Life in a Big City

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The human civilization underwent many changes and developments with the passage of time. Early man lived in caves and forests. They lived on the food available in the forests. Science has blessed mankind with all the basic comforts of life. Man started living in cities. Cities became the major centers of live hood. A city has larger population compared to a town and a village.
Life is full of activities in a big city. A big city is a centre of all types of education. It is a centre of trade, medical facilities, business and recreation. The population increase during the daytime. People staying the nearby villages and towns come to the city on different errands.
Life in a big city starts early in the morning. Many school buses carrying
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Industrialization has led to urbanization. But, it has added to the pollution problem. A city is full of smoke, fumes, dirt, dust garbage, gases and foul smell. People living in big cities no longer breathe the fresh air and see any green, open spaces. The deafening noises of vehicles and factories have created chaos everywhere. The migration of rural population to the cities has led to overcrowding. It has also led to the establishment of slum areas.
It would be a good idea to create facilities, inclusive of employment and work, in villages so that migration of cities is stopped. In India the Ministry of Rural Development has taken a number of new initiatives of creation of social and economic infrastructure in rural areas to bridge the rural urban divide. In a big city, there is competition everywhere. One cannot get admission in schools, colleges or other institutions easily.
However, the advantages outweigh the disadvantages. Cities provide a lot of employment opportunities. Development takes place faster in cities. A city broadens the outlook of an individual. It offers scope in many areas. One does not remain idle in a city. Thus, cities add to the economic development of the nation.

Karachi is the biggest city in Pakistan and also one of the most thickly populated cities in the world. Its population has increased rapidly and accordingly has given rise to many social problems. People of this metropolis are becoming more and more concerned about
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