The region of Bhuj was known to be originally inhabited by the Naga chieftains. Bhujanga was the last Naga chief who is now worshipped as a Snake God. Snakes remain important to the community. Rao Hamir founded Bhuj in 1510. The majority of the people in Bhuj are Gujaratis. The locals speak Gujarati and Hindi. The festivals celebrated with great enthusiasm are Navratri, Diwali, and the Rann Utsav. The food in Bhuj is called Pakwan, and one of the most famous dishes is Kutchi Dabeli. It is made with sweet and tangy bread with several spices and chutneys. There are several other dishes you must try, such as khandvi, dhoklas, theplas, khakras, and the Gujarati thali. Dal
Dhokli is the staple food in Gujarat and also in Rajasthan.