Kankwadi

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Kankwadi
village
Country  India
State Rajasthan
District Alwar
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Kankwadi or Kankwari is the site of Kankwadi fort and village, located in the Sariska Tiger Reserve in Alwar district.

The fort was founded by Jai Singh II as a famine work.[1] In the 17th century, Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb briefly imprisoned his brother Dara Shikoh in the struggle for the succession of the Mughal throne.

The village was evicted in 2009,[2] but renovation works in the fort are going on to promote tourism.[3]

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