Here, you will find a comparison between the states of Delhi ad Sikkim for the school projects. Delhi-Sikkim info is written in simple and easy-to-understand language for classes 6-12.
General Information about Delhi
- Delhi’s official name is the National Capital Territory (NCT) of India.
- Delhi is the capital of India and also a union territory.
- Delhi is popularly known as ‘Dilli dil walon ki’ translated as the Heart of India.
- Delhi has seen many kings, queens, rulers and invaders.
- The people of Delhi are referred to as Delhiites or Dilliwalas.
- Delhi is asymmetrically divided into Old Delhi and New Delhi.
General Information about Sikkim
- Sikkim is the second smallest state in India.
- It is one of the seven North-Eastern states of India.
- Sikkim shares its borders with Nepal in the West, Bhutan in the East, China in the North and West Bengal in the South.
- Sikkimese resembles Nepali and Chinese people in face and habits.
- The capital of Sikkim is Gangtok.
- About 30 percent of the state is surrounded by Kanchanjunga National Park.
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Culture of Delhi
- Delhi’s splendid culture is a melting pot of Punjabi, Haryanvi, Rajasthani and Muslim cultures.
- Delhi is called Mini India because the diversity of the whole of India can be seen among the Delhiites.
- People of Delhi follow their individual culture as well as a blend of many cultures.
- Almost all the cultural festivals of India are celebrated in Delhi with equal enthusiasm.
- Traditional culture and practices are still followed by the people belonging to Old Delhi.
- New Delhi is rather modernized with influences from the rest of the world.
Culture of Sikkim
- Sikkim shares its geographical borders with four countries. Hence the culture of Sikkim is a fusion of the influencing countries.
- Lepchas, the original inhabitants of Sikkim, worship spirits of mountains, rivers and forests.
- Bhutias, of Tibet origin, worship buddha ad follow his teachings. Buddhist monks and monasteries are famous among tourists.
- The Nepali immigrats are orthodox Hindus with the usual cast system.
Languages of Delhi
The main language of Delhi is Hindi. The people of Delhi speak sophistically. Punjabi, Haryanvi and Hindi are spoken by the higher and middle class of people. Bihari, Awadhi and Tamil, Telugu are other regional languages popular among the lower or labour class people of Delhi.
Language in Sikkim
The official languages of Sikkim are English, Nepali, Sikkimese (Bhutia) and Lepcha. People in the state also speak Gurung, Limbu, Magar, Mukhia, Newar, Rai, Sherpa and Tamang. Nepali is the lingua franca of Sikkim while Sikkimese and Lepcha are spoken in certain areas. The people of Sikkim also speak
English. In most of the regions of Sikkim, people communicate through the Nepali language.
Religion of Delhi
- More than 80% population follows Hinduism.
- The Remaining follows Islam, Sikhism, Jainism and Christianity.
Religion of Sikkim
- Buddhism ad Hinduism are followed by majority of population.
- Approximately 10% of the people follow christianity.
Cuisine Of Delhi
- Delhi has an amalgamated cuisine, that contains dishes from Punjab, Haryana, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh to name a few.
- Delhi is popular for its street foods. Top street foods of Delhi are kebab, gol gappe, chowmein, momos, cholebhature, samosa, butter chicken, kulfi, papdi chaat etc.
- Delhiites are always in hunt for new eatouts.
Cuisine Of Sikkim
- Rice is the staple food of Sikkim.
- Main food comprisesof noodles, soups, thukpas, tomato pickle, traditional cottage cheese, fermented soybean, bamboo shoot and fermented rice products.
- Like other North Eastern states Momos are eaten with passion.
- wantons are favorites among the Sikkimese people as well as the tourists.
- Due to the cold weather non-veg food – fish, beef, and pork are all time favourite.
Fashion and Clothes in Delhi
- Traditionally males used to wear basic shirt and trousers and females wore suit salwar and sarees. But modern generation prefers comfortable and trendy clothes. Denim Jeans is the favourite of all age. Children can be seen wearing cozy tees and shorts.
- Delhiites spend a huge amount of money on clothes during festivals and marriage celebrations.
- Zardozi work is the preferred choice of elite class.
- Everything is a fashion in Delhi.
Fashion and Clothes in Sikkim
- Bakhu or Kho is the traditional costume of sikkimese.
- The traditional male Nepali dress consists of a long double breast garment flowing below the waist and a trouser known as “Daura Suruwal”.
- The female dress consists of a double-breasted garment with strings to tie on both sides at four places, which is shorter than the Daura and is known as “Chow Bandi Choli”.
Festivals of Delhi
- All the major national and religious festivals of India are celebrated by Delhiites.
- Holi, Diwali, Eid, Ganesh Chaturthi, Pongal, Guru Nanak Jayanti are some well known festivals.
- Being the capital of India, national festivals like Independence Day, Republic Day, Yoga Day, Gandhi Jayanti hold greater importance in the state.
Festivals of Sikkim
All the festivals of Sikkim celebrate the incarnationn and teachings of Buddha.
- SagaDawa: It is celerated on the full moon of the 4th month of the Buddhist calendar either at the end of May or at the beginning of June. This festival takes place in Gangtok. This festival holds special importance for the Mahayana Buddhists.
- LhababDunchen Festival: It celebrates Lord Buddha’s descent from the heaven. it falls on the 22nd day of the 9th lunar month every year.
- Losar Festival: It is Tibetan New Year festival and is marked with a lot of festivities. It is usually celebrated in the first week of February.
- Drupka Teshi Festival: Buddha’s first sermon of four Noble Truths to his five disciples in Sarnath are celebrated with pomp and show in Sikkim.
Famous People of Delhi
- Virat Kohli: Indian cricketer
- Chetan Bhagat: World Renowned Author
- Geet Sethi: English Billiard Player
- Khushwant Singh: Novelist ad journalist
- Pandit Ravi Shankar: legendary Sitarist and Composer
Famous People of Sikkim
- Baichung Bhutia: Former Indian football player
- Danny Denzongpa: Bollywood Actor
- Sunetra Choudhury: Journalist and star anchor of India news channel NDTV.
- Pawan Kumar Chamling: Famous politician and author.
- Omi Gurung: Indian Fashion designer
- Source Cerdit: ritiriwaz.com, Wikipedia