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In Search Of A Lost Story

The boatman was singing a song. I was having an early morning trip on his boat. He was rowing the boat and singing this song. To be honest, I was quite surprised seeing him singing. Last night, I arrived in Varanasi at 2:00 am. My hotel was nearby the famous Manikarnika Ghat. After checking in my room, I had a shower, and a small nap thereafter. I set an alarm on my phone at 4:00 am, as I was excited to see the sunrise here. I had heard a lot about the sunrise of Varanasi, which is called by the people here, “Subah-E-Banaras”. I was eagerly waiting for the first Varanasi daybreak to be arrived very soon. As my alarm played its first ring, I woke up from my sleep, and got ready myself very quickly. After locking my room, I just rushed towards the ghat. Walking downstairs, I was seeing the rising Sun, and the bluish Sky adorned with a golden beauty. The Sun was gradually rising beyond the horizon, the river was flowing …