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Café to ‘desi lassi’ of Rajasansi , AMRITSAR


A small township Rajasansi -, a residence of the erstwhile Sandhanwalia family situated at the Ajnala Pargana, 1 km northwest of Amritsar, on the Amritsar Ajnala Road. It was founded in the year 1570 A.D. by a Jat Raja of Sansi tribe, and hence named Rajasansi . The Sandhawalias – the rulers of Rajasansi – had built a palace –a majestic building of historical significance — known as Sandhanwalia Haveli now is proposed to be renovated as a tourist site . the township has three mosques, a temple, a tehsil building, a civil hospital and a sarai. The population of the village, as per the 2001 Census, is 12,200. The village has been the hub of handicrafts. Many artisans still weave carpets on handlooms in their houses. PHOTO BY RAJIV SHARMA


CAFE TO “DESI LASSI” OF RAJASANSI
UN takes Amritsar on world map, Rajasansi under its wing
RASHMI TALWAR

AMRITSAR (RAJASANSI) MARCH 2009——

Plush cushioned seating, ambience of ancient palaces are likely to convert into ultra-modern cafes intact with the old world charm of the Maharajas, if —————

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