Friday, August 17, 2018
Daman & Diu

People


The people of Daman and Diu are not different from the people in the adjoining Gujarat area. They have same outlook and the same customs and traditions. 

The Daman and Diu union territory, between the two units has one representative in the union parliaments, lower house, the Lok Sabha. Gujarati is the spoken language of the people. The population comprises of Hindus and few Christians and Muslims. 

The union territory of Daman and Diu  has a high degree of urbanisation, 46.80%, as against the national average of 25.7%. The people of the territory live according to the Hindu system prevalent in adjoining Gujarat territory and the customs of birth, marriage, sacred thread and other ceremonies are observed .

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