P K De has worked with the Government and retired as Dy Director, Photo Division/Press Information Bureau.  He has travelled extensively all over India and has been writing for several leading dailies and prestigious journals on Travel and Tourism.  Mr De was conferred the Associateship of the Royal Photographic Society of Great Britain and the International Federation of Photographic Art, Paris.  He has been contributing to Namaste both as a writer and photographer for over two decades.  He lives in Bhopal.