30 March is celebrated as Rajasthan Diwas all over the state. This day marks the orgination of the state. On this occasion, the capital city, Jaipur greeted the tourists with free entry at monuments and palaces of the city. They were welcomed with flowers and Tilak at Jantar Mantar and Amer Fort and were offered free entry by the Rajasthan tourism department on Saturday.
The tourists visiting monuments, including Hawa Mahal, Albert Hall, Jantar Mantar, City Palace, and all the forts and palaces. Special programs were held at monuments and different tourist spots that proliferate the cultural heritage of the city. The tourists were entertained with traditional dance and music programs like shehnai vandan, kacchi ghodi dance show, and Kalbelia dance.
PM Narendra Modi, CM Ashok Gehlot and several people, including politicians, parliamentary members congratulated and wished Rajasthan Diwas and extended their warm greetings.
‘My dear sisters and brothers of Rajasthan, On Rajasthan Diwas my greetings to all of you”, tweeted PM Modi.
Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot tweeted, ‘My heartiest greetings on the occasion of #RajasthanDiwas. It is a day to commemorate the valor, strong will power, and sacrifice of the people of #Rajasthan. Let us resolve to make our State a haven of happiness, fulfilling aspirations of one and all’.
The land of Kings, Rajasthan was merged into the Dominion of India on March 30, 1949. This day, the kingdoms of Jodhpur, Jaipur, Jaisalmer, and Bikaner were accessed together to form a state. Jaipur is the largest and capital city of Rajasthan and Rajasthan is the largest state in India.