Rajasthan, a realm of contrasts and breathtaking scenic delights, has leapfrogged into a top tourist haunt. The adman’s muse and a backpacker’s haven, Rajasthan is a gleaming jewel adorning the Western part of the Indian sub-continent. Maps of India endeavors to highlight certain quick facts on Rajasthan.
Rajasthan consists of thirty-two districts and over twenty cities. They are dotted by marvelous architecture dating back to the golden eras of history. Ubiquitous forts, sacred shrines attracts visitors’ in hordes. Besides, each city has its own unique selling protocol. The Golden Fort famed Jaisalmer or the Pink City of Jaipur - each has its own charm and glory. Several festivities adds to the bewitching beauty of the state. Colors, revelry, lilting folk tunes, electrifying atmosphere pulsating with verve- a trip to any one of these festivals is going to be an experience of a lifetime. Fairs of Rajasthan are also big draws. The carnivals have lip-smacking spreads and exquisite collectibles among a host of other displays.
The population of this lovely state is a farrago of diverse races and culture. It is no wonder then that the dialect palette is also variegated. Each district boasts of its own rich dialect, that contributes to the copious reservoir of Rajasthani literature.
Rajasthan has an enthusiastic Chief Minister in Srimati Vasundhara Raje, who is leaving no stone unturned for the betterment and upgradation of lovely Rajasthan.
Quick Facts on Rajasthan
Governor of Rajasthan
The Governor of Rajasthan is the executive and constitutional head of the state of Rajasthan. He or she is appointed by the President of India for a term of five years.
Current Governor of Rajasthan
At present, the Governor of Rajasthan (additional charge) is Shri Shivraj Patil. He is an eminent politician of the Indian National Congress who is also serving as the Administrator of the Union Territory of Chandigarh and the Governor of Punjab.
Parents of Shivraj Patil
The parents of Shivraj Patil are late Shri Vishwanath Patil and late Smt. Bhagirathi Bai.
When and where was Shivraj Patil born?
Shri Patil was born on October 12, 1935 in Chakur village in Latur district of the erstwhile State of Bombay, British India. Currently, the place falls under the jurisdiction of the Marathwada province.
Chief Minister of Rajasthan
Mr. Ashok Gehlot was elected as the Chief Minister of Rajasthan on 13th December, 2008 and is still holding the position.
Political Party of Ashok Gehlot
Ashok Gehlot belongs to Indian National Congress.
When and where was Ashok Gehlot born?
Mr. Ashok Gehlot was born on 3rd May, 1951 at Mahamandir in Jodhpur in the state of Rajasthan.
Academic Qualification of Ashok Gehlot
Ashok Gehlot is a post graduate in Economics. Besides being a Science graduate, he even holds a Law Graduate Degree (LL.B.) of Jodhpur University in Rajasthan.
Is Ashok Gehlot Married?
Ashok Gehlot, Late Shri Lachman Singh Gehlot's son was married to Smt. Sunita Gehlot on 27th November, 1977. The couple have got a son named Vaibhav and a daughter named Sonia. Traveling and magic are the two most favorite hobbies of him. Mr. Gehlot does not believe in leading very luxuriant life with unnecessary expenditure and extravagance. The present Chief Minister of Rajasthan makes it a point to meet his people at regular intervals to take care of their grievances and sufferings.
How to Reach
Rajasthan is well connected with the four metropolitan cities, by railways, airways. There are a large number of trains that ply to Rajasthan. The luxurious Palace on Wheels and the regal Orient Express offer an unforgettable experience, that will leave an indelible impression on your mindscape. If you want to cull more information on how to reach Rajasthan by availing the rail route, punch in Railways.
1,50,876 kilometers of serpentine roadways abounds Rajasthan. Well laid out spacious National and State Highways reflects on the sound infrastructure of the state. The Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation is rendering premier service to the backpackers. Click on Roadways to learn more.
Rajasthan being a major tourist haunt, is easily accessible. Airways is an option for hundreds and thousands. Though Sangener Airport, located in Jaipur is the sole international airdrome that the state can boast of, you can travel to Rajasthan by alighting at any of the four metropolis and board a Jodhpur or a Udaipur bound flight. New Delhi, situated at a distance of about two hundred sixty kilometers from the Pink City, houses the nearest airport. The airport located in sand stone famed Jaisalmer, throws open its doors to travel freaks between October and March.
District & cities
Alluring Rajasthan is a treasure trove of rich history, architectural wonders, timeless legends, golden hued sand dunes, exciting camel rides, eye-catching artifacts, beautiful textiles, soulful folk tunes and vibrant celebrations. Located in Western India, and boasting of huge backpacker footfalls, this wonderful state is a huge revenue grosser for our country. The districts and cities of Rajasthan are flecked with exploits of powerful and fabled rulers - remnants of yester years, that adds to its enamoring charm.
The colorful state has about thirty-two districts and more than twenty cities. The districts are strategically located and well connected by aerial and rail routes. You can travel to the land of forts and sand from any of the four metropolis. Punch in Districts of Rajasthan, to cull detailed information, pertaining to their location and headquarters.
Last Updated on : 01 December 2011