Aamar ektaa batik aachhe, neshao bolaa jete paare- chhobi tolaa. weekend e kono kaaj naa thaakle, aami chhobi tulte beirye poRi. gorib maanush. duure kothaao jaawar resto nei , ki ar koraa… aamar ei shohortaar-i chhobi tule beRaai. Emonki camera taao kunal aar jodu’r theke dhaar kore chalachchhilum, ei kodin holo ekta kiney uth te perechhi. Taa se jaai hok, aaj obdhi aamar ei 300 bochhor boyesi (sayebi hisebe, asol e aaro anek beshi) premikaa konodin nirash koreni aamake. kichhu naa kichhu bhaalo chhobi se aamake thik paaiye dey. sange dey kichhu abhigyotaa, kichhu food-for-thought, jaa ekta award winning chhobi’r cheye kichhu kom noy.

ei Kolkata’r snap shots series e thaakbe serokom-i koyekti chhotto chhotto drishya, jaa aamake samanyo holeo bhabiyechhe, haasiyechhe, baa diyechhe kichhu abhigyotaa.

Saradin dhore raastay ghure guchchher chhobi-tobi tule firchhilum. Esplanade theke bus dhorechhi. robbaar sakaal, metro nei. bus e bose bose cameray preview dekhchhi, pashe ek bhodrolok ese boslen. iyaa hNotkaa chehaara. aamake praay pishe fele boslen. kono rokome ek paashe chepte sore gelum.  bosei cell-e hNaa hNaa kore chitkaar shuru korlen, “are tum aa gayee ho kyaa?…. jaldi aa jaao, bahut zillat ho raha hai…..” hothaat saamne ekjon haath paatlo. fonwala fon e chitkaar korte kortei pocket theke ekta dosh taka bar kore haathe diye bollo, “ektho chheh rupiyaa.” haather maalik khub gombhir golaay bollo, “aami conductor noi, aami bhikiri”. bolei bus theke neme gelo sojaa, fonwolaa byapaar ta bujhe othaar aagei.

charu market er kaachhe ekta moylaar vat aachhe. setaar saamne bus ta signal khaabei. sedin chiRiyakhana jachchhilum. shonibaar. dekhi vat ta porishkaar hocchhhe. jona chaarek mohila-purush mile moylaa tulchhe corporation er gaaRite. ar 3 te bachcha khela kore beRachchhe. oderi bachcha hobe. ekjon ekta bhanga caleidoscope khNuje peyechhe, sei niye baaki dujon-o kaaRakaaRi korchhe. khub moja pyechhe oraa, baar baar ghuriye ghuriye dekhchhe, hothat ekjon boRo ese ektaan mere setaake niye chhNuRe fele dilo gaaRi te. oraa ektu thomke gelo. kintu chitkaar korlo naa, kNaadlo naa, baayna korlo naa. khNuje nilo aarekta khelnaa. ekta bhaanga aayna. kanna-kaati’r moto bilaasita koraar samay kothaay?

Kaal sakaale boRo bibhatso drishya dekhlum raastay. Howrah station er chhobi tulte jawar ichchhe chhilo. mini te jachchhi. Thik Howrah bridge cross korei oi turning newaar mukhtaay dekhlum ekta accident er drishya. ek bike aarohi, helmet chhilonaa maathay. bike skid kore chhitke poRechhen. aar pechhoner bus ti ese skull taake ekebaare pishe diyechhe. se boRo sanghatik drishya. Likhte aamar ekhono haath kNaapchhe. Paathok-paathikaa raa, rider o pillion-rider raa, please. Please helmet porun. e bibhatso drishya jeno aar dekhte naa hoy.

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