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View Poll Results: best place to settle in india
west coast (kerala, karnataka, goa, maharashtra, gujarat) 55 61.80%
mountains (hiachal, uttaranchal etc) 20 22.47%
east coast (andhra, west bengal) 6 6.74%
north east (darjeeling) 4 4.49%
cultural heritage (rajasthan, UP, agra, etc) 3 3.37%
islands (lakshadweep, andaman) 8 8.99%
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Old 26th July 2007, 11:55   #61
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Don't go by the movie perception of seeda-saada gaonwallas. In my opinion, an average village dweller is more politically aware and shrewd than an average city dweller.
I agree with you. I spent a few years in villages and I was not too enthused by the intruding mentality of villagers. The whole village knows what you do, what you wear, when you wake up, when you go to bed; in short, your entire bio-data. And, you are a part of their never ending discussions. As much as I like the beauty and serenity of the villages, I do not like staying there for long just because of such an attitude by villagers.

Again, staying in cities after retirement is not a good idea as you can get exhausted of your money within no time. You just can not earn enough to have a comfortable retired city life. My choice will therefore be a small town which has decent enough facilities and is not as taxing as cities on your cash reserves.

My quest for such a place continues, though I have places like Dharwad, Sakleshpur and Karwar in mind.
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Old 21st September 2011, 07:35   #62
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Bumping an old thread. Here's a CNN-IBN poll on the topic. Don't know what the criteria were, but anyway,
The top ten are:

1. Kochi
2. Kozhikode
3. Shimla
4. Thiruvananthapuram
5. Mysore
6. Goa
7. Thrissur
8. Pondicherry
9. Kannur
10. Thiruvallur

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