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Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer (jəsälˈmər), former principality, Rajasthan state, NW India. Its terrain is largely a sandy or stony waste and constitutes a section of the Thar Desert. Jaisalmer was brought under the Mughal empire by Akbar in 1570. It became a British protectorate in 1818. In 1949 the region was incorporated into Rajasthan state. The town of Jaisalmer was the capital of the former state. Now a rail terminus and strategic military post close to the Pakistan border, the town is noted for its massive yellow sandstone fort.
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"The team of excise department has seized seven drums of illicit liquor from a spurious liquor factory in Jhinjhinyali village of Jaiselmer district," the broadcaster said.
In every 30-minute episode, we see Saudi actors dance to a fusion of Arabic and Indian music set against the backdrop of historical sites in the Indian cities of Nawalgarh, Jaipur, Jaiselmer and Mumbai.
Among the Indian trains it represents are the Palace on Wheels with its weeklong tour of Rajasthan and Taj Mahal (Agra), visiting Jaipur, Ranthambhore National Park, Chittorgarh, Udaipur, crosses the Thar desert, and stops at Jaiselmer, Jodhpur, Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary, before reaching the Taj Mahal in Agra and then returning to Delhi.
The home tract lies in the heart of the Thar Desert and includes Bikaner, Ganganagar, and Jaiselmer districts of Rajasthan.
Most probably the beautiful lake city of Udaipur or the desert city Jaiselmer.
It travels through the state of Rajasthan, stopping at Jaipur, Jaiselmer, Jodhpur, Ranthambhore National Park, Chittaurgarh, Udaipur, Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary, Agra and Taj Mahal along the way before returning to Delhi.