AMERICA KA MUDAN IN

Mr. Khai Minthang
Florence, Kentucky

(Tami article khu March 09, 2004 a kagel ahia, Florence, Kentucky ka umlai a kagel ahi hi)

MYCA Voice simtute zousie United States apat in Pasian minin chibai hing bawl ing. Kei zong Pasian leh noute hing thumpi nate jiehin damzel ing. Zougam khutsuoh a kihi jiehin sil muthei, neehthei dawnthei, vanzah leh atuom tuomte zousie kei a diing in atha suoh nalai hi. Tuajiehin, USA ka mudan ST perspective in them khat kang gen nuom hi. Eh, ka thumal zah “ST perspective” chipen “Singtaangpa mudan apat in” china dan hi e!

1. AMERICA HAUSATNA:
(a) Ahau leh Azawngte: Ei lang bangin ahausate ha hau a hau, azawngte lah ha zawn a zawng in amul pou dihdih chite bangin aum sih hi. Ahausa mama leh leitung pumpia hausapen te ahina ua, tuate atawm thou diing uhi. Middle class atam pen diing hi.

(b) Gari leh Phone: America/the United States te khu a hausa mama uhi. Mimal in Car leh mobile phone (Cell phone) akinei chiet ua, mi inn a phone bawl chite aum sih a, mi inn a phone ngah chite zong aum sih hi. Ka tun chillai in gari tamdan leh mimal in aneidan uh kagenzouta a, tu’n them hat genkia lei – gari starring pen veiling ah aum a, gari hehte pen veiling a tou uh china ahi hi. Apoimaw na tawh kituoh chet a zahdia kibawl gari a nei uhi. Etsahna diing in vanpo diing gari khu vanpo mel a siem ahia, ei langa TATA/SAKTIMAN vanpo diinga kisiemte’n passenger apuoh dandeu un USA ah aum sih hi. Amau garite khu ‘Purpose serving vehicle’ kichi leh a kilawm pen diing hi. Town bus/City bus chite zong anei na ua, tuate a tuong diing mi aum kholsih hi. Kholai dunga kenga kholai vah chite mu diing umlou ahi. Tualeh, ei langa “Blue Hill” chi dandeu a Inter-state bus anei ua, tuate a ituon khah leh kisuonla a huoi mama hi. Mi neiladeute tuonna dan a angaituo uh ahi. Amau mimal gari leh vanleeng a zang tangpi uhi. Eilanga lah Blue Hill a tuong theite leh tuong zoute pen a “Gorom sim“ dan khat a kikoi chi vuo! Tualeh, lampite zong ahoithei mama hi. Singtaang lampi hi’n phaijang lampite khu pucca road ahi hi. Alampi uzong puozou mama uh!

(c ) Credit Card: Van zuah leh lei thu ah khangtou mama ua, Credit Card in van a kilei a, Credit Card machine zangin vanzuate’n zong azuah uhi. Sum tang/ sum dal (note) mu diing atam seng sih hi. Credit Card pen ei langa name card/address card chie vel apha a, asum umza za tua sunga Computer in athu a akoi chi diingdan ahi. Tuapen a machine a a tat chiengun a machine in athu a kikoi pen akoina Bank apat in tua van zuahte machine a athu ma in akoi kia a, asum tang ut hun hun chienga suo thei ahi hi. A sumtang suona machine zong anei ua, tua machine a atat chiengun asum deiza uh a number ameh ua, a Credit Card sunga um ahileh ala thei uhi. Credit Card a um sanga tamzaw lahthei vang hisih e.

(d) Neeh leh taah leh sil leh teen: Gam hausa chi tah neeh leh taah leh sil leh teen vang anieng den mai hi. Unau Kawlgam Zomite America a umte’n ‘Khatvei vei neek diing tamlua, khatvei vei silh diing tamlua; Ahihzong Topa hoihna lian semsem” chi ek sam uh ei. Tam laa ka lungsim a ang kilah chiengin America te hausatna leh a hausat dan uh ka lungsim ah ang kilang zel zel hi. Khopi tengah gam tuomtuomte vanzuahna aum a, tuanah agam tawh kituoh in van muthei ahi hi. Etsahna diing in; ‘Oriental store’ chite ah Asia a kine leh kizang vante bang aum a, neeh lampang ah ling-ui, lengmasel, gotuoi tanpha a kimu ahi leuleu hi. Indian store zong atam tham mama a, tuanah India tawh kisai a vanzahte muthei ahi hi.

2. TAX of 6%:
America gam khu “Land of Tax” chi theimai diingdan ahi. Sil lei leh zuah khatphot tax ki-sung chitchiet ahi hi. A national average danin 6% ala uhi. Zakha lah a guh pen agam solkal a china ahi vahiau hi. Tuisih noukhat nangawn tax kipie a valong khu! Tax te pen mi zawng leh mi gentheite, sangnaupang-te, galkapte, leh adang dangte kipie ahi hi. Vanleite kunga $10.00 mante $10.60 achi un, athei siem sih ua ‘$ 10.00 man diing hilou maw?‘ chia ang doh kia uleh ‘With the tax’ (‘A tax tawh’) achi uleh vanleite‘n, “Aw, aw, aw, I’m sorry!” achi mai uhi.

3. DAN LEH HUN AJUIDAN UH:
Sil tengah dan leh hun ahimai hi. Dan a ngaisang mama ua, ahaute tunga dan umlou in a zawngte tunga dan kizang chite vang aum hetsih hi. A President pa un zong athugen chienga azah mun mama “I believe in personal liberty” chi khu a ngaisang mama uhi. Koima ki-nuoinet leh simmaw chite umlou ahi hi. Zawng in, mawlawm in, bang bang tawp lezong mimal zalenna (Personal liberty) anei chiet uhi. Eilanga meitui (SK Oil) hawm chienga a ‘He-man’ bangdeute tung masa in tung nukhia nan uleh atun hun hun ua alah thei hiau uh chi diing umlou ahi. A hawmte tawh kimelthei a mi masanga kipieh theina lampi umlou ahi hi. Vanzuah ihi leh vanlei diinga hingpeite amasapen taikan a anina, athumna chite ngaisah nai hetlou diing ahi. Na ngaisah masah leh Court a hing kiheh thei ahia, thong lut theina khat ahi hi. India a ‘Havai me ne ut I ?’ ichi bangin USA a ‘Thong lut nuom I?’ chi sangin ‘Basket-ball kimawl nuom I ?’ (‘Do you wanna play basket-ball?‘) kichi zaw ahi. Court a natun khah a sum senna diing ahileh sum na seng thei a, sum senna lou diing pia a thapna (Bribe) koima’n ala sih hi. Sapte’n sil khat ang bawlpieh na diing ua ‘Ahluital a sante’ pieh ngai sese lou ahi.

Tualeh, hun a thupi ngai mama mai uhi. Program khat dah achiem uleh nualep malep chite umlou a kipan chet ahi hi. Dah khuza chiengin hing kimupi in/vang nachi a, ang chi ua, kachi leh ahidan chet a zui diing ahi hi. ‘Hagau thaw dandan’ chi’n kikhopna leh program a kibawl sih a, a kipat hun diing leh a tawp hun diing umsa a program ki-zang ahi hi. Nasepna khat phot ah ‘Break’ a kinei chiet a, tuana minute 5/10 chite na zekai leh adangte na tunga lungkim maw vevaw diing uh ata khu.

4. AGAM IIT DAN UH:
Agam pen uh iit tahtah pia a iit uh ahi hi. America te masangah America gam na gense theisih diing hi. Agen pen na gense thei diinga, na gensiet leh hing kimuda mai diing ahi. Galkapte bang a innmun ua neeh leh dawn leh sil leh teen te hengla lou a America galte kap tahtah diinga ki-pekhie uh ahi hi. Ei langa te’n zong zi anglum, taa anglum, innlum loulum taisan a galkap diinga ki-piehkhietna nei sam uh chi vuo. America-te kipieh khiet dan a I ki-piehkhiet leh ki-piehkhietlou vang apang te’n thei vai in, tuabanglou deu sum galkap pou ihi leh vang theizou sing! Mun tengah galkapte ki-enla chiet mah e guai… I etlana a ki-bang sih chi manthu hiven maw !!! Ei langate bangin tamlang ate mite’n ngaisang mah uh ei ! Eilang ngaisang dan tawh tamlangte ngaisang dan a kibang sih chi manthu ahi bou hi. Tamlanga ten ‘I gam adia kipumpieh pasal/numei phate’ achi un, ei langa te’n banga I ngaisang uh atai mah ???

Khatvei lang November 27, 2003, America-te a diinga ni poi maw mama khat “Thanksgiving Day” a a president pa uh George Bush Iraq a seppaite umna ava haw pen Opposition party te’n adem nasa mama ua, ademna uh khu kituoh chet sih nanleh tambang sim in ‘America leitang potu khat tuabang mun jauhuoi a na hinna nava ki-thangta shi lachin America in zumna atuoh didan ngaituo lou maw?’ chi dan pien in adem uhi. Bill Clinton numei a asuol lai in America-te’n a President pa uh dapina in kaa leh mauna’n hun azang uhi. Tambang khop a gam ngainate ahi uhi.

5. MINOR & MATURE STATUS:
Naupang kum 18 leh aney langte pen kumching nailou in a ngaituo ua, a Nu leh Pa etkawlna nuoi a um uh ahi hi. Amau pen piching danin Dan in apomsih hi. Zalenna tahtah anei naisih ua, ngaidam theina leh gawtna tampi anei nalai uhi. Amaute pen tepthei, muomthei, dawnthei abawl diinguh phal ahisih hi. Zatep leh zu khu mi piching (kum 18 leh atunga mite) adiing a phalsah ahi giap hi. Naupangte’n alei ua, atep ua, adawn uleh Dan tawh kituoh a gawt thei ahi uhi. Kum 18 anghi chiengun zalenna ang neita ua, mi piching a ngaituo ahita uhi. Ama leh ama kituodel zou, kikem zou, sie leh pha theina tawh ama lunglam sem diing in zalenna a kipeta hi. Tuachienga a free dandan pen uh gen a zong gentheilou ahita hi. A Nu a Pa sum azah pieh nawnsih ua, amau sum a kineita ua, sum a kilaw theita ua, alawzou uleh aleizoute uh amau minin a bawltheita uhi. Zu nenuom, sa nenuomte a diing in zong khawh nawnlou, Nungah/ Tangval ngainuomte hiin zinei nuom pasal nei nuomte a diing in zong a Pate’n a kham thei nawnsih uhi. Amau dei dandan a kihin uh ahita hi. Eilang dana nungah leh tangvaal Senior simta mama hilezong a Nu leh Pa um sihleh hing zou nailou diing chi danpien a um kholsih hi.

6. INDIA TAWH THEMKHAT TEKAAH VAI:
(1) Kum 15 apat atunglam Lai simthei leh gielthei : US – 97% India 59.5%

(2) Budget: US – revenues: $1.946 trillion. Expenditures: $2.052 trillion, including capital expenditures of NA (2002 est.)
India-revenues:$48.3billion. Expenditures: $78.2 billion, including capital expenditures of $14 (FY01/02 est.)

(3) Telephones – main lines in use: US – 194 million (1997) Telephones-mobile cellular: 69.209 million (1998)
India – 27.7 million (October 2000) Telephones – mobile cellular: 2.93 million (November 2000)

(4) Internet Service Providers (ISPs): US – 7,000 (2002 est.) Internet users: 165.75 million (2002)
India – 43 (2000) Internet users: 7 million (2002)

(5) Railways: US – total: 194,731 km mainline routes
India – total: 63,518 km (15,009 km electrified)

(6) Highways: US – total: 6,334,859 km
India – total: 3,319,644 km
(7) Waterways: US – 41,009 km India – 16,180 km
(8) Airports: US – 14,801 (2002)
India – 334 (2002)

(9) Heliports: US – 149 (2002)
India – 19 (2002)

(10) Military expenditures – dollar figure: US – $276.7 billion (FY99 est.) Military expenditures – percent of GDP:3.2% (FY99 est.)
India – $11.52 billion (FY02) Military expenditures – percent of GDP:2.3% (FY02)

THUZAWNA:
Tam I thugen teng pen kei mudan leh tutan a katheidan ahi hi. Achinglou leh aval zong a um maithei a, atheibete’n “Atheiloupi gen/Zuou gen” hing chilou in “Khai Minthang in America tamdan a mu ave maw” ana chi lel ulachin chi hing ngen nuom nalai ing. Adangte hun dang chienga diing in khet phot vai in, tunia diing in tamtan in tawp bawl phot vai. Simtu dei umtahte’n kisiemphatna leh thu theina diinga lah a, I hinkhuo utawh kituoh a um a, bulthei a umleh bulchiet leh phattuompi theina lampi aum khah leh china tawh kang gel ahi hi. Simtute teng teng Pasian in hing guolzawlta hen!

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One Response to AMERICA KA MUDAN IN

  1. Anonymous says:

    Kminthang nalai giel simnop um ma2 e.India to kiha khiet jel emo? Adang2 jong hi giel jel o. kalaphua khat to kijawi tawn kasa hi. nathu geil.Mitegam ee et chiang, sunlejaan khen ni umlou abang, amin lun in,van a ak-si bang atang siig seeng, agam lei u.khrist mite lung kitua a leng nagam etlawm sang.ei gam a christian umlou abang.kitha-ki-mat,-da-le-kaa-mau na ngen….chia kaphua to kitua khop mei.thank lord.

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