English_Master April 3, 2016 No Comments
CRAZE FOR SWEET HOME There is a general view in the society that the rich-specially the executive class keep away from their families. There are some, of course, who are anglicized and have not been washed in the nation’s cultural background. They would like to leave their parents, send their children to mission schools having boarding and lodging facilities and would like to live alone. They would attend discotheques attend parties arranged by friends and go for week end programmes outside their homes. But such people are rather an exception than a rule. A survey done in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Bangalore in March-April 2002 has a different story to-fell. The surveyors found that the successful corporate executives are workaholic working from 8.30 a.m. to 8 p.m. and have no time left for anything else. Drinking and smoking are out. The executive has just the remote controller to have entertain­ment on the television. Many of them listen to news only and enjoy time with children or even parents. 55 per cent prefer to spend their leisure time at home. Sometimes they enjoy movies too. May look strange to modern man but 50 per cent prefer joint family system. They feel that it gives a lot of security. If one...
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