People and Lifestyle of Himachal Pradesh

In this article, it is mentioned about the Lifestyle of the people of Himachal Pradesh and the qualities of them. Also, the information related to the languages they usually speaks and traditional dress style of people of Himachal is also provided here. Hope, this article will be helpful to you!

Lifestyle of Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh is a place where different kinds and cultures of people lives. Many tribal people also reside in the dense forests of Himachal Pradesh. Himachal PeopleMany ethnic groups also have their hometown in Himachal Pradesh. Most of them belong to the origin of Aryans and others who are Lahaul and Spiti are mostly form Mongols origin. You can also find people wearing Hamachali Hat in different places of Himachal. Also, the people of Kinnaur in Himachal Pradesh are very beautiful in their looks and wears traditional ornaments.

The people of Himachal are very sensitive and hardworking. Most of the farmers of Himachal Pradesh work in the field daily to earn money for the bright future of the children. The state consist of different races, communities and religions of people but still they are connected with a special bond with each other. Also, many monuments and temples are there in Himachal Pradesh. To experience the snowfall in Himachal pradesh please visit during the months of January and February. Manali and Shimla are the perfect place to visit in winter season. Come to Himachal Pradesh and experience the land of Heaven like never before. You can also find the tourist information about the Himachal Pradesh from this site.

People of Himachal Pradesh

Most of the people of Himachal Pradesh are engaged in the field of agriculture and while other lives a simple lifes. Nearly 90% of the population of HP is Hindus and others are Buddists who are mostly found in McLeodganj, Dharamshal and some areas of Spiti and Lahaul. You can find many Hindu communities in Himachal Pradesh. Some of them are Brahmins, Rajputs, Kannets, Rathis and Kolis. The people of Himachal Pradseh are humble and helpful. These people don't live in the modern world, they just believes the valleys and mountains of Himachal Pradeshas their home. That's why they live so simply and peacefully.

You can also find number of tribal people in Himachal Pradesh. The different tribal communities in Himachal Pradesh are Gaddis, Kinnar, Gujjars, Pangawals and Lahaulis. Most of these tribal people are lives in the hilly forests of Himachal Pradesh. You can take a tribal tour of Himachal Pradesh to know more about them. A number of Nepali origin people also come to Himachal Pradesh in search of employment.

Languages in Himachal Pradesh

As most of the people in Himachal Pradesh are Hindus, they don't speak languages like Urdu. These people mostly speak Pahari language which they use to interact with others. Some of the people also uses Kashmiri language to communicate with others. Other than Pahari and Prakrit, some also speaks in Punjabi language due to joint border of Himachal Pradesh and Punjab.

Traditional Dresses in Himachal Pradesh

  • The traditional dresses of different peoples in himachal Pradesh depends on to the origin they belong. Most of the women are found in Scarves and shawls while the men are found in different kinds of Kurtas and Himachali caps.

  • The Rajputs of Himachal Pradesh are dressed most distinctly. The men of this community wears stiffened Kutas and Churidaars. Women wear salwars, ghaghri, choli and Rahide.

  • The farmers are mostly seen in simple Kurtas and women are seen wear a traditional cloth on head named Dhatu.

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Guest Author: Sabina 2529 May 2014

I love Himachal and have explored all district there except Lahaul Spiti. The woods, the breeze, the snow, the water, the hills, everything about Himachal is so mesmerizing. Be it even a simple dtroll in mall road or the annoying monkeys in Ridge Sanjauli road. I love, Khajjiar, Narkanda, Kinnaur and dalhousie my favourite. I am so much in love with Himachal and this Himachali guy that I am soon tying the knot and entering my new klassi family. Forever in love with the mountains.

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