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Rawat Caste
Rawats of North India are a confederation of various ruling Rajput clans. Rawat is actually a title made up of different gotras of either Suryavanshi, Chandravanshi or Agnivanshi. They reside in the states of Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, and parts of Jammu
Jammu
and Delhi. Their geographical movement is said to have changed through time. Historians believe Rawats to be direct descendants of Prithvirāja III's brother Hariraja, who fled to the hills of the himalayan region after the fall of the Chauhan Empire at the hands of the invading forces of Muhammad Ghori
Muhammad Ghori
in 1194 C.E. Although in some parts of Madhya Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh
and Uttar Pradesh, Rawats are Brahmins, they are not to be confused with the rajput clans of Garhwal and Kumoan
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Rajput
Rajput
Rajput
(from Sanskrit
Sanskrit
raja-putra, "son of a king") is a caste from the Indian subcontinent. The term Rajput
Rajput
covers various patrilineal clans historically associated with warriorhood: several clans claim Rajput status, although not all claims are universally accepted. The term "Rajput" acquired its present meaning only in the 16th century, although it is also anachronistically used to describe the earlier lineages that emerged in northern India from 6th century onwards. In the 11th century, the term "rajaputra" appeared as a non-hereditary designation for royal officials. Gradually, the Rajputs emerged as a social class comprising people from a variety of ethnic and geographical backgrounds
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Ajmer
RJ-01(Ajmer) RJ-36 (Beawar) RJ-42 (Kishangarh) RJ-48 (Kekri)Nearest city Jaipur, Udaipur, JodhpurWebsite www.ajmer.rajasthan.gov.in Ajmer
Ajmer
(pronounced [ədʒmeːr] ( listen)) is one of the major cities in the Indian state of Rajasthan
Rajasthan
and is the centre of the eponymous Ajmer
Ajmer
District. According to the 2011 census, Ajmer
Ajmer
had a population of 542,321 in the city, 551,101 including its suburbs.[1] Ajmer
Ajmer
is surrounded by the Aravalli Mountains. It is a pilgrimage centre for the shrine of the Sufi
Sufi
Saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti
Moinuddin Chishti
and is also the base for visiting Pushkar
Pushkar
(11 km), an ancient Hindu pilgrimage city, famous for the temple of Lord Brahma
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Haryana
^† Joint Capital with Punjab †† Common for Punjab, Haryana
Haryana
and Chandigarh.Symbols of HaryanaAnimalBlack buckBirdBlack francolinFlowerLotusTreePeepal Haryana
Haryana
(IPA: [ɦərɪˈjaːɳaː]), carved out of the former state of East Punjab
East Punjab
on 1 November 1966 on linguistic basis, is one of the 29 states in India
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Punjab
The Punjab
Punjab
(/pʌnˈdʒɑːb/ ( listen), /-ˈdʒæb/, /ˈpʌndʒɑːb/, /-dʒæb/), also spelled Panjab (land of "five rivers";[1] Punjabi: پنجاب‬ (Shahmukhi); ਪੰਜਾਬ (Gurumukhi)), is a geographical and cultural region in the northern part of the Indian subcontinent, comprising areas of eastern Pakistan and northern India. Not being a political unit, the boundaries of the region are ill-defined and focus on historical accounts. Until the Partition of Punjab
Partition of Punjab
in 1947, the British Punjab
Punjab
Province encompassed the present-day Indian states of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Chandigarh, and Delhi, and the Pakistani provinces of Punjab and Islamabad
Islamabad
Capital Territory
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Pandava
In the Mahabharata, a Hindu
Hindu
epic text, the Pandavas are the five acknowledged sons of Pandu, by his two wives Kunti
Kunti
and Madri, who was the princess of Madra. Their names are Yudhishthira, Bhima, Arjuna, Nakula
Nakula
and Sahadeva
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Mahabharata
The Mahābhārata (US: /məhɑːˈbɑːrətə/,[1] UK: /ˌmɑːhəˈbɑːrətə/;[2] Sanskrit: महाभारतम्, Mahābhāratam, pronounced [məɦaːˈbʱaːrət̪əm]) is one of the two major Sanskrit
Sanskrit
epics of ancient India, the other being the Rāmāyaṇa.[3] The title may be translated as "the great tale of the Bhārata dynasty". The Mahābhārata is an epic legendary narrative of the Kurukṣetra War and the fates of the Kaurava
Kaurava
and the Pāṇḍava princes. It also contains philosophical and devotional material, such as a discussion of the four "goals of life" or puruṣārtha (12.161). Among the principal works and stories in the Mahābhārata are the Bhagavad Gita, the story of Damayanti, an abbreviated version of the Rāmāyaṇa, and the story of Ṛṣyasringa, often considered as works in their own right. Traditionally, the authorship of the Mahābhārata is attributed to Vyāsa
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Faridabad
Faridabad
Faridabad
is the largest city in the north Indian state of Haryana. It is a leading industrial centre and situated in the National Capital Region bordering the Indian capital New Delhi.[2] Located 284 kilometres south of the state capital Chandigarh
Chandigarh
and only 49 kilometers from Delhi, it is the most populous city in the state of Haryana. The river Yamuna
Yamuna
forms the eastern district boundary with Uttar Pradesh
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Gurgaon
Gurgaon
Gurgaon
(officially known as Gurugram) is a city in the Indian state of Haryana
Haryana
and is part of the National Capital Region of India. It is 32 kilometres (20 mi) southwest of New Delhi
New Delhi
and 268 km (167 mi) south of Chandigarh, the state capital
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Rajsamand
Rajsamand
Rajsamand
is a town in Rajasthan, western India. The city is named for Rajsamand
Rajsamand
Lake, an artificial lake created in the 17th century by Rana Raj Singh of Mewar. It is the administrative headquarters of Rajsamand District.Contents1 Geography 2 Demographics 3 Economy 4 References 5 External linksGeography[edit] Rajsamand
Rajsamand
is located at 25°04′N 73°53′E / 25.07°N 73.88°E / 25.07; 73.88.[2] It has an average elevation of 547 metres (1794 ft). Demographics[edit]Religions in RajsamandReligionPercentHindus 84.17%Muslims 9.54%Total population of the Rajsamand district
Rajsamand district
is 987,024 (493,459 male and 493,565 female). This district has a male to female ratio of nearly 1:1.[3] Rajsamand
Rajsamand
has an average literacy rate of 67%, male literacy is 77%, and female literacy is 57%
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Kumaon Division
For Kumaoni people
Kumaoni people
see Kumaoni peopleDivisions of UttarakhandKumaon or Kumaun is one of the two regions and administrative divisions of Uttarakhand, a mountainous state of northern India, the other being Garhwal. It includes the districts of Almora, Bageshwar, Champawat, Nainital, Pithoragarh, and Udham Singh Nagar. It is bounded on the north by Tibet, on the east by Nepal, on the south by the state of Uttar Pradesh, and on the west by the Garhwal region. The people of Kumaon are known as Kumaonis and speak the Kumaoni language. It is home to a famous Indian Army
Indian Army
regiment, the Kumaon Regiment. Important towns of Kumaon are Haldwani, Nainital, Almora, Pithoragarh, Rudrapur, Kashipur, Pantnagar, Mukteshwar
Mukteshwar
and Ranikhet
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Shivpuri
Shivpuri
Shivpuri
is a city and a municipality in Shivpuri district
Shivpuri district
located in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It is in the Gwalior Division of northwest Madhya Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh
and is the administrative headquarters of Shivpuri
Shivpuri
District. It is situated at an altitude of 1,515 feet (462 m) above sea level. Shivpuri district
Shivpuri district
shares a border with Jhansi
Jhansi
in Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh
towards the east and Rajasthan towards the west. It has nine tehsils: Badarwas, Karera, Kolaras, Narwar, Pichhore, Pohri, Bairad, Shivpuri
Shivpuri
and Khaniyadhan. The city is a popular tourist attraction in the monsoon season as it has a number of minor waterfalls and lakes
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Datia
Datia
Datia
is the district headquarters of the Datia District
Datia District
in north central Madhya Pradesh, a state of Central India. It is an ancient town, mentioned in the Mahabharata
Mahabharata
ruled by King 'Dantavakra'. The town is 69 km from Gwalior, 325 km south of New Delhi
New Delhi
and 320 km north of Bhopal. About 15 km from Datia
Datia
is Sonagiri, a sacred Jain hill. Datia
Datia
is also about 34 km from Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh and 52 km from Orchha. The nearest airport is at Gwalior. It was formerly the seat of the eponymous princely state in the British Raj
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Tehri Garhwal
Tehri
Tehri
Garhwal is one of the largest districts in the hill state of Uttarakhand, India. Its administrative headquarters is at New Tehri Town.[1] The district has a population of 618, 931 (2011 census), a 2.35% increase over the previous decade
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Pauri Garhwal
Pauri
Pauri
Garhwal is a district in Uttarakhand
Uttarakhand
state of India, with Pauri town as its headquarters.Contents1 History 2 Geography 3 Climate 4 Demographics 5 Administrative structure5.1 Tehsils 5.2 Development blocks6 Education 7 Economy 8 Transport 9 Tourism9.1 Khirsu 9.2 Chaukhamba
Chaukhamba
View Point10 Religious shrines10.1 Kandoliya Devta 10.2 Danda Nagraja Temple 10.3 Jwalpa Devi Temple 10.4 Shoonya Shikhar Ashram 10.5 Kyunkaleshwar Mahadev 10.6 Tarkeshwar Mahadev 10.7 Ekeshwar Mahadev 10.8 Binsar Mahadev 10.9 Doodhatoli 10.10 Tarakund 10.11 Kanvashram11 Image Gallery of the Places around Pauri
Pauri
Garhwal 12 References 13 External linksHistory[edit]This section needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed
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Udaipur
Udaipur
Udaipur
( pronunciation (help·info)), also known as the "City of Lakes" or the "Kashmir of Rajasthan," is a major city, municipal corporation and the administrative headquarters of the Udaipur district
Udaipur district
in the Indian state of Rajasthan.[2] It is the historic capital of the kingdom of Mewar
Mewar
in the former Rajputana Agency. It was founded in 1553 by Maharana Udai Singh II
Udai Singh II
of the Sisodia
Sisodia
clan of Rajput,[3] when he shifted his capital from the city of Chittorgarh
Chittorgarh
to Udaipur
Udaipur
after Chittorgarh
Chittorgarh
was besieged by Akbar
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