At a time, when beautiful Natural Rock Formations around the country are being pulverised by greedy quarry owners, particularly in Andhra where they were once abundant, here is a story from Gujarat. Here, the Natural Rock Formations protect the villagers, and the villagers in turn protect the Rocks that protect them!
My earliest memories of nature’s own sculptures date back to my childhood. On the innumerable train journeys from Mumbai to Kerala, I remember them as fleeting images framed by the train window, as the train chugged through the state of Andhra Pradesh. But on a recent trip, I discovered that they have been razed to the ground by the greedy bull-dozers of quarry owners.
But one such gallery still remains intact in the state of Gujarat, tenaciously preserved by the villagers, even if it is because of a local legend.
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