History of Ajmer

History of Ajmer | Taragarh Fort

The history of Ajmer sublimes in 7 century A.D, when scion from Macavati of Chauhan dynasty, Ajaipal established himself at Ajmer and erected the fort of  Tarragarh(present name). His successor Dola Rae, lost Ajmer to Islamic Invasions, to be recovered by Manik Rae.  Rao Beelundeo defended Ajmer against Mahmud of Ghazni and Ajmer continued to be ruled …

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Pushkar Fair 2016 Begins

The world renowned annual Pushkar fair began on November 8, with the traditional Pooja and flag hoisting at Mela ground in Pushkar town of Ajmer district.  During the fair, lacs of people from rural parts of the country flock to Pushkar, for pilgrimage,  livestock and cattle trading. According to the Hindu calendar, the fair takes place in …

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Fairs & Festivals in Ajmer

Pushkar Fair (October- November) Pushkar Fair is one of the largest cattle fairs in the country which is held every year at Pushkar on Kartik Poornima (Full Moon, Oct-Nov). Apart from the buying and selling of livestock, it has religious significance  become an important tourist attraction. Competitions such as the “matka phod“, camel races, parades, “longest …

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