Rajasthan Culture

Webinar on Architectural Heritage of Bundi under Dekho Apna Desh Webinar Series

taragarh bundi | Architectural Heritage of Bundi

On 24th October 2020, the Ministry of Tourism, conducted a webinar on Architectural Heritage of Bundi, titled “Bundi: Architectural Heritage of a Forgotten Rajput Capital” under the Dekho Apna Desh Webinar Series initiative. The webinar was presented by  Charudatta Deshmukh, an Architect-Urban Planner. While considerable focus has been garnered on major historic imperial and provincial cities …

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Festivals fairs of Baran

Important festivals & fairs of Baran

This article briefly describes the important festivals & fairs of Baran: Festivals & Fairs of Baran:   Dol Mela Dolmela is organised at the Dol Talab (Pond) in the Baran city from Jaljhulni Akadshi. The main attraction of this festival is a big Shobha Yatra (procession) which have about 54 Dev Viman (The Holy Statue Carriers) …

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Unicode of Rajasthani languages

Rajasthani Language | Unicode

The Rajasthan State government is developing a unified unicode of Rajasthani languages for international recognition. The initiative will also help in the claim to get it included in the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution. Rajasthani language, which is a composite form of 10 languages, doesn’t have an official unicode, thereby restricting its access and spread …

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Maroth Art of Rajasthan

Maroth Art of Rajasthan Subhash Kumawat

Rajasthan is famed for its art and culture, the temples, forts and palaces of Rajasthan are ornamented with the unique art form and paintings. Maroth art is not only known for fine art but also famous for sculpture making, carving and architectural work. The art form of gold plated painting and enameling of craved cut glasses …

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Temples and Mosques of Rajasthan

Adhai din ka Jhopra, Ajmer Adhai din ka Jhopra is actually a Masjid built by Qutub-ud-Din-Aibak, first Sultan of Delhi, in AD 1199 . Sultan Iltutmish had subsequently beautified it in AD 1213 with a screen pierced by corbelled engrailed arches which appears in this country for the first time.  However, a large number of architectural members and sculptures …

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