Culture of Panchkula
Panchkula is a highly well planned and urban city of Haryana located adjacent to the Union Territory of Chandigarh and is a part of Chandigarh Tricity which also includes Mohali along with Panchkula and Chandigarh. The place is usually inhabited by immigrant communities coming from different parts of the country especially Northern part. Many people working or studying in Chandigarh also stay in Panchkula because of close proximity and easy connectivity of the city to Chandigarh.
The immigrants also bring along with them their distict cultural values which then merges with the existing culture of the place and creates a syncretic culture of its own. The culture of the place is, thus, highly cosmopolitan. However, Hindus and Punjabis form the majority of population in the city and therefore, quite naturally, the culture of these two communities find a prominent place in the cultural map of the city. Given below is a description of the major religions in the city, the main languages spoken in the area and the costumes that are most commonly worn in the city.
Religion in Panchkula
Languages Spoken in Panchkula
Costumes in Panchkula
Panchkula, thus, has a highly mix cultural landscape because of the highly mix population that is settled here.This place can be referred to as the melting pot of the sorts akin to all the major metropolitan centers of the country. People of different or no religious affiliation stay at this place with relative calm and peace. The people of the city are very tolerant towards the people of other communities and respect their religion as much as they respect theirs. Thus one can witness the spirit of different cultures while at Panchkula which gives this place a very exquisite charm.