानी २५ पैसे के बोरकुट की

On all those cycle journeys back from school me, my namesake and few more friends spent most of our time chit-chatting, drinking water from my Milton bottle and taking numerous stops. Strangely each stop and its activity was the same for years.

The school was some 15 mins from our home Krishna Vihar in morning (or even at 10 mins at times), but in afternoon it took us half hour or more. We had 3 stops, first in Yamuna Vihar (water drinking and discussion on girls and on latest Kaands in school stop), Kaveri Vihar Market (detour from our route, chedu's pravachan, his our fascinations of kimberly drummond (different strokes) & ms. winslet of titanic and experiments with sanskrit :)), and finally the borkut stop :D...

Borkut stop was our final frontier of freedom, 1Re coin helping us buy 4 of them, we were usually 3, so one for each and then carefully splitting the final pack in 3 parts. Or mixing borkut with aamkut and imlikut just at 25p :). Borkut is btw a pachak product made from Jungli Ber's power along with chatpata masala (like hajmola). Aamkut is amde form raw mango and imlikut from dried tamarind.

Those were the days were a rupee bought me that much pleasure. Jalebi in those days was Rs. 40 a kg and we were full in 5Rs.

And yesterday whn I stpped out with another of my namesakes we spent 98 Rs for 2 pieces of Jalebi and 2 Pieces of Gulaabjaamun. Oh I forgot 5ml of Rabdi which accompanied it. Felt bad, but world has changed.

And so have we...

5 comments:

thequark said...

ab borkut, aamkut ko bhooliye aur naye bhadkeele rangon mein tadka maar ke pesh hai orkut. wo bhi free free free!

apeksha said...

haaye..... tune school ke din yaad dila diye..... milton ki bottle and tiffin ek bag main daal ke school jaate teh cycle pe.... shaam ko ganne ka juice aur woh bhi bus Rs. 2 main.. glass full.. :) aish hoti thi woh summer main.... baaki to bus... ladkiyton ki baatein.. hehe haha karte karte ghar... i miss my school days...

apeksha said...

arre shrikhand ki goliyaan bhi milti thi.. 1 rs main bahut saari.. dunno if u have ate them or not... aaj kal kidhar bhi nahi dikhti..

Ujala said...

Seriously skool ki yaaad aagaye....we used to go in a group of 6 and race lagaate hue jaate the.....and aate hue it used to be gossip time :D

Sushant said...

Baat to tune bahut sahi nikali dost, Time badal gaya hai.. Aaj hum log chah kar bhi ye sab nahi kar sakte, we are suppose to be grown up..
Anyway, jab baat chidi hi hai to kuch der achi achi baate sochne me kya jata hai.. thanks pattu..:-)