Famous people of Bikaner

The famous people of Bikaner have always contributed to the historical, cultural and political richness of the state of Rajasthan and the country as well. Starting from the golden old periods to the present days, many people have enriched the country with their contributions in the fields of art, sports, films etc.

Some well known personalities from Bikaner are:
  • Rajyashree Kumari
  • Vijyay Shankar Vyas
  • Hisam-ud-din Usta
  • Rajiq Khan
  • Maharaja Karni Singh
  • Allah Jilai Bai
  • Nand Kishore Acharya
  • Dr. B.D. Kalla
Rajyashree Kumari, the princess of Bikaner is not only famous for her respectable lineage but also because she earned recognition with her own qualities. She is the winner of the Arjun Award - the highest award presented to the sports personalities of India for their outstanding contributions. An ace shooter, Princess Rajyashree Kumari has brought many laurels to the country and won the prestigious award in 1969.

Vijyay Shankar Vyas is one of the well known agricultural economists of the Indian subcontinent. He has served in top positions of many prestigious Indian organizations. Rajiq Khan, the great hero of the Indian soil was born in Bikaner. Recipient of the posthumous Vir Chakra, he gave his life for the country during the Indo-Pakistan War in 1971. One of the famous folk singers of Rajasthan, Allah Jilai Bai also hailed from Bikaner. To know more about the famous people of Bikaner, please visit the following links:

Last Updated on 19 December 2011