the eastern bank of the Chambal River lies Kota - an amazing juxtaposition
of the majestic medieval age and modern industrialisation temples its
untouched wealth of impressive forts, opulent palaces and splendid temples
dating back over several centuries retain the past glory, the present day
edifices and heavy industries have made it the industrial heartland of
The history of the city dates back to the 12th century A.D. when the Hada
Chieftain, Rao Deva, conquered the territory and founded Bundi and Hadoti.
Later, in the early 17th century AD during the reign of the Mughal Emperor
Jahangir, the ruler of Bundi -Rao Ratan Singh, gave the smaller
principality of Kota to his son, Madho Singh. Since then Kota became a
hallmark of the Rajput gallantry and culture.
Destinations in Rajasthan