A JOURNEY TOGETHER-OF TIGER MATES……

How it feels when you sees your death is approaching you-in silent feet, but sure and certain to catch you-sooner or later. Death is not in a hurry-because it knows that you have no power to escape its iron claws! It’s not easy to describe such situation-particularly on paper. Those who work with audiovisual media can only make such death scenes reliable on celluloid- that too who are very efficient with it. I found the same shock that a movie can only provide with the death sequence, with which the book Tiger Mates by Amrish Shah begins. It was unbelievable –particularly on the backdrop, that this is only his debut novel. Then I suddenly remembered –oh he is also the scriptwriter of Don 2. It is for him a mere cakewalk to provide such visualization effects to his readers. For the reader, the lure to quote some lines is irresistible- “Madhav is frozen to eternity. He imagines a black cloud swallowing him like hell has arrived on this very earth. Through the dark matter he sees his helpless family followed by his doting son Raghav crying out for him on the other side. ….he blinks again; those thick black irises make him look like a madman, he shifts his head to the left and without a word shoots his head at point-blank. Kedar inhales the smell of blood to soothe his nerve. Madhav’s fragments of skull and soft brains are sprayed on the wall behind him and a smear of blood strains Kedar’s right check.” For the convenience of the reader this is the murder scene of a police informer who caught spying on a Naxalite group. For those readers who are not acquainted to this biggest internal threat of Indian democracy, particularly friends from outside India this movement has started way back in sixties, when extreme radical communist leaders of west Bengal had started a movement for the rights of the tribal in forest lands for agricultural and pharmaceutical products and for implementing the right of the landless labours to agricultural land in the backdrop of land reform acts. As per central government estimate of 2006, there are 20,000 armed guerrilla cadres operating under the movement along with some 50000 regular cadres across India. It is also believed that this movement has links with separatist and How it feels when you sees your death is approaching you-in silent feet, but sure and certain to catch you-sooner or later. Death is not in a hurry-because it knows that you have no power to escape its iron claws! It’s not easy to describe such situation-particularly on paper. Those who work with audiovisual media can only make such death scenes reliable on celluloid- that too who are very efficient with it. I found the same shock that a movie can only provide with the death sequence, with which the book Tiger Mates by Amrish Shah begins. It was unbelievable –particularly on the backdrop, that this is only his debut novel. Then I suddenly remembered –oh he is also the scriptwriter of Don 2. It is for him a mere cakewalk to provide such visualization effects to his readers. For the reader, the lure to quote some lines is irresistible- “Madhav is frozen to eternity. He imagines a black cloud swallowing him like hell has arrived on this very earth. Through the dark matter he sees his helpless family followed by his doting son Raghav crying out for him on the other side. ….he blinks again; those thick black irises make him look like a madman, he shifts his head to the left and without a word shoots his head at point-blank. Kedar inhales the smell of blood to soothe his nerve. Madhav’s fragments of skull and soft brains are sprayed on the wall behind him and a smear of blood strains Kedar’s right check.” For the convenience of the reader this is the murder scene of a police informer who caught spying on a Naxalite group. For those readers who are not acquainted to this biggest internal threat of Indian democracy, particularly friends from outside India this movement has started way back in sixties, when extreme radical communist leaders of west Bengal had started a movement for the rights of the tribal in forest lands for agricultural and pharmaceutical products and for implementing the right of the landless labours to agricultural land in the backdrop of land reform acts. As per central government estimate of 2006, there are 20,000 armed guerrilla cadres operating under the movement along with some 50000 regular cadres across India. It is also believed that this movement has links with separatist and ultra movement prevalent in the north eastern and northern part of India. READ COMPLETE REVIEW AT https://jayasreesown.wordpress.com/2015/02/07/a-journey-together-of...

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