Tirbin to Delhi: Weaving stories of nature with Jenjum Gadi

A 9 hours drive further north-east from Naharlagun, one of the twin capital cities of Arunachal Pradesh, takes one to the lush paddy fields of Tirbin. Sitting in Delhi, Jenjum Gadi, a fashion designer from Tirbin reminisces his colourful childhood in the village. Much of his collections are a reflection of the days he grew…

Ziro for Zero waste

After a tiring 24 hours train journey and a 7 hours Sumo ride across the rough terrains of Arunachal Pradesh what greeted me was an absolute delight. It was after a sharp turn that the vast panorama of Ziro valley finally came in full view. I saw little clusters of villages submerged in vast paddy…