ALL THE NECESSARY INFORMATION
What should one do not do in Rajasthan?
- Don’t disrespect warriors of Rajasthan in any manner especially Maharana Pratap, Prithviraj Chauhan. People respect them a lot.
- Don’t think it’s the entire desert. It’s just a part that is too close to the border. Elsewhere you will see modern Rajasthan for example in Jaipur, Udaipur, Jodhpur, etc.
- Don’t ever try to mess with Gurjars. This does not offend anyone out there. But they are kind of Don in Rajasthan, in a positive way.
- Don’t judge men if you see him wearing jewelry. Especially earrings. This is a tradition.
- Don’t underestimate the Bhangarh fort. It’s scary and will surely haunt you. Don’t try to be over smart at haunted places like Bhangarh and Kuldhara village in jodhpur. (Haunted Village)
- Last but not least don’t underestimate Rajasthan Royals in IPL. After all, we have won the title without any big-name players from the cricket world. Rajasthan Royals is for talented youngsters not for big names.
What makes Rajasthan different from the rest of India?
- In our state, cases of rape, compared to Delhi, is … 0/10 while the population is several times that of Delhi.
- In riots, thousands of people in UP have been killed but in Rajasthan: Not even one.
- The Murder rate is 0/10, much less than in Mumbai
- We are considered fools, but, my friends, our state of Rajasthan alone contributes more soldiers to the country than Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, and Gujarat combined ….!!
- Most of the Colonels and Subedars are from Rajasthan,
- In institutions of higher learning, the number of Rajasthanis is so large that even Maharashtra and Gujarat combined cannot match the number.
- Rajasthan is the only state where farmers don’t commit suicide due to bad crops, as shown in the media because cowards are not born here but brave/courageous heroes.
- Even today, Rajasthan has the largest number of joint family households.
- We address even a rickshaw puller as “brother”.
- “I am from Rajasthan” and I can’t say I feel safer in any place other than in Rajasthan.
- In UP, riots are frequent but in Rajasthan, there have been no communal riots. Here culture prevails..!
What should every Indian know about Rajasthan?
At the first stage that comes in every Indian’s mind is Desert, Camels, beautiful Hawa Mahal, Pink city Jaipur, local folk songs, luxurious hotels, Ranthambore national park, many famous forts, and many more.
What do people of another state of India think about Rajasthan?
- Exotic forts castles and palaces
- Honest people
- Simple people
- Marwari community- a miser business community but spend lavishly on good food
- How far is pokaran from your home?
- Water scarcity in western Rajasthan
- Do Rajasthani women wear jewelry as they show on TV?
- Khamma Ghani Hukum!
- Rich, multi-flavor food
- What Salman Khan actually did in Jodhpur? did he actually go on a hunt?
- Bhairon Singh Shekhawat? Why and how did he become Vice President of India?
What are the myths about Rajasthan?
- So you’re a Marwari because I know everyone from Rajasthan is a Marwari.
- Back in your hometown, every woman must wear ghagra choli and ‘ghoonghat’ and every man a turban.
- I know you’re a Rajasthani so your family must marry you off really soon.
- There’s no water in Rajasthan.
- Rajasthan is the whole place a desert or do you have some roads as well?
- You eat ‘Daal-baati’ every day in every meal, don’t you?
- You must belong to a royal family!
- must be so fluent in Marwari! Your Hindi and English must be ruined!
- Your dad must be a hardcore vegetarian baniya with a big mustache!
- Jaipur is the ‘Pink City’ right? That means poora pink hoga na!
What are some interesting facts about Rajasthan?
- The Karni Mata Temple at Deshnok, about 30 km from Bikaner, is also out of the ordinary. Here more than 20,000 black rats reside within the temple and are said to be the reincarnated male heirs of the presiding deity Karni Mata.
- Rajasthan is home to some great UNESCO World Heritage Sites like Keoladeo Bird Sanctuary (Bharatpur) and Jantar Mantar(Jaipur). Six forts -Kumbhalgarh Fort, Chittorgarh Fort, Ranthambore Fort, Amer Fort, Jaisalmer Fort, and Gagarin Fort (Jhalawar) – are a recent addition to the existing list.
- Jaipur is also known as the Pink City on account of the pink color that was used to coat the buildings of the walled city, as a mark of respect for the visit of the Prince of Wales in 1876.
- The sun city of Jodhpur is the second-largest city of Rajasthan and is known as the Blue City on account of the bright blue-painted houses that surround the hill on which the formidable Mehrangarh fort is situated.
- knows of China’s wall being the greatest wall of the world but few know about the second largest wall. The 36 km long wall of Kumbhalgarh Fort is the second largest wall in the world.
- The town of Kalibangan in the Hanumangarh district of Rajasthan is considered the world’s earliest attested plowed field.
What are the best places to visit in Rajasthan?
Jaipur, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Mount Abu, Jodhpur, Ajmer, Ranthambore, Bikaner, Pushkar, Bharatpur, Chittorgarh, Alwar, Kumbhalgarh, Shekhawati, Bundi, Neemrana, Ranakpur, Nathdwara, Fatehpur, Khimsar, Jhunjhunu, Mandawa, Osian, Sikar, Kota, Rajsamand, Churu, Bhanghar Fort, Chand Baori.
Can anyone help me with planning a trip to Rajasthan?
Rajasthan is a place you can never stop visiting in India. This is from my personal experience. The season to visit Rajasthan is from early November to March-end.
You can’t miss visiting Udaipur in this season. It’s a beauty of Mother Nature that shows us a city bordered with lush-green mountains. Lakes are special attractions in Udaipur.
To watch the sunset behind the mountains by sitting at the periphery of Pichola Lake is also mesmerizing.
Which one is the best city to live in Rajasthan?
- In Rajasthan, each city has its own specialty.
- For infrastructure point reason being a competition among kings in ancient times.
- From tourism point- Jaisalmer, Jodhpur is famous for sand dunes and forts. Every city of Rajasthan has its fort and palaces where kings and armies used to live in. On the other side, Udaipur is famous for various types of lakes and parks, basically, greenery over there.
How does it feel like living in Rajasthan?
In Rajasthan (being the biggest state in India) there are different cultures, climates, and traditions over here. When anybody thinks of Rajasthan they always imagine it as a dessert or forts but it’s just a little bit of it. There is a vast difference in climates when you go in different directions. Like lakes in Udaipur, Hill station in Mount Abu, Thar in Jaisalmer, Forests in Alwar, etc. So living here we get a lot of experiences culturally and environmentally. If you feel happy living anywhere there is a great contribution of people in your surroundings and that’s the same thing with Rajasthan, people are really cheerful and jolly.
What are some popular fairs in Rajasthan?
- The Pushkar Fair
- Shilpgram Crafts Mela, Udaipur
- Baneshwar Fair, Baneshwar
- Nagaur Fair
- Shekhawati Fair
- Urs Fair
Which annual fair in Rajasthan is famous for its camel trading?
Pushkar camel fair is one of the largest fair and it is famous for trading. This fair is held in Pushkar in the winter season when Kartik Mahina starts and ends at Kartik Purnima.
Many farmers, especially Hindus are part of this fair. Now it has become a tourist place so many tourists visit this fair (mela).
Many cultural events and competitions are held for people, rural families shop handicrafts, clothes, jewelry, etc. People enjoy this fair, visit Pushkar temple’s and take a dip in the Pushkar lake.
What is the most profitable export business from Rajasthan?
Indian handicrafts have a huge overseas market. If one makes a balance between buyer and supplier there is no looking back in this business.
Also, You can start the business of gemstones export from Jaipur city. Apart from it, you can also start the business of carpet export. Both businesses are widely spread in Jaipur.
How to know more about Rajasthani cultures?
Rajasthan has artistic and cultural traditions that reflect the ancient Indian way of life.
This Land of Maharajas is beautified with ancient forts, a variety of foods, folk, and dance belonging to a bygone age, art, and crafts that can dumbfound someone, the sand that reminds you of the warriors who fought valiantly for their motherland, everything can be seen in Rajasthan.
Its varied culture can only be experienced by the beholder’s eyes, it has to be felt from within. You can know about its culture from various pictures and blogs available on the internet but the only way to enjoy it is to see its real beauty.
How are the people of Rajasthan are Interesting?
Rajasthani people are very sweet people. They always welcome their guests with pure hearts and pure minds.
Rajasthani people give the world’s best hospitality and honor. Rajasthani people play a great and important role in our economy.
Rajasthani people have deep and great patriotism towards India and our motherland. Rajasthan history is full of brave kings and queens. Rajasthani people never forget their culture, rituals, and traditions.
They carry on their legacy to further generation Rajasthani people have the quality of using water and money wisely and precisely, have great knowledge about business.
What makes the state of Rajasthan so unique?
As Rajasthan is known for a desert, the Thar desert is a must-visit in Rajasthan. But the whole Rajasthan is not a desert area. It has lakes, rivers, and also plenty of rainfall. But Rajasthan also has a hill station that is Mt. Abu. It’s cool in summers as well as in winter which makes the state so unique.
What is the history of Rajasthan?
It’s not easy to cover the history of Rajasthan in one answer. It’s more than 6000 years old. In Rajasthan, we have evidence of Harappa and Mohenjo Daro culture at Bhilwara and South Rajasthan. We have also part of mythology in Mahabharat and Ramayan.
Rajasthan got its name from “ Rajaputon or Rajao ka Sthan ” mainly known for its bravery and wars.
If you want to read about its history read Col. James Todd – Antiquity of Rajasthan.
What are some interesting incidents from the history of Rajasthan?
Rajasthan is all about its golden history and its magical tales ranging from rani Padmini’s Jauhar in Chittorgarh to battle of Haldighati near Udaipur. It has many beautiful monuments which itself depicts its own story.
What is the history behind the name Rajasthan?
The word Rajasthan was first used by Col. James Tod in his work Annals & Antiquities of Rajasthan where he referred to as Rajasthan.
Post Independence, the word Rajasthan was used to refer to the state of Rajasthan, however, its geographical extent kept on changing till 1956.
Is Rajasthan the prettiest state?
Yes, Rajasthan is the prettiest state. Rajasthan is a land filled with cultures, traditions, and music. The best attraction of the state is its colorful, warm, hospitable, and smiling people.
On its western side, there is a golden desert of Thar full of ancient temples, palaces, forts, and sand dunes. Jaipur, Kota, Udaipur, Bharatpur, Sriganganagar, Bikaner, Agara etc. are famous districts to visit the place.
What is the difference between Rajasthani and Marwari?
Basically Marwari word originated from Marwar. It’s a region in Rajasthan. Rajasthan is divided into a lot of subparts or regions based on culture/tradition and language spoken there.
Two of them are Marwar (Ajmer, Jodhpur) and Mewar (Udaipur). People of Marwar are called as Marwari like people from Mewar (Kingdom of Maharana Pratap) called as Mewari. Both Marwari and Mewari are languages.
Why is the Rajasthani not the official language of Rajasthan?
We have different dialects, there is no such language called Rajasthani. There are Marwadi (Jodhpur), Mewadi (Udaipur), Dhundhari (Jaipur), Brij (Bharatpur) and many more. Somehow Mewadi-Marwadi-Dhundhadi people can relate themselves to Rajasthani language.
What do you think about the food of Rajasthan?
Rajasthan is also called the land of kings and it is India’s largest state and is the most popular tourist destination in India. Rajasthan is popular for its historical forts, palaces, and monuments that make it a perfect tourist destination.
Rajasthan’s food culture is so rich as its culture and known for its spicy taste. The sweet and mouth-watering food of Rajasthan adds memories to your Rajasthan Tours.
What is the famous dish of Rajasthan?
- Dal Bati Churma – Traditional Food of Rajasthan
- Mohan Thal
- Laal Maas
- Mawa Kachori
- Mirchi Bada
- Pyaaz Ki Kachori
- Moong Ki Daal Ka Halwa
- Bajra ki Roti with Lehsun Chutney
- Boondi Raita
What are the festivals celebrated in Rajasthan?
- Mewar Festival (Udaipur)
- Camel Festival, Bikaner
- Nagaur Festival, Nagaur
- International Kite Fest, Jaipur
- Desert Festival, Jaisalmer
- Gangaur Festival, Jaipur
- Elephant Festival, Jaipur
- Summer Festival, Mt. Abu
- Teej Festival, Jaipur
- Kajli Teej, Bundi
- Dussehra Festival, Kota
- Marwar Festival. Jodhpur