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CC Madhya 16.174

Text

śuni’ mahā-pātra kahe hañā vismaya
‘madyapa yavanera citta aiche ke karaya!

Synonyms

śuni’ — hearing; mahā-pātra — the representative of the Orissan government; kahe — says; hañā vismaya — becoming astonished; madyapa — drunkard; yavanera — of the Muslim; citta — the heart; aiche — in this way; ke karaya — who has made.

Translation

Upon hearing this proposal, the representative of the Orissan government, the mahā-pātra, was very much astonished. He thought, “The Muslim governor is a drunkard. Who has changed his mind?