Would you hold on or dispose ancestral property?As Indians exposed to the rapid advances in communication, job prospects and access to life overseas, our boundaries have really shrunk. Moving to remote areas or settling abroad was a herculean task a few decades ago but now its simple online application, interview, contract, visa and a quick flight to US, UK, Australia etc.
Once, careers take off, the younger generation visit their birthplace every few years or so. Caught up in this change is the true value of an ancestral property. Elders from a couple of generations earlier had emotional and sentimental attachments/bonding to their ancestors' properties. Now that value has slowly eroded in most cases.
In this context, given a chance, would you let go of ancestral property for its monetary value to help you have a better life overseas or would you still hang on to it for its sentimental value?