Gujarat village banks flush with NRI deposits

35070diiBaladia, a tiny hamlet near Bhuj is an NRI-rich village, that has bank deposits worth Rs.2000 crore.

Between Baladia, Madhapar, and Kera there are 30 bank branches and 24 ATMs with very high NRI deposits, that some say are the highest in the country.

Kutchi Patels dominate the three rich villages, that also have a vast number of people of the Khoja community.