July 2012

Dehradun Now

I have returned to Dehradun after a gap of 25 years. Like other cities in India, it has also changed a lot. Everywhere it is overcrowded. 25 years ago, there were only bicycles and scooters and life went on a leisurely pace. I remember that most of time, we used to walk down from our office. Now you cannot even walk on the roadsides without being constantly vigilant because of never ending traffic of cars, jeeps and scooters. Building activity is very high and rates of land have skyrocketed since the time Dehradun became the capital of Uttrakhand. In the… Read More »Dehradun Now