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Bikaner

(bĭkənēr`), former native state, NW India. The state is now part of Rajasthan state. The region, almost entirely in the Thar desert, raises sheep and camels, spins and weaves wool, and mines coal. The city of Bikaner (1991 pop. 416,289), the capital of the former state, was founded in 1488. Manufactures include glass, pottery, shoes, chemicals, and electrical products. There are several beautiful 16th-century Rajput palaces and five colleges affiliated with the Univ. of Rajasthan.

Bikaner

a walled city in NW India, in Rajasthan: capital of the former state of Bikaner, on the edge of the Thar Desert. Pop.: 529 007 (2001)
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In Bikaner people belonging to Harsh and Vyas tribe play Holi by using Dolchi.
For both the land deals, he authorised one Mahesh Nagar of Faridabad for registration of the land at Chauhanan in Bikaner.
The Secunderabad-Bikaner weekly special train will leave Secunderabd on Wednesdays ie on July 7, 14, 21 and 28 at 2300 hrs and arrive in Bikaner at 1700 hrs on Fridays.
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Holi celebrations of Bikaner come after the famous 'Lathmar Holi' festivities of Uttar Pradesh' Mathura city, where women playfully strike men with staves.
The festival began on Wednesday (December 30) at the Karni stadium named after Maharaja Karni Singh, an ace sportsman and champion marksman of the Bikaner royalty.
Bikaner is famous for its big Havelis and the lip smacking crunchy-munchy snacks like Bhujia and Namkeen.
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