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History And Culture Of Gujarat

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Gujarat is a flourishing state with cultural diversity. It is vibrant with its true colors of rich history and traditions. The state becomes is a confluence of many religions- Hinduism, Islam, Jainism and Buddhism. And Gujarati culture blends in arts, beliefs, customs, languages, technology and values. 

 From colorful Festivals & fairs, fascinating arts and crafts to folk dances, mouthwatering cuisines form a major cultural backdrop of the people who specifically belong to Gujarat. The customs and beliefs make the culture more attractive and a true mix of values and moral values. 

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, ineffectively to 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.

 

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