Foundation of the city of Jhalawar associated with Chauhan Rajput JHALA JALIM SINGH who was the military commander and Dewan of KOTA state at that time in 1791.
In 1838 the British rulers seprated Jhalawar from Kota state and gave it to Jhala Madho Singh ,the grandson of Jhala Jalim Singh .His successor especially Rana Bhawani Singh ji who ruled Jhalawar state from 1899 to 1929 AD did remarkable work for the administrative ,economic and social cultural development o Jhalawar.
This region is extremly rich in heritage marvels that has a large number of ancient rock cut Buddhist monasrery complexes ,and religious heritage of hinduism , Jainism and others.
Artistic pieces have been shifted from the older museum hall to Garh Palace. SCULPTURES ,PAINTINGS, ARMS,WEAPONS,HAND SCRIPT VOLUMES, ARTISTIC PIECES OF IVORY AND SHELLS TOYS ,WORTHLESS COLLECTION OF GOLDEN SILVER AND COPPER COINS AND A PHOTO GALLERY OF RULERS,THE GLASS PALACE OR SHEESH MAHAL IS VERY ARTISTIC.
Recognising the local ,regional and National importance, department of Archaeology and Museums of Govt of Rajasthan initiated the project of state of the art conservation and upgradation of museum. and here are the results of this planning and designing which you can see in display of precious artifacts in more than 30 galleries which covers an area of more than 5200 sq. m.
THANKS Supdt. Archaeology and museums Kota circle Umrao Singh ji and curator Jhalawar museum Mahendr and Sandeep ji for making it possible for me to visit with my group of friends and for guiding us.