Lakshmi bollen,”bhogobaan, manusher boRo koshto.”

Narayan AnantaNaag er opor shuye taar lyaj diye kaane suRsuri dichchhilen, bollen, “ki hoyechhe debi?”

“Bhogobaan, ekbaar taakiye dekhun, koto maanush, kintu jaanbaahon nei. Maanush kibhaabe jhulte jhulte office jachchhe. Aar jara bus e jete chaay naa, taxi taader golaa kaatchhe. tram praay cholei naa, cholleo eto aaste je office pouchhote bikel hoye jaabe.”

Narayan saaper lyaj taake daan kan theke bar kore bnaa kaane dhukiye ollen, “kyano? Metro! metro to royeche.”

Lakshmi daant khinchiye bollen, “metro? otaa to Tollygunje local! jeebone chepechhen? office time eto bheeR hoy dorja bondho hote chay naa!”

Narayan ekbaar neecher dike unki diye dekhe bollen, “hnu.”

Lakshmi bollen, “ki hnu?”

“taa ki korte hobe aamake?”

Lakshmi guchhiye boslen, “Haan! ekta bhaalo saree kine dite hobe, aar duto necklace, aar….”

“Aare dorrr! ei transport problem er jonye ki korte hobe?”

“Aww. ekta emon jinis din, jaa shostaa, beshi bheeR hoy naa, borshaay bondho hoy naa, size e chhoto, jekono goli ghunji te cholte paare. sahaje overtake kore druto egiye jete paare. Aar dekhun naa, jodi ei bekaar chhele gulor ektu hilley kore dite paaren!”

Narayan ektu bhaablen, bhebe bollen, “Ok. ei naao. er naam AUTORICKSHAW. tomaar ja ja samasya,e ekaai sab mitiye debe.”

“debe? bolchhen?”Lakshmi khushi hoye uthlen.

“ekbaar rastaay naamte daao.”

Lakshmi kaagoje design ta enke niye naachte naachte beriye gelen.

Jetei Naarod hahakaar kore uthlen, ‘etaa ki korlen probhu? Aapni ja baaniye dilen, erpor to loker jeebone aar kono samasya thakbe naa, raastay jam hobe naa, loke aar jhogRaa korbe naa. Aar lokjon jhogRaa naa korle aamar pet cholbe ki kore probhu?”

Narayan aabar AnantaNag er lyaj ta kaane dhukiye suRsuRi dite dite bollen, “ekbar raastay naamte daao.”

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