Its been really long since I started writing this series , also I observed that part 2 in this series of posts has gone missing from the blog ( ? ) ( I don’t know how ) . So here is the continuation . If you want to read the previous parts , you can go to the Sardar By mistake category in the category cloud 😀
Part 6 :
After his first few days in J2 kulpreeth had made quite a good number of friends , some acquaintances and few enemies . Among friends were the Maharastra gang who formed his immediate neighbourhood in class. They consisted of Ninad , Abhinandan , Shishir , Harshal . There was also a very quite and peaceful telugu soul who like me had come from the J1 section . Shivrama was his name and unlike the rest of the telugu world he liked to hang out with us non telugu people. ( I liked him because he tolerated the maratha pranks played on him quite effortlessly ). There was another telugu guy called Hari Om . To begin with he entered kulpreeth’s life as a friend , but later turned out to be an enemy. Then there were two very sweet people Rajat and Deepesh . Rajat belonged to Orissa and Deepesh was from Bhilai. These two were the Maharastra gang’s hostel mates so they happened to become kulpreeth’s friends too. The classes very too much fun in J2 . But the mood started to become more and more serious in class as the board exams approached. The teachers at whom J2 threw trash the whole year were honoured beyond perception as the exams came near. The class listened with rapt attention if any of the teachers is hinting about anything important that might appear in the exam during the classes. Panic was clearly seen in just one class. FRENCH ! Nobody listened to the teacher and created more than havoc here for the whole year . Now only panic and misery reflected in their faces as the chilled out teacher revised the portions ( They were listening it for the first time ). But kulpreeth had resolved to pass the subject and put his heart and soul into the french textbook , as a result four days before the exam he had learned quite a decent amount of french. When ninad and others came to know of it , they asked him to teach whatever he can in the time that they had left. One after the other he would repeat the stuff to different people , clear the doubts while he is teaching , till 10:30 pm he would just be teaching french . But he felt all this hard work was flushed down the drain when the french teacher came just one day before the exam and gave three model papers and told the class to study just that . ( Supposedly he had set the board exam paper and gave us the model papers so we all could pass the exam. ) That day kulpreeth resolved that any time in life if given a choice between the tough-and-right path and the easy-and-corrupt path , he will choose the former. The board exams started and after the first exam , kulpreeth came for the study hours in college and had quite a spectacular fall down the stairs. ( you should never run down the stairs when the light is off and there is unseen food fallen on the stairs ). The fall resulted in an ankle which got swollen and was paining for two days kulpreeth ignored the pain and concentrated on the board exams . But on the third day his parents stepped into the picture and within three hours there was a white plaster on his leg waiting to dry and he lay on a government hospital bench cursing his fate , thinking of ways by which he would pass the exam the next day ( It was physics exam and he was really bad at physics). Ideas like hiding chits in the plaster came to his mind , but then he remembered his anti-corruption pledge and left it all to God (Hewas rewarded ,he got a 55/60 in the exam .. Yay! ). Everyday , his dad would come and pick him up like a log of wood and climb up three floors to his examination center and then would take him back ( * Salute* to his dad and his body building without which this would not be possible ). The board exams ended and Kulpreeth ended up getting a 92% in the exam . From J2 it was now time to move to the Senior batch . J1 , J2, J3 became S1, S2 , S3 ( for kulpreeth it was just moving a step closer to the DOOM – read the IITJEE exam ) . kulpreeth was praying that he should not be put in the S1 and his prayers were answered , he was happy to see familiar faces in S2 and this time instead of sitting in the first row he chose to be seated in the back side of the class near one of the windows .As the teachers would speak on and on about the approaching IIT exam and how they should gear up for it , kulpreeth would happily shift his attention outside the window and admire the city and its many beauties visible from the window 🙂 . It was in this last bench that he became close friends with Deepesh , also Deepesh introduced kulpreeth to Harry potter . While the rest of the class lost itself in ” Concepts of physics ” , ” Organic chemistry” .. Kulpreeth was lost in the world of wizards and witches. When he thought life could get no better , his new found interests of novels and sight seeing calmed his mind a bit and he started improving at mathematic and physics , also he was quite good at chemistry ( all the credit was of the teachers of the respective subjects who were simply brilliant and all of them complemented kulpreeth that he was a very intelligent kid 😉 ) . But this better performance threw him in the top section S1 . When the results were announced , on the outside Kulpreeth was made to smile , but inside he was crying …
To be continued ….