Valentine’s day is barely over…love as they say is in the air…love was celebrated all over again yesterday.But I doubt if any of us actually tried to measure the dimensions of love on this Valentine’s Day or for that matter on any of the previous ones!
But ever since the beginning of this year I did understand a few aspects of love or may I call it life,coz as they say love is nothing but life itself.
One such incident though not very pleasant yet went on a long way to prove that love exists in this world which has been crippled by hatred in every form.A few days back I think most of u have heard about a real pathetic tragedy which occurred in a private hostel in Itanagar where a fire broke loose and burnt a number of young schoolchildren of Don Bosco school while they were fast asleep.But Iam sure very few of us know about a special boy,a student of Class 5,who saved the life of many a young children of lower classes and even his classmates and helped them to escape from that deadly fire caught building.But unfortunately he couldn’t save his own life.In an attempt to save a few other lives time ran short making his escape impossible.And so he died……….
He died to save humanity…..or rather I should say in love for humanity he sacrificed his life.In present times where there is hatred,distrust and negative energies everywhere,in times when a human being is killing another fellow human being in the name of terrorism,in times when vested interests are trying to divide the country in the name of caste,religion and regionalism,in times when there is lack of trust between one and all,where incidents like son killing a father for property or father killing a daughter for marrying a boy from a lower community is becoming prevalent like anything…………this boy died to save his friends.
This was my encounter with love..a love which was unconditional,a love which was selfless,a love which did not need a day for its celebration,a love which no card company can define,a love which showed us that humanity still exists…….it showed us that if there are men who are indiscriminately trying to destroy human race in the name of terrorism, on the other hand there are still a few human beings like this little boy who are ready to sacrifice their lives in an attempt to save human race.
Thus to conclude I must say that love still rules the world…….and we really don’t need a Valentine’s day to celebrate love.Love is not restricted within the confines of just being a romantic association..it can be love in any form..love for God,love for family,love for country n moresoever love for humanity…………….