Rajasthan Attractions, Places to Visit, Things to Do in Kerala
Rajasthan or Rajputana of the old-days, the land of chivalrous brave and people with a warlike lifestyle around whom grew the most amazing legends of romance, heroism and sacrifice; the land endowed with invincible forts, magnificent palaces and havelis. The cities of Rajasthan still retain the medieval touch keeping alive the timeless traditions in their rich art and crafts.
The state represents an unusual diversity in all its forms – people, culture, customs, costumes and cuisine.
Rajasthan was known as Rajputana or the home of Rajputs,a martial community who ruled over this area this area for centuries.
History of Rajasthan dates back to the pre-historic times. From 3000 to 1000 BC it had a culture akin to that of the Indus valley civilisation. It were the Chauhans who dominated the Rajput affairs from 7th century and by 12th century they had become and imperial power, After the Chauhans it was the Guhilots of Mewar who controlled the destiny of the warring tribes. Beside Mewar other States, also historical prominent, were Marwar, Jaipur, Bundi, Kota, Bharatpur and Alwar. The other small states were only the off-shoot of these. All these States had accepted the British Treaty of Subordinate Alliance in 1818 as it protected the interests of the princes. It naturally left the people discounted.
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