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Pokaran, also spelt as Pokhran, is a city and a municipality located in Jaisalmer District, in the state of Rajasthan. It is a remote location in the Thar Desert region and was used as the test site for India's first underground testing and......Read more on Pokaran


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Fort Pokaran, Pokaran
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  • Type: Fort
The Fort of Pokaran also known as ‘Balagarh’ is situated in the Thar Desert, built by the clan of Rathores in the rare yellow sandstone. It lies in the Marwar city of Jodhpur and its history dates back to the 14th century. This fort comprises of many other significant establishments... Read More »
Fort Pokaran, Pokaran
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Salim Singh-ki-Haveli, Pokaran
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  • Type: Monument
The Salim Singh Ki Haveli was constructed about 300 years ago in 1815 and has been named after its owner, Salim Singh Mohta. This haveli was built out of the remains of an older haveli present here that belonged to the 17th century, near the Jaisalmer Fort. After certain period of its... Read More »
Baba Ramdev Temple, Pokaran
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  • Type: Religious Place
The Baba Ramdev Temple also known as the Ramdeora Temple is a significant religious attraction of Pokaran, situated at 12 km north of it. This temple is dedicated to a folk-deity of Rajasthan, Ramdeoji who was said to be the reincarnation of Lord Krishna and to possess miraculous powers. He took... Read More »
Nathmalji-ki-Haveli, Pokaran
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  • Type: Monument
The Nathmal Ji ki haveli was originally commissioned as the residence of Diwan Mohta Nathmal who was the Prime Minister of Jaisalmer. This haveli was built on the orders of Maharawal Beri Sal by a pair of two Muslim architect brothers namely; Hathi and Lulu. It is said that, during its period of... Read More »
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Last Activity Aug 06, 2011
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Last Activity May 29, 2012
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