ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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RAJASTHAN-Portrait of a Village

October 15, 1977 Portrait of a Village RAMPURA-RAMERI is a village in the district of Jaipur and is located eight miles .off the Delhi-Jaipur highway. The village has a population of 5,000. The major communities of the village are Rajputs, Brahmins, Banias (traders), Jars, and Regars (Chamars). Rampura-Rameri is known as a "progressive" village. Besides agriculture, the major industries of the village include leather-works and carpet-making. The village is provided with modern amenities of life like electricity, tap water, television, a rural bank and educational facilities upto secondary level. In retrospect, then all these amenities and institutions appear skewed in favour of the privileged communities.

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