The news of a huge catch of ‘Sol’ fish in the pond popularly known as ‘Singi Pukhuri’ had gone the round of the village. Many of the villagers had reportedly caught quite a sizable number of it simply by angling.… [Read the rest...] “The Bait | Mahim Bora (trans. by Lalit Saikia)”
With huge collections of coal heaped around and the eroded bank of the Brahamputra laid bare, the greeny waves of the newly grown grassy weeds on river—silted sandy bosom vibrated to the last … [Read the rest...] “Kathanibarighat : Mahim Bora (Translated by Lalit Saikia)”
It was a Sunday, the day of weekend marketing and a rest-day for the plough and the field.
Purnakanta was awake and was sprawling in his bed with a long yawn. His eldest son was working out an arithmetical sum, … [Read the rest...] “Three Minus Three : Mahim Bora (Translated by Lalit Saikia)”
People pour in like a stream to see a newly—wed bride. The impact of a marriage seems doubled in the aftermath than in the wake of it From far-off villages relatives, old and young, thronged in, with a passionate desire … [Read the rest...] “The Little Toe : Mahim Bora (Translated by Lalit Saikia)”