Punjab Journal: A Spell Over Birowal

by Shashwati Talukdar On the way to Chandigarh from Jalandhar is the village of Birowal. Like any Indian village, it had narrow streets and sleepy

Punjab Journal: Village Mansions

Home in Buta village in district Jalandhar by Diditi Mitra “It is the most incongruous of sights. Amid the dusty fields and huts of rural Punjab

Punjab Journal: Glory Lost?

by Diditi Mitra On GT Road, near Jalandhar City We spotted this ‘foreign-made’ (read: made in the West) convertible car on the side of the highway.

Punjab Journal: Chik Chik House

by Shashwati Talukdar Chik Chik House in the village of Beggowal, Punjab Most people we met in our travels were vegetarians, which surprised us, in

Punjab Journal: Reflecting on Bhutta

by Diditi Mitra During our bus ride to Rara Sahib gurdwara, the bus seemed to stop in the middle of nowhere, and dropped off a very well dressed

Punjab Journal: What’s In The Bag?

by Shashwati Talukdar On our way to Jalandhar, the bus stopped in the middle of nowhere. A smiling middle-aged man got on and reached for under our