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Mahansar (India)

Indian Princely State

Last modified: 2009-05-18 by ian macdonald
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[Mahansar] by Chrystian Kretowicz

See also:

The State

Thikana in the State of Jaipur

Villages: 40
Religion: Hindu
Dynasty: Shekhawat
Accession to India: 1954
Flag: triangular panchranga
Emblem: very colorful

Much more info provided by Henry Soszynski at:

Wikipedia says about it:
"Mahansar is town of Shakhaweti region in Rajasthan, India. It was founded in 1768 by the Thakurs of one of the branch of Shekhawats. It is located in Jhunjhunu district at the distance of 40 km from Jhunjhunu near the trifurcation of Jhunjhunu, Churu and Sikar districts. It is known for the Sone-Chandi ki Dukan dating from 1846. It incorporates gold leaf in its intricate paintings. This haveli has three vaulted ceilings; scenes from the Ramayana are painted on the left one, incarnations of Vishnu on the centre one, and scenes from the life of Krishna are to be found on the right one"
Chrystian Kretowicz, 30 March 2008