June 29, 2010

Choritrogothhon

BoRo hole je manush "hNotka" hoye jay, emon dhrubosotyer sathe amar kom i porichoy hoyechhe jiibone.
Ei 'hNotka'ponar sobtheke boRo promaN, dharabahikotar abhab.
Chhotobelay ranna jhal hole, "kheye nao Sona, boRo hoye gechho to", ar roga rikshawala-r sathe jhogRa korar somoy amlaanbodone,"eituku bachchar jonyo 5 taka beshi chaichho, dakat naki!!!?" emoto contradictory poristhiti r mukhe amake sokal bikel poRte hoyechhhe.
Tarpor dhorun, boRora mone praaNe bishwas koren je bNachte hole loRe khawa joruri. roga rikshawalar sathe 2 taka niye jhogRa kora, bus-e tram-e 'nyajyo' seat-er adhikar niye maarmukho howa, atyacharii boss-er table chapRe, "office ta ki apnar baaper jomidaari peyechhen?" gochher adhikar rokkhar loRai tNara nirontor chaliye thaken.
Athocho jokhon nijer bachchake shekhanor prosongo othhe, sobai bina bakyobyay-e sotyagroho model-er anusaarii hon. School-e maramari korbe na, keu tomar tiffin keRe khele, swabhabik probritti theke je je protikriya ase, jemon potropathh sei bachchatir tiffin baksho khule kheye newa, sesob bemalum chepe rekhe, badhyo golay, shishto ingrijite auntie-r kachhe giye nalish janabe, ei sob arki.
PoriNoti ja howar tai. ahingsar aRaler ei merudondohiinota jokhon kothao pNouchhe deyna, tokhon hothat ekdin ghum bhenge uthhe, duniyaar opor protishodh newar shopoth ebong nobolobdho uttejonar chote, durboler opor atyacharer abhyes kora.
Se jai hok. modda kotha hochhe, boRora khoob i golmele ebong bachchader bhul pothe chalito korte tNader juRi nei.
Kintu prokritir kheyale ekhono kichhu birol bachcha jonmay e prithibiite, jader manage kora, othoba nijeder bhulbhal 'idea'r durmush chalano, ei 'hNotka' boRoder kommo noy.
Serokom i ek buddhiman bachchar abantor golpo phNadar upokromoNika cholchhilo etokkhoN.
Tar mukhe tokhon adho adho buli phutechhe. tolomolo paa joRa chhotachhutir upojukto hoye uthhechhe. emon somoy, se hothat abishkar kore phello je, hNata ar chhota ar juto moja pora chhaRao dher besh interesting upaye tar paa joRake byabohar kora jete pare.
Jokhon tokhon, jekhan sekhan theke chhute ese se tar motasota gol paaye, jake take laathi marte shuru korlo. baRir lok, posha kukur, atmiiyo, bondhu, protibeshi, kagojwala theke shuru kore babar boss, keu i tar goda payer laathi theke bonchito holen na.
Ami to omon sundor paayer laathi pele borte jetam, ebong ami nischit bakidero orokom norom laathi khete mondo laagchhilo na, kintu baba maa meyer eheno gundamite aatonkito hoye poRlen. boke, chokh boRo kore takiye, ducharte halka kaanmola diyeo jokhon take shodhrano gelona, tokhon badhyo hoye bikeler khela bondho korar moto gurutoro shaastir dwarstho hote holo tNader.
Bikelbela paRasudhhu Pintu, Mishtu, Bulbuli, Tuktuki-ra jokhon samner rastay chNechamechhi kore chhutchhe, tokhon amader bachchatike dotolar baranday bosiye rakha holo. shudhu tai noy, grill-er sathe doRi diye tar paa aalga kore bNedheo dewa holo, jate nichhe chhutonto bondhuder dekhte dehkte protiniyoto tar mone poRe, keno tar kopale ei durbhog.
Ahingsa sekhanor jonyo emon hingsro shaastir proyog kebol boRoder pokkhei sombhob.
KNede kNede chhoto chhoto chokh laal hoye gelo, chokher joler daag sposhto phute uthhlo norom gaale, klanto hoye bachchati haar mene abosheshe chup kore gelo.
Ektolay baba maayer tokhon ektu ektu mon kharap hote shuru korechhe. loghu paape guru donder anutap, abar sontaner choritrogothhoner jonyo nirmom hote je tNara pichhpa non, ei gorber misro anubhuuti niye tNara confused hoye poRlen.
Tokkhuni opore theke kochi golar chitkar bhese elo. niirobota saango kore, amader bachchati oporer baranda thekei chNechiye chNechiye bolchhe, "ei Pintu, ei Bulbuli, ek laathi marbo."
Besh hoyechhe.

June 27, 2010

Tiffin

School jiiboner kotha mone poRle amar ekta birat mathh, ekta birat holud ronger tintola baRi ar amar sara jiiboner moto priyo kotogulo mukher kotha mone poRe. Tiffin period-e chhotachhuti kore khelchhi. Tiffin khawar somoy, ebong proshno-o, nei. baRi giye maa pherar aagei ota pNachil topke phele diye maayer chokhke phNaki dewar bidye ropto kore phelechhi totodine.
Amar maayer sathe amar prothom gurutoro birodher suutropat ei tiffin-ke kendro korei. maayer pochhondo ruti torkari, amar pochhondo chowmin. maa dite chan chhana ar aapel-er tukro, amar bayna cake ar chanachur.
BoRo howar por, amar pNauruti khete bhalo lage shune, anek bondhu chokh kopale tulechhe. pNauruti dekhlei tader chhotobelar tiffinbaksho ar tar bhetorer shukno sandwich-er praatyohik bibhiishikar kotha mone poRe. amar baRite pNauruti khawar chol chhilona kokhonoi, kajei bakira jokhn pNauruti dekhe mukh bNyakato, ami baksho khule luchi torkari dekhe diirghoswas pheltam. Sudeshna Roy-er ana sobuj ronger peyarar jam makhano kNacha pNauruti, ami mohotsahe amar luchi torkarir sathe adolbodol kore khachhi, e amar shoishober anyotomo aaramer smriti.
Class-er bondhutwopuurNo abhaway, tiffin byaparta majhe majhei uttejonar srishti korto bole mone poRe. Kindergarten-er didibhaira, samyobad bojay rakhte tiffin-e dim ana nishiddho kore diyechhilen. ekti 3 bochhore bachcha meye gaal phuliye gombhiir mukhe dimseddho khachhe, e drishyo, baki jara dim aneni, sei 3 bochhorer balikakuler mone chirosthyii trauma-r chhap rekhe jabe, seta nirbhul anumaan korei amader asiim bibechok didibhai-ra ei oti proyojoniiyo podokkhep niyechhilen.
Arektu boRo howar por, jokhon sobar shoriir ebong moner jor dutoi khanikta kore beRechhe. ebong ei saarsotyer sathe porichoy ghotechhe je khete ichhe korle, cheye dekhar theke better bikolpo hochhe keRe kheye newa (nalisher proshno nei, karoNa praaNer bhoy oi boyoseo sokoleri thake), tokhon poristhiti gombhiir hote shuru korlo. bisheshoto Suparna-r pokkhe. Suparna-r maa bhoyanok bhalo bhalo tiffin baniye diten. chowmin, chNiRer polao, moglai porota. swabhabhik bhabei, bell poRa matroi becharir sob khabar chhintai hoye jeto. abosheshe Suparna didibhaider giye bollo, or pete kothhin asukh korechhe. jar phole daktar oke fourth period cholakaliin-i tiffin khawar poramorsho diyechhen. ektu deri holei ar rokkhe nei. didibhai ki bujhechhilen janina. tobe tarpor theke amra Shukla didibhaiyer kachhe, "Darjiling jelar aakriti tinkoNa porotar moto" shunchhi, ar baranday dNaRiye Suparna hese hese fried rice khachchhe. e drishyo amar sposhto mone achhe.
Beshirbhag somoyei bola hoye thake, je tiffin niye bachchader baynakka samlate maayera himshim khan. kintu bishwas korun, amar jiibone ami ekadhik case dekhechhi, jekhane aporadh sompuurNo maayer, bachchati sref victim.
'Swasthyo socheton' maayerai atyachar chalaten sobtheke beshi. amar ek bondhur maa niyomito meyeke botol-e joler bodole daaber jol bhore pathhaten. ekbar kolpona korar cheshta korun. July maaser roddure mathhe chhutochhuti kore, ghormakto kolebore hNapate hNapate ese apni joler botol mukhe upuR korchhen. thanda joler bodole mishti daaber jol namchhe apnar gola diye. othoba diner sheshe thhashathhasi kore van gaRi chepe phirchhen. trishna metanor jonyo botole daaber jol bhora achhe.
Arek joner maa tiffin bakshe ruti, palong shaaker ghonto ebong mortoman kola pure pathhaten. pashapashi, gaa ghNeshaghNeshi kore tara shuye thakto. kholar por baksher cheharar thekeo meyetir mukher chehara dekhe amader koshto hoto beshi.
Ei maayera kintu, baji rekhe bolte pari, nijera tiffin period-e roj, 10 poysa diye, paa uNchu kore thhyalagaRi tehke tNetuler acharer guli kine kheten. othoba kaathhi bNedhano alur dom. othoba shaalpatay kore, naker jole chokher jole ekakar kora jhal ghugni.
Esob sworgosukher theke chhele meyeke bonchito korte chay keno manush ke jane.

June 26, 2010

Paapchakro

Baba maayer je boyos hoyechhe, eita prothom ter pawar muhuurtota kintu besh chomke dewa.
Prothom jedin maake rastay keu "masima" bole sombodhon korechhilo, ki mone hoyechhilo apnar? amar sorbaango jwole giyechhilo. masima!!! amar maayer ki ekmatha paka chul? amar maa ki douRe Tarokeshwor local dhoren na ekhono? amar maa ki ekhono amar bondhuder sathe palla diye hese goRiye poRenna, haattali diye?
Babar mathar etogulo chul je peke gechhe, bus-er asojhyo paka conductor-ta ekdin "dadu, ticket ta neben" bole deke na uthhle amar chokhei poRtona.
Amar durbol chokh ter payna, webcam-er nirmom chokh oNder mukher protiti bolirekha, haasle chokher koNer protita bhNaaj sposhto kore tole.
Kaalipujor raate jini amar kanna ebong maayer, "aha, thak na" upekkha kore amake diye chocolate boma phatiyei chheRechhilen, class 9-e othhar por amar "please baba please" ke proshroy diye, ar maa-r "khobordar na" ke abaro upekkha kore sada dhobdhobe scooty kine ekmukh hese baRi dhukechhilen, tini NYC-r tourist bus-er chhade bose thhanda haway kabu hoye poRechhen, hotel-e phire bolchhen, "amader Rishrar baRir baranday bose thakai sobtheke bhalo", edin tao amake dekhte holo.
"Ar kotobar bolte hobe tomay maa, je ami pNepe khaina?"
Bolte hobe. aro lokkho lokkho bar bolte hobe. bochhorer por bochhor, jotobar gachhe pNepe dhorbe, paakbe, peRe ketekute khawa hobe, ei drishyotar punorabhinoy ghotbe.
Ebong amar maake jodi chine thaken, tahole apni already janen, je pNepeta amake kheteo hobe.
Ami parini, kintu amar eheno maakeo somoy hariye diyechhe.
Bochhor khanek aage, pNeper plate haate dhore asohaay mukhe maa abosheshe mene nilen, je dhormer chaaka ghorei. aatkano jayna.
Krishna maasi ese nich theke hNaak dichhe, ar shaRi pora binuni bNadha maa sNiRi diye douRe namte namte didimar, "ore kheye ja kheye ja"-r uttore bolchhe, "janona ami pNeyajkoli khaina?"
Maa pNeyajkoloi khetenna, kumRo dekhle mukh bNyakaten, Himsagor chhaRa mukhe tulten na, ardhek bhat thalay phele uthhe chinebadamer shishi khali kore diten. dadu bolchhen, "khaba na moNima, ek tukra fozli aam?", kothhin mukhe maa matha naRchhen. mone kore maa-r chokhe jol aase ekhon.
Ar koyek bochhor pore ek plate pNeper smritio amake ekirokom bhogabe nirghat.

June 25, 2010

Baasa bodol

Amar puurbopurushder sathe amar jiiboner mukhyo parthokhyota jodi chinhito korte bola hoy, tahole seta nirghat jayga-bodol songkranto hobe.
Aboshyo tNara je goto 300 bochhor dhore ektai khilanwala baRite basa bNedhe royechhen, payra bokbokom kore ei ghulghuli theke oi ghulghulite dana jhapte uRechhe, khoRkhoRir phNak diye bikeler rod ese mejhete aNakibuki ketechhe, serokom dabii ami korchhina.
Thakurdada chakri korte Borishaler Koloskathhi gram theke Kolkata esechhilen. thakuma esechhilen pasher gram Maanpasha (ami ekhono domona, kar gramer naamta beshi sundor) theke thakurdar office-er bhat rNedhe dite. kormojiiboner shurur dike amar baba Bihar-er ek protyonto anchole giye bochhor khanek dimer jhol rNedhe haat puRiyechhilen (sei dimer jholer aboshyo golpo chhaRa ar kono promaN pawa jayni konodin), kaku tourist company-te chakri niye hilli dilli ghurechhen.
Maayer diker dadu didimar aboshyo e bishoye abhignota kinchit romhorshok. 8 sontanke van gaRite bosiye gobhiir raate siimanto periyechhilen tNara. ghore agun lagle takakoRir bodole loke jhNata niye chhute beriyechhe, eta ashaRhe goppo noy. chhelemeye ar ekta muRir tin newar por baki jetuku jayga baki chhilo gaRite, sekhane ki neben thik na korte pere didima ekta kNathhal kathher pNiRi tule niye esechhilen.
Emon deshbhromoN jeno prithibiite konodin kauke korte na hoy.
Se jai hok, modda kotha hochhe, eNra jekhanei gechhen ba jete badhyo hoyechhen na keno, tiki sobsomoyei kothao na kothao bNadha chhilo. othoba jekhane gechhen, sekhane notun kore shikoR jonmiyechhe.
Emon noy je ekta baRite dhuke paa chhoRiye bosar somoyei janten, je du bochhor badei notun realtor, notun lease, notun baRi khNujte berote hobe.
Jayga bodoler season ghoniye elei, packing baksho shikare berote hoyni eNeder. Department-er khNaje khNaje, Grocery-r bodanyotay lobdho, ar senior-der kachhe bhikkha kora bakshe puro songsar dibbi eNete jay. tarpor cellotape mere konotay 'fragile', konotay 'books', konotay 'kitchen', konotay 'miscellaneous'.
Sougata da UHaul bhaRa niye asbe, sobar sobkichhu sei gaRir pete bojhai korar por, baki je bekhappa jinispotro, desh theke ana nandonik goNesh er bedhhop bNadhano chhobi, pNuchke Soroswotii-r muurti, Purir somudrer samne tola baRisuddhu loder hasyomukhor group photo haate kore gaRite bose amra notun thikanar dike raona debo.
Tintolar apartment. soru lohar sNiRi. Dumpster-er pash theke tule ana tinkhana sofa cum bed ar ekta futon. tintolay baahito howar apekkhay niriiho mukhe chhoRiye chhitiye rastay bose royechhe. erokom ekta drishyer samne je kokhono poRte hote pare, amar kolponay aage esechhilo bolle nehat i baRiye bola hobe. tobe bar 2-3 abikol ei poristhitite poRar por ekhon byapartar chomok anek kome gechhe.
Bunty, Sudipto, Sougata da ar Chiranjit futon ar sofa tulbe. mohilamohol lampstand ar basmoti chaler bag. futon tulte giye mejaj gorom, galagaalir srot, pithhe achomka mochoR, lampstand-er khNochay kator artonaad, ebong aro prochur natokiiyotar por, magic-er moto sobkichhu jothasthane pNouchhobe. tobe akkhoto abosthay noy, of course. Sofa-r kapoR fNasbe, lampstand dumRobe, ar eto eto eto chokhe chokhe rakhar poreo GoNesh thakurer bhNuRite scratch poRbe.
Sob kichhu shesh howar por, shudhu jokhon pithher byathatuku jege royechhe, tokhon amra sobai mile Thai khete jabo. Sougata da, aager bochhorer humkita repeat korbe, "khobordar next bar shift korar somoy amake dakbina".
Kobe thambe ei baRi paltanor pala? naki 'move' korte kortei somoy phuriye jabe?

June 21, 2010

Shoishob bhromoN

Bochhor khanek aage, ek Robibar sokalbela ghum theke uthhe amar maa baba thik korlen, kichhu ekta 'interesting' kora jak.
Mane Robibasoriiyo poRa, ar parota alubhaja khawa, ar saradin shuye goRiye (eta babar dayitwo) othoba mangso ranna (eta maayer binodon) korar theke anyorokom interesting kichhu.
Amar maa babar sathe beshir bhag bishoyei amar chomokprodo amil (nehat cheharar mil na thakle bishwas kora shokto je ami eNederi jugmo udyog). sobtheke prokot amil holo, eNra ichheke baastobe ruupantorito korte sokkhom, ebong na kore dom nen na. atoeb somoy noshto na kore interesting kaaj khNuja shuru holo, ebong ja hoy, cha khete khete dujoner mathatei eki sathe brainwave, "Shibpur ar Khidirpur ghure aasi cholo!!!!"
Modhyobitto bangalir 'interesting timepass'-er douR dekhe apni mukh bNyakanor aagei boli, Shibpur ar Khidirpur amar apnar kachhe jototai anuttejok, aar maa babar kachhe tototai 'fun'.
Maayer chhotobela ketechhe Shibpurer besh koyekti bhaRabaRite. ar baba boRo hoyechhen Khidirpurer South Eastern Railways-er sorkari quarters-e. 70 saaler goRar dike, aro anek baba maayer motoi, amar dadu didima o jokhon ek raate siddhanto nilen, baas othhano chhaRa chhele meyeder surokkhito rakhar ar kono upaay nei, sedin theke Shibpur-er sathe somosto suutro ghuchlo. ar railway quarters, kaar shikoR-i ba kobe bosechhe sekhane.
Kajei pray 50 bochhor bade, shoishob koishorer sathe dekha kore asar idea ta ekabare helachhedda korar moto-o kichhu noy.
Borong khoob-i mojar, karoN goto 50 bochhore prithibii, amader kolponar thekeo anek beshi bodlechhe.
Shibpurer ek moRer matha chayer dokane dNaRiye amar maa jokhon 'Jibon dar pathhshala'r khNoj korlen, half century aage jekhane slate pencil dhoriye maa ke jog biyog practice korte pathhano hoyechhilo, besh chancholyer srishti holo. chayer dokaner malik-o oi pathhshalay jeten. ar jara cycle-e helan diye adda marchhilo, tader baba rao. ekadhik mohotsahii pothoprodorshok pawa gelo abilombe. nimeshe beriye gelo, kon Highrise-tir niche maayer smritir prothom taana barandawala bhaRa baRita chirokaler moto chapa poRechhe. gorbito tintola attalikar samne daRiye hotobhombo maa-ke bishwas korte holo, eiti-i tNaar smritir 'Prosonnokumarii Balika Bidyalay'.
Shibpur-e pNouchhonor agei maa janten, tini sobtheke beshi ki dekhte chaiben. maa-der baRir pashe ek Basu-baRi chhilo. sondhyebela kono ek Basu, kaaj theke phire tintolar ghore Setar niye bosten, aasonno kalboishakhiir bikele, baRir lagoya goyaaler taalir chaale uthhe, megher dike mukh tule graam theke aasa kaajer chhele dehati bhashay gaan dhorto, ar mejo Basu-ginni, majhe majhe baRi suddhu lokke mone koraten, "kaajke ami bhoy paina, kaaj amake bhoy paay".
Basu-baRi khNuje pete asubidhe holona. baRar baranday ek briddha bosechhilen. Gate khule dhuke, porichoy dewa newar por jana gelo, ini boRo Basu-ginni. mejo ginni mara gechhen anekdin. chhele meyera sobai bideshe, othoba Kolkatar baire. boRo ginnir baRi pahara dewa kaaj, tini gelei sob kichhu promoter-er gorbhe.
Bikelbela Khidirpur-e giyeo asombhob moja. je Institute building-e Soumitra Chattopadhyay esechhen shune, thakuma unune bosano bhat, chuloy jak, bole chhutechhilen, seta dekha holo. kon pukure amar sejokaku, babar chokher samnei pray dube jachhilen, seta maa-ke dekhate giye baba chup kore gelen, dadur office, quarters, Shanti kakur baRi, botgachh sob-i akkhoto abosthay chakkhush kora gelo.
Abikol cinema-r motoi, daknaam dhore ek achena bhodrolok babake pichhu daklen. aprostut hese baba janalen je mukhte chena chena lagchhe, kintu ekkebare mone poRchhe na. berolo enar sathe eksathe football khelechhen baba kokhono. ki kore chinte parlen jigges koray , bhodrolok hese bollen, "height dekhe".
Cheharar miler quota thekeo, babar height, maayer haasi, sob bhalo bhalo jinis bechhe bechhe amar bhaag theke baad dewar jonyo asombhob porisrom korechhen bhogoban.
Ki ar bolbo.

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June 18, 2010

Thhoke jawa

"Koto nilo?"
Er theke bhoyaboho proshner mukhomukhi jiibone amake kom-i hote hoyechhe.
Byaparta hochhe, kaner dulwala theke computer bikreta, auto chalok theke makemytrip, sobai amar theke beshi ney.
Amake thhokiye bhut kore.
Anek dor-koshakoshi kore jinis kine anar por, gorbito mukhe khater opor mele dhore sob dekhanor por, khub niriiho mukhe keu ekjon jigges kore, "koto nilo?". ami domi na, karoN aj ami doradorir textbook-er somosto niyomabolii akkhore akkhore proyog kore bajar korechhi. mukhe aalga nirasokti phutiye rakha theke shuru kore, "chai na" bole guti guti du paa egiye jawa (proti muhuurte bhabte bhabte, he bhogobaan, jodi pichhu na daake, ki hobe), "taka to gachhe pholena dada, koshto kore rojgar korte hoy" gochher line porjonto boliye chheRechhi aj ami nijeke diye.
Gorbito mukhe daamta boli.
Nimesher chokhachokhi. tarpor, "thik-i achhe. 10-5 takay ar ki emon ese jay".
Kaaner duler kotha na hoye chheRei dilam. JNUr hostel-e, GRE practice korar jonyo assembled computer kenar somoy, baba maa-r otogulo taka, amar moto apogondo-r haate poRe jate maati na hoy, sejonyo research kom korini ami. prochur loker suggestion niye johkon computer kena holo, shunlam, ekkebare oi configuration-er computer naki arekjon 5000 taka kome peyechhe.
Ar airfare deal. ami chhaRa prithibiir sobai kono na kono somoy, keu keu to jotobar plane-e chepechhen, protyekbaar-i, peyechhen. ei bhagyobanera jokhon agent diye ticket katan, tokhon agent Harir luter moto deal bili korte thaken, ami online ticket kete buddhu boni. porer bar "pick season"-e (ekhono porjonto eiti chhaRa ar ekti season-er satheo amar porichoy ghoteni) agent-ke amar grad student savings ujaaR kore dewar por shuni, sobai naki online dNaao mere rekhechhe.
Thhoke bhut hote hote (athoba thhokechhi, sobar kachh theke ei promaN pete pete) abosheshe ami strategy bodol korechhi.
I don't really care, you see.
5-10 takay sotyi-i kichhu ese jayna.
$1000-$1500-er pharak niyeo oto matha ghamanor kichhu nei. 2 bochhore ekbar baRi jawa, ta niye eto chulcherachiri na korleo hobe. dor-koshakoshir protibhake ami bNeche thakar toolkit-er aporiharjo item bole mone korina ar.
Autowala ke 15 taka beshi dewa niye ar kauke amake complex dite allow korbona ami.

June 17, 2010

Choshma

Duurodrishtir abhab amar ter pawa giyechhilo besh chhotobelatei. chorom abhab.
Ekta somoyer pore choshma byapartake arekti protyongo hisebe dhore newa chhaRa upay chhilona. choshma na porle ami kaane kom shuntam, khabare nun jhal ter petam na, alos aporaanhe boRo boRo bhaab ebong kobita mathar bhetor naRachaRa korte korte bagane ghurte ghurte, paka kNaathhaler gondhe atishthho hoye pithhtan dewateo badha poRto.
Eto bichitro asubidhe sotweo, choshma-bihiin astitwo byapar ta kolponar nagaler baire howay, konodin bikolpo kichhur kotha mathatei aaseni.
Maa babake duekjon hitoishii oboshyo 'Laser' chikitsaar poramorsho diyechhilen. choshma pora sheyal pondit meye biye dite ghaam chhutbe, poramorsher pechhone ei humki anukto thakto. 'zero' size howar motoi, 'zero-power' hoye jawar prolobhon katano sohoj noy. kintu ekdin baba khoob khushi hoye office theke phire janalen, ei prolobhoner phNaade paa diye, chikitsaa-bibhraate ke jeno kothay sompurNo drishtishokti khuiyechhe, shona gechhe.
BaRisuddhu lok hNaap chheRe bNachlo.
TNadero asole, 'choshma-bihiin Sona' byaparta somporke kono somyok dharoNa chhilona.
Sob asubidhe helay agraajhyo kora geleo, ekti na-pawar kNata khochkhoch korto amar bukher bhetor.
Goggles. rodchoshma. Shades.
Porun. othoba thhele mathar opor tule rakhun. othoba bhNaaj kore buker kachhe jhuliye rakhun. jemon bhabei byabohar korun na keno, 'cool quotient' er paara choRchoRiye akash chhNobe. mukhe 'attitude'-er shiitol kaathhinyo phutbe, cholapheray 'kick-ass' smartness.
Attitude ebong smartness-er abhabke jokhon astitwer songkot hisebe chinhito korte shikhlam, tokhon ami choshmake 'dump' korte du paaye khaRa bolleo komiye bola hobe. choshmar sathe sathe amader station road-er 'The Kumilla Optic House' keo dorja dekhano holo. oti porichito, bhalomanush, amake ebong amar chokhke haater taalur moto chena kakur naaker samne diye gotmot kore giye ami Park Street-er kalo dorja aaNata shiitaatop niyontrito dokaner mosriN salesman-er haate nirdwidhaay nijeke sNope dilam.
Contact lens holo, tader rakhar jonyo sada dhopdhope chhotto cute baksho holo. ReNu holo.
Ebong ar ekmuhuurto-o noshto na kore, oi dokan thekei ami ekti rodchoshma kinlam. maa ekta apekkhakrito swabhabik daamer goggles kenar pokkhe chhilo. kintu ami compromise korte raajii chhilam na. dokane dNaRiyei lens pore, goggles eNete jokhon raajpothe paa rakhlam, tokhon ami ek notun manush.
Tarpor roj sokale lens porte giye juddho, chokhe jol, soptahe dubaar thik berobar mukh haat theke lens-er mejhete poton ebong utkrishto gaali sohojoge taar tollash, klantite chokher paata bhenge aaschhe, tobu lens na khule shule na jani ki hobe ei bhoye, solution-er shishi namano, cute baksher pNyach khola, tate solution dhala, lens khule tate rakha, cute baksher pNyach lagano, solution tule rakha, cute baksho tule rakha......................
Amar duyoraaNi, aatmar aatmiiyo, chiroshokha choshma, niirobe table-er opor theke eisob dekhe roj. mukhe kichchhuti na bole.
Sob duuraaNii-ri confidence asiim. karoN tNara abhraanto janen, ekdin rajamoshai-er bhul bhangbe, tNaar bNaador chhelei raajsinghason pabe, suyoraaNi hNetoy kNaata, maathay kNaatar mukut pore nipaat jaben. tai tNara protibaader porishrom koren na.
Amar choshmar nirlipti dekhe bujhi, seo jaane ki ghotte cholechhe.
Goggles tai shudhu ja jhamela pakachhe. kintu sedin Mohor bollo, choshma porar sathe bhalo chhatro howar ekta strong positive correlation achhe. ebong eta empirically etobaar promaNito hoyechhe je shongshoyer kono abokash nei.
Boss, cool hote chaina. amake bhalo chhatriir hrito gourob phiriye dewa hok.
Ebong choshmao.

June 15, 2010

Bishwocup

Amar chhotobelay, paRar sob baRitei emon kichhu na kichhu ekta thakto, jetar maalikana sei baRir holeo, byabohaar sotwo chhilo sorbojoniin.
Amit kaku-der baRir phone, Papaidada-der gaachhe jol dewar jonyo mile khanek lomba pipe, Buchididir maayer hamandista.
Joutho malikana niye eto kotha paaRlam, karoN paRar ei common property-r pool-e amader baRir abodaan jeta chhio, seta kena hoyechhilo aj theke 24 bochhor aage, erokom i ek football bishwocup-er morshume.
Sada kalo Oscar TV. jetar screen dhaka chhilo duto sliding palla diye. chiching phNak-er moto kore khulte hoto.
TV kenar somoytay bishwocup-jonito unmaadonar sakkhii na hole, oi somoy ta amar smritite thakto kina sondeho.
Maajhraate samner ghore ekdol chhoto boRo majhari purush dapadapi korchhe, Brazil goal dile table chapRe joler glass ultochchhe, Brazil-er protipokkhoke 'anyay' penalty dewa hole raager chote bichhanar chador chhNiRe kutikuti korchhe, ebong ghore jini Brazil-ke somorthon korchhenna (ami ehono bujhe uthhte parina, aatmohotyamuulok proboNota na thakle, keno keu orokom agnigorbho poristhitite holud-sobuj ronger opor anaastha prokash korben), jotota sombhob bhodro bhashay (eta dhore nichhi, karoN ashepashe ma thakuma pisi ghoraghuri korten) tNar 14 purush udhhar korchhe.
Emon somoy bhule jete gele smritibhrongsho ghotte hobe.
JNara football ebong Brazil niye ei 'baRabaRi' ta dekhe prokashyei mukh bNyakaten, tNarao ei binodon-e nijeder moto kore angsho niten. thakuma-r jemon daayitwo chhilo, taandob-er chot jate apekkhakrito sosta jiniser opor diye jay, se bishoye todaroki kora. bhiR jomte shuru korar agei bahari phuldani, Robi Thakurer bNadhano photo, jhulan-e kena radha-krishner muurti soriye phelten chotpot. pisi puro khelata, ghorer ek koNe bose, mishti hese dekhto. tokhon bujhtam na, kintu ekhon baaji rakhte raji achhi, Topa kakur uposthiti chhaRa, pisir football khela bhalolagar kono juktigrajhyo byakhya thakte parena.
Khela na dekhleo, amar maa, amader jiiboner anyanyo somosto kkhetrer motoi, eiraat guloteo, nijoguNe aporihaarjo hoye uthhte perechhilen. ghontay ghontay cha, "boudi ektu dNaRiye jan, aager bar apni thakay Brazil goal diyechhilo", erokom baynakkay, maa kopot raager saathe prosroy diten. tobe maa-r football-e ekebarei utsaho chhilo na bolle bhul bola hobe. Michel Platini ke dekhle maa-r mukhe alo jwole uthhto. Platini goal korechhen, othoba korte cholechhen, ghor suddhu lok, "boudi shiggiri aasun" bole chNechiye uthhechhe, maa haate chaayer chhNakni niye rannaghor theke douRe aschhen, ei nirbhul smriti amar achhe.
TV dekhte ekhon keu ar karo baRi jayna. tobe dol bNedhe khela dekhar moja, ekla ghore bose khela dekhar chaite etotai beshi bhalo, je sei cholta aro beshkichhudin thakbe bolei amar bishwas.

June 08, 2010

Ekgheye

Sedin maa phone-e ekta golpo poRe shonalo. Shuktara-y beriyechhe golpota. lekhika Nibedita Ghosh. BNocha namok ekti kolponaproboN baloker anko-biraag ebong anko porikkhay golla khawar porobortii baRi theke polayon ebong uddhar jonito ghotona niye golpoti. asadharoN. poRe dekhte paren.
Ta sei golper je byaparta amar sobtheke beshi mone dhorechhe, seta hochhe roj bikele BNochar, Bhondul-dar chayer dokane bose chayer glass dhoya dekha.
Khoob chhotobelay Moulali-te amake chokher daktar dekhiye pherar somoy, niyom kore ekta kochurir dokane amra stoppage ditam. dokanta nirghat khoob bikhyato chhilo, karoN sobsomoy bhiR thakto. kochuri khete moja, aro moja alur torkari khete. tobe amar kachhe mukhyo akorshoN chhilo, kochuri poribeshon korar jonyo shaalpatar thonga banano dekha. ekjon motasota dadu, ekta maachar opor bose bidyutgotite epasher jhhuRi theke shaalpata tulten, haate jol niye paata muRe shingaRa banaten, edike odike toothpick gNujten, toiri thonga uRe giye opasher jhhuRite poRto. dekhte dekhte nesha dhore jay. onar sathe amar besh bhaab hoye giyechhilo. "kemon achho khuki" othoba gaal tipe ador kora bhaab na. chokh diye hese bujhiye dewa, "oh tumi abar esechho? ami tomake chinte perechhi". sei bhaaber nidorshon hisebe ekdin amake uni ekta sodyo banano thonga upohaar diyechhilen. aro anek sotyikaarer daami jiniser motoi, thonga ti ami jotno kore rakhte parini. hariye phelechhi.
JNU te asar por abishkar kore ullosito holam je sara raat jege katanota ekta choice hote pare. amar praptoboyosko jiiboner moR ghorano ghotona chinhito korte hole, ami nirdwidhay ei upolobdhitir opor angul rakhbo. raat 1 tar (Itihaas porikkhar aager raat) por je prithibiite keu, kothao, swechchhay jege thake, baRite thaka istak seta amar kolponatei aaseni.
Se jai hok, raater por raat jokhon jege katanor siddhanto nilam, majhraate ekta khabar jaygao khNuje baar korte holo. Harjit-da-dhaba chhilo Ganga dhabar lagoya. Harjit-er birudhhe amar kono byaktigoto akrosh nei, kintu onar dhabar proshongsa korta gele nirlojjo mithyacharer aashroy nite hobe. je item gulo blackboard aNyabNyaka kore 'menu' te lekha royechhe, segulo konodin-i pawa jeto na. ar hordom, poth bhule amar table-e ese poRa kadhai paneer, pasher table-er sothhik gontobye pNouchhe diye, tader table theke amar butter chicken uddhar kore ante hoto. Order dewa theke shuru kore khawa shesh kore uthhte, kono raatei jhhaRa 2 ghontar kom lageni.
Kintu asubidhe chhilona. karoN roti bananor tandoor ta chhilo amar pochhonder table-er thhik samnei. ekti ghormakto shishu shromik, ehaat ohaat kore, aata-r taal ke gol theke lomba kore, ekta telchite moyla balisher opor sojotne shuiye, gongone ununer dewale sNete dichhe, ar ekta lomba aaNkshi diye toiri roti baar kore anchhe. ei dekhte dekhte bohu kuyasha makha raat mohanonde ketechhe amar.
Punorabrittimuulok kaaj dekhte, ebong korteo aneksomoy mondo laage na. loke amake unmaad bhabte pare, kintu excel sheet-e copy paste kora amar anyotomo priyo kaaj. bhabte bosle erokom lokkho lokkho udahoroN mone asbe, jegulo dekha ba korar moto bhalo timepass ar nei. shiiter dupure thakuma paa chhoRiye bose haate ghoshe ghoshe chushi pithhe banachhen. Soroswotii pujor ager din , ek class meye bose koRaishNuti chhaRachhi (ebong mukhe purchhi), mishtir dokane dNaRiye hNaa kore dekhchhi, kemon montrobole, ekta chyapta kagoj baakshe ruupantorito hochhe. Post Office-er koNar table-e bose Chaitali kakima, ekmone, dNaai kore rakha chithhi-r pahaRe stamp maarchhe.
Deshe giye borong khNoj kori, oi chakrita amake keu debe kina.

June 07, 2010

Mejaj

Shariirik swaachhondyer sathe manosik sukkhMotar je ekta statistically significant positive relationship achhe ekotha juge juge buddhiman lokera bole gechhen. Class 7-er bhabsomprosaroNer "kkhudhar rajye prithibii ghodyomoy" theke shuru kore, sei prithibiibikhyato noukabhromoNe beriye tin bondhur kono ek bondhur chorom upolobdhi, petpure bhalo mondo khawar por bondhutwo, prem, e sob kichhui uthle othhe.
Amar sadharoNoto, buddhiman ebong bikhyato lokeder sathe moter omil hoyna. ekhetreo tar byatyoy hoyni.
Bordhomaan local-er gadagadi bhiRe jini fee din hatahati korten, duekbaar chulochulio korte dekhechhi, sei kakima-i, phNaka Srirampur local-e kaata janalar dhaare (bishod biboroNer jonyo ekhane dekhun) bose Rabindrajayanti-r mohoRay, godogodo muhke "tomar aason shuNyo aaji" chorus gaiten.
HNya, bangladesher local train-er Ladies kamray Rabindrajayanti palon kora hoy. Basontotsob ebong Borshamongol-o. khNopa ebong train-er janalay phuler mala sohojoge.
219 bus-e na chepe thakle, apni nijeke ekti lifetime abhignotar sujog theke bonchito korechhen. 20 minute-er jatrapoth, emon anekdin gechhe, je ami dupure college-er gate theke bus-e uthhechhi, sondhyebela bus gontobye pNouchhechhe. Central Avenue-r signal-ta jokhon, bilkul phNaka rastay dNaRiye dNaRiye tana 5 baar sobuj theke laal-e bodle jeto, tokhon niyomito bhabe amar mone khunkharapir ichhe udoy hoyechhe, swiikar korte lojja nei. othocho sei eki bus jokhon sokalbela pokkhiraajer moto uRe cholto, ekti mishti dekhte chheler sathe amar prem prem cutting ekta byapar-o hoyechhilo.
Deshe AC bus-e shunchhi ekhon loke conductor-er theke ticket niye "thank you" bolchhe.
Nanarokom abantor survey kore dekha gechhe, America-y lokjon binoyer abotar, ar amader desher rating, ei morme, baki sob rating-er motoi, tolar dike. moshai, amader deshe orokom mile mile lomba dhuudhuu bhutta kkhet, phNaka phNaka bus, gaaye dhakka na lagano haatbajar thakle, amrao sob kotha aage 'excuse me', pichhe 'please' lagatam. bemalum aporichito lokke dekhe kaan eNto kora haasi haasteo pechhpa hotam na.
Desh bidesh tanar dorkar ki. Bhaadro maser bhyapsa raate jei na loadshedding hoto, chapa pathure niirobota chepe bosto paRasuddhu baRir opor. ghore ghore shashuRira nijomuurti dharoN korten, konyasoma bouma, nimeshe 'chheler bou', swami strii dujoneri sondeho thaktona, jiiboner mokkhomtomo golod ta kothay ghotechhe. ar raag prokasher ar better rasta na thakay, ghore ghore shishura khamoka kaanmola (kokhono kokhono du char ghaa haatpakhar baaRi-o) kheto.
Light elei, abar TV r samne bose sommilito haasir shobdo.
Ekhon sei loadshedding-o nei, sei praatyohik aaRi-r tension-o nei, bhaab howar hNaapchhaRao nei. ekhon sorbotro furfure 'feel good' abhawa. chardike sobbar mejaj bhalo sobsomoy.
Boring.

June 02, 2010

Vote

Phone korechhilam baRite. Robbar satsokalei. ekjon tule bollo, ekhon kotha bola jabena. sobai berochhe.
SadharoNoto ultotai hoye thake. 24 ghonta hoye gelo, ekta phone kore khobor dewar naam nei, chintay thakumar roktochaap baaRchhe, maa-r mejaj gorom, baba mukh kothhin kore bolchhe, "after all, ajkalkar chhelemeye, responsibility byapartai nei", esob handle korei abhyosto.
Hothhat emoto poribortone hotochokito hoye aNatipati kore mathar bhetor haatRate shuru korechhi, kaal ki emon mukh foske bole phelechhi jar phole aj ei chorom oudasiinyo.
Omni mone poRe gelo, aaj Puro-vote.
GoNotantrik desher sobtheke boRo utsob.
Durgapujote na thakte parar theke kono angshe kom noy ei utsober sakkhii na hote parar dukkho. Auto aar riksha doliiyo potakay muRe chonga mike niye dole dole essse omuk 'paathhii'-ke biuple vote-e joyjukto korar aakuti je na shunechhe, tar pokkhe byapartar abedon kolpona kora shokto.
Amader sonkiirNo station road-e jokhon dui dik hteke dui 'paathhii'r procharer auto ese mukhomukhi dNaRiye eki songe chitkar chalate thake, ebong tader majhkhane kol-e poRa iNdurer moto vanriksha-r cholonto dokan theke Ayurbedik tel ebong montropuuto baat-haarok tabijer uchhokito bignapon cholte thake, se bokheRao jodi na dekhe thaken, kolpona korte parbena na.
Bhangachora 'BaNii-Niketan' school, oi ekti din-i khanikta monojog pay, bakita somoy tar bhanga janalar bhetor theke goribgurbo bachchaar kolorob shona jay. amader baRi ebong baRir aamgachher strategic abosthaaner doruN, vote-er din bhorbelatei ekta musical chair khela hoye jay, kon party gachher tolay chair-table paatbe sei niye.
Aar booth-er bhetor to puro astomiir anjoli-r abhawa. riksha kore thakuma esechhen, lathhi haate dadu, bakira hNete, douRe, goRiye. maa babar haat dhore kajol tana shishu-o esechhe, ki hochchhe dekhte.
Dupur goRiye bikel holei aboshyo dukkher scene. chhNeRa kagojer potaka poRe achhe jotrototro, thhanda luchi alurdom-er baksho mukh thubRe nordomay. bhanga haat byaparta kokhono swochokkhe na dekhleo, seta ei bikeltar khoob kachhakachhi kichhu ekta hobe bolei amar bishwas.

June 01, 2010

Library

Aaj anekdin pore ekta library-te gelam.
Maane soshoriire gelam aarki.
Saar saar shelf. notun, purono, luchibhaja boi sajano. neRecheRe, paata ulte, gondho shNuke, ek jaygar boi anyo jaygay thhese dhukiye diye, ekebare niicher taaker boiyer naam udhhar korte mejhete pray shuye poRe, oporer taaker boi hostogoto korte giye golodghormo hoye, besh khanikta somoy katano gelo.
Mouse click kore, omuk boi tomuk library-te potropathh pathhanor nirdesh dewar moto subidhejonok noy jodio byaparta. tobu besh anondo holo.
Amader paRar kkhude 'SadharoN Pathhagar'tar kotha mone poRe gelo kina.
Pukurer pashe mathh, mathher edike Durgamondop, odike 'Sukanta Shishu Udyan' (ekta dhNeki, ekta slip ar ekta nagordola, tatei uttejonar shesh nei), mondoper pasher ekta chhoto ghore library. boiyer songroho, tokhon bujhte partam na, ekhon andaj korte pari, khoob ekta hingse korar moto kichhu noy. tobe paRasudhhu bachchar dinraater phNaakphokor ar kakimader shanto dupur bhorat korar pokkhe jotheshto. Table-er opore dNaai kora gombhiir magazine-o thakto baba kakader jonyo. sei potrikar pahaaRer tola theke tene baar kore amra 'Kishor Bharotii' ar 'Shuktara' poRtam.
Duto mota mota rule tana khata chhilo library-te. paRay jar haater lekha sobcheye bhalo, sei 'Naku'kaku (thiki dhorechhen, bhodroloker naakti besh chokhe poRar moto. Political correctness shobdota tokhono loke shoneni kina, tai esobe keu kichhu mind korto na) jotno kore catalog baniye diyechhilen. lekhoker naamer adyokkhor diye khNojar jonyo ekta khata, ar ekta bishoybhittik. Satyajit, Suniil, 'tin BNaRujye' ar aboshyombhabii Robi Thakurer paataguloi jokhom hoyechhilo sobtheke beshii. uponyas ar rohosyogolper paataduto-o besh sabdhane ultote hoto.
Soptaher saat bikel, ek ek jon jethhu ba kaku paala kore library-te duty diten. jabda khata dekhe bolte hoto amar 'Ga123/1234' (golper Ga) chai, othoba 'Da45/456' (Detective-er Da). kaku dekhe ese bolten boi achhe ki nei, thakle bhalo, noyto anyo boi khNojo abar. boi niye pNuchke slip-e soi kore, stamp mere, boi japte dhore douRe baRi. tarpor jotokkhoN na maa phirchhe office theke, totokkhoN humRi kheye poRe thaka boitar opor.
Ke na jane, boi poRar theke net surf korte porisrom anek kom, kagoj noshto kom, koto koto deshbidesher khobor chair-e bosei chokher samne chole ase, muhuurter moddhye. kajei nibhe asa boi poRar abhyestake sref bibek ar nostalgia-r dongshone bNachiye rakhte besh cheshtachoritro korte hoy aajkal. tokhoni oi akinchitkar library-tar kotha mone poRe. iis, jodi orokom ekta kichhu thakto haater kachhe...........
Apnar boi poRar abhyes kibhabe shuru hoyechhilo? erokom kono 'paathhagar' er abodan ki chhilo tate? tahole tar golpota bolun please. nischit puroskaar, smriticharoNjonito sukh, holoi ba se 3 minute-er.

 
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