Dr. Sandeep Kumar
Abstract: Lucknow is the capital of Uttar Pradesh and has the concentration of population. Lucknow has cross metropolitan culture however; it has been highly influenced by the cultural traditions of Muslim community as the district has been the capital of Awadh region ruled by Nawabs for a longer period. This paper has tried to unveil the socio-cultural and religious values of the people of the study area through the case study of peripheral locality of Lucknow city. Some selected peripheral villages of the Lucknow city has been taken under the study. The study is based on the primary data collected from the field survey. Paper mainly gives the changing situation of socio-cultural values of the people of the study area and the situation of life style of the community in the modern age. Therefore, this article attempts to investigate the socio-cultural changes in the surrounding region by deeply analyzing the issues such as the change in religious activities in the modern age in the light of history.
Keywords: Social, culture, religion, urbanization, modern, Peri-urban