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Village Lifestyle in India

The soul of India lives in its villages, 70 % of the population still lives in villages of India. There is approx 593,615 village in India Rural Area. India is a world’s second largest country. Where varieties of people are living, all the people in entire India have different languages, cultures, religions, and system. They all are different but all of them were living in the same country that’s why unity in diversity is the identity of India. Indian villages have a very beautiful, natural and attractive lifestyle. The Villages are free from the razzle-dazzle of a city life, villages are peaceful, open-minded, calm, quiet and full of greenery where one can breathe fresh air. The beauties of villages are described by the way villagers happily live in the small huts or a home, made of clay or mud. A big open area with trees at the front and a vegetable garden in the backyard, surrounded by the bamboos. The villagers are socially knit together, every evening they assemble in the village “Chopal” with their ‘hukkas’ and chatting and talking goes on till late the night.

Indian village house is Eco- friendly in nature, made by bamboos and muds. The houses in Indian villages are mostly built of bamboo with thatched roofs. Wall and floor of the village houses are by painted by a mixture of dirt, grass, and cow shit. Before and after rain, these houses need a maintenance every time. Most of the people who live in villages are farmers, other works as potters, carpenters, blacksmith. Bull’s are use for farming and other activity in the field. Women work planting the rice paddy, while the men work pulling bullock carts, tilling new soil etc. So villages are the main resource to get our bread and butter. Villagers are real identity of India where we get the actual scenario of India. Unfortunately, Indian villages do not have that short of resources and ample development as it should be.

Even decades after independence, India is replete with inequality so much so that it is often said there are the two countries, one that is Bharat and the other, India. It speaks of the two different realities that prevail in rural and urban parts of the country. The educational status of the people in the villages of India is not so good, some of the villages even don’t have school. There are no water supply, no indoor toilets, and no electricity. River water, well or hand pump is the main source of water. Life in the villages of India differ from one region to another, these Indian villages contain the list of famous tribal groups in India. The lifestyle of villagers is very clean, sweet and simple. They don’t dream of the big house, vehicle, money etc, whatever they got that is enough to live their life happily. In the villages, the school dropouts at school or college level are quite high amongst the rural youth which negatively impacting the education policy and targets of the Indian government. There is lack of availability of vocational avenues in rural areas which further adversely affecting the aspirations of the rural youths.

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