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Religion in Chandigarh

Chandigarh is well-known for its cultural diversity resulting in different religions of Chandigarh. People belonging to different religious groups resides in Chandigarh. Sikhism, Islam, Hinduism, Christianity and Buddhism are the different religions followed by the people of Chandigarh.

However, majority of the people follow Hinduism, as almost 75 percent of the total population are Hindus. The second popular religion in Chandigarh is Sikhism. Almost 20 percent of the total population of Chandigarh follow Hinduism. Although Buddhists, Jains, Muslims and Christians form a minor group in Chandigarh, all the major festivals of these religions are celebrated with pomp and gaiety.

Chandigarh is a place where people from different religious backgrounds co-exist with perfect harmony.

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