In close proximity to the NCR region of the capital, the city of Faridabad is the oldest and the largest of all the cities present in the state of Haryana. It is located on the plains of Yamuna river bordered by the Aravali Hills in the west and southwest. The city has stood up with grace to the aftermath of Mughal invasion, the British colonial Raj and the massive wave of industrialization, building its character thereto. The present-day Faridabad with its high-rise buildings, glittery malls, first-rate educational, health and commercial centers and the wide roads has revamped into a cosmopolitan conurbation.
Theology and Culture
While the modern wave has touched everyone, yet Faridabad has preserved the cultural ethos and values in its roots. The natives converse in the languages like Hindi and Haryanvi with a bit of Punjabi, Bengali, and English. Owing to the peaceful coexistence of all sorts of faiths and creeds, every festival like Holi, Diwali, Baisakhi, Christmas and Eid are celebrated with equal enthusiasm and joy. The city shares a special fondness for the music especially ‘Sufiana music’, and traditional dance forms like ‘Bharatnatyam’ and ‘Kuchipudi’. The ‘Surajkund Crafts Mela’, ‘Gangore Festival’, ‘Flower Festival’ and other fairs and festivals held in Faridabad are the major attractions of the place that attracts the masses from different places.
Markets And Shopping Complexes
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