Write a Short Essay on “Life in a Big City”

Now-a-days there is a large scale migration of people from villages to big cities. Though the villages have greenery, peace and fresh air yet there are little chances searching for good jobs.

Moreover there are different charms and attractions of big cities, which attract these people.

In cities roads are properly metalled and, well lighted. There is large number of civic amenities available in the cities. Cities have proper sanitation system.


Treated pure water is available. There are different types of public transportation facilities. There are big parks.

Streets and roads have proper lighting system. There are well furnished houses in the cities. All these facilities are not available in villages.

Life in a Big City

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Big cities have a complete education system. There are big univer­sities. Government and posh private public schools.


There are big li­braries. By living in big cities we can know about the all out develop­ment of the country as well as of the world.

There is little casteism in cities in comparison to villages. People become liberal minded in cities. The vision of a man living in cities widens.

There are well equipped hospitals in the cities. Every type of medical facility is available in these hospitals as they have well qualified physicians and surgeons.

Big cities have different sources of recreation and amusement. There are hotels, clubs, cinema halls, theatres and opera houses.


More­over there are many National and International Exhibitions. Festivals are also celebrated with great pomp and show in cities. There are un­limited sources of income. Due to this very reason the big cities are overcrowded.

The life in cities is not as easy as it looks. There are many prob­lems in the cities. Firstly, the housing problem is a very serious prob­lem.

The rents of the houses in cities are very high and a great part of our income goes in way of house rent. Then transportation.

There are long queues at bus stands. A lot of time and energy is consumed to reach our destination of work.

Generally all the essential commodities are costly in cities. The air is so much polluted that one is bound to fall a prey to the dangerous and fatal diseases.

There is complete loss of social blondeness in the cities. People like to lead a life of loneliness. That results in the increase of criminal cases like robberies etc.