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Title : Ajmer: Historical and Descriptive
Author : Diwan Bahadur Har Bilas Sarda
Edition : HardBack
ISBN : 9789390729272
Pages : 460 p
Year of Pub : 2021 ( 1st Published in 1941 )
Price : Rs 1,595.00
This book is an account of the history of the beautiful ancient city of Ajmer in Rajasthan, with its gay and busy bazaars and old houses, some of the finest in India. Published originally in 1911 this book contains an astonishing wealth of information about the city, including its history, language, arts and manufactures, food, clubs, festivals and fairs, monuments such as Fort Taragarh, Visal Sar Lake, Adhai din ka Jhonpra, Dargah Khwaja Sahib, and Lake Pushkar, etc. The city like the famous Kohinoor, has always been a prize in the hands of the victors. In fact, several chapters in the book deal with the archaeological monuments in Ajmer. The extensive Bibliography and the list of inscriptions add value to the book.
About the Author
Diwan Bahadur Har Bilas Sarda (1867-1955) was an academic, judge, and politician. He is best known for introducing the Child Marriage Restraint Act (1929). He lived in Ajmer for decades and it would be no exaggeration to say that he made the city known far and wide in India through his writings about this ancient city.


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