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Naba-barsho, 1405


Amar priyo pathokera,

Subha naba-borshe shokol'ke amar sador subhechha anai.1405-er subho jatrai shimul, palash, krishno-churar ronger shonge malati, belphul, juin, champa, gondhorajer subas mishiey, Poila Baishakh-er robindra sangeet-er surer dharau abogahon kore naba-barsho shokoler kache anandamoy hoye uthuk.

Ashun, aaj aktu onno dhoroner kobir chokh diey notun bochor'ke dekhi--

" Borsho galo borsho elo, grishmo elen bari-
Prithvi elen chokro diey ak bochorer pari.
Shotti-karer ai prithibir boyosh ke ba jane,
Lokkho hajar bochor dhore cholche akie tane ..."

Othoba,

" Shuno re ajob kotha shuno boli bhai're,
Bochorer aayu dekho aar beshi nai re.
Phele diey puraton jirno a kholoshe,
Nuton borosh aashe, kotha hote bolo se.

Kobe je dieyche chabi jogoter jontre,
Sei dome'e aajo chole na jani ki montre...

Robi jai, shashi jai, graha tara sob jai,
Bina kanta compass'e, bina kol kobjai.

Ghur-pak'e ghure chole, chole koto chhond'e,
Tale tale, hele dule cholere anande".

Aajgubir raja Sukumar Ray'er abak proshno,`E kemon karbar', amader kache aajo proshno hoye aache.

Amader niswas-proswas'er ei je sofor ta mahakaler probaha'er shonge mile mishe ek hoye jachhe. Niyomer shekole bandha jiboner nana ghat-protighat'er modheye sakoler bhetorei lukiey thake surer jharna-dhara, chhand'er jhankar ba shilpo-chetonar sat-ronga jhalor.

Nijer kichu bhalo laga, kichu abosor katanor proyas je karo karo eto bhalo lagbe, nana dhoroner anurodh aasbe, kono samasya'te bhorosa chaibe, tate sei bikhyata Chine probad-ta aage mone porche -- "Plant a green bough within your heart and the singing birds will come". E' jeno notun ekta doroja khule jaoa, prithibi'te shokoler nijaswa chinta-bhabna ba sukh-duhkkher bhagidar aache ei bodh jege otha. Ektu bhag kore nite janlei dekhi amra keo eka noi, ek'i chintar suto diey gantha bondhur obhab nei duniay.

Tara-bhora aakasher soundarya'er daake sara peyechi bohujoner. Khub bhalo legeche jakhon ekjon bideshi pita tnar saat bochhorer cheler school'er project work'er jonyo sahajya cheyechen. Sei na-dekha phut-phute sishuti mosto boro hoye uthuk ei kamona janai.

Prachurjya o bilasita jander kache jiboner sob noy, spiritual o materialistic jogoter modhey janra samanjosya khonjen o ghobhir chinta-bhabna koren, emon kichu manuser prerona shara jiboner sonchoy hoye thakbe. Ami otyonto obhibhuto ebong anandito, Bangladesh'er bhai-bon o chelemeyeder pathano kichhu anupreronar jonyo. Emon'i ekjon likhechen ami bangla horophe likhchina keno? Tanke janai jodi sujog pai to nischoy likhbo.

Din-koyek aage ak bhai janiechen, prochur aramer modhey thekeo tini Bangladesh'e tnar chotto gramtir kotha bhulte paren na. Desh-ma'ke kotokhani bhalobashle sekhankar nadi-gaach-dhan-khhet, chotto kunre-gharti charao ghunter gondho, unun'er dhonar gondho monke udas kore tole. Shabash bhai, tomake amar sa-shraddho `salam'.Tomar anurodhe idaning pora o' bhalo laga kichu kobita sheshe tule dichhi. 21'se February shob Bangalir kachei ekti pobitra din. Ermoddhey janra sujog pan-ni, pore dekhun kemon lage.

Notun diner bhor'e sobai mile boli, je sob kotha ba chinta nirasha ba hotasha aane, tader kichutei ontore aaste debo na. Manusher kaaj egiey chola, opore otha. Briddho'ra tander atit niey banchen, tarunera banchen bhobishyat'er swapna dekhe. Tai bortomane tander mil hoy na sohoje. Ei dutir moho theke beriey eshe bartaman'ke sundar kore tola amader nijeder hate, er jonno chai atma-niyantran. Ei kotha jeno mone rakhi, samasto bhog nijer pechone rog niey boshe aache!

Je kono sammaniya manush ba boro kajer proti anek somoyei amader thake asomman o abohela korar chesta, amra jeno sanjato hoi. Majhe majhe mone hoy na ki, amra oneke ulto dike hantchi? Ei rastay to jabar kotha noy! Ektu bhebe dekhun. Amra jadi ektu bibeki hoi, kichuta somoy ekante boshe nijer bhalo laga bishoy niey thaki, sohojogi o samo-byathi hote pari, onyer byatha duhkkho nijer thekeo boro hoye othey, tokhoni anubhob kora jaay hridoy'er doroja khule jachhe,`Tnar' dorbar'e probesher adhikar arjan korte parchhi.

Shubhech-chante.

'Manush'er bhasha tobu anubhuti-desh theke alo na pele nichok kriya, bisheshon; elo-melo nirasroy shobder konkal'
-- Jibanananda Das.

'Ekti duti manush aaj-o andhar'e gaan gaay,
Eto alor modhey aakash bangla bhasay bhora,
Buker modhey cholche chute sonali harkara'.
-- Shakti Chottopadhaya.

  1. ' Mar khete khete oi bangla-bhasa lutiey poreche,
    gacher patai rokto, phule phule rokto lege jai ...
    kuasha'y dheke geche Ganga-bhasa, Podma-nadi-bhasa,
    du'pashe bangali ghas.. chhinno thont..gongani lukay ...

    aakraman kore kara? kara moche gaan aar kobita?
    kara muche dichhe sob bangla jana ghaser sisir
    chotto pukurer hans? kolmilata? bhorer baul?
    tader thekabo bole amra bangla-chhondo-jana tir!

    chhondo bhul hoy hok, bangla bhul korona kokhono,
    lokkho bhul hole kintu ekta jati dhuey muche saaf!
    je jatir rakte gaan, premer kobita thont'e thont'e,
    taake marbe bonduke'ra? baap'er opore aache baap.

    bangla bhasa here gele eto prem here jabe, haay!
    gacher pataay gaan, phule-phule gaan rege jai'.

  2. amader joto nadi.. amader bhasa jana dheu..
    amader joto maath.. amader bhanti-phul, ghas..
    amader joto pakhi.. amader joto dana, oora..
    somudre, pahar'e cholche amader swapner mahora.
    kkhhoto-chinho rokte bhora.. lorte lorte chin'e nichhi phand..
    amader prerona ke?
    jibananander bangla chand!

  3. je dekeche gaane gaane, swayang Rabindranath.
    1905. Banga-bhanga hobe.
    jorasanko theke gaan,
    chute jachhe tamam banglai...
    hat'e hat'e ka-to rakhi,
    poriey dilen Gurudeb.

    bhabi jei, aajo chokh bhije jai--
    hat'e haat... hat'e haat...hat'e haat...
    amra tab'e phuriey gelam?
    shunte pan gurudeb? Oh Rabindranath?
    se'diner bhir nei.. gaan nei.. haat kobe khali!
    rakhi-ta hariey phele eka hoeyi giyeche bangali..

  4. duhhkhi a-aa-ka-kha takiey royeche,
    banglar dhan kkhete, sishuder slate'a..
    koto nadi boey jai, tader aaynay,
    mukho-chhobi, byatha paoa bangali torun..
    bangla-bhasa, ami tor nun khai nun..
    gola chere gaan gai proti bhore, bhore..
    bhetore bhetore ami'o aagun!

    duhhkker shikha'ti jali, duhhkka theke prem neme aase..
    amake kandai aar,
    aa-jonmo premik thaki khide-pete..
    dekhi, sona-barnamala dhiki dhiki jole-nebe..
    banglar dhan-kkhhete... shisu-der slate'e.

  5. desh-ta hoyeche swadhin, ebar purna ardha shatak,
    tobu mon'e mon'e roye geche ek dhondho,
    koto holo setu, bandh, kar-khana, aakash-chumbi soudha,
    sudhu phul theke chole galo kano gondho?

  6. ghunte-kurunir cheleti dibbi porte shikheche boi,
    gor-gor kore chora-o se bole khasa,
    ma'ke se sudhay janani banan,
    dirgho-i naki hraswa-i,
    haay re! koto na ma-era sekhena matri-bhasa!

  7. saheb-ra geche, rekhe gache kichu,
    thutu o goyer, sleshha,
    toiri hoyeche nakal-nabish,
    sa-'tie' bandor, beshya.

  8. ekhon ektu mondo basi
    e lok-ta'ke, se lok-ta'ke.
    aar je lok-ta sondhey belay
    golir mor'e danriey thak'e,
    bhongi-ta tar rahasaya-moy,
    tai satarka dristi rakhi,
    nitya bhabi lok-ta ke! or
    mathar modhey dhandha-ta ki?

    nicher dik'e chokkhu jader,
    tarao jane urdhaa-kashe,
    megh jomeche, ei gumot'e,
    kal-bosekhir gondho bhas'e.
    tarao boro swasti'te nei,
    banchiey chona nayan-julir,
    ding mere poth hantche tara,
    ariey khana khondo-guli.

    hoito tarao tin bhubon'e
    kauke mondo bas'te chay-na
    kintu jak'e basbe bhalo,
    kichhu-te tar nagal payna.
    chhotke gechhe je nil chithi,
    aar seta nei hater kache,
    sondheye-belay lokta aaj-o,
    golir mor'e danriey aache.

(1,2,3,4 -- Bibhas Roychowdhury; 5,6,7 -- Sunil Ganguli, ebong No.8 kobita-ti Nirendranath Chakrabharti'r bikhyato,'lokta aaj-o'.)

kemon laglo aapnader? bhobisyat'e aaro kichu pathabar ichhe roilo.


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