Maratha in Rajasthan

Maratha in Rajasthan

The Rajput were first exposed to Maratha’s during the time when Aurangzeb sent Jaswant Singh of Jodhpur & Jai Singh of Amer were sent to Deccan to subdue Shivaji. They failed in the process but admired Shivaji’s spirit for independence, his concern for preserving Hindu culture and his fight against all odds with Aurangzeb. However, …

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Kachwaha Rulers of Jaipur

Kachwaha Rulers of Jaipur Mirza Raja Sawai Jai Singh II (1699 – 1743) In 1699, given title of Sawai by Aurangzeb. Formed marriage alliance with marwar & mewar to expel Mughal out of rajputana. However, patch up again, and appointed as governor of Malwa & Agra. A 1721, t Mughal emperor Muhammad Shah bestowed upon …

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