Vivek Ghatani

Vivek Ghatani is a freelance journalist working since the past 10 years covering Darjeeling, North Bengal and Sikkim. He has already worked with publications like The Statesman, The Telegraph, The Himalayan Mirror and Civil Society Magazine apart from contributing in many local magazines from time to time.
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The fading legacy of Darjeeling Himalayan Railway

Unless authorities involve local participation, the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway will remain just a showpiece for Darjeeling's GenNext.
on May 30, 2014

Picturesque Dooars fit for tourists but unsafe for...

Environmentalists and NGOs are protesting the killing of wild elephants in the Dooars by speedy trains amidst lack of effort from the government in ta...
on Feb 4, 2014

Seven Sisters Speak: Sikkim propels eco-tourism in...

From a low profile village to a tourist destination hotspot, Dzuluk now propels with eco-tourism, raising its economy by all standards.
on Nov 25, 2013

Seven Sisters Speak: Classical music in the land o...

Despite rock and roll being the soul music of the people, aspiring talents take up Hindustani classical music in Darjeeling hills, writes Vivek Ghatan...
on Nov 19, 2013