Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Paakhi

Chokh kachlaate kachlaate uthe boslo borun. maa aalo jwaliye diyechhe. ghar-moi ekta byastota-r bhaab.or dik-e chokh porhte-i maa bollo,

"jaak, uthechhis.ne ne tarhatarhi kor.ekkhuni berote habe."

paase takiye dekhlo ekhano dada ghumochhe. borun-ra dui bhaai.barun chhoto. barun-er dada arun class 8-e uthechhe. barun sab-e class 4.

"ki re, ekhano bose roili je.dada-ke tol."

dada-ke thela-r eman sujog paoa gechhe dekhe borun bes khusi holo. sab samai dada-i taar upore dada-giri kore, karon-e akaron-e.

"yai dadabhai, oth."

arun dada-r upore chepe bose, ghorhaa-r maton hnaakiye, dada-ke tolaa-r chesta korte laaglo.baba darhi kete ghar-e dhuklo.

"ki re, ekhano dujon-e bichhana-i.thaak, toder aar jete habe naa."

satti katha bolte, jete mote-o ichha nei borun-er. aajke robibaar. class nei, parha-o nei. kadin baade-i garom-er chhuti porhbe. saradin se chhobi enke, habul-er sathe ludo khele baa barho maath-e giye dada-der
sathe cricket khele katabe bhebechhilo. sukrobaar class ses kore aaste-i ghar-e dhuke maa bollo,

"burho, robbar amraa berhate jaabo."
"kothai kothai, maa? picnic?"
"picnic noi, ekjon sadhubaba-ke dekhte."
"kon sadhubaba?"
"sei gato bachhar amader barhi-te esechhilo naa."
"ke esechhilo?"
"tor mon-e nei?"

mon-e thaka-r katha-o noi barun-er. oder barhi-te sadhu-sannyasi aar pujo-achha lege-i thaake. majhe majhe-i dyakhe, jatajuto-dhaari sannyasi ese baba-r sathe kisab alochona korchhe. barun-er bes bhoi-i laage
oder dekhle. oder haat-e rakto-makha trisul thaake. maa deke niye jaai pronaam korte. tara barun-er haat-e tabij-maduli poriye dei.

sei sadhu-der kauke dekhte-i aaj jete habe.se katha-i maa bollo.

"kothai jaabo maa?"
"jamsedpur."
"se to anek dur."
"hnya, amra garhi kore jaabo."
"garhi kore !!"

oituku-i majaa barun-er. garhi-r janala-r dhaar-e bose, hu-hu kore haoa khete khete jete or daarun laage. jekhane khusi thama jaai.aar sabtheke barho katha, garhi chalano-ta dekhaa jaai.nibaran-da jakhan 70-80
kilometer-e garhi chaliye jaai - takhan se abaak kore nibaran-da-ke dyakhe. nibaran-da barun-der driver. se barun-ke bolechhe, barun aarektu barho hole-i oke garhi chalano sikhiye debe. dada bole, nibaran-da naaki
100 kilometer-er upore porjonto garhi chalachhilo ekdin !

chokh kachlate kachlate arun uthe boslo. uthe-i gaay-er upor theke thele fele dilo barun-ke. barun ekchhut-e giye bath-room-e dhuke darja bandho kore dilo. dada ekkhuni darja kholaa-r jonno dhakka maarbe aar
baba aisa bokuni debe.

ektu-kkhan pare darja-te dhakka maarlo.

barun bollo, "berobo naa aami."

"burho, baaire eso tarhatarhi, deri hoye gechhe." baba-r galaa.raagi.

bhyaba-chyaka kheye tarhatarhi kono-mat-e chaan kore beriye elo barun. dada-ta fyalfyal kore haaschhe.ghar-e dhukte-i maa khaat-er upore raakhaa shirt-pant-gulo dekhiye diye bollo, "pore ne siggiri, 6-ta beje gechhe."

shirt-pant pore bhalo kore gunjte gunjte-i chhobi-maasi ese thak kore ek glass dudh rekhe gyalo table-er upore.

"chhobi, burho-ke khali dudh dile kyano, biscuit daao." maa bolchhe.
"naa maa, ami dudh khaabo naa."
"amon baainaa kore naa, baba bokbe."

baba ekbaar bokechhe chaan koraar samai-e. aar bokuni-r khete raaji noi se.kintu, dudh-ta khete-o ichha korchhe naa mote.chhobi-maasi ese 2-to biscuit diye gyalo.

barun table-er kachh-e giye dekhlo, duto glass rakha. or aar or dada-r. biscuit-ta mukh-e purte-i dyakhe dada chaan kore beriye aaschhe. barun chat kore arhaal hoye dada-r glass-e bes khanik-ta dudh dhele dilo. bes jabdo koraa gechhe. taar pare, baaki dudh-ta ek chumuk-e kheye nilo. dada-ke jabdo koraar aanonde-i !

baba maa-ke tarhatarhi korte bolchhe. dada chul anchrachhe.barun dada-r mukhomukhi hote chaichhilo naa.

"maa, ami garhi-te giye boschhi." ei bole sojaa chole gyalo garhi-te.

sada rang-er ambassador. nibaran-da garhi-ta muchhchhe. barun soja driver-er seat-e giye bose steering-ta niye ghoraate ghorate mukh-e bhrrrooom awaj korte laaglo.

"ki burho, tor garhi ekhan kato speed-e cholchhe?" nibaran-da ese jigges korlo.
"an-e-e-e-k, 100-r theke-o besi." ekmukh haasi niye jabaab dilo barun.
"achha nibaran-da, aajke tumi 100-r theke-o besi speed-e chalabe?"
"hnya, ami to chalate-i paari.jamsedpur-e jabar rasta khub bhaalo."
"tahole, chalabe please."
"tahole tomar baba amake khub bokbe."
"na naa baba bokbe naa, ami bole debo."

nibaran-da-r uttor-ta sona holo naa.hoihoi korte korte maa-baba aar dada neme elo. aar dada hut kore janala-r dhaar-ta-te bose porhlo. barun sange sange chitkaar.

"naa, dyakho maa, dada roj roj janla-r dhaar-e bosbe."
"sei jhamela suru kore dili?" maa boste boste bolchhe.
"tui pichhone chole aai naa." baba bolchhe.

baba-r dik-e naa takiye-i barun bollo,

"naa ami saamner janala-r dhaar-e bosbo."

dada edik-e norhchhe naa.darja bandho kore knaach namiye ekmon-e baire-r dik-e takiye dekhchhe. barun kichhu-ta dhastaadhosti koraar chesta korlo, pere uthlo naa. ebaare nibaran-da ese uthlo garhi-r moddhey.
dhup jwaliye steering-e pronaam korchhe.

barun knado-knado mukh-e maa-r dik-e takalo.

"achha, dada bosechhe to ki hoyechhe, ektu baade bodle nis naa hoi." maa bollo.

hnu, tahole-i hoyechhe. dada mote-o jaiga chharhbe naa. barun thik jaane. bes monkharap hoye gyalo taar. nibaran-da garhi-ta start korlo. aaste aaste gate chahriye, rasta-i ese porhlo. barun janla diye du-ek baar
baire takabaar chesta korlo.dada mundu baar kore aachhe.

"dyakho maa, dada janla diye matha baar kore aachhe."

"saanu, matha dhokaao bhitore." baba-r galaa. thik hoyechhe, bes hoyechhe.

saanu barun-er daak-naam.

dada matha bhitor-e dhukiye borun-ke dekhlo ekbaar.borun mukh tipe haaschhe. dada oke chimti kete dilo.barun-o chhara-r patro noi. dilo arek chimti bosiye. ekta dhastaa-dhosti suru hoye gyalo. nibaran-da garhi-ta chalate chalate oder-ke dekhchhe.

"ki hochhe-ta ki?" baba bes rege gechhe.

"burho, pichhone chole aai tui.aai amar paase janlaa-r dhaar-e bosbi."maa.

saamner janala-r dhaar-e bosaa holo naa.seat-er upor diye barun-ke pichhon-dik-e niye chole elo baba. barun-er matha-r sab chul ghnete gechhe dhastadhosti korte giye. janala-r paase giye boslo.

"dekhi, edike ghor." maa chiruni haat-e or matha-r chul-gulo thik kore dilo.
"saanu, ne chul-ta thik kore aanchrhe ne."

janlaa diye hu-hu kore haoa dhukchhe. sahor chhariye aaste aaste barho rasta-i ese porhlo garhi-ta. laal maati. dur-e laal rang-er surjo-ta dekhte paoa jachhe. thanda ekta haoa dichhe sansan kore. ektu bela hole-i
garom berhe jaabe.

"amader pounchhote katokkhan laagbe baba?" sanu jigges kore.
"10-ta-r moddhey pounchhe jaoa uchit."
"nibaran-da, gaan chalao naa."barun-er gaan sunte sunte jete khub bhalo laage.aar daarun haoa dichhe.

nibaran-da casette baar kore chalalo."kyun chaltaa hai paban.." uff, kaho na pyar hai-er gaan. bhison bhalo laage barun-er.

"nibaran, oi sab gaan bajiyo naa. ekta punyo-sthaan-e jachhi." baba.
"bandho kore debo?" nibaran-da aina-te chokh rekhe jigges korchhe.
"keno baba, bhalo gaan to." barun baba-r dik-e takiye bole.
"naa, osab to sab samai-i sunchho.nibaran, tumi bhajon-ta bajao."

baba jeno keman. kothai kaho naa pyar hai aar kothai bhajon. kichhu-i bojhe naa barun bhajon-er. anek lokjon eksathe chitkaar korchhe mone hoi.sei chaliye dilo nibaran-da.

"dhyut" bole maa-r kol-e suye porhlo barun. ekdom bhalo laagchhe naa.
"ki re? ghumobi?" maa-r prosno-r kono jabaab dei na barun.ghum or ektu-o pachhe naa. aajke sakal-e uthte habe bole maa kaal sandhey-bela-te-i oder-ke suye porhte bolechhe. aar kato ghumobe. taa-o maa-r kol-e
bes jut kore suye porhlo. paa-duto tule dilo janlaa-r dik-e.

"paa-ta baire baar koris naa." maa paa-ta tene nicher dik-e namiye dilo.

chokh khule suye achhe barun. bhajon-er awaj-ta keman jeno besuro thekchhe. khanjani-kartaal niye ki hoichoi. chhoto-mama-r barhi-te ekbaar kirton dekhte giyechhilo barun. gatobachhar pujo-r samai-e. takhano erakam. hoihoi kore lokjon kanestara petaano-r maton pitiye jachhe. aar se ki dhnoya. mone hochhilo takkhuni paliye aase. taar theke or class-er bondhu habul-er galaa-te gaan sunte or anek bhalo laage. habul anek gaan jaane.

janlaa diye akas-ta poriskaar dekha jachhe. laal maati-r rasta garhi-r sathe jerakam chhute pichhon dik-e chole jaai, aakaas-ta serakam jachhe naa. anek dhir-e dhir-e pichhon dik-e jachhe. sonali aalo-te kopano
megh.iss, aajke darun khelaa jeto. ei rakam akas dekhle-i or chhoto-bela-r sei kobita-ta mone porhe,

"megh-er kol-e rod uthechhe - badol gechhe tuti." kg-te porhbaar samai-e, ei kobita-r sathe barun naach-o korechhilo.school-er function-e.kintu, ektaa-o pakhi nei akas-ta-te. pakhi-der ki ghum bhangeni ekhano?

"burho, oth oth.ese gechhi."

chokh mele dekhlo, maa daakchhe.koi gaarhi to cholchhe ekhano. kakhan ghumiye porhechhilo. tarhbarh kore uthe janlaa-r dik-e chokh raakhte-i dekhe saamne ekta chhoto paharh.

"koi maa?"
"ei to, ei paharh-er upore-i to thaken bhola-baba."
"amraa paharh-ta-te chorhbo?"
"hnya."

mon-ta bes khusi hoye gyalo barun-er.paharh-e chorhte or daarun laage.tv-te dyakhe o, barof-er paharh-er upore lok-e hnaatchhe.eta chhoto paharh, ektu-o barof nei. ekhane barof nei. barun barof dekhechhilo,
darjeeling-e. kintu, sekhane baba oke paharh-e chorhte dei ni.takhan barun aaro chhoto.

garhi-ta dnahralo ektu pare-i. baba nibaran-da-ke bujhiye dichhe, kakhan kothai thakte habe. dada lafate lafate ese bollo,

"janis burho, nibaran-da 100 kilometer-er upore chalachhilo."
"satti?" chokh barho barho kore jigges korlo barun.
"ektu-khaani-r jonno, kintu knata-ta thik 100 chhnuyechhilo."

khub aafsos hochhe barun-er. se garhi-te theke-o dekhte pelo naa.

"tui daakli naa amake?"
"tui to ghumochhilis, maa dakte baron korlo."

ekkhuni nibaran-da-ke giye jigges korte ichha korchhe barun-er. ghure-i dyakhe, nibaran-da hnaat-te hnaat-te kothai chole jachhe. baba bollo,

"chalo chalo, anek-ta upore uthte habe."
"kon-dik-e."
"ei to okhan theke snirhi, dekhte pachhis naa."dada.

dourh-e snirhi-r saamne-ta-te giye dnarhalo barun. koi anek-ta? e to mot-e eituku unchu. ekkhuni uthe jaabe barun.tar tar kore uthte suru kore dilo barun. sange dada.

"aaste aaste uthis, porhe jaabi." maa bolchhe.

haat nerhe uthe jete laaglo barun.bes kichhukkhan othaa-r pare or khub garom laagchhe. dada uthchhe pichhon-e-i.dada-r kachhe water-bottle achhe. cheye niye anek jal kheye nilo o.

"dada, maa-raa uthchhe?"
"oi to , dyakh niche."

satti to. niche takiye dyakhe - maa aar baba. koitukuni. maa bole chitkaar kore haat naarhlo barun. maa thik sunte peyechhe.haat naarhchhe. haaschhe.

abar uthte suru korlo barun. ektu pare-i upore pounchhe gyalo.

upore uthe dyakhe, saamne-ta fnaka chattor-er maton.paharh-ta aaro upore uthe gechhe. kintu aar snirhi nei. saamn-er chatal-er upore ekta jaiga-te kichhu porha-kaath jarho koraa achhe. paase, ekta chhotho kutir.
kutir-er baaire ekta chair paataa.dadu-r chair-er maton.iji-chair.aar keu kotthao nei.

"dada, kothai re sadhubaba."
"ekhaane-i habe.dnarha baba-raa aasuk aage."

chaarpaas-ta dujon-e ghure ghure dekhte laaglo.chardik-e keman jeno nijjhum ekta. aar karha dupur-e seta aaro barno-hin bisanno hoye gechhe.

"e ki, tomraa juto pore ghurchho." hathath ekta galaa sunte peye dujon-e pichhon firlo.

ekjon lok taader dik-e takiye. matha-i taak.alpo bhnurhi.shirt-pant poraa.

"ekhane juto khule raakho, jano naa eta bhola-baba-r asram."

dujon-e ki bolbe bhebe pachhe naa.chene-o naa kauke.barun dada-r dik-e takalo. taar pare dujon-e pichhon fire snirhi-r dik-e takate-i dyakhe baba uthe esechhe. barun chhut-e gyalo baba-r kachhe.

"aare mukherji-babu, aapni ese gechhen dekhchhi."baba.
"o, eraa apnaar-i putro naaki masaai."
"sebaar to ei chhoto-ti-r anno-praason-e giyechhilen."
"mon-e nei, sesab kabekaar katha.kintu, amar mon-e hochhilo bujhlen -je eraa apnaar-i keu habe. apni aajke aasben, seta-o bolechhilen."
"ei je tomader kaku hoi, pronaam karo." baba bollo oder dujon-ke. maa-o uthe esechhe tatokkhan-e.maa mukherjee-kaku-ke namoskaar korlo.

dujon-e mile pronaam korte jete-i haat barhiye uthlen mukherjee-babu.

"aahaa naa naa, ekhane osab naa.bujhlen das-babu, ami-o oder-ke ei katha-i bolchhilam, baba-r asram-e juto pore ghurchhilo to."
"ora aaseni to aage, jaane naa.tora okhane giye juto-ta khule aai."

baba-maa-r paa khaali - barun dekhlo.snirhi-ta ses habaar ektu aage, daan-dike paharh-er moddhey ektu jaiga-te juto rakha-r byabostha.juto-ta khule-i uhu-uhu korte laaglo barun. prochondo rod-er taat. pathure
maati purhe jachhe. paase-i jal-er kal.sekhane giye paaye ektu jal dilo.tate-o kichhu holo naa. uhu uhu kore lafate laaglo.

"dada tor paaye garom laagchhe naa."
"prochondo, chal tarhatarhi oi upore giye bhola-baba-r ghar-er moddhey dhuke jaai."
"dhukte debe?"
"chal naa."

dujon-e haat-e paay-e jal niye lafate lafate upore uthe elo.dyakhe, iji-chair-er upore ekjon patlaa chehara-r lok bose achhe. mukh-bhorti knacha-paka daarhi.matha-r upore alpo chul.laal rang-er aalkhalla maton ki ekta pore bose achhen.ei nischoi bhola-baba. eke dekhechhe barun barhi-te. ekhan chinte paarlo.

saamne, maa, baba aar mukherjee-kaku bose.aaro kayek-jon lok bose achhe. chene naa barun. maa isara korlo boste. dourh-e giye maa-r paase bose porhlo barun.maa-raa ekta satoronchi-r upore bose achhe.
sekhane garom ektu kam.

"maa, paaye-e khub garom laagchhilo."

maa sadhu-baba-r dik-e takiye achhe. sadhu-baba kono katha-i bolchhe naa.paas theke mukherjee-kaku barun katha bolchhe dekhte peye barun-er dik-e takiye isara korlen. thnot-er upore angul rekhe. chup korte
bolchhen.

eder ki garom-o laagchhe naa? mon-e mon-e bollo barun. dada boslo paastaa-te.

sadhu-baba nijer mon-e ki birh-birh kore jaachhen. hatath mukh khullen,

"sankar, tumi anek kasto kore esechho." sankar barun-er baba-r naam.
"naa, naa - e aar eman ki?"
"apnaar jonno kichhu fal enechhi." maa bollo.

maa kaalke ekta anaras kete diyechhilo barun-ke. anaras khete barun-er khub bhalo laage. paase, ekta chubrhi-te anaras raakhaa.taar sathe morsumi kichhu fal, aam.

"ebaare chhele-duti-ke-o niye esechhi, jodi ektu aasirbaad kore dyan."baba bolchhe.
"burho, sanu ja pronaam kor." maa bollo paas theke.
"haat dhuyechho to khokaa?" mukherjee-kaku.

ghaarh nerhe egiye gyalo dujona-i. satoronchi-r saamne-ta abar pathure. tabe, ebaare rod-er taat-ta aar ato laagchhe naa.soye esechhe.

bhola-baba-r paaye matha thekiye pronaam korlo dada. dekhadekhi barun.sadhubaba-r paay-er saamne ekta kaath-er kharhom rakha. seta dekhe bes raag hoye gyalo barun-er.sadhu-baba takhan or pith chaaprhe
aasirbaad korchhen. chupchaap uthe elo barun. e keman niyam? amraa juto porte paarbo naa, aar sadhubaba dibbi juto pore ghurchhen. katha-ta se bollo dada-ke.

"are otaa kaath-er juto, ota porle kichhu hoi naa." fisfisiye bollo dada.
"tahole, sadhubaba-r kachh theke ekta kaath-er juto chaibo?"
"dhus, debe naaki? ki bolchhen son."

sadhu-baba kichhu sanskrit slok abritti korchhen aar maane bujhiye bujhiye jachhen. sabai mon diye haat-jorh kore sunchhe. mukherjee-kaku-r chokh aadh-bojaa.

ses kore sadhubaba bollen, "ishwar-laav-er akankha karo, sad-guru-r saaniddhye esechho, aar kono chinta nei."

"baba - tahole, amar chhele-duti-ke-o dikkha diye din." baba bolchhe.
"dikkha debaa-r jonno nijeke toiri korte hoi.smaron-manon chaai." bhola-baba bollen.

baba sune chup kore aachen.

"kintu, tumi sadbansho, tomar chhele-ra kharap hote paare naa."

baba-r mukh-ta ektu aswasto dekhai.dikkha baba aar maa niyechhe. maa roj jap kore.jaane barun. kintu, se dikkha niye ki korbe - kichhu-i bodh-gamyo hochhe naa or.

paas theke achena lok-guli-r moddhey aarekjon bole uthlo.

"baba, amake dikkha din."
"ohe, dikkha ato sahoj-e hoi naa."

sabai abar jiggasu dristi-te bhola-baba-r dik-e takiye achhe.

"ek kaaj karo.edik-e eso." baba oi achena dikkha-prarthi lok-ti-ke daaklen. baba nijer kharhom-jorha haat-e tule lok-ti-r haat-e dilen. diye bollen, "amar ghar-er pichhon-dik-e jaao.sekhane buk-e kharhom-duto dhore mon-e mon-e amake smaron karo. kichhukkhan koraar pare chokh khulbe, dekhte paabe ekta paakhi urhe jachhe."

lok-ti sei kathamaton gyalo ebang alpokkhan-er moddhey-i fire ese bollo, se dekhechhe bote ekta paakhi. bholababa bollen,

"tomar samai hoyechhe, tomake dikkha debo ami." lok-ti-ke bes utfullo dekhachhe. saastaange bhola-baba-ke pronaam kore se ese bose porhlo abar.

bhola-baba ebaare takalen baba-r dik-e.

"ei je tumi eso ebaare." uni daakchhen dada-ke.dada uthe gyalo. ebang aager lokti-r maton-i kharhom niye baba-r kutir-er pichhon-e gyalo.fire-o elo alpokkhan-er moddhey.

"ki , dekhte peyechho?" dada ghaarh naarhlo.baba aar maa-ke bes khusi dekhachhe.
"oke dikkha deoabe sankar, oitukun chhele?" bhola-baba barun-er dik-e nirdes kore jigges korchhen.
"apnaar ichha, aapni jeman bolben."
"chotobela theke bhagoban-ke smaron koruk - ki aachhe?" maa bollen.
"aar apnaar maton guru-o to sab samai paabe naa." mukherjee-kaku.

"eso edik-e." bholababa daaklen barun-ke. diye or haat-e kharhom-gulo dilen. rod-er taat-ta abar berhechhe. satoronchi theke pathor-e paa diye-i bujhte paarlo.

taar pare bhola-baba, dada aar oi achena lokti-ke jeman bolechhen, temani bollen barun-ke. barun kutir-er paas diye pichhon-dik-e gyalo.

pichhon-dik-ta puro nyarha.saamne paharh-ta dhaalu neme gechhe rasta-r dik-e. saamne dekha jachhe anekdur porjonto.barun chokh buje bhola-baba-r mukh-ta mone koraar chesta korte laaglo.keman jeno , keman jeno dekhte. khaali darhi-ta-i mon-er moddhey ghurpaak khete laaglo. kharhom-ta haat theke khule paaye pore nile hoi.duto paa ektukkhan antar antar-i bodle nite hochhe.purhe jachhe.khide-o pachhe khub.
ekhaane-i bhog khete habe, maa bolchhilo.

chokh khullo barun. kothai? kothai paakhi. dhu dhu rod.kichhu dekha jachhe naa. prochondo rod-er theke kuasa-r maton jeno hoye aachhe. arhal kore achhe sab kichhu. ektu aage-o kaa-kaa sabdo-ta sunte
paachhilo. edik odik hnete giye dekhlo barun, naa: ekta kaak-o nei.fire elo bhola-baba-r kachhe.

"koi, paakhi dekhi ni to?"

"dekhte paao ni?" bholababa-r galaa-te abiswas. maa aar baba dekhchhe barun-ke.keman anno-rakam jeno dristi-ta. erakam chahoni-te kakhano maa-ke dyakheni barun.

"eto garom-e paakhi thake naaki?" barun bolchhe abar.

"dekhte paao ni, paakhi urhe jachhe."bholababa bollen.uthe dnarhalen chair theke.ki biraat lambaa. kanu-mama-r theke-o lambaa. sabai saso-byasto hoye uthlo.

"chalo dekhi, tumi kothai dnarhiyechhile." bholababa barun-ke niye abar kutir-er pichhon-ta-te elen.

"paay-e khub garom laagchhe."barun bole dilo.

"kasto chaai, sadhona chaai."bhola-baba bolchhen.barun-er class-e anko-r sir-o erakam bolen bote.

ekta garto maton jaiga dekhiye dilen barun-ke.barun dnarhalo sei khaan-ta-te. diye bholababa bollen,

"ebaare jeman bolechhi oi rakam karo. taar pare chokh khulle dekhbe, nil-rang-er paakhi urhe jachhe."

barun abar chokh bujlo.garto-ta ektu thanda. paay-e ato garom laagchhe naa. bhola-baba ki pichhon-e dnarhiye achhen? barun chokh bujlo. abar sei daarhi bhese aaschhe.dhus.

chokh khule fello barun.kothai paakhi? nil rang-er paakhi to dur-er katha.

pichhon-e ghaarh ghuriye dekhlo.sadhu-baba nei.ki korbe bujhte paarchhe naa barun. pakhi-ta ki dekhte-i habe?

dheer-e dheer-e kutir-er saamne-ta-te giye dnarhalo.sabai dekhchhe oke. saamne bosa lokjon. maa, baba, bhola-baba. sabai apekkha korchhe or uttor-er.barun ki bole taar jonno.

"dekhechho to nil rang-er paakhi?" haaschhen bhola-baba.

ghaarh nerhe saai janalo barun.dekhechhe.

sabar mukh-e haasi.dikkha kabe neoa habe, sesab-er din-kkhan thik hote laaglo. barun maa-r paase giye boslo. mukherjee-kaku bolchhen, "boudi, apnaar chhele-der kapaal bolte habe - ei tuku bayas-e mahapurus
sannidhhyo sabaar hoi naa." maa haaschhe.

ektu pare-i bhog-er jonno paaser ekta ghar-e sabai-ke jete bolaa holo.khub khide peyechhe barun-er. dada-r paase giye khete boslo.khichurhi aar begun-bhaja. ei garom-er moddhey taai hapus hapus kore kheye nilo.

kheye uthe paataa-ta felaar ekta jaiga bole diye gyalo ekjon. barun aar or dada eksathe uthlo, pata fele gyalo sei jal-er kal-er kachhe.snirhi diye ektu neme. barun dekhlo dada-r dik-e takiye.

"dadabhai, tui pakhi-ta dekhechhilis?"

dada kono uttor dilo naa.

1 comment:

  1. while reading, it felt like subho was taking us deep down into the waters. flattering sunlight touched us real. the smooth flow climed up the expectations. tragedy cripped in.but so many at the same time? maybe a coincidence. ending was too real. harsh reality was unexpected? still it was a miracle to speak to the silence of millions.

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