A banyan tree is a huge tree spread over a large area around it. The most interesting things with banyan trees are that stems come out to ground as an outgrowth of branches and support the extending branches round the tree. It is a popular abode of birds. For its shade, people usually tired passers-by and cowboys take rest sitting under this tree. Its leaves are a common food for cattle. It is a centre for social events too. Local
meetings and discussions are often held under banyan trees. People also sit there just to gossip, or play chess or cards. A banyan tree has a strong religious attachment with the people of this region. The banyan tree is the inseparable part of our history of independence. They are the great historians. We must take care of the banyan trees of our country.