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City in Rajasthan, India

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Jaisalmer: City in Rajasthan, India
Jaisalmer pronunciation , nicknamed "The Golden city", is a city in the Indian state of Rajasthan, located 575 kilometres (357 mi) west of the state capital Jaipur. The town stands on a ridge of yellowish sandstone and is crowned by the ancient Jaisalmer Fort. This fort contains a royal palace and several ornate Jain temples. Many of the houses and temples of both the fort and of the town below are built of finely sculptured sandstone. The town lies in the heart of the Thar Desert and has a population, including the residents of the fort, of about 78,000. It is the administrative headquarters of Jaisalmer District. Jaisalmer was once the capital of #Jaisalmer State#

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Amit Shah meets 1971 India-Pakistan war hero Bhairo Singh Rathore in Jaisalmer

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Amit Shah distributes health cards to BSF jawans in Jaisalmer, access to free treatment across nation

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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu arrives in Jaisalmer on five-day Rajasthan visit

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If tested, India will give befitting reply: PM Modi in Diwali address to soldiers

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi to celebrate Diwali with soldiers on Jaisalmer border

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Forgive, forget, Gehlot tells his upset loyalists

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Will address grievances of MLAs, says Ashok Gehlot

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Ashok Gehlot chairs meet with party MLAs in Jaisalmer hotel

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Congress shifts Rajasthan MLAs to Jaisalmer hotel; BJP takes a dig

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