Solanki Rajput History
General | Rajputana

Solanki Rajput History

Solanki Rajput: Solanki dynasty of Hindu Rajputs is found mainly in western and central parts of India, they trace their origin to Chalukya Dynasty hence belongs to Agnivanshi Kshatriyas of Bhardwaj Gotra. In year 350 AD, Pulakesin of Chalukya dynasty became the ruler of Vatapi or Badami in modern day’s Karnataka. Solanki Rajputs have ruled…

Bikaner State of Rajputana
Bikaner | Rajputana

Bikaner State of Rajputana

Bikaner state was a prominent part of erstwhile Rajputana’s northern territories, the city of Bikaner was founded by Rao Bika Ji. Rao Bika was the son of Rathore warrior Rao Jodha Ji of Marwar. As per then prevailing Rajput traditions, Rao Bika has no chances of inheriting the title of Ruler of Marwar being the…

Marwar state of Rajputana
Marwar | Rajputana

Marwar state of Rajputana

Marwar region of Rajasthan comprises of five large districts of south western part of this desert state. These districts are Jodhpur, Nagaur, Barmer, Jalore and Pali. The center of affairs is Jodhpur, also known as the Sun City. Jodhpur was ruled by the Suryavanshi Rathore Rajput clan for centuries. Most of the areas of Marwar…

Barmer Jagir of Rajputana
Barmer | Rajputana

Barmer Jagir of Rajputana

Barmer is the south western city of Rajasthan, the erstwhile Rajputana. Barmer is sharing the western borders with Sindh province of Islamic Republic of Pakistan and the Northern borders with Jaisalmer. The town of Mallani was named after a Rathore Rajput ruler Rao Mallinath Ji. Mallinath Ji was brother of Rao Viramdev Ji and Son of Rao…

Mewar History
Mewar | Rajputana

Mewar History

Mewar (Mewad) or Udaipur Kingdom is the south central region of Rajasthan, the erstwhile Rajputana. Mewar region was ruled by the Guhilots and Siosdia Rajputs for centuries. The current custodians of Mewar are from the Sisodia Rajput dynasty of Suryavanshi lineage. If you want to know about Rajput Chivalry, steadfastness and exemplary courage then reading history of Mewar…

Jaipur Amber Riyasat of Rajputana
Jaipur | Rajputana

Jaipur Amber Riyasat of Rajputana

Jaipur or Jeypore also known as Amber was one of the largest and wealthiest ruling states of medieval India. The foundation of today’s pink city was laid in early 11th century by the Kachhwaha Rajputs. Today Jaipur is the capital city of Rajasthan state situated at 270 Kilometer approximately from the national capital New Delhi….

Shekhawati Rajputana
Rajputana | Shekhawati

Shekhawati Rajputana

Shekhawati is one of the most influential region of entire Rajputana. This region gave the maximum number of soldiers to Indian armed forces compared to any area of whole of the country. Bravery and Chivalry is synonymous with Shekhawati and it’s people. Etymology of term ‘Shekhawati’ : Word Shekhawati literally means the “Garden of Rao Shekha”….