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The Rajputana Rifles is the most senior rifle regiment of the Indian Army. It was originally raised in 1921 as part of the British Indian Army, when six previously existing regiments were amalgamated together to form six battalions of the 6th Rajputana Rifles. In 1945 the numeral designation was dropped from the title and in 1947 the regiment was transferred to the newly independent Indian Army.

Maharana Pratap was a Hindu Rajput ruler of Mewar, a region in North-Western India in the present day state of Rajasthan. In popular Indian culture, Maharana Pratap is considered to exemplify the qualities like bravery and chivalry to which Rajputs aspire, especially in context of his opposition to the Mughal emperor Akbar.

Dal-Bati & Churma, the signature dish of Rajput cuisine is a fine example of survival for the people of Dessert amidst the climatic constraints. Other few dishes like Gatte ki subzi (curried gram flour dumplings) and Kadhi (curried gram flour in yoghurt) are also a major dish of the Rajput cuisine. Not to fortget the Marwari Chakki ra saag, a preparation made of whole wheat flour, kneaded into spongy dough is fried and curried in yoghurt.