Can we abstain from stains?
Three journalists are on a break from their grunt work. This is the conversation that follows...
Dhiren: Rajnigandha dia rey olop. Khau...
Niren: O gimme some too! Tulsi milai dibi!
Hiren: Dhet ro! Agote milabo tu de *starts shaking the packet vigorously *
Dhiren: Aah... Eiya khale he matha tu kaam koribo! *stuffs Rajnigandha inside his mouth*
This blood colour makes blood flow to my brains. After this I have to file an article.
Niren: O moza! What are you writing about?
Dhiren: Guwahati beautification drive. Guwahati is looking great after hosting Advantage Assam.
Niren: Nice. What a positive story! Tumi ki likhisa Hiren?
Hiren: I’m following up a health report shared by the Ministry that puts Assam on better health indices.
Niren: O very cool. While you’re at it maybe you can shed some light on sale of smokeless tobacco and rising cases of oral cancer in the state. I wonder if the government is ever going to take that seriously...
They all walk to the nearby paan dukan. One buys a packet of guthka, one spits out the Rajnigandha and one is fiddling with his phone, because there’s always that one guy...