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GANCHAL SHAHAR, a poem by Sanjib Sinha

Sanjib Sinha

Hey Shahar ti osot koti goigo.
Belihan nukultei
Dhap dhap koria dapditai,
Dinhan oitei tor pothe,
Garh garh koria rohitoi koto gari,
Tor buke ghum ghum koria
Choltoi koto je machine.
Hey Shahar ti osot koti goigo.

Tor podo-pothe koto je kadani,
Koto je aat patani.
Tor pothe VIPr bajer sairon,
Koto manur hai-hai, kotilo kandon.
Hey Shahar ti osot koti goigo.

Boronor dine tor pothe
Swimmingpool hangkortai,
Manu, gari-ghura
Habbiye haturtai,
Tor naghe kotilo gunguneitai.
Hey Shahar ti osot koti goigo.

Roithan ditoi tor galgo fateya,
Kortai tor sito-tap niyontron,
Koto je kolpona, koto je jolpona,
Kortai tor bukgot, koto je niyontron.
Hey Shahar ti osot koti goigo.

Shendai aarti, butole borti,
Jaleitai koto je kita,
Rang birongor ghari choltoi,
Beltai tor pothe bikharir deho,
Chaltoi koto honon-kando,
Oitoi habbi londo-bhando.
Hey Shahar ti osot koti goigo.

Ratir Jonake oitai bibhor,
Kheltai Nidra-Immar buke, jitaiga konake.
Ahante harnei, shristir niyome
Aoitoi punor jonom, Kowar dhake.
Hey Shahar ti osot koti goigo.


  1. Very well written poem by Sanjib expressing and describing the reality of a busy town or city on date.

    Well written. Keep writing.

    Pratibha Sinha

  2. Thank u Pratibha. We should always try to uplift our language and creativity to the society & accordingly I am doing where you have helped me a lot.
    Sanjib Sinha, Kahilipara, Guwahati

  3. Sanjib, Well done. Koti hoba kore padya-han likheshot, hoba lagil. Keep it up. - Ramendu-da

  4. Dear Rishi,
    Kindly mention Bishnupriya Manipuri Script instead of Bengali Script.
    Sanjib Sinha

  5. Dear Sanjib,

    The error has been corrected now.


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