The Luni is a river of western Rajasthan state, India. It originates in the Pushkar valley of the Aravalli Range, near Ajmer. In the 12th century a dam was constructed across the upper Luni to create Pushkar Lake, which is an important Hindu pilgrimage site. The Luni flows southwest through the Marwar region to empty into the Rann of Kutch. It and its tributaries drain the western slopes of the Aravalli Range, and its watershed encompasses 37,363 km², which includes all or part of Ajmer, Barmer, Jalor, Jodhpur, Nagaur, Pali, and Sirohi districts. Its major tributaries are the Sukri, Mithri, Bandi, Khari, Jawai, Guhiya and Sagi from the left, and the Jojari River from the right. ...more on Wikipedia about "Luni River"
Marwar (मारवाड़) is a region of southwestern Rajasthan state in western India. It lies partly in the Thar Desert. The word Marwar is derived from Sanskrit word 'Maruwat'. English translation of the word is "region of death", reflecting harsh climatic conditions. Other view is that the word 'Marwar' is made up of 'Mar' from alternate name of Jaisalmer and last part ‘war’ of Mewar. ...more on Wikipedia about "Marwar"
MBM Engineering College at Jai Narain Vyas University in Jodhpur is considered one of the pioneering technical institutions in Rajasthan, India. ...more on Wikipedia about "MBM Engineering College"
Mewar (मेवाड़) is a region of south-central Rajasthan state in western India. It includes the present-day districts of Bhilwara, Chittorgarh, Rajsamand and Udaipur. The region was for centuries a Rajput kingdom that later became a princely state under the British. It was ruled by the Gehlot and Sesodia dynasties for over 1200 years. ...more on Wikipedia about "Mewar"
Mewat is a region of Rajasthan and Haryana states in northwestern India. Mewat's boundaries are not precisely determined, but generally include Alwar, Bharatpur, and Dholpur districts of Rajasthan, and Gurgaon and Faridabad districts of Haryana. The region corresponds to the ancient kingdom of Matsya, founded in the 5th century BCE. Mewati is the chief language or dialect of the region. ...more on Wikipedia about "Mewat"
Rajasthan is a region of India, home to several important centers of Indian musical development, including Udaipur, Jodhpur and Jaipur. The region's music shares similarities both with nearby areas of India and the other side of the border, in the Pakistani province of Sindh. ...more on Wikipedia about "Music of Rajasthan"
The Palace on Wheels is one of four luxury trains on Indian Railways. ...more on Wikipedia about "Palace on Wheels"
Pushkar Lake is an artificial lake in Rajasthan state of western India. It is located near the town of Pushkar in Ajmer District. The lake was created in the 12th century when a dam was built across the headwaters of the Luni River. Legend has it that the lake was created when a lotus blossom dropped from the hand of the god Brahma into the Pushkar valley. Thousands of pilgrims come to bathe in the waters of the lake during the festival of Kartik Poornima in November. ...more on Wikipedia about "Pushkar Lake"
Rajasthan (राजस्थान) is geographically the largest state in India. It borders Pakistan to the west, Gujarat to the southwest, Madhya Pradesh to the southeast, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana to the northeast and Punjab to the north. Rajasthan covers an area of 342,239 km² (132,139 mi²;). ...more on Wikipedia about "Rajasthan"
The Rajasthan High Court is the High Court of the state of Gujarat. It was established on June 21, 1949 under the Rajasthan High Court Ordinance, 1949. ...more on Wikipedia about "Rajasthan High Court"
Ranthambore is a national park and tiger reserve in Rajasthan state of western India. It is located in Sawai Madhopur district of southeastern Rajasthan, about 130 km from Jaipur, which is also the nearest airport. The nearest town and railway station is at Sawai Madhopur, 11 km away. ...more on Wikipedia about "Ranthambore"
Jodhpur city in Rajasthan, India rulers are listed below. ...more on Wikipedia about "Rulers of Jodhpur"
The Sariska Tiger Reserve is an Indian National Park located in the Alwar District of the state of Rajasthan. Originally a hunting preserve of the erstwhile Alwar state, the area was declared a wildlife reserve in 1955. In 1978 it was declared a Tiger Reserve and is now a part of India's Project Tiger scheme. The present area of the park is 866 km². The park is situated 107 km north east of the state capital Jaipur. ...more on Wikipedia about "Sariska Tiger Reserve"
Shekhawati (शेखावाटी) is a semi-arid region located in the northeast part of Rajasthan, India. It encompasses the administrative districts of Churu, Jhunjhunu and Sikar. Shekhawati gets its name from the great Rajput Kachhwaha chieftain Rao Shekha Ji. The descendants of Rao Shekha Ji are called Shekhawat. The chieftains of the region retained a nominal loyalty to the Rajput state of Jaipur, who in turn honoured them with hereditary title known as tazimi sardar. Covering an area of some 30,000 km², this region has been recognised as “open art gallery of Rajasthan.” Inhabitants of Shekhawati are brave, sacrificing and hard working people. The region provides highest number of persons to the Indian Army. The Shekhawati region has produced large number of Marwaris who are controlling the economy of India. The region is popularly known as Scotland of India. Col. J.C. Brooke in his book Political History of India has praised that for the recruitment of Horse-army there is no region in India at par with Shekhawati. ...more on Wikipedia about "Shekhawati"
The Udaipur Solar Observatory (USO) is located in the historic city of Udaipur, Rajasthan in India on an island in the Fatehsagar lake. The observatory is among the few in the world that are situated on an island. The sky conditions at Udaipur are quite favourable for solar observations. Since the observatory is situated amidst a large mass of water, air turbulence which occurs due to ground heating by sun's rays is decreased. This improves the image quality and seeing (average between 1-2 arc seconds). ...more on Wikipedia about "Udaipur Solar Observatory"
Vagad is a region in southeastern Rajasthan state of western India. It includes the districts of Banswara and Dungarpur, and is bounded on the north by Mewar region of Rajasthan, on the west and southwest by Malwa region of Madhya Pradesh, and on the southeast and east by Gujarat state. It mostly lies in the upper watershed of the Mahi River and its tributaries. ...more on Wikipedia about "Vagad"
The West Banas is a river of western India. It originates the southern Aravalli Range, in Sirohi District of the state of Rajasthan. It flows south, draining the valley between Mount Abu on the west and the easterly ridge of the Aravallis on the east. It continues south through the plains of Gujarat state, flowing through Banaskantha and Patan districts to empty into Little Rann of Kutch seasonal wetland. ...more on Wikipedia about "West Banas River"
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