Gorkha Personalities







Celebrating Darjeeling’s Own

Jane Austen had once written, “There is a stubbornness about me that never can bear to be frightened at the will of others. My courage always rises at every attempt to intimidate me” today we are celebrating Darjeeling’s own and salute all the incredible women, who embody this phrase.



Lekhraj Dewan – A hidden genius

At 67, Lekhraj Dewan of Mangerjung, Nagari Tea Estate has more energy than most of us would have at 17. He is a social worker with an extraordinary sharp mind. An innovator whose hands-on approach to problem serving has made life easier for many. This is his story.


Portrait of an Artist: Benoy Rai

Benoy Rai, a Darjeeling based musician, has recently released his new solo album “Can’t Lose the Blues”. A hardcore music enthusiast, and a seasoned artist, Benoy has been a part of the music revolution in Darjeeling that saw the rise of Band Culture.