Rulers of Jhalawar

Jhala Zalim Singh , the dewan of Kota, developed Jhalawar (then Chaoni Umedpura ) as cantonment & township, to isolate Kota from Maratha invaders. In 1838, British rulers separated Jhalawar state from Kota state and gave it to Jhala Madan Singh, grandson of Jhala Zalim Singh. Rulers of Jhalawar: Madan Singh (1838–1845) 1st independent ruler …

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Orange cultivation in Rajasthan

Orange cultivation in Rajasthan

Orange is one of the most grown fruits after banana and apple. Brazil leads the production of oranges with 24% share of the world,  followed by US and India. In India, the important commercial orange variety are mandarin (40%), sweet orange (23%) and acid lime (23%). Oranges are mostly grown in the states of Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, …

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Rulers of Hadoti: Bundi

During ancient times, the area around Bundi was inhabited by various local tribes majority group belonging to Meena. Bundi is said to derive its name from a former Meena tribe chief called Bunda Meena. Bundi was previously called “Bunda-Ka-Nal”, Nal meaning “narrow ways”. Later, the region was acquired by Rao Deva Hada, who took over Bundi …

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