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Surat is the city rooted on the coast of the Tapi river. Taking us back to the time, it used to be one of the hefty seaports and is now considered to be commercial centre in Gujarat especially for textiles market. Britishers established their first trading port in Surat- Gujarat. The fascinating place Surat is also known as India’s western gateway because of its tactical position. People of many races from various places have come to Surat from the ancient times, and so the city has witnessed an intermingling of many traditions and cultures. Many people refer to the exceptional culture of Surat as the “Surti Culture”. Surti culture though…