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History of Bikaner


The city of Bikaner came into being in the 15th century when it was founded by Rao Bikaji , a descendent of Jodha (founder of Jodhpur). Placed strategically on the ancient caravan routes that linked Asia to North India to the Gujarat seaports, Bikaner's prosperity drew attention to it from many quarters, most of it unfavorable.

History proves that Bikaner was constantly locked in battles with the Mughal Empire, but later forged a friendship with Emperor Akbar. But with the decline of the Mughal dynasty, the city of Bikaner suffered another setback. Afterwards, The rulers of Bikaner later signed a treaty with the British and remained loyal to them till it was merged with the other princely states to form the state of Rajasthan, which ultimately became a part of independent India.

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