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Patradoot or The Messenger 3/Many

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Patradoot or The Messenger 3/Many

Patradoot or The Messenger 3/Many
Originally written in Hindi by my late 
father Dr. Amar Nath Kapoor




English version by Ravindra K Kapoor


The moment you will hear,  the voice of my heart,

You will become pious, like the showering raindrops,

Taking shapes from my expressions, 

To shower the rains of Love,  on my beloved’s heated heart.


Ravindra

Kanpur India. 11th May 2010                           to continue in 4





Transliteration of Hindi poem in English- Patradoot or the Messenger.



Sunte Hi Sangeet Hradaya Ka,

Tu Pavitra Ho Jayega,

Udgaron Ka Rup Dharega,

Prem Virsti Burseyega.



By Dr. Amar Nath Kapoor
Freedom Fighter and writer, Poet & Dramatist
(1889-1994)

Background of this Epic 

The Patradoot was written originally by my later father
Dr.Amar Nath Kapoor in 1932. He had joined India’s
Freedom struggle in 1920 on the call of Mahatma Gandhi.
From 1920 till 1947 (India got freedom in 15th Aug. 1947)
my father was in active movement as Congressman and 
Gandhi’s non violent soldier. For many a time he was 
imprisoned for many months to more than a years sometimes.

During one such imprisonment he wrote this epic and sent
it to my mother secretly as a gift for her and to get it printed 
and circulated among the masses to create awareness for 
India’s freedom. The book was printed by my mother in 
Hindi and some of this epic was circulated also, but the 
British confiscated the book and press of my father around
1933. I was born in 1950 in a free India. I am trying to bring
this great writing of my father in English which portrays more
than the translation of the epic, so the world may
come to know about this otherwise lost and forgotten great 
great epic and the sacrifices of my patents towards India’s
freedom struggle.

Gandhi Dr. Amar Nath Kapoor left active politics after 1947 
and devoted rest of his life in 
writing easy mass literature and wrote many Dramas, 
Poetry books, epics. All his other literary 
works were mainly written from 1955 to 1990. 
He left this mortal world in 1994. Unfortunately many of his
World class work could not be published so far and Patradoot
is one of them.

Ravindra


  
  









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  1. Date: 6/12/2010 8:21:00 PM
    VEry pretty and eloquent.

  1. Date: 5/12/2010 7:39:00 PM
    Words to touch the heart Ravindra and I wrote of tears as raindrops this morning in my new Sestina The Break Up ... amazing how our energies are in sync with one another .. thankxxx for pointing out I had missed this "beauty" .. luv.. Linda-Marie..

  1. Date: 5/12/2010 7:20:00 AM
    In your own poetry, as well as your father's ....there is a fluid beauty that reads like a song, Ravindra. Wonderful to read here. Thank you for sharing. ~ Carrie

  1. Date: 5/12/2010 3:21:00 AM
    Well done, Ravindra, enjoyed like always, very beautiful on the words. A passage with deep beauty Words, nicely said,..p.d.

  1. Date: 5/11/2010 6:57:00 PM
    Wonderful poetry my friend...:JP]