Major Landmarks in the History of Rajasthan, Major Dynasties, their Administrative and Revenue System.Socio-cultural Issues.

  Rajasthan : Ancient Civilizations Different Ancient Civilizations of Rajasthan are:- Kalibangan Civilizations:- Kalibangan lies along the left bank of the dried-up bed of river Ghaggar (ancient Sarasvati and Drashdwati). Its supposed to be older then 4000 B.C. and was first discovered by Amlanand Ghosh in 1952 AD It comprises of three mounds, the larger … Read more

Rajasthan: Worker and Peasant Movements

Rajasthan: Worker and Peasant Movements   Bijoliya Farmer Movement (1918)   The first organized, comprehensive, broad, non-violent and longest running peasant movement in the country (about 44 years) Reason – Excessive levy and unfair means Dhakad caste movement in Bijolia hideout The locator at the time of agitation – Rao Krishna Singh Mewar Maharana at … Read more

Freedom Movement , Political Awakening and Integration

    Revolt of 1857 in Rajasthan Rajasthan also played a main role in rebellion of 1857. Till 1818 the almost kings of rajasthan has accepted the conservation of East India Company. Main centers of rebellion:   Naseerabad    :- First place in Rajasthan to start the 1857 rebellion., Here it starts on 28 May 1857 … Read more

Integration of Rajasthan

Integration of Rajasthan         Seven Stages of formation of Rajasthan (1948-1956) S.No. Name of Group States Date of Integration 01. Matsya Union Alwar, Bharatpur, Dholpur, Karauli 17-03-1948 02. Rajasthan Union Banswara, Bundi, Dungerpur, Jhalawar, Kishangarh, Kota, Pratapgarh, Shahpura, Tonk. 25-03-1948 03. United State of Rajasthan Udaipur also joined with the other Union … Read more

Rajasthan Art and Handicraft

  THEWA  ART The art of setting gold on glass is known as Thewa Art. Thewa is a rare and distinct skill of Rajasthani Rajsonia of Pratapgarh. Necklace sets,pillboxes,photoframes,pendent,earings are main products.   SANDAL WOOD CARVING Based on ivory crafts shifted to sandalwood items. Beautiful carved work and wonderful finishing makesd this craft worldwide popular. … Read more

Temples and Architecture of Rajasthan

Temples and Architecture of Rajasthan   The Rajasthan architecture is significantly depend on Rajput architecture school which was mixture of mughal and Hindu structural design. Grand havelis, astonishing forts and elaborately carved temples are the vital portion of architectural heritage of Rajasthan. Rajput’s carries the credit of creative builders.  Few of most striking and splendid … Read more

Festivals of Rajasthan

  Holi Diwali Bhai Dooj Rakhi Dushera Muharram Hadoti Festival, Kota Braj Festival, Bharatpur Desert Festival, Jaisalmer Summer Festival, Mt. Abu Marwar Festival, Jodhpur Camel Festival, Bikaner Gangaur Festival, Jaipur Teej Festival, Jaipur Mewar Festival, Udaipur

Rajasthan: Folk Dances and Music

Rajasthan: Folk Dances and Music   Bhavai Dance   This artistic form of dance is believed to be originated in the neighboring state Gujarat and was soon picked up and adapted by the local tribal men and women and gave it a distinctive Rajasthani essence. This traditional folk dance, performed by the womens of the … Read more

Rajasthani Literature

  Rajasthani literature written in various genres starting from 1000 AD. But, it is generally agreed that modern Rajasthani literature began with the works of Surajmal Misrana.His most important works are the Vansa Bhaskara and the Vir Satsai. The Vans Bhaskar contains accounts of the Rajput princes who ruled in what was then Rajputana The … Read more

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