About Layyah Culture
Definition: “Culture” can be defined in many different ways. Culture may be
defined as behavior peculiar to human beings, together with material objects used.
Culture consists of language,ideas,values,attributes,beliefs,customs,
codes,institutions,tools,works and arts , religion, law, morality ,ceremonies
According to Muller-Layer, Culture can be defined as “Culture is an aggregate
means of achievement and of progress”.
Layyah culture is called "Pure Local Culture".”. Although 98% people in Layyah are
Muslims by birth and faith.
"Baysakhi" is the main local event of city. It is called Jashan-e-Layyah and celebrated
in the month of April every year at the beginning of wheat field cutting.
Social life is very simple but legendry in District but some advance in main city. Social
customs and traditions reflect Islamic touch. People are very much sincere, hospitable,
conservative and humble, they are seriously conscious about their social traditions and
feel pride in following them.
According to climate dress is very simple. Men uses "Shalwar & Kameez" and women
uses "Shalwar& Kameez, Dupata, Burqa, and Black Chadaar.
Wooden, Date Leaves and Soil handicrafts are most popular and common.
Women Design different styles of dresses and make flowers and Embroidery.
Cricket, Football, badminton, Hockey, Volleyball, Kabbadi and Kushti
are major sports.
Poets and writers:
Ulema, Mushaikh and Sufi poets occupy highly honored places.