Since earliest times man has been a travelling creature. 1 It1 has hardly stayed at one place for a long time. A vegetable life is only rare in man. The earliest men travelled in search of food for themselves and their livestock. The men also travelled to find a place of maximum security not only from wild animals and calamities of nature but also from their fellow-men.
Another reason for man’s travelling far and wide has been his love and curiosity for new knowledge regarding places and people. Thus we had travellers like Marco Polo, Columbus, Vasco de Gama, Hiuen Tsang, Fahien and others. Some people travelled for love of adventure. Alexandoij wanted to conquer the whole world. Changez Khan conquered lands for the love of adventure. Some conquerors like Mahmuil Ghaznavi invaded India in the name of religion but actuall)| they wanted to loot and plunder. Muhammad Ghori, howeverj actually wanted to establish a kingdom, and it became cleai when he finally defeated Prithvi Raj Chauhan after having earlier been defeated by him seventeen times, as the legend goes. In modern times, travelling has become very popular. Witlj the exceedingly improved means of communication anq transportation, the number of homesick people has sharpli decreased. Many people go abroad to earn money and name Many of the Indians who migrated to couhtries like the US/ Canada, UK and Australia, have become millionaires and somd even billionaires in a space of a few years. Some Indians havj got high places in the social and political systems of thj countries in which they have settled. Thus the Indian diasporj has become very large. A few Indians have becomJ international figures. Mr. Mahendra Choudhary a gentlemaif from Haryana became the Prime Minister of Fiji Islamll Businessmen like the Hindujas and the Mittals who havf settled in UK are well known figures. Indian students go to foreign countries to seek entry ill various institutions, including universities and colleges.figften get...
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