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Mayor of Strasbourg and Senator of Bas-Rhin in awe of City Palace, Udaipur

Posted by on Monday, September 16th, 2013

On the 11th of September, two really special guests were welcomed at the Zenana Mahal of City Palace, Udaipur. Mr. Ronald Ries, Mayor of the city of Strasbourg and Minja Yang, Senator of Bas-Rhin, were as pleased to take an elaborate tour of the City Palace Museum as the living palace was to have them amidst. Moved by the stories of bravery, the dedicated custodians and their laudable rule and the gifted heritage, they sat to pen down what they felt. Here’s what they left on the comments book, that made our day! …[Read More]

Splendour of Silver is out with a catalogue!

Posted by on Monday, September 16th, 2013

The gallery at the City Palace has sure been spreading its silvery charisma over its visitors since the launch. A repository of the much cherished artefacts and items of use from the royal house of Mewar, the Splendour of Silver is a vivid example of art, luxury and preservation. It also houses the religious items carved out in silver that were used to honour the deity at the Shree Eklingnath ji Temple. A tour through the gallery transports you to a world that leaves you awestruck and wondering if even a fraction of it is possible in today’s time! …[Read More]

There shall be health around us

Posted by on Sunday, September 15th, 2013

It cannot be denied that as we swiftly pace towards globalization and the finer aspects of urban living, there is still a large number of our tribal communities that are left unnoticed. These are people who face challenges that could stir up our own souls. And we are not talking of financial challenges or education or even food. We are talking of conditions beyond their own control. Conditions that they may have to live with. Actually, die with. …[Read More]

Jal Jhulani Ekadashi at City Palace, Udaipur

Posted by on Sunday, September 15th, 2013

After forty five days of the Krishna Janmashthami, the Jal Jhulani Gyaras will be celebrated today. The celebration begins at the Vishnu Temple at the City Palace, Udaipur followed by a Ramrewari procession of Pitambarraiji Maharaj in the evening. The devotees carry Thakur ji in a silver palki to Lake Pichola, chanting the words ‘Haathi ghoda palki, jai kanhaiya lal ki’. The procession will proceed to Rameshwar Ghat (the promenade). Here, the lord will be given a bath in the freshly arrived lake water which is considered sacred during the Shukla Paksha or the waxing phase of the moon. …[Read More]

Have you met Anurag Mehta?

Posted by on Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

A young enthusiast who literally talks to the canvas. Self-taught artist who masters the language of water colours. A man of traditions blended with the contemporary who finds his inspirations in architecture. A local of Udaipur whose first love is the City of Lakes. And his recent collection of artworks too! …[Read More]

A healthy community is all it takes to be a wealthy empire

Posted by on Tuesday, September 10th, 2013

Sir George Bernard Shaw rightly said, “Give a man health and a course to steer, and he will never stop to trouble about whether he’s happy or not.” The charitable dispensary run by MMCF that extends free medical aid to the needy round the year is a small step to ensure that the community of Mewar lives a healthy and happy life. This dispensary is housed by the City Palace, the living palace that has become an iconic example of heritage and cultural preservation. …[Read More]

Braving turbulent waters

Posted by on Monday, September 9th, 2013

When the going gets tough, that’s when we need to get tougher. And doing it innovatively is just like a pinch of salt! …[Read More]

An eventful august for MMPS

Posted by on Sunday, September 8th, 2013

It’s established that Maharana Mewar Public School is not just about nurturing the children’s academic panorama but also to let them evolve their personalities. Be it sports, arts or communications. And August 2013 proved to be quite a wholesome for the children at MMPS with dust still settling down after the exciting month. Here’s a glimpse of what happened last month that kept the students busy all along: …[Read More]

The world will be our playground!

Posted by on Friday, September 6th, 2013

It’s unstoppable! The school’s drive to take Mewar’s budding youth of tomorrow on a global platform is taking them places. Or should we say, it’s bringing the world to them. …[Read More]

Let the world know what Mewar thrives on

Posted by on Friday, September 6th, 2013

Mewar enjoys a well-rounded rich history. From a huge dynasty of rulers that have done us proud to the culture that still prevails to the flora and fauna that has never failed to provide well for the community, Mewar has it all. …[Read More]


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