TODAY -

Nungsibagi Namada :: Part 2
- A story -

Dr. Moirangthem Jiban Singh *



Sitlamba malangba-na maikei hongkhibagum, thajana leichillakta lotkhibagum, wa amata ngangkhidre mahak. Khongjai ta-muk thouraba ei-gi wahei tajin-na mahak-ki thammoi faona lengkhi. Fongba ngamlaroidaba ei-gi paokhong-na mahakpu mikup khara tumin leihal-lamlaga.......................

- Da, eibu tasengna nungsibra-ne?
- Wahangdo onnare.
- Ash! Da, nangse!
- Eise keidouraba?
- Yamna singba mee malli haibanida.
- Pangtha-thagat-lakhinuda, thagatlaga chaoba mee-dudi ei natte. Nangdi lairadana ei kanano, eigi asengba saklon eibu pokpiriba eema-faobana khangdribani. Nang-nasu khangba ngamloi. Fare, pungsu aaa youkhre. Ei hanyeng Mysore chattoini. Nganna hougattaba yaroi. Tumluro, good night.
- Ngaikho!
- Kari amuk watlige?
- Thamlage hairiro?
- Um.
- Ngaikho hairaga!
- Chak puk thandraba, eekokse sairage hairiro?
- Thandre, sairage. Nungsirakte-he.
- Haigadaba amaga watli haibane.
- Kari?
- Nasana khangdro, asibu nupani kaina? Apangjao!
- Mane apangjaone eise. Nupina khara-khara lemna leiba tammu-ko.
- Da-na yadrasu, eidi "............."
- Ash! Pellehe. Aduna kari kannadoiba? Mobile-kadu natin totlam-mani fajana teithok-u. Nupina nupa koiba haido ngasidi khang-le. Nungtjaigi call tourak-u. Thamlageko?
- Um.

Ayuk pung 4.30 muk tarakpa aduwaida field assistant Mr. Ranganatha-na thong-da tak-tak, tak-tak. Atomic energy laboratory manungda electronics-ki pot-chei amata pusinba yadabadagi, numit humni eigi mobile switch off toukhre. Manungdasu, mari-leinaba mail & website nattaa-na atoppa amata hangdokpasu yade. Mobile & Orkut yaodana numit humni laboratory manungda leirubasi sangsar amani. Leiriba instruments, glassware's & samples sing-siga wari sannagadabata mangai. Marini-suba numit-ki ayuk-ta khoirang-langtaknana mobile do switch on hek tourubabu, miscall & message-na masing thingamde. Message-sing maraktuda-gi, "Da, ei matha sabana loire, leifam khangdre, mateng amukta pangbi-yuba, call hanna-hanna toubani switch off lei, call amukta toubirak-uba". Thinthaba toudana....

- Keidourage Sanathoi?
- Heima! Sanathoi kaina, yumda eema-na kouba ming-gouse da-na kamaina khanglam-mino?
- Ha ha ha..... asengbaro? Noi yumgi-di khangde. Masi eigi thammoidagi thorak-khiba ming-gouni. Farese, karigino matha sai-kaiduna?
- Eepwa nupa ama Bangaluru-gi Bal-wind school-da handak class IX da lupa 1,00,000 ama changna admission toukhibata mangairibani. Hostel-da leiningdre haiduna yumda call touraga wa-wa kappe. Hostel-gi warden-dusu matha sare, yumdasu eema-paba leifam khangdre. Eisu toufam khangdre.
- Um! Nag-na eingondagi pamlibasi karino? Keidousige haibano?
- Da-na amuktang chatlaga thembiruba yagadra?
- Yani. toubatabu, thangja-nongmaijing khaktada mee unabagi ayaba pibani loinana mafamduda masak khangdaba mee-oi amata changba yadabani. Eibu mafanduda chatlu hairagadi, eigi ming & no. warden-duda hanna pikhro. Lakliba thangja numitsida ei school da chatlaga eesen-nupa unaruge.
- Ha ha ha ha...........eesen kaina. Nasen nupa-do ningai kanbani, manung yamna kanbani, gyan tanaba amukta warakpiyo.

Hapta amagi matung, Thangja numitki pung 4 muk tarakpa aduwaida school lomda sat thoujilli. Angang sang-gu-sang-gu machi-machi-da famduna wari sanari, khara-na chen-chongduna sannari. Angang-du eidi hanna masak khangbasu nattabanina warden leifam-lomda hanna changsilli. Warden-du retire Army-ni, gyan tai, wari ningthina sannaba yai. Eigi Identity card-tu munna yenglaga, nulukpaga loinana fuk hougatuna angang-du laknaba pao pikhre. Minit 15 hellafaoba mahak kaida liege haiba kana-amata thifam khangdre.

Warden masamak-na magi ka-romda changduna yenglubadasu leiramdre. Makhoi mayam toufam khangdana, murum-murum sonnaba hourak-le. Talak-tuda eisu warden-di ayaba louraga mapan thokke haiduna toilet-romda chang-i. Bathroom, toilet and urine sink pumnamak achouba ka amagi manungda punna lei. Khwaigi ihan-hanba urine sink-tuda leplingei, aroiba bathroom manungdagi angang ama hikna-hikna kappa-gi khonjen tarakpaduda ei maikei tamna prap-prap changsilli. Ash!.....................................

Masa-ma-u iwao-wao, masam-mana ifa-fa, mamit-mana ngang-sang ngang, khujin-khuya ichou-chou, mamai-mamit ipom-pom, makhut aniduna makok-ki masam-du bar-bar foidat-tuna matomta hikna-hikna kapchaba nupa-macha ama leirammi. Masak-tu hek ubada chingnabaga loinana......

- Tomboi!
- Da, Kana!
- Ei, Tompokni.
- Oh! Che Sanathoi-na haibadura?
- Mane.
- Da! Ei ware.
- Lao, mapanda thokhsi lao. Mee makhei nang thinahourabani.
- Karigi!
- Eiga unahanna-ba. Se nakhutto pirak-u ching-khatpige.
- Da!
- Nasado ei yengba ngamdre, minutes 10 gi manungda eerujatho-rak-u. Ei asida ngaige.
- Da, yaranida.
- Yaba natte. Eerujaroi hairagana, eisu nang-ga wari sanara-roi. Ei chatlage?
- Eerujarak-ke.

Eerujaba hek loibaga, magi ka-romda chang-sillaga, magi fabung-da thariba mompak fidak-tu louthoklaga, fajana kanthok-tuna amuk thahalli. Upu manungda yaoriba fi-rol, lairik-laisu, acha-athak khudingmak loina chingthokla-ga, amuk fajana kanthok-handuna sem sahalli. Sijinna-roidaba pot khudingmak maman-nabasingda pithok-halli. Pung ama-rom mabu uru-uru leihan-duna tougada thabak khudingmak loisillaga,

- Tomboi, kari chaning-i?
- Mo-mo chage.
- Adudi, lao-Brigade ta chatsi. Nasam-nana fajana hatlu, firon-nanna setlu.
- Kuirehe! firon makhei loina upuda namsiduna thamba, loina sutek-natek sare.
- Houjik thupkhiba red T-shirt, litsillu.
- Yai.

Brigade ta puduna chaningba makhei pijaramlle. Magi awa-nungai warisu nunna taraga, Eina pigadaba paotak-su pire. Mathang-gi eerai numitta ei nangbu louba lakkani, thangja-nongmaijing numit nini eikhoi yumda leigadabani hairamlaga ei mabu school-faoba amuk thinjinbiramkhi. Eibu tarak-tarak yengduna masu adum leihoure.

Mathang-gi eerai numitta, ma eibu thonganda leptuna ngairammi. Tangai fadaba fi-rol, pot-chet khara magi khao-da hapchillaga thorak-i. Majestic hek youbaga, flyover mathakta pukhatlaga ngeihak wari sanaringei, liri-humba malangbagi mayokta makhut anidu fandoktuna mangjin thana kanna uuu..........laoduna chelli, chong-khattna sanei.

Haraoba-nungaiba masina loire matagum mathammoi penna san-najei. Magi matoudu ubada eisu angang olle. Angang oiringeida san-nakhiba amangbi khangning ningsinglak-khi. Tomboi, eibu fangnaba tanou hairamlaga, eisu flyover mathak-tuda chelli. Masu mee mayam maraktuda eibu fangnaba tannei. Ngeihak amangbi sannaba-da humangna punglup luppi. Eikhoi anigi matoudu ubada, achat-aong khudingmak yengduna nok-hou-i. Yum youraga fajana amuk eerujathok-i.


To be continued ...


* Dr. Moirangthem Jiban Singh wrote this article for e-pao.net
The writer is Research Associate , Central Pollution Control Board, New Delhi and can be contacted at mjscholar(at)gmail(dot)com
This article was posted on February 06, 2015.


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