A Visit to an Indian Village
India is a land of villages. When a tourist comes to our country, one of the things of great interest is the seeing of an Indian Village.
Villages differ from state to state in appearance and style of living. Villages in North India and villages of South India have agriculture as a common occupation but in Punjab it is more mechanized. Hence, Punjab villages are very rich.
I went to Kerala with my friend to see his native village Palani. Kerala is rich with lush green vegetation and every few yards you will see a pond with lotus flowers.
I had never seen such breathtaking scenes full of coconut tree, mango groves and small’ rivulets. All, young and old know swimming. One can see snakes crossing roads just as we do.
Village people live a very simple life. Their poverty is visible in their atmosphere. There are two temples in the village and daily some one or the other festival is going on. In the evening the deity is taken out in a procession and men and women dance to religious tunes. There is only one primary school, and some children don’t go to school at all.
There is no medical-centre or health-centre. The villagers should get at least these basic necessities. We have to pray for that Ram Rajya to come soon.