Ohh, ekkhana abhigyota holo bote!

Sedin ektaa kaaje New Alipore jete hoyechhilo. Aami abar odik ta ekke baarei chini naa. dupur 12:00 nagad tollygunje faanRi te neme ek bhodrolokke jigyes korlum, “dada, new alipore triangular park ki kore jaabo?” Lokta bollo, “henteo jete paaren, auto teo jete paaren, hente 15 minit; auto te 45 minit.” Aami haan kore aachhi dekhe bollo, “ektu jam-tam hoy to…. aami hentei jaai.” Aami bollum, “kondike auto paabo?” baandike line diye daanRano auto dekhiye dilo lokta, taarpor chole gelo.

Aamio deri naa kore uthe poRlum, minit duyeker modhyei chheRe dilo auto taa. Aami bhaablum, ei to dibyi cholechhe, Kolkatar lokjon boddo oporchalak hoye gechhe! O baba… kothaay ki? Mahabeertala bridge er opor uthte naa uthtei- JAM! se ki jam! jam-jelly-marmalade sab eksange. jotoduur dekhaa jaay, auto-tempo-taxi-bus sab eksange ghonto paakiye aachhe. Edike aamader autor paashei arekta auto ese daanRalo, ” kire ***** ssaruk, aaj ssakaal ssakaal e ruut e?” Omni aamader autowola goppo juRe dilo, “aar boliss naa ****, sse ek bawal…” se ki bhasha re baap! aamar-i kaan-taan laal hoye uthlo! Boktaa der kono bikaar nei. emni korei cholte laaglo, guti guti egote laaglo auto. Kintu bridge periye ekebaarei theme gelo (galagal-samriddho adda noy, auto taa)

Auto-tauto taahmiye aamader saarothira neme poRlo raastay, aaro dujon jute gelo, chaarjon daaRiye daaRiye bhaashar ful fotaate laaglo. Aamra char passenger bose aachhi, bekub er moton! “Oye Ssoltu sson…” “aare e Laal Baadssa…” cholchhe to cholchhei….

Aami ekbaar bollum, ‘dada, kotokkhon laagbe?’ teenjon dhomke uthlo, “Daa’aan naa, jam aache, dekhchen naa?” taarporei solliloquy, “bessi taaRa maairi… essab maal er helicopter kenaa uchit!”

Hothaat gaaRi’r line noRe choRe uthlo, sange sange torit gotite driver ra gaaRite uthei start dilo- na na, sabaai nijer gaaRite uthtee paareni, borong je, jeta haather saamne peyechhe, uthe Start diyechhe. Jemon aamader gaaRita baaki raasta chaaliye niye gelo ‘Laal Baadssa’!

jaai hok, gontobye pouchholum shesh obdhi, naah, 45 minit laageni, ghoRi dekhlum maatro 40 minit e pouchhe gechhi. Jakhan naamchhi, sei loktaar sange dekha holo, kaaj mitiye firchhen. aamake naamte dekhe muchki hese bollen, “etokkhone pouchholen?”

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