“Babi..termites have built nest in my tree’s roots.” Tinni submitted her petition that very day to her father.
Her father was surprised how she discovered that and asked her. She said that she saw them scurrying around. Sabuj, the tree has told her to tell her father that.
Their friendship was their secret and Sabuj was the name Tinni gave him, because he was… uh so green?
To be continued
The Bengali is here: