exclusively for Indian nobility. Ajmer is also the base for
visiting Pushkar (11 km.),the abode of Lord Brahma, lying to its
west with a temple and a picturesque lake. The Pushkar Lake is a
sacred spot for Hindus. During the month of Kartik (Oct./Nov.),
devotes throng in large numbers here to take a dip in
the sacred lake.
constructed a hill fort "Ajaimeur" or the invincible hill. The Chauhans
ruled Ajmer till the 12th
century when Prithviraj Chauhan lost Mohammed Ghauri. Thereafter it became a
part of the sultanate of Delhi. Ajmer was also favourite residence for the great
Mughals. One of the first contacts between the Mughal King Jahangir and Sir
Thomas Roe took place here in 1616. The Scindias took over the city in 1818 and
then handed it over to the British and it became one of the only part of
Rajasthan controlled directly by the East Indian Co.
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