4 June 2013

One musafir to another…

“Musafir” – Urdu word meaning a traveller.
Had an early morning coffee at Reston with a very old friend of mine – Pramod Chowbey. We go back to elementary school days.
He is a bigger road warrior than I with all his travel to Asia. One road warrior to another, we both agreed that the best perk of all those travel travails is the opportunity to meet up with people who crossed our lives many moons back… (Speaking of travel travails, my flight out is now delayed by two hours 🙁 ) Last time we met, it was after thirty years. We had promised not to wait for another thirty years to meet the next time. Promise kept!!!
It was great to catch up on our old school mates, teachers and our families. And he also reminded me the nickname we had given him in school 🙂
Hope to see him down the road again….
To quote the ending of an old shayar

“Musafir hain hum bhi musafir ho tum bhi,
Kisi mod pe phir mulaqaat hogi….. ”

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Posted June 4, 2013 by Rajib Roy in category "Intersection Points

5 COMMENTS :

  1. By Roger Whitney on

    So cool that you keep in touch Rajib Roy . BTW are you seriously wearing a tie?!?!? I’ve never imagined such a sight. We’ll have to cure that this weekend with some intense therapy (wine) sessions

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  2. By Rajib Roy on

    Ah! well, I had a meeting with Boeing this morning… those “high fliers”… what can I say? 🙂

    Reply

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