Sunday, May 4, 2008

My Jacket


Chiti kodi sir!
one KR puram- I gave him 10 rupees and said. The conductor was sober... Actually I found him sober because he didn't ask me back "Enno??,Dus rupaya mein tereko pura KR puram chahiye??.
uff the traffic in bangalore is increasing day by day like Himesh Reshamiya's emotional songs. You have to face, you just can’t ignore as all the channels into a unspoken competition to play his songs You are just a helpless spectator..
After standing a long 5 minutes I finally got a seat when the bus halted at a stop...I put my jacket off and kept on my lap...aah what a relax. .The crowd inside the bus and traffic outside the bus was awesome.. Thank god now I can go aaram se till KR Puram..
A small girl age of 3-4 years was standing near to me with her mother. Both were well dressed, Girl was so cute and she has smiling eyes. I gave her a nice half open smile and looked outside of the bus. I have a very bad(?) habit of reading sign boards when I travel in a bus or car, where I am not driving.
“Excuse me baya (bhaiya) “ her mother said with a big colgate smile.
Yes – I said with an attitude that I can’t leave the seat for you now.
“choti bachhi ko asthama hee(hain) baya..manje maloom whitefield mein accha doctor rehti so(rehta hain),bachhi ko waha tak godi mein bethaleko baya” she merely said in a Shivaji Nagar accent.
I showed I have a bag and a jacket.. How can I…….
“Kya bi ni hota,bag aur jacket manje de dalo”
I gave my bag and the jacket to her and “ bachhi ko bethaliya sath mein.”
After some time she got a seat in the third row from my seat.. I was not having any problem with the little girl so I did not tell anything to her mother.
Uff another half an hour to reach KR puram.. Crowd was still same in bus arre channe ke tarah pakk gaya hu yarr..ye log kab utrenge???
“Whitefield whitefield” the bus conductor loaded his voice.
Most of the crowd got down at whitefield stoppage..but where is she??? I could not found that lady inside the bus. I was scared...then a huge lady who was seating near to the most wanted lady at that time for me came to me and said “thanks appa,has she irritated you?”
Magu navu illi iliona......( come child we will get down here).She pulled her child from my lap.

I was speechless just wondering why this lady telling thank you and asking the girl to come with her. I could not make out what exactly was happening.
“we will get down here, that lady was so sweet the place was very congested where I was seated she only came to me and helped me”
She said very confidently and got down from the bus.

17 comments:

Abhinav Viswambharan said...

lols... auntyne maamu bana dala... :P

liked the following line a lot -"uff the traffic in bangalore is increasing day by day like Himesh Reshamiya's emotional songs."

so true. :)

Hashan Hazarika said...

thanks

Gagan said...

lollx :d !!

very interesting !!

nicely presented !! keep posting !!

sunny_raju said...

well to think tht female had a crush on u, but she addressed u as bhaiya, so she must be of good hearted and smart lady who conned our bangalore Huduga :)

¨˜”°º•aj666•º°”˜¨ said...

Now thats story telling ...

man u have a tinge of chetan bhagat in ya ...

I really like the way u express the syllables in the local dialect ...

good work there ...

:)

arjun said...

Hehe...ur lang of kannada mixed with hindi is good n funny....Atleast for a kannadiga like me it sounds funny....
U know wat, the Shivaji Nagar accent is enuf for ppl to get doubtful....

Hehe..Be careful next time..

Cheers..!!
Arjun

Shruti said...

crisp and short..liked the flow..
happy writing :)

Uchiha Tejesh said...

kannada + hindi + english :P

interesting


keep writing
Teju

poonam said...

Like always, or if I lost the track some where and ate half the post...where goes the bag and the jacket ;) ?

Hashan Hazarika said...

Thank u so much guys for the comments
@sunny raju
yeah man u r right,that female had a crush on me..


@poonam
the colgate smile wali..

alex paul k said...

good one,quite unexpectd climax

keep postin

Matangi Mawley said...

:D.. really good 1! narration gr8! :)
liked the way u d hindi-eng n kannada mixed up n brewed to the right level!
keep posting!

Hashan Hazarika said...

@alex
yeah..quite unexpected for me too..hehe..
@matangi
Thank u so much..

..read all the posts..u may like them..

Ujwal Seli said...

hats off to you!!

Dan* said...

hope u enjoyed ur trip :D

•sowmya• said...

hehe...was the trip intersting?

smart use of language...
loved the post...
keep posting..!

uchiha tejesh said...

is this a fiction or a real life incident !

anyways good way of description

keep writing

Teju

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