Maharaja Balwant Singh

Bharatpur – The “Eastern Gateway to Rajasthan”, and Lohagarh Fort were built by Maharaja Suraj Mal in 1733 A.D. The Lohagarh Fort, true to its name stood solidly in the face of many British attacks, frosted them to ends. It faced the British onslaught four times and after a long siege they had to withdraw. It very different from the other forts in the state, there is no flamboyance associated to fort but it generates an aura of strength and magnificence. The fort is surrounded with moat which was previously filled with water to ward off the enemy attacks.

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An interesting story from the History of Bharatpur:

Maharaja Kishan Singh

The world’s most famous car brand Rolls-Royce is also associated with Bharatpur. A famous buyer of this car was the Maharaja of Bharatpur. He always bought Four automobiles at a time. One day during his visit to London, Maharaja Kishan Singh was walking in casual dress on Bond Street. He saw a Rolls Royce showroom and went inside to inquire about the price and features of their cars.

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