Paintings of Rajasthan

Paintings of Rajasthan   The paintings of Rajasthan have two different colors to their style — the former school of miniature paintings whose growth intensified in courts all over north India and the Deccan, and the folk style which is unique to Rajasthan. The glorious 16th century saw the rise in different schools of paintings such as the Mewar … Read morePaintings of Rajasthan

Rajasthan: Language and Literature

Rajasthan: Language and Literature       Rajasthan is principally a Hindi-speaking region in its various dialects. Rajasthani comprises of five primary dialects – Marwari, Mewari, Dhundhari, Mewati and Harauti along with several other forms. These dialects have been derived as a distortion of the linguistic and orthographical peculiarities of the language with time. Rajasthani … Read moreRajasthan: Language and Literature

History and Battles of Rajasthan

History and Battles of Rajasthan     Ancient era The ancient civilised history of Rajasthan goes back to 5,000 years ago when in the present day districts of Jhunjhunu and Sikar, along with other areas of jaipur district bordering south Haryana, which formed the part of Vedic state of Brahmavarta along with districts of Mahendragarh and Rewari in Haryana, that … Read moreHistory and Battles of Rajasthan

Rajasthan: Handicrafts

Rajasthan: Handicrafts     Rajasthan is well known all over the world for its hand-printed textiles, furniture, leatherwork, jewellery, painting, pottery and metal craft. The use of lively colors and flamboyant, fantasy designs is distinctive in all forms of arts and crafts of Rajasthan.   POTTERY Pottery, one of the old crafts, has its own … Read moreRajasthan: Handicrafts

PRESS & MAGAZINES of Rajasthan

PRESS & MAGAZINES of Rajasthan Magazines In Rajasthan Magazines in Rajasthan have their own importance as magazines provides information about lifestyle, politics, socio-economic affairs, current affairs and entertainment as well. Major Magazines in Rajasthan Femina India Today Manak Mera Rajasthan The Outlook The Week Manak & Mera Rajasthan are local Rajasthani magazines and very much … Read morePRESS & MAGAZINES of Rajasthan

Modern history of Rajasthan after Independence

Modern history of Rajasthan after Independence The former Rajputana encompassed 19 substantial states and 2 chief ships of Kushalgarh, Lava and a British controlled province of Ajmer-Merwara (Merwara-Ajmer). The state of Rajastan was a varied accumulation of different political bodies with different systems of administration existing in separate places. The current Rajasthani state was formed after … Read moreModern history of Rajasthan after Independence

ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITES of Rajasthan

ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITES of Rajasthan Gilund, Udaipur, Rajasthan Gilund is about 70 KM from Udaipur and 11.5 km off the right bank of the Banas. A small-scale excavation carried out at the site during 1959-60 by B. B. Lal revealed that while the occupation at both the mounds commenced simultaneously, that on the east one continued … Read moreARCHAEOLOGICAL SITES of Rajasthan

Important Tourist Places.

Jaipur   City Palace:-The City Palace is one of the best tourist places to visit in Rajasthan. It is a palace complex in Jaipur that houses the famous Chandra Mahal and Mubarak Mahal. The Chandra Mahal is one of the most popular tourist places in Rajasthan. It was once the seat of the Maharaja of … Read moreImportant Tourist Places.