History & Culture in Gujarat

The History of Gujarat is varied and unique. The first settlers in the state of Gujarat were Gurjaras who happened to be ethnic group of India. Be that as it may, the most punctual Archeological follows demonstrate the Indus Valley Civilization as verifiable relics with the Stone Age settlements are found in Gujarat around Sabarmati and Mahi streams.

Its underlying foundations are additionally in the Harappan follows found at Lothal, Rampur, Amri and different spots. Ancient Gujarat was governed by the Maurya Dynasty. Ruler Chandragupta Maurya conquered various states in Gujarat while his grandson, King Ashoka broadened his area in Gujarat. The rules of the initial three Mauryas were noteworthy however with Ashoka's demise in 232 B C the Mauryan realm started to disintegrate, prompting political defragmentation. The Shungas who succeeded the Mauryas attempted, ineffectivelyto maintain the similarity to political solidarity. 

In 2001, after the loss of 2 assembly seats in by-decisions, Shri Keshubhai Patel surrendered and yielded capacity to Shri Narendra Modi. The BJP held a larger part in the 2002 political race, and Shri Narendra Modi has filled in as Chief Minister of the state since 7 October 2001 to 21st May 2014.

The culture of Gujarat is a vibrant and it is famousfor its true colors of rich history and traditions. The state is a blend of many religions like Hinduism, Islam, Jainism and Buddhism. And Gujarati culture blends in arts, beliefs, customs, languages, technology and values. From vivid Festivals and fairs, intriguing expressions and specialties to folk dances, yummy Gujarati delicacies form a significant social background of the individuals who explicitly have a place with Gujarat.The customs and beliefs make the culture more attractive and a true mix of values and moral values.Experience the culture and festivals on Gujarat tour will surely be a one of a kind experience. The traditional and authentic Gujarati food is delicious and consists of daal, roti, khichdi, vegetables, kadhi, and rice. 

Apart from all this Gujarat are also home to amazing handicraft products. And the handicrafts are not only famous in India but all across the globe. These products include jewellery, embroidery works, leatherwork, metal work, mirror work and much more. Some of the famous designs of Gujarat are: 

1. Tangaliya designs of Surendranagar 

2. Patola of Patan 

3. Tie and dye work- Bandhani of Kutch

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