Why Gurgaon is like no other place

People make communities, but citizens make cities.

Gurgaon has seen a high population influx around the last five years. The population in 2011 was 15 lakhs, in contrast to current 20 lakhs, which is expected to double in far less time than it did in past.

Gurgaon is a merger of skyscrapers with escapes of rural connections surrounded with untouched-lakes and Aravali hill shrub forest.

Cities in India

Problems are same like any other developing cities. However, for any problem to have a solution, the very first step is acknowledging it.

Ignorance is quite adamant in city lives, where 9 out of 10 times you choose to ignore.

At traffic jams, in long metro hauls, the dust and grit you eat on your way, the beggars around, the greedy eyes of autowalas hawking you, the consistent feeling of you falling into another misery.

That is cities, in India

and if you top it up with unresponsively cold-blooded communities, that’s metro cities in India

Satellite Cities 

However, to my experiences, life in satellite cities (that is cities surrounding megha cities) is far more rewarding than living inside the actual metro city.

Gurgaon, like navi mumbai, is a satellite city, growing at its own pace, keeping no boundaries with nature surrounding it.

Citizenship Science

However, like mentioned at the start, Cities are made by Citizens and not communities.

Many communities come together to make a city. Today, educating citizenship science is the need of the hour.

Gurgaon has high Potent

I believe Gurgaon has a high potent for setting national examples in Citizenship science. The conscience of people here is such that they are changing up to new lights; Humble small attempts are being successfully laid in order to educate people on the values of nurturing citizenship science.

Jat-o Ki Bus - Do share a Moment reading what's imprinted in Red - And I bet You cannot spot yourself laughing at!
Do share a Moment reading what’s imprinted in Red – And I bet You cannot stop yourself laughing at!

Public buses plying to rurals can often be seen with such listing..

Pyaar se bologe to izzat mufat milegi (Translation- If you speak sweet you may get respect free of cost)

Jeevan mein sukh chahte ho toh kisiko dukh mat do (Translation- If you want happiness in life then never share unhappiness)

It is a small, but daring attempt made to develop conscience/acknowledge problems like quarrelling on silly reason, lack of tolerance, showing disrespect, falling short of companionship and others.

A minute of read gives immense power to overcome and welcome the change in your behaviour; more appropriately one’s attitude towards life.

Gurgaon & Car-free Tuesdays

Gurgaon is the first city in India to have Bicycling lanes cut through normal roads on every Tuesday to commemorate car-free days.



The Moral

Changes will come, in places where people make efforts to accommodate citizenship values and give away the old.

Thank you for your time 🙂

Keep Riding!


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The original purpose of this blog was promoting city cycling and popularizing urban green belt corridors, which it did for it's first one and a half year, since the year of it's launch - 2014. Now-a-days, that is, since the last two years, I haven't been city commuting on my bike, thanks to my city earning the world's most air polluted region title. And thanks to the redesigning of City roads, those are forked under construction since last six months, loosing a green cover of a whooping 9,100+ trees and the rising construction dust hazards. And lastly thanks to El nino of 2015 and El nina of 2016. I don't know if I have missed any other reason. The theme of the blog, hence, changed, into a bit of my own ramblings covering topics, such as - my travel blogging, Social issues in India, Climate change & biodiversity conservation.

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