20.01.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan government showcases tourism in Madrid   The number of Spanish tourists to Rajasthanduring 2017 increased by 20% over the previous year, according to Rajasthan tourism   Hence, in a bid to further give a boost to inbound tourists, Rajasthan tourism is participating at the new edition of FITUR 2018, which is taking place at IFEMA (Madrid) … Read more

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 more

Salient features of Architecture – Forts and Monuments

Major Forts of Rajasthan Hill Forts of Rajasthan. The serial site, situated in the state of Rajastahan, includes six majestic forts in Chittorgarh; Kumbhalgarh; Sawai Madhopur; Jhalawar; Jaipur, and Jaisalmer are included in the list of UNESCO World heritage sites   Serial No Name of Fort Constructed by Location Related Dynasty 1 Mehrangarh Rao Jodha Jodhpur Rathore … Read more

Religion and Social Reformers

    Swami Keshawanand- Born at village Magloona in Sikar district of present-day Rajasthan in 1883, Swamiji, whose actual name was Birama, was the son of Thakarsi, a penurious camel-driver, and his wife Saran. The famine of 1899 forced the 16-year-old Birama to leave the desert region and move to Punjab in search of livelihood. … Read more

RAJASTHAN ; HISTORY OF CHAUHAN

Chauhan Rulers of Sambhar/Sakambhari There are several theories about the origin of chauhans which are as follows:- Prithviraj Raso – Agnikund at Abu Prithiviraj Vijay- Suryavanshi Col. Tod- Foriegner Dr. Dashrat Sharma- Bhramins Chandravati Lekh- Bhramins Chronology of Chauhan Rulers of Sambhar:- Ajairaj II: Prithviraj I was succeeded by his son Ajairaj II who was … Read more

Kachwa Rulers of Amer

  The Kachhwaha clan of the Rajputs of Amber we are one of the most important components of the Mughal nobility. The Minas were ousted by Kachhwaha Rajputs from Amer.The Kachchwaha rulers of Amber-Jaipur trace their descent from Kush, the son of Ram, an incarination of Lord Vishnu. In the Balban inscription of 1288 A.D., … Read more

RAJASTHAN; HISTORY OF RATHORE

Rathore of Marwad Marwar was ruled by Rathores for centuries, current Rathore rule was established in year 1226 AD. Rathore arise from the Sanskrit word Rastrakoot .Ranbanka Rathores proudly carried their legacy till date by showing courage, chivalry and bravery at various points of time in history and even today they are maintaining the highest … Read more

Rajasthan : History of Mevar

  Mewar primarily covers the south Western region of Rajasthan, bordering Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh. Consisting of the districts of  Bhilwara, Rajsamand, Chittorgarh and Udaipur,  it is flanked by the Aravallis in the North West, and the southern region is mostly hilly, dotted with forests. The region’s rather rugged landscape could have played a role … Read more

Major Landmarks in the History of Rajasthan, Major Dynasties, their Administrative and Revenue System.Socio-cultural Issues.

  Rajasthan : Ancient Civilizations Different Ancient Civilizations of Rajasthan are:- Kalibangan Civilizations:- Kalibangan lies along the left bank of the dried-up bed of river Ghaggar (ancient Sarasvati and Drashdwati). Its supposed to be older then 4000 B.C. and was first discovered by Amlanand Ghosh in 1952 AD It comprises of three mounds, the larger … Read more

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