Punjab -The land of diverse and vibrant culture. Living life king size is what most Punjabis are known for in the world. Hospitality and heart-warming nature is skin deep in the people of Punjab. Love and enthusiasm for food, music, drinks, and life itself make Punjabis the most loved and unique people across the world.
Here are the Top 5 things about Punjab you should definitely know about:
Land of rivers and agriculture
‘Punj’ means five and ‘ab’ means river. Punjab is the land of five rivers: Beas, Satluj, Ravi, Chenab, and Jhelum. It is the virtue of these rivers that the state’s soil is extremely fertile and gives sufficient harvest to the whole country. When you visit Punjab, you will see thousands of acres of agricultural land blooming with wheat, rice, maize, barley, and other cereal crops. Also Read: Sara Gurpal To Star In & As ‘Subali’ For Her Next!
The traditional dresses of both men and women of Punjab are very vibrant and colorful. Women wear salwar suits with beautiful intricated embroidery and men wear kurta pajamas. Also, Sikh men wear colorful turbans with a lot of pride.
Language and Literature
The word ‘Punjabi’ refers to both: Languages spoken in Punjab and people who live in Punjab. Although there is only one local language of the state, however, there are many dialects used that are diverse from region to region. Also Read: Durlabh: Jayy Randhawa’s Maiden Bollywood Project Looks High On ‘Testosterone’!
If one wants to see Punjab’s culture in its full glory, plan your trip around the festival times. Punjabis are vivacious and zestful people and celebrate all their festivals with great pomp and show. There is unparalleled enthusiasm in the air of the state during festivities. Diwali, Holi, Lohri, Gurupurab, Baisakhi are celebrated on a very grand scale in Punjab.
Punjabi food is very famous in India and abroad due to its texture and mix of ingredients. Both vegetarians and meat lovers are never dissatisfied here. A Punjabi thali is incomplete without roti, naan with dollops of butter or ghee, and a full glass of lassi or buttermilk. Also Read: New Film Alert! This One Is Called ‘Pistol’
Punjab is the pride of the North-west region of India. The very aura and enthusiasm of the state are enough to swoon you. So you should plan your visit to Punjab already!