Formed on 30th March 1949 with Jaipur as its capital, the Land of Kings, Rajasthan, is famous across the globe for its colorful traditions, marvelous monuments and customs. Every year, “Rajasthan Day” is organized on 30th March to celebrate its Foundation Day.
This year, Rajasthan’s 68th Foundation Day would be celebrated from 27th – 30th March 2017 at Jaipur which will include Cycle Marathon, Jaipur Kaththak Samaroh by E.Alkazi, Tattoo Show by Rajasthan Police department and BSF, Vedic Chanting and Qawwali and The Army Pageant and Air Force Show.
Rajasthan Day Opening Ceremony (27th March 2017)
The opening ceremony on 27th March 2017 will commence with the arrival of Smt. Vasundhara Raje, honorable Chief Minister of Rajasthan and the Chief Guest for the opening ceremony Shri Kalyan Singh, honorable Governor of Rajasthan. It will also include a spectacular band display by the Army, The Navy, The Air Force and The Rajasthan Police. The finals of the rural sports competition are also scheduled for the day. The ceremony would continue with Rajasthan Day Marathon Winners holding the “Rajasthan Diwas” Torch.
There are more exciting activities which will be held on the same day like the lightening of Rajasthan Festival Cauldron by Smt. Raje, a grand display of fireworks and balloons and a cultural event organized and choreographed by Shri Bhanu Bharti.
The day’s end would be marked by singing the National Anthem.
2nd and 3rd Day of the Celebration
On 28th March 2017, there would be a spectacular Tattoo show which will be organized by the BSF and The Rajasthan Police department at the JDA Polo Ground. This event would be followed by the Bhajans, Qawwali and Vedic Chanting.
Children’s Film festival is also organized by the Rajasthan Tourism department for the children at Inox, Crystal Palm which would take place on the 28th March 2017 from 9:30Am till 5:00 PM.
The 3rd day of the celebration is going to be filled with thrill and excitement with the Army Pageant and Indian Air Force Show which will take place at JDA Polo Ground at 4PM. This event will be followed by the famous BIBI RUSSELL’S HERITAGE FASHION SHOW and MOHIT CHAUHAN CONCERT at Albert Hall, Jaipur.
Few Images from the Last Year’s Rajasthan Day Celebration
Rajasthan Day Closing Ceremony (30th March 2017)
The Rajasthan Day closing ceremony will be held in front of the state assembly at Janpath on 30th March 2017 and will start at 6:00 PM. The ceremony will begin with the arrival of Honorable Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Smt. Vasundhara Raje, Honorable Governor of Rajasthan, Shri Kalyan Singh and other honorable dignitaries. It will be followed by the spectacular Light and Sound Show which will highlight the rich heritage and culture of Rajasthan. In the end, National Anthem would be sung, which will end the grand event of 68th Rajasthan Day.