Welcome to the official website of the Gujarati Cultural Association of Kuwait, The only Gujarati Association Registered with Indian Embassy is one of the largest cultural organizations in the Middle east. The framework of the Samaj was set in 1990 it has since grown to one of the most active Indian organizations in the Kuwait, holding many exciting cultural and recreational events that bring Gujaratis together.
The Purpose of the Association is to maintain the traditions, Culture and Values of the Society.
- Create awareness of our cultural values and heritage.
- Enhance the well-being & Social standing.
- Provide environment for people to learn culture, language and art.
- Organize cultural events encompassing Indian traditional and contemporary songs, drama and dances
- Promote the involvement of youth in our various programs
To promote these goals, the association holds many events including Diwali, Navratri, and Kite Flying, Sports and Cultural events throughout the year.
Gujarat is inhabited by people belonging to varied castes, religions and communities. Due to this reason, a number of varied languages are spoken in the state. The official language of the state is Gujarati. It is an Indo-Aryan language derived from Sanskrit. Gujarati is the 26th most widely spoken language in the world. In addition to this, it has eleven dialects, spoken in different parts of the state.
Gujarat shares its borders with other neighboring states of Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan. Therefore, there is a small population which speaks the respective languages of the different states also, namely Marwari, Hindi, and Marathi. Apart from this, Urdu and Sindhi are also spoken in Gujarat. Kutch is one of the important areas in the state. It has an independent identity and is growing popular amongst tourists. The mother tongue of the people of Kutch is Kutchhi. It is an important language of the region.
Area - 1,96,024 sq km
Population - 6,038,3628
Capital - Gandhinagar
Literacy Rate - 79.31 %
Districts – 33
Gujarat is a state in the North-West coast of India. It is known locally as Jewel of the West. It has an area of 196,204 km² with a coastline of 1,600 km, most of which lays on the Kathiawar peninsula and a population in excess of 60 million.
Founded: May 1, 1960
Area: 196,024 km²