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Rajasthan Govt to Invest ₹100 Cr. for Maharana Pratap Tourist Circuit

Utkarsh Classes Last Updated 11-06-2024
Rajasthan Govt to Invest ₹100 Cr. for Maharana Pratap Tourist Circuit Rajasthan 5 min read

Bhajan Lal Sharma, the Chief Minister of Rajasthan Bhajan Lal Sharma announced that the state government will develop the Maharana Pratap Tourist Circuit with an investment of Rs 100 crore. The Chief Minister made this announcement on 8 June 2023 while inaugurating the Maharana Pratap Jayanti celebration in Udaipur. The 484th birthday of Maharana Pratap of Mewar was celebrated on 9 June 2024 (according to the Hindu calendar).

Maharana Pratap Tourist Circuit 

Bhajan Lal Sharma’s government, in its maiden budget, has allocated Rs 100 crore for the development of the Maharana Pratap Tourist Circuit.

Places associated with Maharana Pratap of Mewar's life will be developed as part of the project. These include Udaipur, Chawand, Haldighati, Gogunda, Kumbhalgarh, Dewar,Chhapli, and Chittorgarh.

Under the project, the Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation will develop museums and basic amenities for tourists and improve the overall connectivity to these places.

The Mewar Complex Circuit was launched by the Rajasthan Government in  2005  with the financial assistance of the central government to develop the tourist spot in the region।Two phases of the Mewar Complex circuit has been completed and the third phase of the project has been renamed as the Maharana Pratap Tourist Circuit.

The project aims to preserve the rich historical and cultural heritage of the region.

About Maharana Pratap

Maharana Pratap was born as Rana Pratap Singh to the  Mewar King Maharana Udai Singh II and mother Jaiwanta Bai,in Kumbhalgarh, Rajasthan


According to the Gregorian calendar, he was born on 9 May 1540, but according to the  Hindu calendar, he was born on the third lunar day of the month of Jyeshtha. Thus as per the Hindu calendar, this year his birthday falls on 9 June 2024. The Rajasthan government followed the Hindu calendar in celebrating Maharana Pratap's birth anniversary. 

Maharana Pratap’s father, Maharana Udai Singh, was the founder of Udaipur city.

His clan and crononation

Maharana Partap belonged to the Sisodia clan of the Mewar Rajputs 

He was crowned the King of Mewar on 28 February 1572 at Gogunda as the 13th King of Mewar after the death of Udai Singh II. Chittor was the capital of Mewar.

Battle of Haldighati and Death

He was one of the few Rajput kings who refused to surrender or make an alliance with the Mughals. The famous Battle of Haldighati was fought on 18 June 1576 between Maharana Pratap and Raja Man Singh of Amber, who was commanding the Mughal army of the Mughal emperor Akbar. He fought bravely but was defeated in the war.

In 1579, he won back the Western Mewar area, including Kumbhalgarh, Udaipur and Gogunda, but he could never reclaim Chittor.

He built a new capital, Chavand, near modern Dungarpur.

He died on January 19, 1597, at Chavand. His son Amar Singh succeeded him, and in 1614, he submitted to the Mughal emperor Jahāngīr, son of Akbar.


Answer: Rs 100 crore.

Answer: Places in Udaipur, Chawand, Haldighati, Gogunda, Kumbhalgarh, Dewar, Chhapli and Chittorgarh associated with Maharana Pratap.

Answer: 9 June 2024. According to the Gregorian calendar, he was born on 9 May 1540.

Answer: Sidodia clan of Mewar Rajputs.

Answer: January 19, 1597 at Chavand.

Answer: Udaipur while inaugurating Maharana Pratap Jayanti on 8 June 2024.
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