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Rajasthan Day 2022, Know Everything About Rajasthan

Rajasthan Day 2022

Rajasthan Day is celebrated on 30th March to mark the day when the state of Rajasthan came into existence in 1949. Rajasthan, the largest state of India by area, is famous for its princely states and royalty. The foundation day is celebrated all across the state signifying the valour, strength and will power of Rajputs. In this post, we are compiling the important facts and everything you need to know about Rajasthan, the Land of Kings. Rajasthan’s culture, important rivers & Dams, lakes, Rajasthan’s popular Thermal, Nuclear and Hydroelectricity Power Plant, National Parks, Bird and Wildlife Sanctuary, Important Stadiums in Rajasthan, list of important festivals of Rajasthan, Important Monument, and Palace and Forts, have been compiled in this post.

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  • Capital: Jaipur
  • Chief Minister: Ashok Gehlot
  • Governor: Kalraj Mishra
  • Mountain Range: Aravali Range
  • Desert: Thar Desert is also known as the Great Indian Desert. It is the world’s 17th largest desert.
  • Folk dance of Rajasthan: Ghoomar
  • Rajasthan High Court Principal Seat Jodhpur and High Court Bench Jaipur are the High Court of the state of Rajasthan
  • Total Number of districts: 33
  • International Border: Pakistan

Rivers and Dams of Rajasthan

S.No Rivers Important Dams
1 Chambal River
  • Kota Barrage (Kota) Ranapratap Sagar Dam (Rawatbhata)
  • Jawahar Sagar Dam
2 Banas River Bisalpur Dam near Deoli in Tonk district
3 Jakham river Jakham Dam
4 Mahi river Mahi Bajaj Sagar Dam in Banswara District
5 Ganbhir River Khandip Dam

Important Lakes of Rajasthan

S.No Lakes City Remark
1 Ana Sagar Lake Ajmer Artificial lake
2 Dhebar Lake Udaipur District also known as Jaisamand Lake is Asia’s second-largest artificial lake
3 Fateh Sagar Lake Udaipur Artificial lake
4 Man Sagar Lake Jaipur Artificial lake
5 Nakki Lake Mount Abu in Aravalli range
6 Sambhar Salt Lake Sambhar Lake Town India’s largest inland Salt Lake
7 Pushkar Lake Pushkar in Ajmer district

Major Airports in Rajasthan

S.No Name of Airports City
1 Jaipur International Airport. Jaipur
2 Jaisalmer Airport. Jaisalmer
3 Jodhpur Airport. Jodhpur
4 Maharana Pratap International Airport or Udaipur Airport Udaipur

Important Thermal, Nuclear and Hydroelectricity Power Plants

S.No. Name of Power Plant Type Location Remark
1 Suratgarrh Thermal Power Station Thermal Suratgarh 1st Super Thermal plant of Rajasthan
2 Chhabra Thermal Power Plant Thermal Baran district coal fired power plants
3 Rajasthan Solar Project Solar Phalodhi village of Jodhpur district
4 Dhirubhai Ambani Solar Plant Solar Pokahran in the Jaisalmer district build by Reliance Power
5 Rajasthan Atomic Power Station Nuclear Rawatbhata also Rajasthan Atomic Power Project – RAPP
6 Jawahar Sagar Hydroelectric Power Station India Hydroelectric Kota Located on the Chambal River
7 Mahi Bajaj Sagar Hydro Power Plant India Hydroelectric Banswara district Located on Mahi River
Important National Parks, Bird and Wildlife Sanctuary
S.No Name Location
1 The Ranthambore National Park- Sawai Madhopur district in Rajasthan.
2 The Sariska Tiger Reserve Alwar district
3 The Keoladeo Ghana National Park was formerly known as the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary Bharatpur, Alwar
4 The Desert National Park Jaisalmer
5 The Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary Rajsamand district
6 The Darrah National Park Kota
Important Stadiums in Rajasthan
Stadium City
Sawai Mansingh Stadium (cricket stadium) Jaipur
Barkatullah Khan Stadium (cricket stadium) Jodhpur

Nicknames/Special titles of cities

S. No City Special names
1 Jaipur Pink City
2 Jaisalmer Golden City of India
3 Udaipur White City, City of Lakes,
4 Jodhpur Blue City, Sun City

Important Festivals of Rajasthan

S.No. Festivals City
1 Teej Festival Jaipur
2 Gangaur Festival Jaipur
3 Desert Festival Jaisalmer
4 Nagaur Fair Nagaur
5 Pushkar Fair Pushkar
6 Marwar Festival Jodhpur
7 Camel Festival Bikaner
8 Mewar Festival Udaipur
9 Elephant Festival Jaipur

Important Monument, Palace and Forts

S.No. Monuments
1 Jyotish Yantralaya, also known as Jantar Mantar Jaipur
2 Hawa Mahal Jaipur
3 Temples of Galta Jaipur
4 Sun Temple Galta Hill Jaipur
5 Amber Palace or Amber Fort Jaipur
6 Lake Palace Udaipur
7 Umaid Bhawan Jodhpur
8 Manak Chowk Jaisalmer
9 Jagatpita Brahma Mandir Pushkar, Ajmer

Important Tribes of Rajasthan

  • Minas
  • Bhils
  • Sahariyas
  • Gadiya Lohars

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