“India lives in her seven hundred thousand villages.” and each of those seven hundred thousand villages has a totally different and unique story to inform.
We want to take you through some of the most eccentric and unusual villages in the country, you won’t believe existed.
1. SHANI SHINGNAPUR, Maharashtra.
In the entire Village all homes are without Doors, not even the Banks . Even No police headquarters and No Thefts.
Can you ever imagine going out, or sleeping in your house without locking the front door? Residents of Shani Shingnapur village in Maharashtra know every day because their homes have no doors. Forget doors, people here keep their valuables and cash in the open and not in almirahs or lockers. In fact, this village has the first lock-less bank in the country too. Wow, a bank without a lock?
2. SHETPHAL, Maharashtra.
Villagers have SNAKES in every family as their members.
Imagine if you enter somebody’s house and you see snakes and cobras welcoming you? Quite troubling right? Pay a visit to Shetpal, ‘village of snakes’ and you’ll be scared . Cobras move freely throughout the village, even inside the homes.
3. HIWARE BAZAR, Maharashtra.
Richest Village in India. 60 Millionaires. nobody is poor and highest gdp.
Amidst the poorest and also the most drought-prone regions in Asian country, lies this surprise village. ‘Village of millionaires’, as it is rightly known as, has no poor farmer and is the richest village of India. Of the 235 families residing here, 60 are millionaires
4. PUNSARI, Gujrat
Most modern Village. All houses with CCTV & WI-FI. All street lights are solar powered.
Some 10 years past this village was not what it’s today. A village that didn’t even have electricity and clean drinking water now boasts of WLAN, CCTV cameras, solar-powered street lights, health centres, and everything else we might think of in a developed city.
5. JAMBUR, Gujarat
It is an African village in Gujarat.
This village amidst the dense Gir forests makes you feel like you’re in Africa. it’s home to the Siddi tribe, originally Bantu folks of Sub-Saharan Africa. while the community follows most Indian rituals, it still adheres to strict marriage rules among their own tribe.
6. KULDHARA, Rajasthan
It is famed for being cursed and haunted.
All of us have heard many horror stories in deserted havelis however this village has its own chilling tale. Once a prosperous village inhabited by Paliwal Brahmins, it now lies cursed and abandoned. The legend has it that fearing brutal acts of the Diwan once upon a time, people fled the village however cursed it forever. it’s believed that it’s still haunted and remains uninhabited.
7. KODINHI, Kerela
Village of TWINS. more than 400 Twins.
This village in Malappuraam district of Kerala continues to be a big mystery for researchers round the world. it’s no less than magic, that of the 2500 people living in this village, 414 were born as twins or triplets.
What is more surprising is that while it’s rare for Indian mothers to present birth to twins, Kodinhi has one of the highest twinning rates in the world.
8. MATTUR, Karnataka
Sanskrit is a means of life in this village.
Sanskrit used to suck at school days. we always thought of getting obviate it. Residents of Mattur village in state assume otherwise. it’s the sole village in India where more than 90th of the people converse in Sanskrit in their daily lives. Pretty unusual and slightly superb that the village is trying to keep sanskrit alive.
9. BARWAAN KALA, Bihar.
Village of Bachelors. No wedding since last 50 years.
In a country best-known for its big fat weddings, this remote village in Kaimur hills had not witnessed any wedding for the past 50 years. Poor infrastructure makes this village inaccessible and unpopular among brides. Barwaan Kala has quite 150 bachelors in the age group 16-80.
10. MAWLYNNONG, Meghalaya
Cleanest village of Asia. conjointly with an incredible balancing huge Rock on a tiny rock.
This little hamlet in East Khasi Hills made India proud much before we started ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’. Back in 2003, it absolutely was granted the title of ‘Asia’s cleanest village’.
11. RONGDOI, Assam
As per Villagers beliefs, Frogs are married to get RAINS.
Amidst a superfluity of beliefs prevailing in India, this one from Rongdoi is something never heard of. Residents of this village marry off wild frogs so as to please the ‘God of rain’.
12 .Korlai village, Raigad, Maharashtra.
The only village speaking Portuguese language .
A rocky beach located between revdanda and Kashid, a village of Indians born of Indo-Portuguese ancestors, speaking a unique creole language of Portuguese. Beach has been invaded by local sand mafias and therefore dont wear a pleasant look except during high tide. there’s also fort and lighthouse overlooking the beach.
Many people dont understand these unique things of these places ..so keep sharing.