Alcoholic trails

Warning: The whole episode is the experience of my colleuge, as told by him. Mohan does not drink but only drives – mostly people mad!

The hero of this story is my ex-tech lead Mr Raj ( Name protected). He is a great hero and motivator to the team in terms of guzzling the beer by canfulls. Here is his story one night which took place near Central Silkboard flyover.

Myself and others went to Aranya (bar cum restaurant) on Sarjapur road and started downing all our project sorrows. After a few beers it was hard red label stuff. The drinking and leg pulling sting went up to 11PM. Thats when the bar owner politely asked the guys for their last order. Tipsy as they were – they asked for a special on house and were promptly asked to pay up.

Once outside, the team split up and drove ( Yes, after failing to recognize many of their own cars/bikes) off. The ego is greater than wisdom they say.

Myself just came out and somehow found the keys to the 2 wheeler. The security assisted me in finding the keyhole and moon-walking, somehow managed to clutch the bike. I vaugely remembered that I was on sarjapur road and drove in the opposite direction.

As long as the vehicle was being driven, there was no issue. There was a stupid car which stopped in front of me for a hump and I had to promptly stop too. Unfortunately, my legs just wobbled and I toppled over. I just heaved myself up and since the bikes engine was still running, managed to mount and continue my ride.

If I recollected correctly, my house was near the flyover ( his house was near Jayadeva flyover). I found the flyover and took the left turn. Actually our man had taken the left turn near silkboard junction so effectively he started going towards Attible.

After driving for about 20 minutes I realized that something was wrong. My house was reachable in 5 minutes of the left turn. I stopped and fell down promptly. I had vomitted too. I just sat there on the road trying to find a gap in the divider, so that I could take a U turn. I started pushing the vehicle on the road as I could not get it started.

Some kind souls who were less sober, started the bike for me and put me back on the hosur road. I started driving and enjoying the moon, the stars and general well being. The euphoria did not last for long as I found out I had reached the flyover and took a left turn to wards my home.

Promptly the traffic police stopped me. There was a crowd and few bikes were parked hapazardly. One PC asked me to get down from the bike and show the vehicle papers. I blurted what papers?

Opening my mouth was a very big mistake. Suddenly the PC smelt vodka and helped me dismount. He even parked the bike and pushed me towards the other inspector. The great man asked me to breath into a tube. I though he was asking me to blow a balloon and tried that. The inspector was laughing – looking at my attempt to blow the breath analyzer. I registered a cool 50% above limits.

The inspector somehow found my license in pocket and wrote out a note. He asked me to tell my name. I blurted second name and then first name just like passport. Next was the toughest question of the day – even my clients did not ask such a tough one. He asked me for the bikes registration number!

I blurted out KA 05 and stopped. He asked next, I started thinking like a kid in school. I managed x and stopped. The PC cursing his luck asked me to go – see the license plate and tell me the number. It took me 4 visits to the bike as it had 4 numbers !!!

He tore a reciept and gave me. He said come tomorrow pay fine, we are taking your vehicle.

I was in shock, how can I go home? A friendly auto fellow after fleecing 150 in advance dropped me near home. I vomitted and slept peacefully.

Coming back to reality, this hero continues his saga, week on week despite promising his spouse everytime not to drink, not to drink and drive. I hope the Government bans arrack, tobacco in total.


32 Responses to Alcoholic trails

  1. Vijay says:

    Wow Mohan, what a way to start your 101st post…. by confessing πŸ˜‰

  2. Vijay,
    Something wrong in my post!! The whole thing is done by our hero. I dont drink but only drive – people mad πŸ™‚

  3. Aha….. so u were searching for ur registration number…. πŸ™‚

    Confession is the soul of life, afterall. πŸ˜‰

  4. Srik,
    Oh no.. if one more such comment comes – i promise to delete this post. Do read the disclaimer at top please, please… hic.

  5. rk says:

    makkalagiddaga malagakke kelbeku FABLE
    schoolalli idaaga beku book LABEL
    channagi odhidre life-alli STABLE
    but kudkond kootre RED LABEL
    across the TABLE
    life aagaate terribly UNSTABLE

  6. pkandi says:

    I happened to visit your blog while going through my friend’s blog! I liked the way you have described the scene. Although humourous, it brings out the seriousness of the issues. Keep posting.

  7. greatunknown says:

    pkandi you could have said you got here thru my blog… booohoooo!
    Just kidding!

    What an experience Mohan… had a good laugh, unfortunately at the expense of your nocturnal misery!

  8. praneshachar says:

    story ended in a comedy good one
    yes I agree with pkandi in toto yes it is bringing out
    seriousness of the issue. some are like that promise
    breaki and another promise

  9. Vani says:

    Yenri Mohan?

    Wah, wo Jawaani Ke Din! antha andkotideera?

    Hogli bidi…..naav yaaru Mrs Mohan Prakash ge heLalla idu neeve antha! πŸ˜‰

    Seriously, good issue to address….lots who need serious introspection about this. Nice one, Mohan, novel way of bringing about social awareness.

  10. Veena says:

    Mohan, you should say, the direct speech used is just to make the reader feel the flow.
    We spoke about it in your cigrette smoking post on all these ban etc., ! good one. & congrats for the 101st post. πŸ™‚ I missed wishing on the 100th & my next visit took me to 101st one.

  11. Vijay says:

    Mohan: I apologize… I did not know it was a 3rd person narration.. please continue this.. πŸ™‚

  12. shark says:

    cool post! And congrats on the 100th post πŸ™‚

    Drink something utterly bitter, feel giddy later, vomit everything, sleep without consiousness and get up with a bad headache! – And call all this fun ? πŸ˜‰

  13. praneshachar says:

    ondu senteancenalli purti kuditada maama helibittiddira!!!!!!!!!

  14. RK,
    Am flabergasted! How can you produce such pearls. You are getting good day by day!!!

    Welcome to this site. Thanks and do visit again.

    As eyes are supposed to behold the beauty, humor is in the minds of readers like you! thanks again.

    Just in previous post it was pointed out ( debit cards post) that a fool and his money are parted very quickly…. a drunkard and promise are similarly parted as soon as he hits the first bottle.

    If you can convince my better half that it was me, the treat is on for you.

    Thanks. Yes what you said is correct. Remember that you are the one who kept telling me to start a blog – so credit goes to you too.

    NP, just kidding. But if somebody just reads the post it sounds like my own story!!

    As praneshachar says – good summary. Thanks for wishes.

  15. Vijay says:

    I like Sharks analogy…

  16. Prasanna Sastry says:

    Mohan avare Gundu Olage hodamele Nanu yaaru neevu yaaru gothaagodilla, Antha Paristhithi yenadru aitha ?

  17. Vijay,
    Ditto here.

    Prasanna sir,
    Normaly Raj doesnt drink to that point as I have spoken to him over phone at dead of nights to solve issues.

  18. bachodi says:

    I suggest you give company to him sometime. And take responsibility to escort back his home. On the way beck high chance that you’ll get Vedopanishadgita preaching. Its wonderful listen all those.
    Make sure, that person doesn’t have anything against you. Truth and only truth comes out.

  19. Bachodi,
    πŸ™‚ I have been giving company and hearing to bitter truth so much that I have left these poor mortals to the bottom of their sorrows! I cant play god so much you see. Your comment is absolutely correct to the last fullstop.

  20. Shashikiran says:

    Was a googly till the end. Creative post!

  21. Shashikiran,
    Welcome to this site. Do visit again. Thanks.

  22. Manoj says:

    ha ha ha…. Wow wat a good post which made me laugh loudly πŸ™‚ :))

  23. Manoj,
    Welcome to this site. Glad you enjoyed it.. Keep visiting. thanks

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