- a state in NW India; formerly Rajputana and a group of small states. 132,078 sq. mi. (342,056 sq. km). Capital: Jaipur.
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Several, including a future chief minister of the state of Rajasthan, Vijayaraje Scindia, “were laughing in great delight.”India’s Shameful Day: Dec. 6, 1992
December 9, 2012
In 1957, Rambagh Palace was the first of the royal residences in Rajasthan to become a hotel.
The original architect in the 1830s was Sir Samuel Swinton Jacob, who was a British army officer and state engineer for Rajasthan.
For two centuries, saith Tod, Mewar flourished exceedingly and was the paramount kingdom of all Rajasthan.From Sea to Sea
I cannot do better than give the following quotation from Tod's Annals of Rajasthan.The Hindoos as they Are
Shib Chunder Bose
The thumping ceased exactly underneath us, and a man began singing in the time-hallowed language of Rajasthan.Caves of Terror
Only, in fact, in two Rajasthan States and then for only brief periods was there any major celebration of the Krishna theme.
- a state of NW India, bordering on Pakistan: formed in 1958; contains the Thar Desert in the west; now the largest state in India. Capital: Jaipur. Pop: 56 473 122 (2001). Area: 342 239 sq km (132 111 sq miles)
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