The Friendly Ghost

The Friendly Ghost

ek badee nadee ke kinaare ek achchhee aurat rahatee thee. vah bachchon se pyaar karatee thee. vah kisee bhee tarah se unakee madad karana chaahatee thee. vah apane samudaay se pyaar karatee thee aur samudaay ke sabhee log usase pyaar karate the. vah bahut lambee aayu tak jeevit rahee aur bahut buddhimaan ho gayee.

jab vah mar gaee to vah bhoot ban gaee. vah mar chukee thee, lekin har raat vah apane samudaay mein laut aatee thee. vah bachchon kee madad karana chaahatee thee na ki unhen daraana chaahatee thee. lekin usakee aavaaz daraavanee thee. bachche usase darate the, lekin bhoot achchha tha. vah keval unakee madad karane ke lie unhen daraatee thee.

ek raat, kuchh bachche aur ek kutta nadee ke kinaare khel rahe the. ve apane paalatoo jaanavar ke saath mastee kar rahe the. lekin ve ghar se bahut door the. tabhee mausam kharaab ho gaya. baarish huee aur baarish huee. nadee badh rahee thee. bahut andhera tha. bachche jaanate the ki ve kho gaye hain. unhen uttar kee or jaana tha, lekin ve nahin jaanate the ki yah kaun see disha hai. jab chaand nikala to unhen nadee ke kinaare ek bhoot dikhaee diya. bhoot ne kaha, “chale jao!” mitravat bhoot

bachchon ko bahut dar laga. ve jaanate the ki yah ek bhoot hai. phir bhoot kareeb chala gaya. vah phir chillaee, “chale jao!” bachche bahut pareshaan ho gaye. unamen se kuchh rone lage. bachche jaanate the ki unake paas ek vikalp hai: ve bhaag sakate hain, ya ve ruk sakate hain aur andhere mein is daraavane vyakti ka saamana kar sakate hain. mitravat bhoot

bachche kaaphee door tak bhaag gae. bhoot ne poore raaste unaka peechha kiya. aakhirakaar bachche ghar pahunche. bhoot bahut tha

khush. sheeghr hee nadee aur adhik oonchee ho gaee. yah bahut khataranaak tha. bhoot ne bachchon ko jeevit rahane mein madad kee thee! usane unhen isase bachaaya tha

badhata paanee. unhonne apanee shakti ka upayog da phrendalee ghost ke lie bhee kiya

unhen ghar le chalo. kabhee-kabhee kisee bhoot se milane ke phaayade bhee hote hain. ek bhoot bacha sakata hai