The people of Lucknow are among the warmest and the most courteous people in India. They are known to be very soft spoken and treat guests like Gods. The place has a rich cultural heritage and is popularly known as the city of Nawabs. There are several chikankariaddas in the city and around. These provide employment to thousands of people, most of whom are Muslim karigars. While the men take care of cutting, stitching, printing and washing the fabric, embroidery is an expertise of the women. They are paid by each piece they create and not on daily basis.