Romola Butalia

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Romola Butalia is an Indian writer, a journalist and a website editor. She was born in Kolkata.[1] Her many passions in life have included travel, people, writing, communication and the Himalayas. She teaches Yoga and Vedic Sciences and is a practitioner in the tradition of the Himalyan yogis [2]


She completed school at Loreto House, Kolkata, graduated with honours in economics from Miranda House and did a Masters degree at Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi.[3]


As a freelance journalist, she has written for major Indian newspapers and magazines including The Times of India, The Economic Times, The Independent, Gentleman, The Observer and Pioneer.[4] With the advent of satellite TV in India, she has produced an arts-based serial, directed a serial on women's issues, and has conducted interviews for Star Movies. She has edited India Travelog, one of IndiaWorld's 13 websites which were bought by Satyam Infoway.[5] She was later Editor of She has served as portals head for She is currently the editor of India Travelogue [6]