Articles by Bal Krishna

Mero Pani Gorkha Kai Khuun

Ma’ms gives me a hearty laugh, and says, “bhanich, timro buddhi ra hamro buddhu-jiwi haru dekhda ta Mamata le jitekai ramro jasto lagcha… kukur lai ghiu na pacheko jasto, hamro buddhu-jiwi haru lai ramro kura kahile pachdaina…”



काठको पो होला?

अरुलाई भुप्रोमा हालेर
आफु चै सुटक्कै भुमिसंगै,
आफ्नो आत्मा सम्मान पनि बेचेर खाने
हे हाम्रा भुमिपुत्र!
जनता चै काठको पो होला?


That Gorkhali Weirdness – अनौठो जाति गोर्खाली

That Gorkhali Weirdness – अनौठो जाति गोर्खाली आफ्नो आमा सरह भूमि बेची खानेहरु आज भूमिपुत्र-भूमिपुत्र भनी चिच्चाई रहेछन्बङ्गालको दासत्व स्वीकार्नेहरुले आज सबलाई भुमिको याद दिलाई…






Darjeeling 1990s: When Arrows Exploded Colours

I still remember, in our village there were two houses that owned TV sets during the 1986 world. One was a colour TV and the other a black and white. It’s funny what you remember all these years later hai, I can still visualize that black and white TV set, it had an inbuilt sliding door.


Switzerland Much?

“Unoyon huh… Vikash… Development… I am fed up of it and its blinding pace… I was thinking of moving here to escape all that, but seems like that epidemic has caught roots here too…” she is still angry.”