- 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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Contemporary Examples of rajasthan
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.
Historical Examples of 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)