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Rajasthan Diwas celebrated on 30 March to mark coming into being of State of Rajasthan

Rajasthan Diwas celebrated on 30 March marking the unification of the erstwhile princely states in the region into the State of Rajasthan..... Current Affairs 2011

Mar 30, 2011 18:17 IST
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Rajasthan Diwas was celebrated on 30 March marking the unification of the erstwhile princely states in the region into the State of Rajasthan. Weeklong celebrations was started to mark Rajasthan Diwas in 2011.


On the occasion of Rajasthan Diwas, Times Music got together in Jodhpur a melange of artistes to the launch of music album Padharo Mhare Desh by Manisha A Agrawal.
On 30th March 1949 the grand unification of the erstwhile princely states of Rajputana giving birth to Rajasthan state in the Union of India had taken place. Since then, 30th March is celebrated as Rajasthan Diwas every year.


Rajasthan Diwas is celebrated every year with an aim to showcase Rajasthan’s culture & heritage and revive the traditional sports, cuisines and folk-art.
There have been 44 Padma Shri, 19 Padma Bhushan, 6 Padma Vibhushan awardees from Rajasthan till 2010.