I should say kudos to a companion with whom chanced to be at Dummugudem again.The excuse this time is conducting the Hindi exam behalf of Dakshin Bharat Hindi prachara Sabha.I am not a taker of the exam, nor a conductor, but an ardent admirer of that little village,almost a nondescript entity by now.At the same time the past of this place is hoary and was busy with great activity.Its very look tells us what it was once.The place was a settlement of British employees before Independence.Some years back,I had written an elaborate blog post on the burial stones of the deceased ones of the people who served as school teachers,administrators and navigation employees.Captain Glosford survey cited this locality widely.
It is a long story how the place had become a part of the Britishers
Well, let's get down to the present
The age old constructions remind us the past and the timber used in the houses,gables,spacious ventilation borne windows all these have us somewhere.Apart from huge and small houses at the village,there were double storied buildings in the work shop,one was studded with glass heavily,so which was called by glass building.In this visit of mine,came to know that most of the constructions vanished to debris.Some looked dilapidated.The first school here established more than 100 years back.And still running under the management of Church of South India.Thus the remote area greatly benefitted in view of education.
Spectacular, the scene of overview of the village with
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