SILCHAR, Sept 2: Nothing can escape from the glare of media. When the metropolitan cities of Mumbai and Kolkata have been rocked in the aftermath of the news about the gruesome murder of Shee Bora, three years ago, by her own mother Indrani Mukharjea, non thought that the non descript border town of Karimganj will also come under its wave from Arabian Sea to ruffle the tranquil water of Kushiara. As one after another skeletons were been dug up, Karimganj-connect too came into focus.
Ending all speculations over the whereabout of the father of Shee, Siddhartha Das madly hunted by the Mumbai police, it emerged that he hails from this town. It was here that Siddhartha was born and brought up. He in fact is the biological father of Shee and Mikhail, the son. Media persons, print and electronic, have been on their toes since the morning of Tuesday with the information that a team of Mumbai police on trail of knitting the loose ends of the most enigmatic murder of the century might visit the Bamali Road residence of Siddhartha.
Though there is no information about Siddhartha, in the Bamali Road residence of this town live his mother Maya Rani Das and younger brother Santanu Das. But, with the sudden discovery of Siddhartha in his Durga gar rented house in Kolkata, the possibility of the visit of Mumbai police has been ruled out. Mumbai police was to interrogate him, if found, or carry out D test of his uncle and brother to determine who in fact is the father of Shee and Mikhail.
The D test became necessary because two other husbands of Indrani, Sanjeev Khan, former CEO of Star TV, and Peter Mukharjee, in the picture. Earlier, it is also rumoured she was married to yet another person with Choudhury title. Since, Siddhartha Das has admitted that he is the father of Shee and Mikhail, a greater part of the tangle in the murder mystery will be solved. It is to be mentioned that Shee Bora went missing since April 23, 2012.
The Bamali Road residence of Siddhartha is crowded with media-persons to know more about him and all about Indrani. Maya Rani Das made it clear that for more than a decade they have no any information about Siddhartha. After his marriage, he did visit the home with Indrani once. From what she could understand that it was a mismatch. Siddhartha comes from a middle class family with no opulence. Indrani appeared to her volatile, wayward and lavish in her style.
As far as she could recollect, after Shee was born, Siddhartha came to the house of a relative in Silchar with Indrani and daughter. It was here that Maya Rani Das saw Shee and lived with her for a night. She could also learn that a year after the birth of Shee, Michail was born. After that, as Santanu Das said it was a nightmare for his brother Siddhartha who was virtually deserted by Indrani and even her daughter and son.
After being resource-less, Siddhartha, continued Santanu, being mentally upset met with an accident in Guwahati. He came to Karimganj house for rest and recovery. Both mother and son refused to say anything on the relations between Siddhartha and Indrani. Maya Rani Das said she has virtually forgotten his face. In the meantime, Siddhartha who was traced at his Durga gar rented house has been living with his wife Babli Das and a son peacefully and happily for the last 17 years. All is now quiet in the border town with Siddhartha coming out with self confessions about his past, married life and daughter and son.