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13 Facts You Should Know About Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, The Bravest Maratha King Ever

13 Facts You Should Know About Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, The Bravest Maratha King Ever – All India Roundup

Ad Injection:topBorn on 19th February 1630 in the prestigious Shivneri fort, and named after the deity Goddess Shivai, Chatrapati Shivaji was the famous Maratha king who had the utmost courage to stand against the vast ocean of Mughal rule, single-handedly. Although his original name was Shivaji Bhosle, his subjects lovingly gave him the title of […]

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Living like a maharani: A taste of life inside India’s heritage royal mansions

Living like a maharani: A taste of life inside India’s heritage royal mansions – The Globe and Mail

I am standing at a precarious spot along the wall of the 12th-century Ahhichatragarh Fort in the north Indian state of Rajasthan, overlooking the pastel-painted city of Nagaur. As the sun sets, boys fly kites from rooftops, groups of teenagers in skinny jeans and flip-flops ride scooters and women covering their heads in chunaris (georgette […]

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A glimpse into the world of Rajasthani Miniature paintings

Rajasthani Maharaja Painting

Rajasthani Miniature Paintings During the sixteenth century, the Mughal emperor fell in love with the miniature paintings crafted by Persians, importing artists to further develop the craft back in India. What resulted were Rajasthani miniature paintings, a distinctive style of artwork that focuses on exceptional detail, bold colors, and definitive lines, blended together seamlessly to […]

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