The projects of urbanization and economic growth lead to the phenomenon that cities spring like mushroom and develop incessantly. However, living in a big city is a considerable issue because it is known as a dream of many people but also a nightmare of the others.
On the one hand, there are many advantages that make people like enjoying their lives in a big city. Firstly, city is the place of high living standard. Cit can be satisfied in many aspects when they live in good condition with modern facilities and many social services such as health care, education, eating and drinking, especially entertainment. It is said that various kinds of entertainments here such as tourism attractions, shopping centers, cinemas, parks, game centers, night clubs, can fully meet our needs of relaxing. The next benefit of living in a big city is that we have many chances to set up in business, to work and to be successful. Big city attracts domestic and international investors, which provides good jobs with high income and opportunities to promote. And finally, many people think that life in big city is our prides. We are so happy when we live in a famous destination on the world, a beautiful and developed place that others desire to live in.
On the other hand, some people want to leave big city because of many drawbacks. The first difficulty is pollution, especially in air and noise. Although in recent years, environment is more concerned, it still is polluted even very seriously in some places in cities. In addition, lack of safety is also a problem. It is always hard to control crimes and social evils in a complicated society like in a big city. Furthermore, one other disadvantage is low quality of road infrastructure. Traffic jams at peak hours and flood after heavy rains are inevitable in most of big cities. And the last one is that life in big city is stressful because we always have to be active and motivated in order to catch up with others in competitions for money and fame.
In conclusion, not only in a big city, but wherever we live in, it has advantages and disadvantages. So what we need is learning how to adapt our living environment, have a part in developing strength and reducing weak points of our places.
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.
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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.