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The Haunted House (Part 15)

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The Haunted House (Part 15)

He went to Baba Parchandnath in the morning and told him everything.

“Hmm, it makes sense. When you told me about Aina’s sister then I got hint that it is not soul which is torturing you, it is black magic. That’s why I changed the locket. Now it was for protecting you from dark magic. If this locket wasn’t with you last night you could have been died.”

“But what is happening Baba. I can’t understand. Tell me.”

“I can’t tell you exactly. But one thing is clear. Someone wants to harm you and your wife with dark magic. He or she is the real enemy. Aina’s soul is only medium, I think she is also pray not predator.”

“You mean to say, Aina’s sister is using Aina’s soul to hurt us.”

“I can’t say Aina’s sister is doing this or not. But as you saw her near your room then she can be involved.”

“What she wants from me? I didn’t do anything wrong with her.” Ravi was frustrated and furious also.

“Don’t worry, son. You just make sure that you and your wife don’t leave the locket behind. This must be with you all the time. Do you understand? ALL THE TIME.

“Ok Baba.” Saying this Ravi left Ashram.

He came to hotel and decided to go back to home. Last night incident proved that they are not safe anywhere, so why he was wasting money to pay hotel bills and moreover he wanted to go home.

Ritu objected first but when she heard Ravi’s experience and involvement of black magic in the case, she also become ready to go home.

Luggage was not much because they took only necessary items and cloths for some days only. So packing was really fast.

“Now, I would have to spend my whole time in kitchen again.” Ritu said in funny style. But this funny line was also not able to bring smile on Ravi’s face. They moved to home same day. Home was same lonely, dusty, old and haunted.

When Ravi opened the gate a cool breeze touched his face. This breeze smelled flowers. He said, “What a smel…..” He stopped in middle because Aina was standing in the middle of hall to welcome them.

God knows why but she smiled to see Ravi and Ritu, same beautiful and sad smile. Ravi and Ritu looked her horrified. Neither Aina took a single step to them nor she changed her face in an evil and ugly creature. It showed that she was good Aina. She smiled like she was happy they are home and vanished.

Ravi checked his own locket and Ritu’s also because they had locket still Aina came near to them. But she didn’t do anything perhaps it was due to locket or it was not her intention at all to harm them. Afterall he knew that one Aina is good and helping them.

That night Ravi was restless not due to horror, Aina’s beautiful sad face was coming in his eyes everytime. She was looking same like before. He didn’t know when he slept thinking about Aina.

“Good Morning Sir.” A simple but lightly harsh voice came to his ear. He saw up and found a beautiful girl was standing there. She was in jeans and top, a file in her hand and a beautiful smile on her lips.

“Yes?” Ravi asked

“Sir, I am new trainee here. My name is Aina. I am here to learn from you. I have heard this organization is really good and you are one of the best persons.” She told while coming in the cabin.

Ravi smiled, same lines which every new trainee speaks. These lines were taught in their institute to greet with some senior person and as a new person in corporate world they memorized these like life saving prayer. But this girl was some different. Her face was full of joy, confidence and ambition.

“Sir, your smile is really good.” Aina said smilingly.

“What? Oh yes..” Ravi blushed. This was the first time when someone said this to him. He was right there is really something different in this girl.

He was sitting in cafeteria. “Hi” a voice full of vibration of joy came in his ears without looking up his lips stretched in a smile. This voice he can identify from millions.

“Aina, how are you?” Ravi raised his head and without seeing asked.

“Fine and Shining.” Aina smiled.

It was routine, when he was in cafeteria for lunch Aina always came to his table. They mostly took lunch together, Not mostly always.

“So how is your day?” Aina always started her talk by this line.

“It is still in process.” This was the fix reply from Ravi.

Both smiled.

“Ravi, I want to tell you something.”

“Yes, tell me.”

“You came to my dream last night.” Aina told him. When she was telling this a strange emotion was in her eyes which Ravi never understood.

“Aina, you tells me this twice in a week from last 3 months. Some time thrice also.” Ravi smiled

“But its true. You are now coming more frequently.” Same strange smile in her lips

“Oh, Aina don’t make fun of me” Ravi said shyly

Dark clouds covered the sky and it was raining and lightening. It was dark outside. Ravi and Aina were alone in the office.

The Haunted House (Part 14)

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The Haunted House (Part 14)

Ravi told this to Baba Prachandnath, he was not so surprised like Ravi. Now Baba Prachandnath got hint what is happening but he didn’t tell Ravi anything. He just gave Ravi and Ritu other lockets and assured them that this time these will protect more. Ravi went to hotel manager and asked for the detail of that girl which stayed in nearby room which manager refused politely. It was their hotel policy not to disclose one clients detail to other and Ravi was not able to prove urgency for this as he was not telling them about ghost incidents. Manager was also right because every time a beautiful girl stays in room one person normally asks about that girl’s detail.

Ravi and Ritu still stayed in hotel. After putting that lockets there were no incidents. Next night Ravi heard some noise in hotel room. He woke up horrified. First he thought that again Aina came to haunt them. There was nobody or smoky figure in the room; But voices were there. He concentrated and found that those voices came from outside the room.

Ravi came outside and found there is nobody outside but voices were still there and they were lower than inside. It means somebody is in room but he checked the room. He came inside and checked again still nobody is there, voices were much clear than outside. He tried to know the direction from where these voices were coming but it seems these were coming from far away and appear in the middle of the room. He went one side than voices seem to come from other side there the same thing happened. He went outside there was very low voice but he started to put his ear on every door of the floor. He was feeling stupid and afraid if somebody ask what he was doing he got no answer. People will think that he is eye dropping in rooms but some power was telling him to do that. He got success in the front room he heard the same noises. But in the corridor voices were very low. It means these voices were teleporting from that room to his room.

He put his eye on keyhole. The room was filled with smoke. He saw a girl; due to smoke he was not able to see the face. She was doing some ritual. Fire was burning in front of her. A sweet and strange smell was coming from that room. Ravi thought to knock the door but that strange smell was so sweet he wanted to smell it some more time. He was flying in the sky, around him there was clouds. He was enjoying. Clouds were everywhere and he was floating between them. He touched one of them, it was so soft and comfortable. He caught one and used that as a bed sheet. It was the most comfortable bed he ever used. One soft and beautiful hand came and caught his hand. He looked above it was Ritu. What she was doing here? But it was not the question. They both started to dance in clouds. It was like a dream. Ravi kissed Ritu on lips and Ritu answered it with more passion. Soon both were on cloud bed. Ravi was happy these were best moments of his life which he was enjoying with full heart. But something sharp was pinching him. A sharp object was in cloud which was disturbing him. He reached for it with his hand, he caught the thing and found it was not part of cloud it was the locket which Baba Prachandnath gave him. It was lighting and pinching him hard. Ritu moved away with horror in her eyes.

“Ravi, what is this? It is not for protect us. It is for killing us. It is the reason that we are facing all the problems.”

“But Ritu, Baba gave this to help us.”

“Look I have also removed this. After that I didn’t face anything evil.”Ritu showed her arm and there was no locket.

“Ok, if you say so.” Ravi didn’t argue much and ritu is his wife why she would say lie to him.

When he took the locket in hand to remove it burst with light. Ravi put his hand on eyes to avoid the light and when he removed the hand he was lying in the corridor. It was morning. It took 5 seconds to remember what happened in night. He checked the room. It was empty now. Surely the person went away when he was unconscious. He came in his room, Ritu was slept peacefully. He fell on the bed with her but couldn’t sleep because it was 5:30 AM.

The Haunted House (Part 13)

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The Haunted House (Part 13)

Ritu ran outside, Aina followed but she didn’t come outside the bathroom. Ritu took her cloths from almirah with trambling hands. She was not able to do anything. After some time when she got hold on her breath she called for room service. When a waiter came she told her to stay in room and call to her husband. Waiter called to manager, soon hotel staff came in her room. Ravi was called immediately. Ritu was not able to say anything she was only pointing to bathroom. A waiter went inside and found nothing. Manager was afraid to see her condition, after all it was the matter of his hotel reputation. When Ravi came and Ritu told the whole story everybody was shocked. Manager told him that it is first time when a customer saw a ghost in hotel. Ravi told him that it is ok, perhaps Ritu was confused with light or something like this. He didn’t tell them the real story because if they get to know perhaps manager would tell them to leave the hotel.

Ravi decided to go to Baba Prchandnath. He was their final hope. He was in hurry so didn’t see the girl who was coming out from side room. They collapsed and beg of the girl fall down. Ravi asked her sorry and tried to grab the beg from the floor. When he saw the girl, she was afraid and had confuse-strange-afraid expressions. Both were in hurry so nobody stopped to talk.

They immediately went to Baba Prchandnath Ashram. When he heard the whole story he was also afraid first time.

“Normally souls don’t leave the place of death. They can’t travel without a body so far away. If Aina’s dead body was found in that home and she belongs to that home then how she can travel to hotel? There is something which we are ignoring or we can’t see.”

Baba Prachandnath gave them two lockets for help. As there was no other option, both came to hotel. Ritu was afraid but the locket was giving her some assurance of safety. Ravi opened her laptop and opened Facebook. He was sure that there will not be any information regarding Aina, but as usually happens what we expect never happens. Same case happened here there was a message from an old friend of Aina. His name was Vikas. He studied with Aina and he was one of her close friends. Aina told him about Ravi that was why he responded to an unknown person. When Ravi asked him about her then he asked why he want to know. When Aina is dead why Ravi wants to know about her after so many years. Ravi told him the whole story and told him that he didn’t love Aina. Vikas also didn’t know about how Aina died. But he had some photos of old college friends. He told that he can provide him those pictures. Ravi didn’t know what he will do with old pictures but any smallest clue could help him this strange situation. So he asked Vikas for those pictures. Vikas told him that he don’t have those pictures on laptop, he had those in his album. Ravi asked him to scan the pictures which he refused. He said that he wanted to meet Ravi and he can give him album for some time. So Ravi agreed to meet him next day.

Ravi called to his office for leave. His boss was unhappy but as he was aware of his situation so he didn’t object much. That night was restless. Nothing dangerous thing happened but sometime Ravi felt that that locket is vibrating. He took it as locket is protecting them from that strange power. Ritu saw some lights in the room, twice she thought window curtain as flying Aina. But it happens when you are very much afraid then even rope can be seen as snake.

Next day in morning also everything was ok. When Ritu went to bathroom for a bath she removed the locket by mistake. As soon as she put the locket on stand a smoke begin to take outline of a girl. She immediately put on the locket and that smoke dissolved in the air. It could be her imagination also because water was hot and steam was coming out from it. But she was not ready to take any r-isk.

Ravi went to the place where Vikas and he were to meet. He went early but Vikas was already there. It was like both wanted to meet each other eagerly. Vikas ordered two coffees. They talked, obviously the main concern of talking was Aina. Vikas was Aina’s one of the best friend. He was close to her family also. He told Ravi that after Aina missing, her family left the home and went away. He didn’t know where. It was strange because her mother was really fond of him. He showed him old pictures. Ravi saw but no face was familiar. Aina was looking beautiful in those old pictures. Then a picture caught his eyes. It was Aina’s home photo of her birthday. Vikas was with her and the girl with whom he collapsed yesterday was also in that picture.

“Who is that girl?” Ravi asked immediately.

“This is Aina’s sister. Her name is Preeti.” Vikas told him

“What the hell! What Aina’s sister been doing in nearby room of his room?” Now Ravi got hint that Aina’s sister has some concern with these strange incidents.

The Haunted House (Part 12)

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Baba Prachandnath aimed his Trishul to Aina but water pressure was very high his was not able to hold it properly. They were going to die now. But that was not the time of their death. Door of the room opened itself. All water disappeared immediately like there was not a drop of water there. Ravi came inside. All three of them were on ground.

“What happened? What are you doing on floor?”

“Ravi… Ravi… Ravi..” Ritu said and caught Ravi in a tight embrace like he was his only support of life.

“Hey, Ritu, calm down.” Ravi hold shaking Ritu.

Baba Prachandnath and Meera stood up. Baba Prachandnath was also shocked.

“I have never heard or saw anything like this. This thing whatever it is not a mere soul. No soul can be so powerful and it can’t be in two places in one time.”

“For god sake, somebody tell me what happened.” Ravi was dying to know.

Baba Prachandnath told him everything and also told that they must leave the house for some days because he need time to know better about this soul or whatever it is.

“But where we can go immediately? I need some time to get a new home.” Ravi objected on the idea of leaving home.

Baba Prachandnath tried to explain the situation, “I am not saying to leave the house permanently. Moreover if you are dead then money or house has no value for you.”

“Except you are a ghost” Ravi commented dryly.

“It’s your choice son; I can’t understand what this thing is. A soul can’t do this. This is like a illusion and not a simple on; a powerful one. This is beyond the limit of a soul.

Baba was right, Ravi called his friend and asked him to book a hotel for him and his wife. The same day they left the house with two suitcases and went to a hotel.

Ravi tried to contact his neighbors to know about Aina and his family. He got to know that Aina was living there with her sister and mother. One day Aina went missing, her sister and mother left the home. But where they went nobody knew. Ravi guessed that Aina didn’t go missing she was dead that same time and because Aina’s body was found in the same house so it can be possible that Aina’s family was responsible for that.  One aunty told him that she saw Aina’s sister in the street near that home after this incident. It was her home so they didn’t object or notice much. So it was clear that Aina’s sister came to this home after Aina’s death. But what was her motive he was not clear and he was also not sure that they killed Aina, it may be possible that they knew about Aina’s death and they hide that fact only. But all matter was a serious mystery. He needed some more facts to decide a theory. In present all facts were confusing he was not able to reach on any point.

His work was also affected by this. He was not looking for his work properly and started searching for more details about Aina, his family and this haunted house.  But he was not getting anything better. Now he opened his briefcase and start reading her resume again. He got the college name, now there is one more area from where he can get any information. He got Aina’s gmail id. He searched and found her facebook account which was not deleted or deactivated yet. Perhaps nobody messaged facebook for Aina’s death. He found her friend list and started to send them messages to find anything about Aina. There was very less chance that anybody will reply but there was no other option and he needed to take every single chance.

In hotel, it was ok. Neither bad Aina nor good Aina was there to disturb them. Next day when Ravi was in office, Ritu decided to take bath because she was not worried about breakfast in hotel so she was getting ready late. She went to bathroom and opened the tap in bath tub. After that watery incident she was afraid of water a little but in hotel which is far away from that haunted house she was safe.

She brought her towel and checked the water it was perfect neither much hot nor much cold. She put the towel on shelf and opened laces of her gown. She turned to water and screamed. Aina was lying in the bath tub and enjoying the bath with her white face and blood dripping smile. Her red eyes were looking directly to her and her cruel smile was declaring that she was the bad Aina.

So government of India is trying to save Rupees from falling, to save share market from falling, to save inflation. See they are considering to increase PF on gross salary not only basic. But is it really reason for that?

Sometime before government planned to use PF money in share market it helps shares for some time. But without a strong and proper policy the effect was short lived. Now government is planning to get more money but increasing PF amount. Who will be affected by this? We the common men.  Companies will not increase your salary the increased PF amount will reduce cash salary which we can spend and will give government opportunity to use this money in share market or their uncontrolled expenses and useless policies like free mobile, laptop etc.

This is the dictatorship only. Compel common men to pay more money (it can’t be called tax as it is your money) but like New pension scheme it will be depended on share market then what will happen if a employee requires its PF and market is low. Moreover it this inflation we want more money to spend but government is planning to reduce money in hand. For government employee it increase 10% DA but what about private sector employees. Whether we are not citizen of India? Why can’t government think about us?

Companies will not give more money because they are for profit. So increasing PF amount will reduce salary only. This is a useless and unplanned scheme like past schemes it is short termed. It will help market in short period but after that the excess money will be fetched outside India by FIIs. I think it is time when government must think properly and make a proper scheme to help market and people. Getting money by force is not the option for every time.