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Entertainment and Lifestyle in Baran

Today, people have realized how important it is to go slow, relax while finishing their work. This is essential to keep good health and be free from stress. What is the need to rush? Here, in Baran, people are aware of this fact and more so because their primary occupation is agriculture. They remain more connected with nature and relaxation is almost their way of life! Let us inspire ourselves from their colourful lifestyle, spicy cuisine and lovable demeanor.

Bardiya Balaji Temple in Baran

Cinema Halls in Baran

People residing in Baran may be occupied with agriculture and other banking, teaching or IT services, but they know how important it is to take time off from their busy life and just chill! They enjoy with family and friends and occasionally go out for watching their favourite movie. There are not many movie theatres though. However, their spirit for enjoyment and zest to enjoy life lives on!

Names of Cinema Halls in Baran

  • Janata Talkies in Pratap Chowk Phone: +(91)-9413943493
  • Shri Krishna Talkies Phone: +(91)-7453-231008

Dress Worn by People in Baran

Dress Worn by Women in Baran

Most of the Hindu and Jain Rajasthanis are vegetarian. Rajasthani Jains do not eat after sunset and their food preparations are devoid of garlic and onions. Rajputs usually eat meat. However, eating beef is a taboo.

Men wear dhotis, kurta, paggar or safa (turban headgear), Traditional Chudidar payjama (puckered trousers) while women wear ghagra (long skirt) and kanchli (top). Women are particularly fond of wearing ornaments. They wear gems-studded gold and silver ornaments.

Religion of People in Baran

Hindus, Muslims and Jains all live amicably in this town. Majority of people follow Shaivism and Vaishnavism. Other religions are also prevalent such as Buddhism, Christianity, Parsi religion etc. The most prominent traders in Baran are the 'Marwaris' who carry out their business with support from their community. Goenkas, Singhanias and Birlas are all Marwari businessmen from Rajasthan.

Newspapers in Baran

Denizens of Baran know that real progress lies in uplifting others in society. They keep updated even while living in a small town like Baran and keep abreast with the latest in News in their state as well as their country. Newspapers read by denizens of Baran include Rajasthan Patrika, India Express - Jansatta, Samachar Jagat, Hindustan Times, Dainik Bhaskar and Times of India.

Music and Art in Baran

People love to danceand sing in groups in Baran . They enjoy together at fairs and festivals wearing beautiful traditional clothes which are very colourful. The entire state of Rajasthan, its art and culture is synonymous with bright colours, enthusiasm and loving nature.

Major schools of music in Rajasthan are Udaipur, Jodhpur and JaipuCuisine in Baran. Jaipur is in fact a major Gharana and is famous for rare ragas. Paintings like Maru-Gurjar paintings throw light on the royal heritage of the state. Painting styles seen here are phad paintings, miniature paintings, kajali paintings and gemstone paintings. Major schools of art are Mewar, Marwar, Kishangarh, Bundi, Kota, Jaipur and Alwar.

Occupation of People in Baran

Agriculture is the main occupation of people in Baran. However, people are also employed with banks, IT companies, business, mining and some of them are also entrepreneurs. Major crops include jowar, bajri, maize, ragi, rice, wheat, barely, gram, tur, pulses, ground nut and sesame. Lohar (blacksmiths) and Sikligar are artisans. Sikligars create tools for agriculture.

It is no doubt a rich lifestyle! Rich in terms of art, literature, peace, passion and good trading and agriculture. Anyone will revel at their cuisine and yes, colourful ghagra's and ornaments that women wear!

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