Bhavnagar People

Bhavnagar people are reputed for their culture and artistry that is represented in the different genres of literature.

The art loving and cultured Bhavnagar people constitute the society of the cultural capital of Gujarat. The city witnessed the ascent of various famous personalities who have created a niche for themselves in different disciplines.

Some Statistics

According to the census conducted in the year 2001, there are 510,958 people in Bhavnagar. The city has acquired a high literacy rate of 72 percent. The male literacy rate is 52 percent while the female literacy rate is 48 percent. The people of Bhavnagar communicate in Gujarati language and are also familiar with Hindi and English.

Sons of this Soil

Reputed poets and writers from Bhavnagar have contributed to the genesis of the Gujarati literature. Kavi Kant, Meghani, Subodh Mehta and Dula Kag are some of the writers who hail from this part of the country. The famous Kalaguru Ravishankar Raval, who has earned his fame as a critic, painter, essayist and journalist, also hails from Bhavnagar.

The city has prospered as a cotton trading post and profited from other businesses like ship breaking, plastics and diamond merchandising. Although an emerging industrial center, the city and people of Bhavnagar retain the old world charm that feels remarkably untouched by the outside world.

Last Updated on 23 July 2012



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