History of Jaipur The Pink City,

 History of Jaipur,

Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan which was established by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II on November 18, 1727. Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II was a Kachwaha Rajput who administered Jaipur from 1699-1743. Before Jaipur, his capital was Amber which is 11 km away from Jaipur. With the increment in the populace, the ruler wanted to move the capital city. Another motivation to move the capital was the shortage of water in the Amber district. 

Jaipur is accepted to be the initially arranged city of India and furthermore that the lord took a great deal of interest in planning this city of triumph. A few books on engineering and a few planners were counseled prior to setting up the design of Jaipur city. 

Jai Singh was worried about the security of the city and consequently, he used his logical and social interests to assemble it. 


Vidyadhar Bhattacharya, a Brahmin researcher in Mathematics and Science from Bengal, helped Jai Singh to plan the city’s engineering. Vidyadhar alluded to antiquated Indian writing on cosmology, books of Ptolemy, and Euclid to help the lord. 

The development of the city began in 1727 and it took around 4 years for the fruition of the significant castles and streets. The standards of Vastu Shastra were enormously followed while planning the city. 

Jaipur city was separated into nine squares two of which comprised of the state structures and castles. The excess seven squares were distributed to the overall population to live in. From the security perspective, immense dividers were developed around the city alongside seven in number entryways. It is accepted that the design of the city was awesome at that time in the Indian subcontinent

In 1878, the Prince of Wales visited Jaipur city. The entire city was painted with a pink tone to invite the sovereign. From that point forward, the name “Pink City” appeared. Proceeding with the pattern and keeping the appeal of the noteworthy time, all the state structures and authentic spots of Jaipur city are painted with a pink tone. 

Jaipur city is acclaimed for its engineering and rich culture – enough to pull in travelers from various pieces of the globe. 


Jai Singh II 

Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the leader of Amber Kingdom, was brought into the world dressed in Amber. Golden at that point was the capital city of the Kachwaha Rajputs. His dad, Maharaja Bishan Singh terminated on December 31, 1699, and Jai Singh turned into the ruler at 11 years old. Jai Singh had an extraordinary interest in Mathematics, Architecture, and Astronomy. He was given the title of Saramad-I-Rajah-I-Hind by Muhammad Shah on April 21, 1721. On June 2, 1723, Shah gave him the titles of Raj Rajeshvar, Shri Rajadhiraj, and Maharaja (Sawai implies One and quarter times more prevalent). Jai Singh’s relatives actually utilize these titles alongside their names.

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