Shankha Vishwajanin
Shankha Vishwajanin
Winter-99 Issue

Kolkata
ni@vyh Bht\ngr
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Ahftr vSfk

orh bfl yÑim m<y; Syh+vIr ahbj_nhz p{>_ wkit gily ip@d Sb! fyhmhr p{iygnßmz anß gil, ahr fnhnhVrh biïr fvozhl nhik nrfkre nhmhër! yhe iv=Vh iCl mfn; VnI p<iYbIr philS krh jIbn yhr nkl ahiBjhfy]r V{ilth infz Hzy bh ahRhl kfrfC v<i&t ahmhr. fse V{sr k~hfcr fByr ivfz fvKb fyhmhz; ahr Hzy bh ofvre my fb~fk Zhfb ahmhr fT~hftr fkh>! yhr opr rºmhl fcfp Vfr blb -

kI kÑQisy! Hhu 'a'-PÑl!!

Victoria MemorialsfXkhc Bfr wfs v~hiRfziClhm fyhmhr ahkhfSr nIfc. vIG_ivn pfr v<i&t fmfl ivfziClhm fyhmhr fshnh-frhñv[frBrh rhïhr b~hfk b~hfk; Uvß_m[KI bhiRåflhr Chzhz; ahr fKhlhr chflr anßkhfr - fZKhfn frhfvr vhiq>] p<iYbIr a&tmh^cZ]_!

v[:K fplhm fyhmhr vhirv/ fvfK. fbvnh ivfzfC fyhmhr aëHIn sms]hr HyhS ræp. fyhmhr avß_ngN mhn[fAr b[BÑqh fvfK mfn Hl - p<iYbIr ophfrr s=hêC@v]fk fyhmhr jIbfnr Cf@v phryhm ziv imilfz ivfy. Ziv s$Bb Hy, Bfr ivyhm ofvr ajs/ apcfzr ikC[th a}S fyhmhr svhS{n] Bh@dhfrr a¶ilfy; âV[ we fBfbiC fyhmhr khnh gilr sImhnhz v~hiRfz.

phirin fyhmhz fG»h krfy; blfy phirin fjhr glhz, s[@vrI p<iYbIr b[fk yÑim wkit m{iy_myI kÑS/Iyh, yÑim m<y, yÑim abqz.

fkmn kfre bh phrb! k~hch mnth fZ fchK fmfliCl fyhmhre frùv/-Chzhz; fyhmhre pirfp/iqfy ârº HfziCl yhr jgyfk fcnh-jhnh. ahkhfS fyhmhr dhnh fmfl ufR fgfC fsivfnr ky ahn@v-fbvnh, Zhrh fgfz fgl khfn - 'ahiC, ahiC ahmrh - Hhrhein ahjo.'

b[k Bfr inlhm inS=hs bhyhfs fyhmhr; aibrhm jnyhr imiCfl nyÑn kfr fmlhlhm phfzr C@v. mfn Hl - yÑim ahjo rfzC; m<yÑ]r `ºkÑitfk ag/hH] kfr ahjo fb~fc ahC - ahmhr s[@vrI klkhyh.

nb=e-wr vSfk
Eden Gardenklkhyh! fjfn igfziClhm yÑim ahC. fse Brshz ahbhr wfs v~Rhlhm fyhmhr vrjhz. fyhmhr jnfs/hy, fkhlhHl, ahbj_nh - fvKlhm fymne rfzfC ahjo. yb[ mfnr p/êCfv Vfr-rhKh ahmhr s[@vrI klkhyhfk ahbhr nyÑn kfr K~[fj infy chelhm.

pfYr Vhfr fse iBiKrIfvr fvKh fplhm nh - mnth K[SI Hfz uTl. rhïh Bfr fgfC mhrºyI, knftsh, ahr a]hmb]hshdfr; fvhkhfn shjhfnh nhnh fBhg]bïÑ. flhfk iknfCo fssb, Zh iCl wkkhfl v[l_B. yhHfl ik ophfrr ajs/ apcfzr ikC[th siy]e wfs fp~ùfCfC fyhmhr a¶ilfy?

Hhl\kh phfz nhmlhm pfY, p/hz iynit vSk pfr. cflfC ikfShr ikfShrI yrº>fvr vl; ahkhS m[Kiry ofvr kl-k@Ts=fr. ikëÑ kI BhAh blfC orh? 'ahfr ezhr, fyhr ivl\th wkvm VR\fk fgfC.' w fyh 'ah-mir bh}lh BhAh' nz! fZ BhAhr thfn ahjo klm VfriC - fkhYhz fgl Hhirfz fs? kiP Hhufsr ahÄhth rfzfC ahjo abS]; wKno cflfC yk_ ftibl chpfR. wktÑ ahS=ï fbhV krlhm, ahr p/hz sf¤ sf¤e nhfk wl wkth añBçy yIb/ gnß, Zh phe ofvfSr ChámHflr BIfR - m]hrºzhnh, g/]hs!! iCtfk fbirfz wlhm rhïhz ahbhr.

yhrpro bhik iCl fvKh -

ahmhr my mV]ibärh fvKlhm rfzfC ajs/ s=êClyhz. Bhl lhgl fvfK, K[SI Hfye chelhm. ikëÑ yhr ahfge Brh v[p[fr Hhfyr m[fThz fku Virfz ivl fbS vhmI idà}k-wr gLhs. fyhmhr oe fshnhfrhñv[r fZn yhfy tl\tl\ krfC. orh mhnfy chel nh fZ ofvfS wsb phn krhr smz ahfC; ahfC ikC[ inzm Bv/ smhfj. ahr skfle upfBhg kfrnh oe Vrf>r kRh bïÑ. orh jhnfy chelnh fZ 'wn\-ahr-ahe'-fvr pircz fkbl mhá oe s[rh phfne nz. wo b[Jlnh fZ ahmhfvr ibfvSI b@V[rh phnIz infz kKne kfrnh fjhr jbrviï. orh jhfnnh inCk ahÄhr kI inm_l ahn@v, jhfnnh shiHy]-s¤Ifyr am<y ahs=hv. rbI@v/nhY ofvr khfC 'H]hd\ bIn'; prârhfmr KhpfKhlh fkùyÑfkr kÑThritfk fchfKe fvfKin orh. aYc fvKfC d]hlhs\, wk\s\ Phels\ ahr fbh%d\ a]h@d v] ibuitPÑl - Chfyr opfrr ibrht s]hitlhet ids\-wr kl]hf>! pr*pfrr fbù bh bhnßbIfk infz aShlIn mëb] krhth fZn crm ahV[inkyhr prhkhìh!

*Kily phfz wfs v~hRhlhm ahbhr fyhmhr ahkhfSr ylhz. fs ahkhS piluSfn Brh÷hë; fshnh-frhñv[r fkhYhz imilfz fgfC. ahmhr fsivnåflho fZ Hhirfz fgl fkÇvh| G[i>_fy pfR!

.. fSfAr kYh ..

klkhyh ahmhr khfC ahjo s[@vrI; ahjo yhr fkhf>-kh>hfc rfzfC ahmhr p/hf>r sHcr-sHcrIrh. ikëÑ s}K]hz yhrh m[i&tfmz. klkhyhr by_mhn b<Här smhjth fZ wmn kfr apkéi&tfy dÑbfy bfsfC, yh ahmhr Vhr>hr bhefr iCl. fse aiBôyhr iy|-fbvnhr Pl we kiYkhit..

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