Art & Culture

Cultural Influences: With the amalgam of people from different communities, Roorkee can well be termed as a flower vase where all the flowers combine to create an exotic look yet maintaining there separate identity.

Traditional Songs/Dance: Though Roorkee does not possess any special dance form, yet it has to its credit several songs which form an integral part of such festivities like marriages.

Language (Dialect): Hindi is widely spoken and understood throughout Roorkee. Other major languages prevalent in the region are English, Urdu and Garhwali.

People of the town: Residents of this beautiful place can be termed as simple, hardworking, peaceful and fun loving by nature.
It is believed that the residents of Roorkee are the descendants of Indo-Gangetic migrants from the area of Rohilkhand, modern day Saharanpur.