We often hear elderly people advising the young ones to forget the past, ignore the future and care for the present. But there is hardly any one who has no ambition for a higher status than the present one. This constant struggle for a higher position sticks to man till the last day of his life. This is true of every human being right from the man in the street to the most celebrated ones of the world. This struggle, in fact, is essential for achieving the more pious objectives in life. I belong to the middle strata of the Indian society. I can never think of earning millions of rupees. But god has his own ways. Who knows, I might win a lottery! And if I ever win it, I cannot say whether I would be able to enjoy it. Let me suppose that I am fortunate to win a lottery of millions of rupees! I shall try to spend it in the most judicious manner so that I am able to derive maximum pleasure out of it. My friends advise me that first of all, I should try to improve my living conditions .I should have a huge mansion to live in, a car for the family and gadgets used in modern living. But my concept of life is quite different. Instead of improving my lot, I am interested in uplifting the poor masses of the country. India is a developing country. There are many people in India who hardly get two square meals a day. How could they enjoy the comfort and luxuries of life? They are poorly fed and ill-clad. A large number of these people live in villages where the main occupation is agriculture. In villages, the old bullock-carts are still used though the advanced countries have adopted mechanized farming. I shall offer them loans at a very nominal interest so as to enable them to purchase tractors, fertilizers and better seeds. This scheme would save the villagers from the wicked village money lenders and would also increase their agricultural production levels.
I shall invest a good portion of money in setting up a hospital with all the modern facilities. I shall also...
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