On the banks of Vishwamitri River in Gujarat

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]It’s sad to see a river being called ‘Gutter Ganga’. I’m on the banks of river Vishwamitri, a river which flows through the city of Vadodara in Gujarat. Originating from the Pavagadh hills, Vishwamitri is a small (135km) but an important river, like all natural water bodies. Some 30km downstream from Vadodara, I’m in Medhad,Continue reading “On the banks of Vishwamitri River in Gujarat”

Mumbai Rains, Floods and the Mithi

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]One of the biggest challenges that Mumbai has faced in recent times is the issue of water-logging after heavy rainfall. Following the deluge and standstill of 2005, there were a lot of plans and announcements made by the government, corporations and other institutions, but what has it converted into? We can all see the resultsContinue reading “Mumbai Rains, Floods and the Mithi”