During the recent years, the urban trends are much diffused in the rural areas. The urban means of recreation have entered the villages also. The rural people now listen to the radio, witness television-shows, read newspapers and magazines and discuss everyday politics and sports.
The church picnics, family visits, community socials are diminishing. Especially in the West, the realities are habituated to Sunday outings. Still, the youths are not satisfied with the recreational amenities of the village. The lack of modern means of recreation is one of the factors that have contributed to the movement of people from the rural areas to the towns and cities.