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Manjhi The Mountain Man

MANJHA THE MOUNTAIN A GRAPHICAL REPRESENTATION BY SANTOSH KUSHWAHA 1960- GEHLORE VILLAGE, BIHAR, INDIA He was married off as a child. [THE RATEATERS] DASHRATH MAJHI Born in a poor Father was DASHRATH PHAGUNIYA Father 30 bottles of A "Moosahar" labourer's home a drunkard liquor and 5 pigs as dowry. MY LORD! I don't have money. Take my son instead. RETURN I WON'T GO. MY MONEY. MUKHIYA BEATS KIDS. Now he will pay your debt. MUKHIYA JEE 4 MILES WAZIRGUNJ THE MOUNTAIN GEHLORE VILLAGE There was no school. No hospital. No road. 40 MILES Nearest town Wazirgunj is just 4 MILES across the mountain. But one has to go 40 MILES around the mountain to reach the town. So many have died trying to cross the mountain. Run Phaguniya Run! Catch SHANDAAR! them! JABARDAST! JINDABAD! in Dashrath returns to He meets a girl at a fair on his way to the village and is besotted with her. Later, he But Phaguniya's father arranges her second marriage against her wishes. Dashrath elopes with her on the day of marriage. his village Gehlore after 7 years. comes to know that it's his wife Phaguniya. They begin a happy life together. One day she crosses the mountain to bring him his lunch and... .she slips which eventually leads to her death. and seriously injures herself. Dashrath Majhi is deeply disturbed and that very night he decides to carve a path through the Gehlour mountain so that the village could YOU THINK YOU easily access medical services. ARE TOO BIG? TOO POWERFUL? After 2 years After 6 years.. A drought hits the village and the villagers are forced to leave. But Majhi continues his task undaunted. WATCH HOW I BREAK YOUR ARROGANCE! Hisss! After 15 years. YOUR GAME IS OVER! After 22 years... Finally he was able to carve a path through a 360 ft long, 30 ft wide and 25 ft high mountain using only a hammer and chisel. Dashrath shortened travel between Gehlore and Wazirganj from 40 miles to 4 miles. दशरथ ज 30,5-2 -25 7.360672, 1934 - 2007 I DEDICATE THIS WORK TO THE REAL MOUNTAIN MAN Sources: Manjhi - The Mountain Man (movie), Wikipedia SANTOSH KUSHWAHA © 2015 WWW.DASANTOSH.COM SANTOSH@DASANTOSH.COM

Manjhi The Mountain Man

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After a long gap, I got some time to do a work for myself. Recently I saw a great movie based on a true story of a man who broke a mountain for love. This movie really inspired me to do some different...


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