An action plan for the beautification and development of the quaint town in Jharkhand is to be rolled out after an important state-level meeting on July 3.
Unlike many in McCluskieganj, Nelson ‘Bobby’ Gordon says he would not carry the ‘nostalgia nonsense’ forever. For him, the future would not be a set of stories from the past.
A world within a world is running out of time. But the voices of McCluskieganj’s past continue to resonate within its ruins, even as development takes over.
Dennis Meredith returned to McCluskieganj after the death of his father. Everyone will tell you he doesn’t like to talk and dwells in the time gone by. In the Gunj, time is what you have.
The thin and wiry Majid Ansari, called Canteen Majid after the canteen he once worked at, is a storyteller of McCluskieganj. Not all his stories can be verified because there aren’t many who can remember.
Many believe that Shimla still hasn't lost its enviable charm and colonial touch as described by several historians, writers and travellers who arrive here to trace their roots in its architecture, buildings and landmarks.
Catherine ‘Kitty’ Texeira remains the most photographed person appearing on the covers of books and in photographs in articles written about the McCluskieganj. She does not know where she could have gone from Gunj as...
The discourse on the lived experiences of Anglo-Indians can be enriched by listening to the members of the community