8.13.2006

jibu das, ki chaas?

hutumthumo ubacha:

Din-e din-e poripokko gandu hoye utche Hutumthumo. Nanan bishoye horibol aar batasha thekiye diggoj hobar dhandha-e lagatar chukli korche. Jol je fossil hoye ta jana chhilo? Hoye. Ei janbe. Jemon Lake Tanganyika-r tala-ta praye purotayi fossil water. Ete kichhuti noDre na, kichhuti choDre na. Emonki gobhir hawa-r raat-eo. Tanganyika-r cheye Hutumthumo-r nanga nayika anek beshi pochhonder kintu o proshongo ekhon thaak. Hydrology niye jokhon bhutbhat-er shuruat takhon antoto hydrocele-er aage thambe na. Ta hydrocele kei ba khisti keno? Khali ektu nibhritey chatachati-i to koreche hydrant-er aashe-paashe. Chupi-chupi, ut-er griba-r moto, tarol prabahe nemechhe. Tarpor jomeche. Shob nodi ghore dhuke porle jemon toitumbur, temon-i. Nando Ghosh-er ondokosh-e toka dileo er cheye beshi jhanjhaat hoto. Byatha neyi, uttolon khyamta-o intact tobe eto kichir-michir kis liye? Edward Gibbon-er-o chilo, tatey tar Roman der thole thole kechha likhte baadhe ni. GhoDrsoari kara-ta anyo byapar.

Chengis Khan-er ghoDrsoar-ra jakhon flanking manoeuvre-e shNaDrashi akromon korto takhon hege-mute ekhsha habar aage chokh dhandiye dito uddhata nyaj, 12-ta charging yak aNka nishaan. Hutumthumo deke ni. KapoDr-chopoDr-o tayi nongra koreni. Kintu khabar thala-e adha-shukhno bhaja moog daal-er talani diye nyaj oNochano yak eNkeche boi ki. Jatobaar bhaatbaji shunte shunte chulke geche, tatobaar. Jemon eNkechilo Malyaban. Chupi-chupi gadya likhe trunk bhorti kora ki dharon-er gNeDremi? Tram-er gNuto kheye, sphincter aalga kore rasta-e pore theke, mon diye jana jibon-er talani-ke chok diye na dekhar katha-ta mathaye chhilo maal-tar? Hutumthumo khNichiyechhilo, ‘anubhab korechhi, tayi bolchhi.’

Ghai mrigi aabar deke uthlo. Dawn. Eto shokale brain-frain kholbol kore Hutumthumo-r. Shor bon-e, shoroshojjya chhere Sarojini uthey gechhe. Ei shomoye raatbhor nonta hawa meyecheley-ra koshe shower kore tok-tok Liril girl habar dhandaye. Hutumthumo regular janlar porda ek haate shamanyo phNak kore dekhe. Anyo haate pajama-r dori. Heat-seeking missile ke bhranto korte chaarpaashe random hitiyal lokjon cheDre rakhleyi chole. Gratuitous nudity diye gratuitous violence roka jaye. HNu-HNu baba. Singur-er jomi hastantor niye kono bargadaar apotti janabe naa aar Hutumthumo-o Jalpaihati-r shonge JalpaiguDri-ke golabe na.

Ek baar Babylon-e Hutumthumo-r pajama-e kosthokathinyo-r moto nachoDrbanda ekta gNit legey jawa-e Arunima Sanyal-er tilottoma hawa hoye otheni [pitritantra-r ei ek tarfa shokti prodarshon-e dNaat kelachho keno baapdhon?]. Shudhu kallolini-i theke gelo aajibon. GNaDr maramari-r shahor-e kaar gNit kokhon khullo aar kaar hatat eNte boshlo etayi dekhar bishoye. Tobe shob shala chhoku maal. ADrale-abdale payuramon-er dhandha. Nukiye aache. Camouflaged. Jemon kartik mash-er jyotsna-e mahin-er ghoDra-der baDro aabchha laage. Ei shob mimicry-timicry niye Bhabha shaheb-er baDro bhabna. Hutumthumo-r neyi. Jibu Das-er o neyi. Mimicry baal, subaltern chorano baal, Hutumthumo tasya baal. Sudhu ekta Bodh kaaj kore.

Kele-kulo, mudi-teli-r moto thobDra kintu kabyi karar shok cent percent. Othoba nirupay. Chupi-chupi gadya-o maDrano chayi. Eto chawa-chawi kisher? Ki bujhte cha-e? Kuasha-e kaak-er uDraan to deka hoye geche. Pitthey shukno bishtha-r proman-o royechhe. Naki e uDre jawa shey uDre jawa noye? Gadai-er kalo meghe-e shada bok-er contrast dekhe fit hawa-o noye. Hoyeto maal-tar len-den chokano-r tara chilo. Subinoy Mustaphi khub tara dichhilo hoyto, Anupam Tribedi hoyto chepe dhorechhilo ghNeti. Ekhon KNatapukur-e abiraam, abiraam ghum.

Manush janmo jomkalo nakshatre-r raate hoyechilo bole chhokher problem Hutumthumo-r chotobela theke-i. Bachor kuDri aager Sabita-r mukh tayi chinte pare ni bom shankar-er aabesh-e. Pore shankhinimalar chorai-utrai jorip kore thik dhore phelechhilo. Kromomukti-r poth-e one-way sign marar moto dhyamnami Hutumthumo ekhono koreni.

Pordon-er opaare bish-pordon. Gandu-r opaare ud-gandu.