Delhi to Bikaner: Past continuous3 min read . Updated: 21 Dec 2017, 05:31 PM IST
A stroll through the lanes of Bikaner reveals hidden historical remnants
Bikaner’s story began with a runaway prince. Rao Bika, the eldest son of maharaja Rao Jodha from the neighbouring kingdom of Jodhpur, left his father—and crown—in a huff in the late 15th century to seek his own fortunes and set up a kingdom with his own name. What he found was the arid wilderness of the region then known as Jangladesh, from which he carved out the prosperous kingdom of Bikaner.
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