Many places around the world are famous over the globe for their unique story. In India, the variety of colourful cultures and traditions also surprise people all over the world. And all these stories and traditions are found mainly in Indian villages. The village is the soul of India. The economic system of India depends maximum on the villages. Each has a different story that makes that village unique in India.
Mattur, karnataka (The Sanskrit Village)
The Mattur is famous in India as Sanskrit Village. Karnataka’s, Mattur is a quaint village located 300 km from Bangalore. It’s a rare village in India because Sanskrit spoke a regional language considered Sanskrit as Dev Bhasha (The language of the gods by ancient India). And it said that many regional languages are born from this Sanskrit language. At this modern time, Sanskrit is becoming a dead language in India. But about 5000 inhabitants of this Mattur village still speak Sanskrit for generations. The village inhabited by people from the Brahmin community for the past 600 years. The villagers know Kannada, Tamil, but they prefer the ancient Sanskrit language in their lives.
Shetphal, Maharashtra ( The Village Of Snakes)
The people of this village worship snakes. Shetphal is a remort village in Maharashtra located 200 km from Pune, in the Sholapur district. Uniqueness in this village is where the snakes, mainly Cobra, roam around freely. These poisonous snakes can see in every household of this village. There is a separate place for this snake in every villager’s house. The inhabitants of this village believe that worshipping these snakes make them happy and prosperous in life. So no one from the children to the elders of this village is afraid of these poisonous snakes. They respect this cobra snake. Snakes have also merged with these people. And this snake never bites any resident of this village.
Barwan Kala, Bihar ( The Village Of Bachelors)
The Village of Bachelor earned the title for this Barwan Kala village in Bihar. No one has been married in this village for the last 50 years. The reason is mainly the lack of infrastructure and amenities that no father wants to marry his daughter to anyone in this remort village. In 2017, the first marriage took place in this village after a decade. That became possible only when the groom, with the help of the villagers, built about a 6 km stretch of road, cutting through the hills and forest.
Shani Shingnagpur, Maharastthra ( The Doorless Village)
Shani Nagpur is a small village in Maharashtra. People in this village live the same life as other villages in Maharashtra. But the unique story is that there is no door in the house of the residents of this village. Shani Shingnagpur is famous in India as a Doorless Village. Here villagers avoid their security because of their undying faith in Lord Shani, the god of Saturn, this God considered the Guardian of the village. Needless to say that villagers are never feeling unsafe. Anyone can walk into your home or shop in this village, as there are no doors and no locks. But no one will steal. If someone does, they will suffer from Sade-Sati, a period of seven years of bad luck as they believed.
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Mawlynnong, Meghalaya ( The Cleanest Village In Asia)
Mawlynnong, 78 km from Shillong, is the cleanest village in Asia. Cleanliness is the lifestyle of this village. Mawlynnang is called God’s Garden. In 2003, Discover India named it The cleanest village in Asia. Also, this village shows a highly progressive scenario for women, ranging from a 100 per cent literacy rate. They never use plastic bags and stay away from smoking.
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Jambur, Gujarat ( The African Village In India)
Jambur is a tiny village near Gir, in the heart of Gujarat. It is 24 km south of Sasan Gir. This village is famous as an African village in India. The people who live here are of African descent, but they speak Gujarati and Hindi languages regularly. The local’s also call this village Siddhi village. These People, known as Habshis too. They are the direct descendants of the Bantu tribe of the African Great Lake region. According to history, most of the Siddhi People were brought as slaves by the Portuguese from Southeast Africa to give the Nawab of Junagadh as Present. Now they maintain a free unique balance of Indian culture and African culture in their simple life.
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Hiware Bazar, Maharashtra (The Village Of Millionaires)
Hiware Bazar, a village of Maharastra, create a unique story. This village is registered as one of the rich villages in India. There are no poor farmers in this Maharashtrian village. Out of 235 families, 60 families are millionaires. The credit for the success of this wealth goes to the Popatrao Baguji Power (village head), who has forever changed the socio-economic structure of the village.
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