Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Atho Saaromeyo Kathaa

Sakaal sakaal beriye-i mejaaj-ta khinchrhe gyalo radha-kanto-babu-r. roj bhor-e uthe prato:bhramon-er abhyaas tnaar. Desha-priyo park-er lagoya barhi theke hnete chole aasen lake-e. mukto baataas.

"eisab administration rasaatal-e jaachhe. Kono civic responsibility nei. Jattosab." aapon mon-e gajraate
gajraate naak-e rumaal chepe radhakanto-babu hnaat-te laaglen.

Raastaa-r kukur ektaa. Maachhi bhan bhan korchhe chaarpaase.

Ekdom footpath-er gaaye porhe aachhe.emnite bhor-er dik-e lake-er chaarpaase ghano kuyasa hoi. Bisesato: ei sit-er samai-ta-te. Aaj kuyasa-ta ato gaarho noi. Taai bhaggis chokh-e porhechhilo. Noile - bisri ekta kaando ghot-to.

Pnaachil-er gaa ghnese druto paa chaliye lake-er dhaar-e ese parhaa gyalo.ekhaane-o tadrup. Lake-er
janjaal poriskaar karaa niye bole bole hellaa hoye gyalen - kaaro kono maatha-byatha nei ! Aajke-i ekta
hestonesto korben bole radhakanto-babu mano:sthir korlen.

Kukur-ta-r byapar-e municipality-r amar-babu-ke ektaa phone aar lake poriskaar-er byapar-e mayor-er sathe ekta appointment nite habe. Senior citizen hisebe tnaar kathaa-e ekta daam nei? Uporontu 'lake bnachao' committee-r tini ekjon board-member.

Baaki member-der moddhye anukul raha aar dinesh-o roj sakaal-e hnaat-te aase.oder-ke dhorte habe aaj.

Ei sab saat-pnaach bhabte bhabte radhakanto-babu chakkor maarte suru korlen. Antato: 10-ta chakkor dyan
roj. Hnaat-te hnaat-te-i kheyaal holo taar je bhuru-taa knuchke gyachhe ebang mukh-er byajaar bhab-er sathe matha-ta ghaarh-er daan-dik-e jhunke gechhe. Sadaashai-babu-r katha mone porhlo.
Radhakanto-babu-r family physician. Uni bolen - "profullo mone hnaatun, noile kissu laav nei."

Radhakanto-babu matha-ta sojaa kore mukh-ta haasi haasi korbaar chesta korlen. Alpo-kkhan-er moddhye-i mukh-ta aager bhongi-te fire gyalo. Mon-er moddhye khaali maraa kukur-er drissyo-ta bhese aaschhe.

Bewaarish kutta-gulo-ke poshu-daftar theke keno je jangal-e chherhe diye aase naa! Aar maarlo-i baa ke?
Rakeless driving. Kichhu chyanghraa chhokraa-ke uddaam goti-te gaarhi chaliye jete dyakhen maajhe maajhe. Aar taar sathe jor awaj-e bikat gaan. Bayos thaakle, eder-ke chaabke sidhe kore diten. Raag-er chot-e tini dnaat-mukh khinchiye-i fellen. Aar sange sange-i sunte pelen - ho-ho-ho kore atto-haasyo. Muhurt-e nijeke saamle niye edik-odik dekhte suru korlen - ke haaslo taake dekhe?

Daan-dik-e takiye dekhte pelen, kholaa jaiga-i antato janaa-bisek lok haat tule abar haat namiye, bibhinno
ango-bhongi-te hese jaachhe. Ho-ho, hi-hi, ha-ha - haasi-r harraa uthechhe puro. Lake laughing club.

"jattosab bhyantarhaamo" - bole abar hnaat-te suru korlen tini.

12-ta chakkor maaraar path-e dekhlen dinesh aaschhe. Bar-at-law dinesh sen. Hnaatu-r bayosi habe tnaar. Bes maanni-gonni kore. Dinesh-er baba-ke radhakanto-babu bes bhalo kore-i chinten. Dinesh ekhan judges court-e practise kore. Aar sei sange sabhaa-samiti-o.
"good morning jethu."
"naa he. Bes bad morning." gomrhaa mukh-e radhakanto-babu prottuttor dilen.
"any problem jethu?"
"aar ki? Tomraa young chhele-raa kichhu korchho naa.
Ei lake-er janjaal, jal-ta shyaolaa aar kochuri-pana-te bharaat hoye gyalo."
"se to mayor-er kachhe.."

Kathaa ses korte dilen naa radhakanto-babu. Haat tule bollen, "thamo to he."

Bes uttejito hoye porhechhen tini. "taar upore, dekhi baarhi-r saamner rasta-i ekta kukur more porhe aachhe."

"aahaa jethu, municipality to aar citibank-er atm noi, je 24 hours service debe. Aapni mithyaa chotchhen."

Gnoaar lok-ke gnoaar bolle se notun utsaho-r sathe nijer gnoartumi-r bipokkhe bole jaai. Maante chaai
naa mote-o. Mithyaa chotchhen jene radhakanto-babu ahladito haben naa , etaa-i swabhabik chhilo. Aaro
besi rakam chote gyalen tini.
"ki? Aami. Aami mithyaa raag korchhi? Ei rakam bhabe careless driving jara kore, taader-ke jail-e deoa
uchit, license kerhe neoa uchit. Aaj kukur-ta-ke dhakka diyechhe. Kaal maanus maarbe."

Dinesh bollo - "aapni thanda hoye bosun - aami dekhchhi."

Haat dhore basaalo ekta benchi-r upore. Paanjabi-r pocket theke rumaal baar kore radhakanto-babu ghaam
muchhte laaglen.

Dinesh tatokkhan-e mobile baar kore number dial korchhe jhapjhap. Dinesh aarh-chokh-e tnaar-i dik-e
takachhe dekhe radhakanto-babu korhke dilen -
"tumi abar sadashai-ke phone korte jeo naa. Amar pressure quite normal."
"naa naa - aapni kichhu bhaabben naa. Aami dekhchhi, local municipality-te kono jamaadaar esechhe naaki." "tumi ki jamaadaar-der-o mobile number jaano naaki he?" bismit kanthe jiggasaa korlen tini.

Hese dinesh bollo - "amar bhaira-bhai-er barhi municipality-r thik paase-i. jamadar-er bou oder
barhi-te thike-r kaaj...1 minute dnaarhaan kaaku." "hello miraa - aami dinesh bolchhi - "

Mukh ghuriye boslen radhakanto-babu. Abar pocket theke rumaal-taa baar korte giye kheyaal holo baddo besi ghaamchhen tini. Pressure-ta abar betray korchhe naaki? Gato raat-e Bengal Club-er get together-e ektu madyopaan korechhilen bote, tabe teman besi kheyechhilen ki?

"naa: keu nei bolchhe to." dinesh phone-ta haat-e niye bollo. "o tumi chhaarho. Aami barhi giye amar-ke ekta phone kore dichhi." "aapni kintu baddo ghaamchhen jethu. Is it ok?"

Dinesh-o tahole lokkhyo korechhe.

"naa-naa. Aami thik aachhi. Baarhi jaai - bujhle. Aar tumi mayor-er sathe meeting-ta-te aaschho to?" "dekhun , ami aapnake barong baarhi-te pounchhe dichhi." "na-na." haat paa jore jore nerhe Radhakanto-babu uthe porhlen. Taar par hnata dilen baarhi-r rasta-r dik-e.

Kukur-ta-ke erhaate gyale, golpark-er dik-e ektu hnete giye goli dhore berote habe. Sorir-taa bhalo thekchhe naa dekhe uni barho rasta-i dhorlen abar.

Baarhi-r kachhakachhi aaste-i matha jhimjhim korte suru korlo. Kukur-ta ek-i rakam bhaabe porhe aachhe.
Dekhte paachhen uni. Naak-e rumaal-chapa dilen.

Jaldi rasta paar hote giye daan-dik theke aasaa gaarhi-ta kheyaal koren ni. Tibra horn-e komor ghnese
beriye gyalo. Sange katukti bhese elo - "burho - football khelchho?"

Konomat-e barhi-te dhuke sofaa-i gaa eliye dilen. Fan-ta chaliye diyechhen full-speed-e. ei december-er
thanda-r moddhye-o koolkool kore ghaamchhen.

Mara jete-i paarten.Rasta-r epaase srimaan saaromeyo aar o-pase srimaan radhakanto sen. Ektu dam niye sojaa hoye boslen. Blood pressure-er tablet-ta table-er upore-i chhilo. Kintu, mone holo aage amar-ke phone-ta karaa darkar. Table theke chasmaa aar diary-ta niye amar-er number-ta khunjte laaglen.

"amar-amar-amar majumdaar."
"sir."

Driver shibcharon ese dnarhiye aachhe.

Number-ta dial korte korte-i bollen, "hnyaa balo."

"sir, kukur-ta mara gyachhe."
"ki?"
"kukur-ta sir, kaal-ke."

Phone-e dial-ta cancel kore radhakanto-babu upor dik-e takalen. Chasma-r fnaak diye.

"ki kukur? Kon kukur?"
"kaal raat-e aapni sir, nije chaliye aasben bollen sir." "aami?" radhakanto-babu bhaabte laaglen. Aabchha
mone porhchhe jeno. Bengal club-e aajkaal ekta common bitarko lege-i jaai. "i can drive when i am drunk." ka peg kheyechhilen kaal? Khub besi ki?

"aaj sakal-e municipality-te giyechhilam sir, jamaadaar aaseni ekhano." - haat jorh kore shibcharon
bole jaachhe.

Radhakanto-babu pocket theke rumaal baar kore aarekbaar ghaam muchhlen.

3 comments:

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