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Written by- Aditi Saklani
Nai is a beautiful village located in Girwa Tehsil of Udaipur district in Rajasthan, India. The village is surrounded by Aravali Range mountains. The nearby lake is Nandeshwar lake which is named after the ancient Shiva temple of Nandeshwar.
Most of the heads in the families of Nai earn their livelihood by being “Nai” (barber) and hence the name of the village Nai. Udaipur is the nearest town to this village which is approximately 12 km away. People of the village travel to Udaipur by city bus. The local language of people of Nai is Hindi. There are two primary government schools , both for boys & girls and one hospital in the village. The literacy rate of the village is good, specially among women .Local newspapers which are distributed are Rajasthan Patrika and Dainik Bhaskar.
People living in Nai belongs to different caste but there is no Muslim family living in the entire village. Children of Nai travel to Udaipur daily for higher education .
In the era of digitization , Nai is also moving towards it. People of the village are using android phones and also are active users of Facebook & Whatsapp. Moreover, the mobile networks in the village are good.
The SARPANCH of the village is only 25 years old and is the youngest head of the village till now.
About the Author- Aditi is a trainee journalist at India Today Media Institute
Published by- Shubhrika Bahadur Satyawakta