Rajasthan : History, Arts, Culture, Literature : Useful For RAS, Assistant Professor

Rajasthan has a rich heritage of its peculiar Art Culture & Architecture. Many of these art forms have survived through ages and are even part of present culture of Rajasthan. The architectural beauty of Rajasthan is world renowned, forts, palaces, havelis, tombs, cenotaph and sculptures present across the geography of state, reveal the blend of multiple dynasties that ruled the ancient lands. The glittering jewellery and attractive handicrafts of Rajasthan have caught the fantasy of the people around the world.
Rajasthan has a tradition of highly cultivated music & dance forms. The music is uncomplicated, raw and songs depict daily chores. The Kalbelia dance of Jaisalmer and Ghoomar dance from Udaipur have gained recognition internationally. Folk music is an integral part of Rajasthani culture. Ballads, Bhopas relate heroic deeds, love stories through folk songs.
Rajasthan is also famous for textiles, semi-precious stone work and its traditional & colorful handicrafts. Rajasthan is also one of the cultural centres for miniature painting art with its unique Rajasthani or Rajputana School of painting.


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