In the 1500 years rule of Guhil and later Sisodia rulers of Mewar, art and culture was flourished and special importance was given to paintings. According to the contemporary text in the book ‘Buddhism in India by Lama Taranath’, Rawal Shiladitya (r. 646-661 CE) patronized the artist Shrirangdhar in 7th century and the Mewar was the center for old West-Indian school of painting.
After that various ancient Prakrit literatures described about painting and painting styles. According to the ‘Samraichhkaha’ authored by Haribhadra Suri, Bhushan and Chitramati were painted Kusumavali series under the patronage of Mewar Court in 8th Century. …[Read More]
Kanwar Sajjan Singh, son of Maharaj Shakti Singh of Bagore; sat on the throne as a minor on 8th October 1874 CE. He was adopted by Maharana Shambhu Singh. He was born on Ashad Shikla 9 Vikram Samvat 1916.
Initially, he worked with the Regency Council and later on when he took over, he started the administrative reforms. He established the judicial court on 10th March 1877 and named it as ‘Ijlas Khas’. He made laws to curb the prevailing corruption in local government and the offices of British regency. …[Read More]
Maharana of Mewar Charitable Foundation celebrates the 332nd Birth Anniversary of Maharana Sangram Singh II (r. 1710 – 1734 CE) Kanwar Sangram Singh was born on Vaishak Krishna Shasti Vikram Samvat 1747. …[Read More]
On World Book Day 2021
We share with you the vast collection of Haqiqat Bahidas, or hand-written Court Records of the State of Udaipur-Mewar, of the last five hundred years housed in The City Palace, Udaipur. …[Read More]
This dates back to the year 2003. I was appointed to the post of Chief Administrator of the Museum. Above me was the Chairman and Managing Trustee of Maharana of Mewar Charitable Foundation …[Read More]