Temples and Architecture of Rajasthan

Temples and Architecture of Rajasthan   The Rajasthan architecture is significantly depend on Rajput architecture school which was mixture of mughal and Hindu structural design. Grand havelis, astonishing forts and elaborately carved temples are the vital portion of architectural heritage of Rajasthan. Rajput’s carries the credit of creative builders.  Few of most striking and splendid … Read more

Revolt of 1857 of Rajasthan

 Revolt of 1857 of Rajasthan       During the 1857 several Rajputs of Rajasthan were against the British Government. They were not satisfied with the rule of the Britishers, and the seeds of revolution started to emerge against the government. Common public also joined them. In many areas of Rajasthan, there was a flame … Read more

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 more

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 more

Integration of Rajasthan

Integration of Rajasthan         Seven Stages of formation of Rajasthan (1948-1956) S.No. Name of Group States Date of Integration 01. Matsya Union Alwar, Bharatpur, Dholpur, Karauli 17-03-1948 02. Rajasthan Union Banswara, Bundi, Dungerpur, Jhalawar, Kishangarh, Kota, Pratapgarh, Shahpura, Tonk. 25-03-1948 03. United State of Rajasthan Udaipur also joined with the other Union … Read more

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 more

Forts of Rajasthan

Forts of Rajasthan     Rajasthan is a treasure of history and heritage. The stories of the valor of the Princely clans of the region are legends. These valiant rulers have been long gone but their legacy still lives. The Forts, Palaces, Mahals and Temples are reminiscences of the glories of the rulers. The forts … Read more

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 more

Rajasthan: Folk Dances and Music

Rajasthan: Folk Dances and Music   Bhavai Dance   This artistic form of dance is believed to be originated in the neighboring state Gujarat and was soon picked up and adapted by the local tribal men and women and gave it a distinctive Rajasthani essence. This traditional folk dance, performed by the womens of the … Read more

Rajasthan: Worker and Peasant Movements

Rajasthan: Worker and Peasant Movements   Bijoliya Farmer Movement (1918)   The first organized, comprehensive, broad, non-violent and longest running peasant movement in the country (about 44 years) Reason – Excessive levy and unfair means Dhakad caste movement in Bijolia hideout The locator at the time of agitation – Rao Krishna Singh Mewar Maharana at … Read more

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