TheNorth Indianstate of Himachal Pradeshis a state that has remained largely uninfluenced by Western culture. Himachal Pradesh is a multi-religion practicing, multicultural and multilingual state. Some of the most commonly spoken languages areHindiand the variousPaharilanguages. TheHinducommunities residing in Himachal include theBrahmins,Rajputs,Kannets,RathisandKolis. There are also tribal population in the state which mainly compriseGaddis,Kinnarms,Gujjars,PangawalsandLahaulis. Himachal is well known for its handicrafts.