Maharana Pratap Jayanti celebrated in India, Rajasthan to also celebrate on 13 June 2021

Mahrana Pratap Jayanti 2020 |

The 481st jayanti of Maharana Pratap is being celebrated across India but Rajasthan, the land of Maharana Pratap will actually also celebrate the the anniversary on 13th June 2021. Why Rajasthan will celebrate Maharana Pratap Jayanti on 13 June also? The rest of India celebrates Pratap Jayanti based on English (Gregorian) Calendar, according to which …

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Fairs & Festivals in Udaipur

fairs and festivals celebrated in Udaipur Mewar Region of Rajasthan

This post lists important fairs & festivals in Udaipur. Gangaur Festival Gangaur is one of the most important local festivals in Rajasthan. It is celebrated in the month of Chaitra (March–April), the first month of the Hindu calendar.  On the eve of Gangaur festival, women decorate their palms and fingers with henna. Udaipur has the …

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Rulers of Udaipur

Rulers of Udaipur | Mewar

The present city of Udaipur was founded in 1559 by Maharana Udai Singh II as a new capital of the Mewar kingdom. Rana’s before Rana Udai Singh II appear in genealogy of Chittorgarh, as Chittorgarh was the previous seat of Government. Both Chittorgarh & Udaipur form part of State of Mewar. The subsequent rulers of Mewar, …

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Rajput Rebellion – 1708

Rajput Rebellion of 1708

The three Rajput Raja’s of Amber, Udaipur and Jodhpur made a joint resistance to the Mughals. The alliance defeated and expelled the Mughals from Rajputana. Bahadur Shah I was forced to sign truce with Rajputana restoring Ajit Singh and Jai Singh to the Mughal Service. Background of the Rebellion: Bahadur Shah I had dethorned Ajit …

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Bheel Movements of Rajasthan

Bheel Movements of Rajasthan

The Bheels (Bhils) were the first to raise a movement against princely feudalism and British imperialism in Rajasthan. Majority of Bheels inhabited the princely states of Mewar (Udaipur), Banswara, Dungarpur,  and Sirohi of Rajputana. Before the British rule, Bheels were enjoying undisturbed forest rights. In 1818, the States of Mewar, Dungarpur, Banswara concluded treaties with the …

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