Daman and Diu People



The Daman and Diu people have a lot of similarities with that of the people who live in the neighboring state of Gujarat. The people of this union territory follow the social customs and rituals that are commonly visited in Gujarat.

The cultural life of this union territory of India is actually an amalgamation of European, Indian and tribal elements. A variety of music and dances are an integral part of the culture of the place. A number of festivals and fairs add to the cultural richness of the region.

The main language spoken by the people in Daman and Diu is Gujarati. The place has a varied cultural lineage. The population of the region belong to three major religions of India, which are Christianity, Hinduism and Islam. The majority of the people are Hindu.

One of the most important aspects about the people of Daman and Diu is the high level of urbanization in the place. Around 46.80% of the total population of the region belong to the urban areas of the territory. this percentage is quite high compared to the total percentage of urban population in the country of India, which is only 25.7%.

Most of the social practices of the place are associated with the religion of Hinduism. The social traditions, rituals and customs associated with the Gujarati culture are followed ardently by the people at Daman and Diu. Various Hindu ceremonies Related to birth, sacred thread and marriage are celebrated here with pomp and grandeur.



Last Updated on: 3rd April 2013

     


     

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