Release of Maharana- the Story of the Rulers of Udaipur; by Brian Masters
‘Maharana- the Story of the Rulers of Udaipur’ , a book authored by Brian Masters illustrating the traditions, customs, social and economic expansion of Mewar was released on 26th February at The Darbar Hall auditor
‘Maharana- the Story of the Rulers of Udaipur’ , a book authored by Brian Masters illustrating the traditions, customs, social and economic expansion of Mewar was released on 26th February at The Darbar Hall auditorium in the Fateh Prakash Palace Convention Center, by Dr. Gulab Kothari, Editor in Chief of Rajasthan Patrika, a hindi newspaper.
The event was conducted under the leadership of Shreeji Arvind Singh Mewar, President of Maharana Mewar Charitable Foundation.
On the occasion, Dr. Gulab congratulated Shreeji Arvind Singh for his vital contribution in further augmenting the traditions of Mewar. The work done in the field of tourism, environment, arts, music, education, lake conservation, etc. are praiseworthy.
In response, Shreeji Arvind Singh said “I have always tried to be firm on my moral values and worked for the welfare of the city.
The book ‘Maharana- the Story of the Rulers of Udaipur’ was first written in 1990. Later, the London based author Brian rewrote the book, illustrating the efforts taken to conserve the eternal values of Mewar since 1984 by the 76th leader of Mewar, Shreeji Arvind Singh Mewar.
The book also has an episode of how Shreeji Arvind Singh Mewar has made the city famous all over the world by establishing the statue of Maharana Pratap at Dabok airport and how the successor of Shreeji Lakshyaraj Singh Mewar has spread the message of unity and accord by walking up to Eklingji Temple.
Brian also described his short stay at Udaipur while he was writing his book. A research work on the perceptions of Shreeji has also been mentioned in the book.
The book of 175 pages comprises of 39 pages of colored and black and white photographs of the royal family of Mewar, including Rana Kumbha, Rana Pratap, Maharana Shambhu Singh, Maharana Sajjan Singh, Maharana Fateh Singh, Maharana Bhagwat Singh, Shriji Arvind Singh Mewar, Lakshyaraj Singh Mewar and Vijyaraj Kumari Mewar.
The book is available at Udai Museum, which is located in the City Palace.