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Language

Hindi is the official language of the Rajasthan State. But the principal language is "Rajasthani", and the four major dialects are Marwari in the west, Jaipuri in the east, Malwi in the southeast and Mewati in the northeast. But Hindi language is replacing Rajasthani. Moreover, you will find English speaking people in all the major cities, and in remote villages also you will find someone who can speak and understand English. But other languages are completely unknown. Marwad Region prefers to speak Marwadi and Godwadi Regional Language.

Music & Dance

Every region has its own very dialect of music and dance. The Ghoomar Dance and Kaibeliya Dance of Jaisalmer have international recognition. Folk music is a vital part of Marwad Rajasthan culture. Songs are used to tell the legendary battles of Rajputs. Folk songs are commonly ballads which relate heroic deeds, love stories, and religious or devotional songs known as bhajans and banis and often accompanied by musical instruments like dholak, sitar, sarangi etc.

Religion

Hindusim is the main religion of Marwad Rajasthan. Other significant religious groups in the state are the Jains and the Muslims. There are many local folk heros and local deities such as Pabuji, Ramdeoji, Gogaji, Mehaji, Tejaji & Harbhuji.

Art & Architecture

Marwad Rajasthan is known for its traditional and colorful art. The block prints, tye and die prints, Bagaru prints, zari embroidery are major export products from Marwad. Handicraft items like wooden furniture and handicrafts, carpets, blur potteries are some of the things you will find here. Marwad is shoppers paradise.

Marwad is famous for the majestic forts, intricately carved temples and decorated havelis. Dilwara Temples, Jaisalmer Havelis are true architectural heritage.

 

 
     
    
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